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.

Podcast

Vivian Singletary on digital contact tracing for COVID-19

PHII’s director, Vivian Singletary, recently joined the podcast to share some updates on how PHII collaborated on a new digital contact tracing API with Google and Apple.

New Resource

Digital Tools to Support Contact Tracing

Provides guidance to public health authorities that helps them understand the landscape of available digital contact tracing tools and a set of prioritized requirements to evaluate these tools and aid in decision-support for selecting the appropriate tool.

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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