Stories of Health IT Adoption in Public Health

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The "stories" database provide public health entities a resource for locating public health efforts similar to those they may be planning and understand how standards were incorporated into and benefit the effort. It provides a range of information including a

  • description of the effort;
  • successes and challenges;
  • Web link and/or publication URL for complete information on the effort.

This stories database is a resource to assist public health to understand and navigate some of the complexities of the field of data standards, facilitate public health adoption of national standards into current and future HIT projects, and align public health applications with those of the broader health care industry.

Most Viewed Stories

1. New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene - Citywide Immunization Registry (CIR) (1745 views)
2. A Collaboration to Define Local Public Health Business Processes (1424 views)
3. New York City Master Child Index (MCI) (1273 views)