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Clinical Information System (HealthDoc) - Sexually Transmitted Diseases Clinic

Description:

This model practice outlines how one health department addresses the capacity to use web-based information systems to support Public Health Information Network (PHIN) standards. 

The Clinical Information System (HealthDoc):

  • provides flexibility of capturing clinical data requirements
  • provides rules-based logic that improves data integrity, improves protocol compliance, and alerts clinicians of a patient's eligibility to programs and studies
  • provides flexibility to adapt to future services and needs
  • eliminated over 20 different laboratory paper forms
  • reduces patient registration time and improves reporting capabilities
  • provides a complete electronic medical record

Toolkit:

PH Informatics Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Health Information Exchange (HIE), Health Information Technology (HIT)

Jurisdiction:

Institutional Author:

Denver Public Health

Submitted:

06/18/2007

Modified:

03/06/2009

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