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Welcome to the NMI eSHARE resource page!

What is NMI eSHARE?

NMI eSHARE is a webinar series designed to better train and educate public health jurisdictions on how to implement NNDSS HL7 case notifications and other HL7 efforts. The series provides a forum to discuss lessons learned during the HL7 case notification implementation process and an interactive discussion session for participants.


Next NMI eSHARE Event

What: Tips from States on Arboviral v1.3 Implementation and Onboarding
When: October 17, 2017, 3:00 to 4:00 PM ET
Where: To join the webinar:

  1. Go to
  2. Enter your name and email address.
  3. Enter the session password: nmi1234
  4. Click “Join Now.”
  5. Follow the audio instructions that appear on your screen: To receive a call back, provide your direct phone number when you join the webinar session, or call the number below and enter the access code. Remember to enter your attendee ID number to link your audio with the webinar.

Call-in toll-free number (US/Canada):1-877-668-4490
Call-in toll number (US/Canada):1-408-792-6300
Access code: 799 765 273

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NMI eSHARE Archives

August 15, 2017:
Panel Presentation: Tips from States Who Have Completed NMI Implementation and Onboarding

July 18, 2017:
Capturing Industry and Occupation Surveillance Data

June 20, 2017:
NNDSS-related Highlights from the 2017 Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists Annual Meeting

May 16, 2017:
NNDSS Modernization Initiative (NMI): Update on and Recent Lessons Learned from NMI Onboarding

April 18, 2017:
Update on Arboviral v1.3 Implementation and Onboarding Process

March 21, 2017:
Walkthrough of the NMI Implementation Spreadsheet
NOTE: Please note that Slide 17 has been corrected from the original slides presented. The note in the yellow “PHA notes on Mappings” column has been changed to say “Not collected for Perinatal Hep B.” This correction could not be made to the webinar recording, which has the material as originally presented.

February 21, 2017:
Implementation Preparation 101

January 17, 2017:
Lessons Learned from NMI Onboarding of Pilot States

November 17, 2016:
NMI Implementation and Onboarding Process

October 20, 2016:
Arboviral v1.3 Case Notification Implementation

September 15, 2016:
CDC Surveillance Data Platform

August 18, 2016:
2016 CSTE Annual Meeting Highlights Related to NNDSS

June 16, 2016:
Roundtable: Jurisdictions’ Experience in Preparing for HL7 Case Notification Implementation

May 19, 2016:
Message Validation, Processing, and Provisioning System (MVPS)-related Training (MVPS Dashboard, Message Evaluation and Testing Service, SAMS)

Update on Implementation of Arboviral v1.3 Case Notification

April 21, 2016:
Overview of NMI Jurisdiction Onboarding Process

April 14, 2016:
Overview of Arboviral Version 1.3 Message Mapping Guide

March 17, 2016:
Overview of NMI Implementation and Technical Assistance Tools

March 3, 2016:
Special eSHARE Session on Electronic Laboratory Reporting (ELR) Vocabulary for Zika, Chikungunya, and Dengue

February 18, 2016:
Overview of the NMI Technical Assistance Process

January 21, 2016:
Changes to Pilot Test-Ready HL7 Message Mapping Guides

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What does NMI eSHARE stand for?

NMI eSHARE stands for:

NMI – NNDSS Modernization Initiative
e – electronic
S – State
H – HL7 Implementation
A – to Achieve
R – Resource
E – Exchange.

When will NMI eSHARE occur?

NMI eSHARE is scheduled to occur on the third Tuesday of the month at 3:00 PM EST.

What topics will NMI eSHARE cover?

Topics will cover how to implement NNDSS HL7 case notifications and other HL7 efforts and will be announced throughout the year. Prior to each month’s webinar, CDC will provide the agenda and more details about the topic so that public health jurisdictions can plan for who should attend from their organization. Each month’s topic will include the appropriate CDC program staff to enhance the discussion and provide clarification around the topic.

What is the NMI eSHARE Seminar Series?

In addition to the monthly calls, NMI eSHARE also will include an eSHARE seminar series. eSHARE seminars will discuss in-depth topics of interest to the group, such as electronic case reporting, as they arise.

How do public health jurisdictions sign up and provide feedback?

Please send a request to be added to the distribution list and ideas and comments about NMI eSHARE to the e-mail address. We welcome input on topics to cover in the NMI eSHARE webinar series and in the eSHARE seminar series.

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