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Better Information Means Better Care: Health Information Technology

Meaningful Use and Public Health

In Stage 1 of Meaningful Use, Eligible Professionals (EPs) and Eligible Hospitals (EHs) must choose at least one of the public health objectives included in the Meaningful Use Menu Measures.

In Stage 2 of Meaningful Use, some public health measures are included in the core objectives, and additional public health options have been added to the menu measures.

Public Health Measures by Jurisdiction

Eligible Professionals and Eligible Hospitals in New York State will submit data to either the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene or the New York State Department of Health, depending on location and data type.

Use the links in the tables below for detailed information about the Stage I Public Health Menu Measures

Stage I Measure NY City Report To NY State (outside of NY City) Report To
Eligible Hospitals (EHs) Immunizations (M) NYC DOHMH NYSDOH
Syndromic Surveillance (M) NYC DOHMH NYSDOH
Electronic Lab Reporting (M) NYSDOH NYSDOH
Eligible Professionals (EPs) Immunizations (M) NYC DOHMH NYSDOH
Syndromic Surveillance (M) NYC DOHMH This option is not available for EPs outside of NYC

M = Menu Measure

Questions about the Meaningful Use Public Health Measures should be sent to MUPublicHealthHELP@health.state.ny.us

Registration of Intent

Eligible Professionals and Eligible Hospitals planning to meet the Stage 2 public health measures in New York must register their intent to submit data to the NYS Department of Health and/or the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

Use the links in the tables below for detailed information about the Stage II Public Health Measures

Stage II Measure NY City Report To NY State (outside of NY City) Report To
Eligible Hospitals (EHs) Immunizations (C) NYC DOHMH NYSDOH
Syndromic Surveillance (C) NYC DOHMH NYSDOH
Electronic Lab Reporting (C) NYSDOH NYSDOH
Eligible Professionals (EPs) Immunizations (C) NYC DOHMH NYSDOH
Syndromic Surveillance (M) NYC DOHMH This option is not available for EPs outside of NYC
Cancer Registry (M) NYSDOH NYSDOH
Specialized Disease Registry (M) NYC DOHMH This option is not available for EPs outside of NYC

M = Menu Measure; C = Core Measure

Questions about the Meaningful Use Public Health Measures should be sent to MUPublicHealthHELP@health.state.ny.us

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