Public Policy Center, University of Nebraska


Date of this Version



Western Nebraska Health Information Exchange, 2007, 3 p.


Copyright 2007, University of Nebraska Public Policy Center. Used by permission.


The Public Health Reporting - Schematics and Matrix outlines the current requirements of public health surveillance and reporting from rural healthcare providers to local, state, and national entities. The report was created to enhance the understanding of public health reporting for members of the Western Nebraska Health Information Exchange Network.

The Public Health Reporting- Schematics and Matrix:

- Highlights the complex processes, duplicate steps, and challenges with public health reporting and information sharing in Western Nebraska.

- Enables public health administrators, educators, and policy makers to make reporting systems more efficient.

- Illustrates an effective way to document a public health reporting trail that can be replicated by other communities throughout the nation.