Meaningful Use

Welcome to Alabama's Resource Center for Public Health Reporting Measures and Readiness for Meaningful Use. These series of pages provide guidance on the following topics:

  • Which programs/registries are currently supported in Alabama.
  • How to register intent for Meaningful Use and begin the reporting processes.
  • How to find implementation and supplemental guides for each program/registry.
  • Additional information regarding the processes required to achieve Meaningful Use for each public health reporting objective.

The information below summarizes each program's readiness and required reporting method:

  • Public Health Measure: Immunization Registry Reporting
    ImmPRINT accepts electronic immunization data submissions from Eligible Professionals’ (EPs) and Eligible Hospitals’ (EHs) certified electronic health record (EHR), to fulfill the Medicaid EHR Incentive Program and the MIPS Advancing Care Information Quality Payment Program for Public Health MU Reporting Objective - Immunization Registry Reporting.  
  • Public Health Measure: Electronic Lab Reporting
    Eligible Professionals: NA
    Eligible Hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals: ADPH is accepting Laboratory data
    (since 2011)
    ADPH Supported Reporting Method: HL7 v2.5.1
  • Public Health Measure: Syndromic Surveillance Reporting
    Eligible Professionals: Within Urgent Care Settings: ADPH is currently accepting SS data
    (since 2016)
    Eligible Hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals: Emergency Departments: ADPH is accepting SS data
    (since 2013)
    ADPH Supported Reporting Method: HL7 v2.5.1
  • Eligible Professionals: Within Non-Urgent Care Settings: ADPH is not currently accepting SS data
    Eligible Hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals: Non-Emergency Departments: ADPH is not currently accepting SS data
    ADPH Supported Reporting Method: NA
  • Public Health Measure: Cancer Registry Reporting
    Eligible Professionals: ADPH is accepting Cancer data (since 2014)
    Eligible Hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals: NA
    ADPH Supported Reporting Method: HL7 v3 CDA
  • Public Health Measure: Speciality Registry
    Eligible Professionals: Coming Soon
    Eligible Hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals: Coming Soon
    ADPH Supported Reporting Method: Coming Soon

*Please refer back to this information periodically as the statuses of these programs may change.


Page last updated: August 28, 2017