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 6

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Case Study RegionAgencies CoveredDiscussantsKey Topics of Interest
Northern FloridaFlorida Department of Health Duval County Health Department Alachua County Health Department State Health IT CoordinatorLeadership from state and local agencies (IT and overall): Meade Grigg, Tom Herring, Bob Harmon State and local epidemiologists: Janet Hamilton, Karen Elliott Clinic staff for TB, HIV/AIDS, STDs and primary care: Victor Ferreira State-wide surveillance leaders: Jo Ann Steele State registry leadership (immunization, newborn screening, vital records): Susan Lincicome, Lois Taylor Environmental health leadership Health Information Exchange Stakeholders: Heidi Fox■   Home grown public health clinical management system  EHR, HMS ■   Home grown STD tracking system: PRISM ■   Syndromic surveillance using the ESSENCE system ■   Epidemiologic case reporting using Merlin ■   Large state with consolidated model (locals report to the state)
Central MichiganMichigan Department of Community Health Mid-Michigan District Health Department Ingham County Health DepartmentLeadership from state and local agencies (IT and overall): Cynthia Green-Edwards, Marcus Cheatham, Debbie Edokpolo, Corinne Miller, Jim Collins, Carol Callaghan, Alethia Carr State and local epidemiologists: Patti McKane, Mary Kleyn, Norm Keon, Cassandre Larrieux Clinic staff for TB, HIV/AIDS, STDs and primary care State-wide surveillance leaders State registry leadership (immunization, newborn screening, vital records) MCIR Region 3 Support: Hazel Hall Environmental health leadership: Bob Gouin Health Information Exchange Stakeholders■   Implementation of EHRs and HIE efforts at LHDs ■   Advanced use and expansion of the state immunization registry ■   Establishment of a Medicaid data warehouse with plans to integrate data from public health agencies ■   CMS awards for using community-hubs and  care coordination ■   Home grown disease surveillance system ■   Partnership and integration between Medicaid and Public Health
Western OregonState of Oregon Health Authority Multnomah County Health Department Washington County Health and Human ServicesLeadership from state and local agencies (IT and overall): Dina Dickerson, Shawn Messick, Kathryn Broderick, Robert Johnson State and local epidemiologists: Sean Schafer Clinic staff for TB, HIV/AIDS, STDs and primary care: Michelle Karaffa State-wide surveillance leaders: Kenneth Rosenberg State registry leadership (immunization, newborn screening, vital records): Mary Beth Kurilo, Jennifer Woodward Environmental health leadership Health Information Exchange Stakeholders■   Utilization of OCHIN practice management system and EHR by LHDs ■   Use of public health focused EHRs by some LHDs ■   Development and/or adoption of electronic case management systems in local agencies ■   Role of LHDs in community health assessment ■   State vision for streamlining capture of public health data ■   Impact of coordinated care organizations on HIT