MDH Interoperability Webinar Series

MDH Interoperability Webinar Series

In response to external partner input, MDH has been working to better coordinate and streamline public health reporting options. Collect your peers and join us for a webinar series from Dec. 2, 2021 – Feb. 3, 2022, on public health reporting interoperability options to:

  • Reduce your reporting administrative burden.
  • Meet the CMS public health reporting requirements.
  • Improve data quality so information shared with MDH can better address future emerging threats and address population health issues.
  • Learn how you, your organization, and your patients benefit from improved public health reporting.

This webinar series is free and intended for IT and clinical staff who collect, use and share information for the use cases listed below at hospitals, health systems, local public health and laboratories including:

  • IT project decision makers, IT specialists, interface implementers, clinical informaticists.
  • Meaningful use/promoting interoperability coordinators, infection preventionists, laboratorians, laboratory managers and informaticists.
  • Trauma program managers, clinical managers, community health or population health analysts.
  • Community health workers, public health nurses, and local epidemiologists.

Each webinar will begin at noon with a 30-minute presentation followed by 15-minute Q&A. All materials will be shared with participants during the webinar. Join or attend any or all of the following dates, use cases, and Teams meetings:

Date Topic Teams Link

Dec. 2

Overall MDH Data Strategies and use cases available, including services of HIO and use of MDH Data Exchange HUB

Presentation: MDH Interoperability Webinar Series: MDH Overall Interoperability Data Strategy (PDF)

Dec. 2 meeting recording (YouTube)

Draft MDH Interoperability Checklist for External Partners (PDF)

Join the Dec. 2 meeting

Dec. 9

Immunization Reporting (MIIC) *

Presentation: MDH Interoperability Webinar Series: Immunization Exchange (PDF)

Dec. 9 meeting recording (YouTube)

Join the Dec. 9 meeting

Dec. 16

Traumatic Brain Injury/Spinal Cord Injury (TBI/SCI)

Webinar to be rescheduled at a later date.

Join the Dec. 16 meeting

Jan. 6

Expanded syndromic surveillance with participation in the National Syndromic Surveillance Program (NSSP) *

Presentation: National Syndromic Surveillance Program (NSSP) (PDF)

Jan. 6 meeting recording (YouTube)

Join the Jan. 6 meeting

Jan. 13

Electronic Laboratory Reporting (ELR) *

Presentation: Electronic Lab Reporting (ELR) (PDF)

Jan. 13 meeting recording (YouTube)

Join the Jan. 13 meeting

Jan. 20

Electronic Case Reporting (eCR) *

Presentation: Electronic Case Reporting (eCR) (PDF)

Jan. 20 meeting recording (YouTube)

Join the Jan. 20 meeting

Jan. 27

Laboratory Orders/Results – Infectious Disease Lab (IDL)

Join the Jan. 27 meeting

Feb. 3

Laboratory Orders/Results – Newborn Screening Blood Spot (NBS)

Join the Feb. 3 meeting

* Denotes CMS-required public health reporting for Medicare payments.

At each webinar learn:

  • How the featured use case option benefits you, your organization, and your patients.
  • What MDH uses the information for, including population and community health.
  • Which partners are expected to submit information to MDH for the featured use case and why?
  • Details of the processes, priorities, and specifications for implementing the featured use case.
  • How the featured use case aligns with MDH data strategy for improved interoperability.
  • Next steps for onboarding electronic sharing of information for the featured use case.

Webinars will be recorded and transcribed. For a copy after the use case webinar, email


Updated Thursday, 20-Jan-2022 17:23:37 CST