Knowledge Management Project (EHKMP) 2005 - 2010
The following resources provide views of data, information and knowledge in the public policy and public health arenas. Each provides fresh insights to the structure, processes and usefulness of knowledge systems design.
- Best Practices in Performance Measurement in Government; Part 1: Developing Performance Measures (PDF: 73KB/8 pages): a document developed by the National State Auditors Association to be used as a tool for developing performance measures.
- Enhancing Program Performance with Logic Models: an online interactive course that provides an excellent introduction to logic models and how they can be used for planning, implementation, evaluation or communicating information about your program.
- Get Results through Performance Management (PDF: 268KB/23 pages): an open memorandum to government executives, by the executive session on public sector performance management, Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government, sponsored by the Smith Richardson Foundation, Inc. and the Visions of Governance in the 21st Century Project.
- Knowledge Management for Public Health Professionals (ASTHO), January 2005 (PDF: 752KB/44 pages)
- The W. K. Kellogg Foundation Logic Model Development Guide, is an excellent information source.
- “The Omaha System – Solving the Clinical Data-Information Puzzle”
- The Organizational Knowledge Management Dynamic Model (PDF: 28KB/4 pages), excerpt from Designing and implementing a knowledge management strategy at the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency: results and recommendations of the information strategy team, August 23, 1999 and edited for the EH Knowledge Management Steering Committee to reflect EH goals.
- Public Health Informatics Institute. (2006). Taking Care of Business: A collaboration to define local health department business processes (PDF: 1431KB/84 pages). Decatur, GA: Public Health Informatics Institute. “This report describes the six-month project undertaken October 2005 – March 2006 by the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) and the Public Health Informatics Institute to define the business processes – the sets of related tasks designed to produce a specific programmatic (business) result – that cut across all Local Health Departments (LHDs). Once defined, the business processes would provide the foundation for developing a base set of detailed information system requirements that would meet the needs of all LHDs and serve as a starting point for creating requests for proposals and contracts for building or buying new information systems.”
- Public Health informatics Institute (2004). – Guiding principles for effective health information systems (PDF: 2.76MB/6 pages). Decatur, GA: Public Health Informatics Institute. “This resource describes the strategic approach of the Public Health Informatics Institute to assist health organizations to apply and manage information systems. It outlines four simple principles and a series of questions that must be addressed to develop effective health information systems.”