S&I Public Health Reporting Initiative: Improving Standardization of Surveillance

Michael Coletta, Nikolay Lipskiy, David Birnbaum, John Abellera


Join us as we explore the impact of ONC's Standards & Interoperability Framework Public Health Reporting Initiative (PHRI). PHRI is working to simplify public health reporting and ensure that EHRs are interoperable with public health information systems. PHRI hopes to create a new public health Meaningful Use Stage 3 objective that is common across all program objectives - laying the ground work for public health reporting in the future. This panel will outline progress, challenges, and next steps of PHRI and describe how PHRI may affect the future of a standard language for biosurveillance.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5210/ojphi.v5i1.4451

Online Journal of Public Health Informatics * ISSN 1947-2579 * http://ojphi.org