PHIN Guides

Cancer Reporting
Document Transaction Standard(s) Used Status
HL7 CDA ® Release 2 Implementation Guide: Reporting to Public Health Cancer Registries from Ambulatory Healthcare Providers, Release 1, DSTU Release 1.1 – US Realmexternal icon Cancer Reporting

(Stage 3 MU)

HL7 CDA Published
Implementation Guide for Ambulatory Healthcare Provider Reporting to Central Cancer Registries (March 2014)pdf icon Cancer Reporting

(Stage 2 MU)

HL7 CDA Published
Implementation Guide for Ambulatory Healthcare Provider Reporting to Central Cancer Registries (August 2012)pdf icon Cancer Reporting

(Stage 2 MU)

HL7 CDA Published

Communications and Directory
Document Transaction Standard(s) Used Status
PHIN Communication and Alerting (PCA) Guide Version 1.3 (April 27, 2010)pdf icon Public Health Alerting EDXL V 1.0

CAP V1.1

Published
PHIN Directory Exchange Implementation Guide Version 1.0 (May 16, 2007)pdf icon Public Health Directory Exchange DSML 1.0 Published

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ELR
Document Transaction Standard(s) Used Status
HL7 Version 2.5.1 Implementation Guide:external iconElectronic Laboratory Reporting to Public Health (US Realm), Release 2, HL7 Informative Document (May 2014)

(HL7 account required)

Electronic Laboratory Reporting to Public Health HL7 2.5.1 Published

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Message Transport
Document Transaction Standard(s) Used Status
PHIN Exchange Developer Guide Version 1.0pdf icon(April 30, 2010) PHIN Exchange XML Published
SOAP
SSL
PHIN Secure Message Transport Guide Version 2.0 (July 31, 2008)pdf icon PHIN Secure Message Transport (PHIN MS) SOAP 1.1 Published
XML Digital Signature: RSA-1.5 and SHA-1
XML Encryption: RSA-1.5 and Triple-DES-CBC
Two-way SSL 3.0

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Notifiable Disease Case Notification

Please visit the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System (NNDSS) HL7 Case Notification Resource Center at https://wwwn.cdc.gov/nndss/case-notification/. There, you can access finalized NNDSS HL7 Message Mapping Guides (MMGs), HL7 MMGs in development, MMG-related artifacts, and an archive of historical documentation.

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Syndromic Surveillance

CDC, in collaboration with the International Society for Disease Surveillance, has developed and published syndromic surveillance messaging guides. These guides support Meaningful Use programs that employ health information technology to improve the quality and value of American healthcare. To access and use the HL7 implementation guides for the Syndromic Surveillance Meaningful Use objectives, please see the table below.

Syndromic Surveillance
Location Transaction Standard(s) Used Status
Syndromic Surveillance Message Mapping Guides Syndromic surveillance transmissions from healthcare providers to public health HL7 Version 2.5.1,

ICD-10-CM,

SNOMED-CT,

LOINC,

Rx Norm,

UCUM,

CPT4

The following decisions were made by the ISDS Message Guide Workgroup as well as the changes to streamline and reduce redundancies from previous versions of the guide:
  • Removed all references to laboratory data
  • Removed all ICD 9 references
  • Removed all references to HL7 v2.3.1

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Page last reviewed: November 15, 2019