Tools, Resources, and Examples of EHR/HIE

Please contact the MDH Public Health Practice Section if you know of:

  • A tool or resource for inclusion on this page
  • Planning or RFP documents related to electronic public health record systems, health information exchange, or process redesign/quality improvement

Products of the Building HIE Capacity Workgroup

Date Resource
Dec. 2011 Information Systems, Data Interoperability, and the Requirements for Exchange: Report and Recommendations (PDF)
Aug. 2011 Context Diagrams: Common Data Exchange Partners for Local Public Health Maternal and Child Health Targeted/Family Home Visiting Services (PDF)
Sept. 2011 Community Health Conference Presentation: Out of Context - Mapping Quality Improvement Opportunities with Context Diagrams (PDF)
Sept. 2011 SCHSAC Meeting Presentation: Building Health Information Exchange Capacity (PDF)
June 2011 eHealth Summit: Common Data Exchange Partners for Local Public Health Maternal and Child Home Visiting Services (PDF)
June 2011 eHealth Summit: Building Health Information Exchange Capacity (PDF)
Feb. 2011 Workgroup Presentation: Business Process Analysis Training for Public Health (PDF)

Other Resources

Date Resource Author
n/a MDH QI Toolbox MDH Public Health Practice Section
n/a Health Information Exchange (HIE) MDH e-Health
n/a Electronic Health Record (EHR) Information MDH e-Health
n/a Public Health in Health IT Standardization - Resource Center Public Health Data Standards Consortium (PHDSC)
n/a Health IT Toolkit for Local Public Health Agencies Stratis Health
n/a ePublic Health & Informatics NACCHO
n/a MDH QI Toolbox MDH Public Health Practice Section
2015 Local Public Health Department Data Exchange (PDF) Local Public Health Association of Minnesota
2015 A Practical Guide to Understanding HIE, Assessing Your Readiness and Selecting HIE Options in Minnesota MDH e-Health
2012 Electronic Health Record Requirements for Public Health Agencies (PDF) Public Health Informatics Institute
2011 Patients Ready to Share Information Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
2011 Collaborative Requirements Development Methodology: An Experiential Walk-Through of the Common Ground Approach Public Health Informatics Institute
2009 Privacy and Health Information Technology Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
2006 Taking Care of Business: A Collaboration to Define Local Health Department Business Processes (PDF) Public Health Informatics Institute