The Public Health Community Platform: Implementing Electronic Case Reporting

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Rennick, M., Gordon, S., Huang, M., Sum, M., & Soper, P. (2016). The Public Health Community Platform: Implementing Electronic Case Reporting. Online Journal of Public Health Informatics, 8(1).


The Public Health Community Platform (PHCP) is currently piloting an initial implementation of an electronic case reporting (eCR) solution. This work integrates community-defined resources (such as the Reportable Conditions Knowledge Management System and the Reportable Conditions Trigger Codes) to extract standardized data from clinical EHRs and transport that data to the correct public health agency, automating a core function of public health surveillance. This eCR solution will allow public health to benefit from a centrally developed and deployed infrastructure and tools and decrease the burden for clinical provider participation.
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