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In February of 2004, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene completed the integration of its childhood immunization and blood lead test registry databases, each containing over 2 million children. A modular approach was used to build a separate integrated system, called Master Child Index, to include all children in both the immunization(More)
  • Noam H Arzt
  • Journal of healthcare information management…
  • 2010
Public health systems have been developed over many years and are costly to maintain or replace. Service-oriented architectures (SOA) have provided a way for these systems to remain viable and responsive to increasing demands for information and analysis. As healthcare entities look for strategies to effectively achieve "meaningful use:" of their EHR(More)
  • Noam H Arzt
  • Journal of healthcare information management…
  • 2003
Ah, security — it has become the new mantra of the IT world. In the past, information security was mostly a game of risk and insurance: you determined what your level of risk was based on a threat analysis and judged how likely and how damaging the threats might be if they occurred. You then developed mitigating strategies and decided if the cost of(More)
Public health systems have been developed over many years and are costly to maintain or replace. Service-oriented architectures (SOA) have provided a way for these systems to remain viable and responsive to increasing demands for information and analysis. As healthcare entities look for strategies to effectively achieve “meaningful use:” of their EHR(More)
This article focuses on the requirements and current developments in clinical decision support technologies for immunizations (CDSi) in both the public health and clinical communities, with an emphasis on shareable solutions. The requirements of the Electronic Health Record Incentive Programs have raised some unique challenges for the clinical community,(More)