Solutions to Improve Public Health Outcomes

As the healthcare landscape evolves, public health is posed with multiple challenges. Now more than ever, local health departments and providers need to work together to improve the health of their community. Improving outcomes for the individuals while containing costs is critical. By implementing an electronic health record and participating in health information exchanges with other providers, local health departments can be more strategic in achieving these goals.

Netsmart's CareRecord™ electronic health record, is a completely integrated, web-based solution with comprehensive clinical, financial management and operational features designed for public health. It provides an integrated inventory management system for medications, immunizations and supplies and supports multiple sliding fee scales by program. Our CareRecord, a strategic foundation for local health departments, can offer significant benefits and be used to advance key public health objectives, such as:

  • Improved public health reporting and surveillance
  • Chronic and communicable disease prevention
  • Data exchange with community providers, labs, pharmacies and health information exchanges (HIEs)
  • Increased efficiency
  • Integrated, coordinated and improved care

Use the EHR whose workflows are recommended by the Public Health Informatics Institute.

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