Improving quality and interoperability of public health messaging guides: CDC messaging quality framework (MQF)


The HL7 messaging standard, version two that was implemented by most vendors and public health agencies did not resolve all systems’ interoperability problems. Design and tool implementation for automated machine-testing messages may resolve many of those problems. This task also has critical importance for rapid deployment of electronic public health systems.


This document describes the Public Health Information Network (PHIN) efforts on the development of the MQF, a flexible framework of services and utilities designed to assist public health partners with preparing and communicating quality, standard electronic messages.

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December, 2010

June 27, 2019

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