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This document lists conformance testing issues and associated policies derived by NIST, in collaboration with the CDC, based on a review of the HL7 Version 2.5.1 PHIN Messaging Guide for Syndromic Surveillance: Emergency Department, Urgent Care, Inpatient and Ambulatory Care Settings, Release 2.... Read more

Content type: Messaging Standard

The purpose of this document is to define the core of PHSS practice and the minimum EHR data requirements widely used to support the core. This recommendation provides the CDC and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), with business requirements that will... Read more

Content type: Recommendation

Effective PH information exchange depends on standardized data to ensure system-to-system interoperability and is a critical component of preparedness and response. The Common Ground Preparedness Framework (CGPF) was developed through a three-year collaboration of eight state and local health... Read more

Content type: Abstract

This PHIN Messaging Guide for Syndromic Surveillance contains the necessary specifications for data exchange from healthcare to public health for elements that are core to Syndromic Surveillance practice. Note that this guide does not contain specifications for the collective data elements... Read more

Content type: Messaging Standard

This letter from ISDS offers Comments from on proposed rule for meaningful use Medicare and Medicaid Programs Electronic Health Record Incentive Program 42CFR Parts 412, 413, 422, and 495 CMSB0033BP.

RIN 0938BAP78.

Content type: Letter

Twelve years into the 21st century, after publication of hundreds of articles and establishment of numerous biosurveillance systems worldwide, there is no agreement among the disease surveillance community on most effective technical methods for public health data monitoring. Potential utility... Read more

Content type: Abstract

There were several stand-alone vector surveillance applications being used by the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) to support the reporting of mosquito, bird, and mammal surveillance and infection information implemented in early 2000s in response to West Nile virus. In subsequent... Read more

Content type: Abstract

This letter from ISDS offers comments on proposed rule for meaningful use Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Electronic Health Record Incentive Program in the Department of Health and Human Services in the Office of the Secretary, 45 CFR Part 170 RIN 0991–AB58.

 

Content type: Letter

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services administers federal incentive programs for eligible hospitals (EHs), critical access hospitals (CAHs), eligible providers (EPs), and eligible clinicians (ECs) that have adopted and use certified electronic health record technology (CEHRT). The... Read more

Content type: State Specific Implementation Guide

A variety of government reports have cited challenges in coordinating national biosurveillance efforts at strategic and tactical levels. The General Accountability Office (GAO), an independent nonpartisan agency that investigates how the federal government funding and performs analysis at the... Read more

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