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Using Web Services for Public Health Reporting

During a recent monthly user group session held for current Corepoint Health customers, Mike Stockemer presented the most common ways customers are using web services to exchange documents via Corepoint Integration Engine, the most common being using web services for public health reporting.

The five real-world scenarios in which Corepoint Health customers are most often exchanging health data using web services include:

The interesting component of using web services are the workflow challenges that are being solved using Corepoint Integration Engine. Let’s take a look at the first scenario in this post. For the sake of brevity, we’ll describe the other scenarios in future posts.

Deliver HL7 messages to the state via web services

Typical actions involved with public health reporting:

To illustrate:

HL7 Public Health Reporting

Stage 2 meaningful use requires caregivers to send syndromic surveillance and reportable lab results to their state’s department of public health. To read what HL7 information is required, read syndromic surveillance and reportable labs in meaningful use [7].

if you’re a corepoint health customer, you can view the complete presentation in the user community.