3132.1 Use of Health Information Technology to Facilitate Data Exchange Between Private Healthcare and Public Health in Different Settings

Monday, November 9, 2009: 10:30 AM
To fully utilize health information technology (HIT), local health departments (LHDs) must engage healthcare providers in designing and implementing systems for receiving and transmitting critical data. This session will describe how such systems were developed in various settings.
Session Objectives: *Discuss the importance of health information exchange in terms of critical data flow between public health and other healthcare partners. *List strategies for, and challenges to, developing successful health information exchange at the local level. *Articulate how the learning from demonstration projects can be widely disseminated.

10:30 AM
Comparison of protected health information laws among states
Ann Idell Kruckeberg, BS, MPH, Ann F. Chou, PhD, MPH, Rob C. Wild, MS, MPH, CPH, Katrina Claiborne Garcia, BS, MPH and Steven Mattachione, JD

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Organized by: Health Informatics Information Technology
Endorsed by: Black Caucus of Health Workers, Maternal and Child Health, Social Work

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)