Read the scenario “Aligning Clinical and Public Health Data Standards Through Partnership With the Public
Health Data Standards Consortium,” located before Chapter 10 in the textbook.
Using the information provided in conjunction with your own research, create a plan to enforce data
stewardship standards across the clinical and public health sectors as a result of this AHIMA/PHDSC merger.
In a 1,000-1,250-word plan, elaborate on the following points:
Overarching goal for the alignment of both clinical and public data standards.
Differences between clinical and public health data use and how this partnership will minimize those
Similarities between clinical and public health data use and how this partnership will capitalize on those
Your proposal for new data stewardship standards and guidelines.
Action plan: What will be the first steps in standardizing these data stewardship guidelines and how do you
plan to go about managing this process? How do you intend to ensure and maintain consistency in data
stewardship standards across the clinical and public health sectors? Who will have access to what data? How
will data be collected and stored? How will confidentiality be maintained throughout this process?
How will this collaboration affect patients, health care practitioners, and both public and private health care
How will this partnership strengthen the infrastructure of health information systems and technology?