Login Event Calendar Careers About NACCHO Contact Us Site Map

Return to Toolbox Main.

Public Health and Electronic Health Information Exchange: A Guide to Local Agency Leadership


This guide provides an introduction to basic concepts that might be relevant to local health departments considering a more active role in developing electronic health information exchange within their jurisdictions. The guide reflects the experiences and insights gained from one local health department taking a leadership role within their community, particularly within the context of coalition development.

Primary Toolkit:

PH Informatics Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Health Information Exchange (HIE)


Institutional Author:

Duval County Health Department, The Institute for Public Health Informatics and Research




The NACCHO Toolbox is a repository of available resources to help local public health practitioners. Tools are produced by local, state, and federal agencies, as well as academic institutions and other stakeholders. The contents of this Toolbox are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily reflect any official recommendations of NACCHO. NACCHO makes no express or implied warranty with respect to the contents and disclaims liability for any damages arising from or connected to the use of the material in this Toolbox.