190183 Case Study Part III: Creating Use Cases for Public Health Information

Saturday, October 25, 2008: 3:30 PM

John H. Holmes, PhD , Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Janise Richards, MS, MPH, PhD , National Center for Public Health Informatics/Global Aids Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
Use cases serve as an important tool for requirements gathering and testing in system development projects. Use case development requires examination of the system vision statement, interaction with stakeholders, determining critical success factors, and the development of achievable goals.

Learning Objectives:
Create a use case for a public health information system that includes the required steps as described Describe the implementation of a public health information systems use case.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Developer and instructor of numerous courses in epidemiology, public health, and informatics Author or coauthor of over 60 publications and book chapters relating to epidemiology, public health surveillance, and informatics Numerous presentations at national and international scientific meetings Chair, Education Committee, American Medical Informatics Association Fellow, American College of Medical Informatics Member, American College of Epidemiology
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.