Meaningful Use:

The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) - Division of Disease control has the capability to receive electronic messages to help facilities meet Meaningful Use. The meaningful use menu objectives that could be met with this electronic messaging would include:

  • Provide electronic submission of reportable laboratory results to the state public health agency for hospitals only
  • Provide electronic syndromic surveillance data to the state public health agency for eligible professionals and hospitals
  • Submit electronic data to immunization registries for eligible professionals and hospitals

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If your facility is interested in interfacing with Public Health please fill out this form or call 701.328.2378

  • Electronic laboratory reporting (ELR)
    • Electronic Laboratory Reporting (ELR) is the electronic transmission from reporting laboratories or facilities to NDDoH for the mandatory reportable conditions. Electronic Laboratory Reporting (ELR) is the automated transmission of positive mandatory reportable condition laboratory results from public/private laboratories or facilities to the Division of Disease Control.
    • Registration of Intent
  • Immunization
    • Immunization Information Systems (IIS) are confidential, population-based, computerized information systems that attempt to collect vaccination data about all children within a geographic area.
    • Interoperability Documents
  • Syndromic Surveillance
    • Syndromic surveillance allows public health to monitor syndromes, or collections of symptoms, over time to quickly and accurately detect outbreaks or monitor diseases, disorders, or conditions. Syndromic surveillance messages can be received by the NDDoH from both facilities and eligible providers. The NDDoH is able to accept both stage 2 and stage 3 messages, and expects stage 3 messages conform to the 2.0 version of the PHIN message guide.
    • Registration of Intent
  • Meaningful use (CDC)