MN PHIN Informatics Resources
Public Health Information Systems in Minnesota
Report summarizing the informatics surveys and interviews of local agencies conducted in 2004 – 2005. (pdf 311Kb/17 pgs)
Public Health Data Standards: Improving How Public Health Collects, Exchanges and Uses Data
A “Data Standards 101” that highlights why standards are important and how to move towards great use of standards in your information systems. (pdf 46Kb/6 pg)
Public Health Data Standards Presentation
This is a recorded presentation based on the Public Health Data Standards report developed by the MN-PHIN Steering Committee. The presentation was prepared and recorded by Bonnie Westra, PhD, RN, from the University of Minnesota School of Nursing, and last 25 minutes.
Public Health Informatics: Transforming Data Into Improved Practice and Healthier Communities
Graphic illustration how effective uses of data leads to improvements in public health practice and healthier communities.(pdf 80Kb/1 pg)
For more information about MN-PHIN Contact Bill.Brand@health.state.mn.us or 651-201-5508
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