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Towards a Functional Standards on Electronic Data Exchange between Clinical Care and Public Health

PHDSC/HRSA Expert Panel
in Electronic Data Exchanges

December 5-6, 2006, Fairmont Hotel, Washington DC

Description

Funded by the Contract from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) #06-5250-0559

Goal is to build consensus among leaders in public health towards formalizing a vision for a standard representation of public health work processes for the electronic health information exchanges with clinical care, i.e. functional requirements specifications.

Meeting Objectives

  1. Share experiences in building health information exchanges in panelists’ jurisdictions to date
  2. Discuss national initiatives on the development of functional standards in health information exchanges
  3. Discuss the functional specifications for health information exchanges on school health and on syndromic surveillance in New York City as prototypes of functional requirements specifications
  4. Develop recommendations for the roadmap on developing functional requirements on health information exchanges between clinical care and public health

Panelists

  • Dr. Oxiris Barbot, Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, NYC, NY
  • Dr. Neil Calman, Institute for Urban Family Health, NYC, NY
  • Ms. Kathleen Cook, Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department, NE
  • Dr. Arthur Davidson, Denver Public Health, CO
  • Dr. Peter Elkin, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
  • Dr. Martin LaVenture, Minnesota Health Department, MN
  • Dr. David Lawton, Nebraska Health and Human Services System, NE
  • Dr. Farzad Mostashari, Department of Health & Mental Hygiene; NYC, NY
  • Dr. Anna Orlova, Public Health Data Standards Consortium & Johns Hopkins University
  • Dr. David Ross, Public Health Informatics Institute
  • Dr. Walter Suarez, Public Health Data Standards Consortium

Panelists’ Presentations

This project was funded by the Contract from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) #06-5250-0559.

Final Report

Towards a Functional Standards on Electronic Data Exchange between Clinical Care and Public Health