Options for Submitting Data to MDH

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) supports the following transport options for electronic data submission. Please note that not all MDH programs support all of the transport options.

x = currently supported

 

Immunizations


Electronic Lab
Reporting
(ELR)

Cancer Reporting

SOAP/Web Services

x
Preferred

 

 

PHINMS

x

x

x

Manual upload within application

x

   
SFTP

x
   
Direct Planned implementation in 2014


For more information

Immunizations: health.miichelp@state.mn.us, 651-201-5503, or 800-657-3970
Transport Options for Submitting Immunization Data to MIIC

ELR: health.ELRmeaningfuluse@state.mn.us

Cancer Reporting: health.mcss@state.mn.us, 651-201-5900, or 877-353-6277

Transport Options Defined

SOAP Web Services is a Service Oriented Architecture-based strategy for enabling two systems to interoperate securely.

PHINMS is a CDC-developed software for secure public health data exchange.

Manual upload within application requires the provider to sign into the application and upload the file directly.

SFTP is an internet standard for point-to-point interactive or “batched” secure file transfer.

Direct is a simple, secure, scalable, standards-based way for participants to “push” encrypted health information directly to known, trusted recipients over the internet.

Definitions from "Issue Brief: Electronic Health Information Transport for Public Health and Meaningful Use"

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Updated Friday, June 20, 2014 at 01:11PM