Title: Hospital reports to the State

State: Draft

Perspective (Who is telling this story?): State Department of Health

Story: All states and Territories have mandated reporting of some conditions to local and/or state public health. NHIN Direct could greatly simplify the process of reporting to a Hospital's public health jurisdiction. With certain content and operational standards, NHIN Direct could allow automatic reporting from a hospital system to local public health without a need for the Hospital staff to act.

Essential Data Exchange (What is the actual data being shared between parties that would facilitate this story?):

State mandated reporting of conditions of public health importance