Section 3: Clinical and Administrative Domains
Section 5: Implementation Guides

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HL7 CDA® R2 Implementation Guide: Public Health Case Report, Release 1 - US Realm

DESCRIPTION

The purpose of this implementation guide (IG) is to specify a standard for electronic submission of electronic initial public health case reports using HL7 Version 3 Clinical Document Architecture (CDA), Release 2 format. This implementation guide will allow healthcare providers to electronically communicate the specific data needed in initial public health case reports (required by state laws/regulations) to jurisdictional public health agencies in CDA format—an interoperable, industry-standard format.

ALTERNATIVE NAMES

HL7 CDA® R2 Implementation Guide: Public Health Case Report, Release 1 - US Realm may also go by the following names or acronyms:

"CDA R2 IG: Public Health Case Reporting, R2", "HL7 IG for CDA R2: Public Health Case Reporting, Release 1", "Public Health Case Reporting"

TARGETS

  • Clinical and Public Health Laboratories
  • EHR, PHR Vendors
  • Lab Vendors
  • Healthcare Institutions (hospitals, long term care, home care, mental health)
  • Local and State Departments of Health
  • Healthcare IT Vendors

BENEFITS

  • Enables healthcare providers to electronically communicate the specific data needed in initial public health case reports (required by state laws/regulations) to jurisdictional public health agencies using data certified to be in EHRs and C-CDA templates used in other CDA-based Meaningful Use requirements
  • Allows healthcare to use this single IG for reporting initial case reports to all public health jurisdictions for all reportable conditions

IMPLEMENTATIONS/CASE STUDIES

  • Association of Public Health Laboratories
  • Association of State and Territorial Health Officials
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Centers/Institutes/Offices
  • CGI Federal
  • Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists
  • Electronic Health Record Developers
  • Healthcare Providers
  • Public Health Informatics Institute
  • State, Territory, Local and Tribal Public Health Agencies

DEVELOPMENT BACKGROUND

Suggested data needed by public health for inclusion in the electronic initial case report was identified by the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologist Initial Case Report Task Force.

RESPONSIBLE WORK GROUP

Structured Documents

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HL7 CDA® R2 Implementation Guide: Public Health Case Report, Release 1 - US Realm

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