Electronic Case Reporting Use Case

This use case allows healthcare providers to send case reports regarding a patient’s infectious disease status to a public health agency.

Use Case Summary, Implementation Guide and Supporting Documents

Electronic Case Reporting Use Case Summary

Electronic Case Reporting Use Case Implementation Guide


Healthcare providers are required to report communicable diseases so that:

  • Outbreaks can be managed
  • More routine trends can be investigated and managed
  • The public can be protected from infection
  • Treatment and education can be provided to impacted populations and providers
  • Preventive measures can be enacted
  • Long-term success efforts can be measured
  • Research into causes and cures can be more exact

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