Public Health HIE Workbook


Key Questions: Do we need Health Information Exchange (HIE) for public health? What are the considerations and risks involved?

This workbook is part of the HIMSS/NACCHO HIE Toolkit for Public Health.  

The Excel workbook below can be used by public health departments, health information exchange organizations, and others working to develop a partnership between HIE and public health services.  Each tab (worksheet) has been formatted for use in either digital or print form. It can also be adapted for use in other settings.

Companion Article

A Guide to Planning a Health Information Exchange (HIE)


  • HIE Importance Checklist
  • Locating HIE Services
  • Early Data Gathering
  • Goals Matrix
  • Risk Assessment- HIE
  • Risk Assessment - HD
Link to Tool: 
Contact Person/Organization: 

Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society

Type of Tool:

Publication Date: 

Health Information Exchange: Implementation in the Real World

Public Health Transformation