INFORMATICS IS

THE PROCESS BY WHICH RAW DATA TURNS INTO INFORMATION AND, SUBSEQUENTLY, KNOWLEDGE

THE EFFECTIVE USE OF INFORMATION AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY TO IMPROVE POPULATION HEALTH OUTCOMES

NECESSARY TO MAINTAIN A ROBUST HEALTH SYSTEM AND EMPOWER DISEASE INTERVENTIONS AND PREVENTION

THE CEMENTING AGENT BETWEEN PUBLIC HEALTH AND HEALTHCARE

INNOVATION

Recent
Highlights

Blog

How the MAT-LINK project is shedding light on the opioid epidemic

The opioid epidemic has been a little less in the news lately—undoubtedly because the ongoing pandemic has given us more pressing and urgent public health concerns to focus on—but yet, it’s still raging on in the United States.

NEWS

Vivian Singletary: TEDXEMORY TALK

PHII’s director, Vivian Singletary, recently gave a talk through the TEDxEmory series. Her presentation, “Put on Your Own Oxygen Mask First: Women’s Health in the Modern World,” focuses on prioritizing personal health.

New Resource

USING DATA TO IMPROVE CHILD AND ADOLESCENT MENTAL HEALTH (CAMH): THE OPENING PLAYBOOK

Provides guidance to state, territorial, local and tribal (STLT) health departments to assess and improve child and adolescent mental health through data use, partnerships and legal considerations.

What
We Do...

WE MAKE PUBLIC HEALTH INFORMATICS REAL, UNDERSTANDABLE AND ACTIONABLE.

WE ACT AS A CONDUIT THAT CONNECTS PARTNERS TO REACH COMMON PUBLIC HEALTH OBJECTIVES.

WE PROVIDE GUIDANCE ON HOW TO USE INFORMATICS TO IMPROVE PUBLIC HEALTH PRACTICE.

WE INTRODUCE SOLUTIONS THAT ALLOW PUBLIC HEALTH ORGANIZATIONS TO OPERATE EFFICIENTLY.

Our
Funders

PHII is grateful to the funding bodies that have supported our work throughout our three decades of establishing informatics as a public health discipline.

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