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Standardized Data: A Powerful Tool for Public Health

When public health captures standardized data by using an electronic health record (EHR) with a standardized taxonomy it gives public health professionals a powerful voice in the healthcare marketplace. A review of the evolution of public health and its correlation to data collection and use will help clarify the importance of good solid data. Public [...]

By |2021-06-02T15:34:55-05:00May 28th, 2021|Standardized Terminology|0 Comments

Standardized Terminology Gives Public Health a Voice: An Interview with Karen S. Martin

COVID-19 has turned eyes towards public health like never before. Knowing what an opportunity this is for public health to help communities recognize the value their local health departments provide as well as shine a spotlight on the services offered by public health, we thought we'd interview Karen Martin about standardized terminology, such as the [...]

By |2020-11-24T15:54:08-06:00May 19th, 2020|Standardized Terminology, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Kitsap County Public Health District: Success in Measuring Outcomes

Kitsap Public Health District serves the population of Kitsap County, Washington (about 254,000 people, as of the 2013 census). Kitsap Public Health District has been a client of Champ Software since 2005. At a Champ Software Expert Webinar held in April, 2016, Suzanne Plemmons, MN, RN, PHCNS-BC, and then-Community Health Director (since retired), along with [...]

By |2017-11-13T10:37:29-06:00March 1st, 2017|Customer Success Story|0 Comments

Quality Improvement in Clinical Charting: Make Use of Your EHR!

Public/Community Health and Home Care agencies are being asked to be accountable for Quality Improvement activities on a number of different levels. Some agencies are beginning to prepare for national public health accreditation through the Public Health Accreditation Board. Others have been part of the Multi-State Learning Collaborative that brought state and local health departments [...]

By |2017-08-10T12:02:26-05:00March 6th, 2012|Blog Expert|0 Comments

5 Secrets to Successful Implementation (Part 2)

This post is a continuation of my article posted on Tuesday, January 10th, "5 Secrets to Successful Implementation (Part 1)," discussing secrets and lessons learned for successfully implementing your new electronic documentation system. From state to state and county to county, agencies are complex and dynamic. Agencies are now, more than ever, offering very specialized services to [...]

By |2017-08-10T11:30:01-05:00March 6th, 2012|Blog Expert|0 Comments
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