Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:Introduction to Health Care and Public Health in the U.S.
Unit:Public Health - Part 1
Lecture:Public Health Terminology, Organization, Funding, and Roles
Slide content:Public Health Laws and Policies Disease Reporting Regulations - 1 States mandate certain diseases and conditions to be reportable in their jurisdictions Laboratories, health care providers, and veterinarians are then required to report these conditions to public health agencies 16
Slide notes:One of the very effective means by which public health gathers information is through disease reporting. States have the authority to legislatively mandate the reporting of certain diseases and conditions by laboratories, health care providers, and veterinarians. 16