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WEBSITE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Joan Adam, Secretary of Health
South Dakota Department of Health

Electronic Data Submission

Public Health Reporting

The South Dakota Department of Health (SD-DOH) works with South Dakota Health Link as the state’s health information exchange to support interoperability between SD-DOH and external partners (e.g., hospitals, clinics, and laboratories) who have information needed to perform public health work.  Organizations interested in SD-DOH public health use cases are encouraged to contact us by completing initial connection forms found on the SD Health Link Public Health Reporting webpage.

CMS Promoting Interoperability

Under the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Promoting Interoperability Programs, the South Dakota Department of Health is declaring readiness to receive electronic records for the following public health systems:

Public Health Use Cases

Standard

Conditions

Electronic case reports
(eCR and eICR)

HL7 electronic initial case report (eICR) standards R1.1 and R3

All SD reportable
conditions

Syndromic Surveillance (SyS),
Emergency Dept chief complaint

HL7 syndromic surveillance
standard 2.5.1

All visits

Electronic laboratory reports
(ELR)

HL7 electronic laboratory reporting
standard 2.5.1

All SD reportable
conditions

Immunization record reports

HL7 immunization
messaging standard

All child, adolescent,
and teen vaccinations

 

Information on use cases:

  • eCR/eICR

  • SyS (coming soon)

  • ELR (coming soon)

Disease Surveillance

To manually submit a notification of reportable disease, please visit the following:

For more information on electronic data submission, please contact DOH.Informatics@state.sd.us. To request a participation letter in the CMS Promoting Interoperability Program or Merit-based Incentive Payment System, please contact SD Health Link.

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