The electronic reporting of laboratory results fulfills South Carolina’s notifiable disease reporting requirements. Meaningful Use requirements do not preempt applicable state or local laws that govern reporting of notifiable conditions.
The Meaningful Use program offers an ELR Reporting measure under the Public Health Reporting objective. The information must be sent in standardized formats that have been developed for sending health-related information between health care information systems. Data submission and analysis is coordinated at the state health department (DHEC).
DHEC currently accepts ELR messages from the following provider types:
DHEC currently accepts ELR messages for the following Meaningful Use stages:
DHEC currently accepts ELR messages in the following standard format:
The following documents provide guidance for health care organizations seeking to send ELR messages to DHEC.
For additional information or questions regarding the ELR reporting measure at DHEC, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
This page last updated February 6, 2017