Available Public Health Reporting Measures in 2017 (Modified Stage 2)
|Public Health Reporting Measure
||Maximum times measure can count towards the objective
|Measure 1 – Immunization Registry Reporting
|Measure 2 – Syndromic Surveillance Reporting
|Measure 3 – Specialized Registry Reporting
|Measure 4 – Electronic Reportable Laboratory Result Reporting
Eligible Professionals (EPs) demonstrating Meaningful Use through Modified Stage 2 in 2017 must meet two (2) measures from Measures 1-3. Eligible Hospitals (EHs) demonstrating Meaningful Use through Modified Stage 2 in 2017 must meet three (3) measures from Measures 1-4. No alternate exclusions are available for 2017. Review FAQ PH1
to learn how to successfully meet a Meaningful Use Public Health Reporting Measure.
Registration to Submit Data
Eligible Professionals and Eligible Hospitals must formally register their intent to submit data to Public Health for a given Public Health Reporting measure, before or within 60 days of the start of their EHR Reporting Period, using the Meaningful Use Registration for Public Health System (MURPH).
Meaningful Use Registration for Public Health System (MURPH)
MURPH is a statewide system hosted on the Health Commerce System (HCS) that accepts Eligible Professionals' and Eligible Hospitals' registrations and is used by the public health registries and the EHR Incentive Program to manage onboarding and program compliance.
Quick Access to MURPH:
- Log into HCS: https://commerce.health.state.ny.us*
- Click on the "My Content" on the top navigation bar
- Click on "All Applications" in the drop down
- Click on the letter "M"
- Click on Meaningful Use Registration for Public Health
*If you need an HCS account click here for instructions. Account sign-up can also be initiated from the HCS Login screen.
MURPH Registration and Onboarding Resources:
Four-Step Onboarding Process
For step-by-step directions to complete the Four-Step Onboarding Process with each registry, please click on the appropriate link below based on the jurisdiction in which the provider is located.
Modified Stage 2 Public Health Reporting with New York State Registries