Assessing the Status and Prospects of State and Local Health Department Information Technology Infrastructure. Assessing the Status and Prospects of State and Local Health Department Information Technology Infrastructure : Table 5


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AgencyParticipantsTopic Overview
HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, STD, TB Administration Washington, DCDr. Greg Pappas Tiffany WestAdoption of a common platform to facilitate care delivery, surveillance, program monitoring and care coordination for HIV/AIDS and communicable diseases in DC.
South Carolina Budget and Control Board Office of Research and Statistics, State HIT Coordinator, State Public Health AgencyDr. David Patterson (Control Board) Michael Patterson (Public Health)Integration of program data across the state with geographic analysis. Linking data from multiple sectors with health-care and public health data to support program management and public health action.
Utah Department of HealthDr. Wu XuUse of statewide health information exchange network (UHIN) provider directory to send public health alerts to health-care providers and receive data relevant to public health from health-care providers.
North Carolina Department of Health and the Carolina Center for Health InformaticsAmy IsingUse of the North Carolina Disease Event Tracking and Epidemiologic Collection Tool (NC DETECT) for syndromic surveillance (data capture and sharing) working with data from emergency departments, Carolina Poison Center and emergency medical services (EMS).
New York City Department of Health and Mental HygieneThomas CannellUse of data from primary care providers with EMRs supported through the Primary Care Improvement Project (PCIP) for analysis of chronic disease outcomes and continuous quality improvement at the practice level.
Denver HealthDr. Arthur DavidsonPublic health effort to leverage data on cardio-vascular disease patients from provider EMRs, create a CVD registry and provide data back to provider community using a Community Transformation Grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Olmsted County (MN) Public Health ServicesDan JensenPublic Health Documentation system (PH-Doc) effort to capture clinical care document (CCD) on patients from participating providers to track care delivered to population’s with chronic conditions, facilitate exchange of data across providers and support quality improvement. Funded through the Beacon Cooperative Agreement Program.