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Private health care finds population health
As the ACA is implemented, the American health care system is moving from its previous fee-for-service model to one that is more of a value-based purchasing model.
Celebrating the life and work of Bill Watson
The Public Health Informatics Institute mourns the recent passing of Bill Watson, friend, leader and titan of innovation in public health.
Clean Sweeps in the Rust Belt: Buffalo, NY Uses Big Data to Improve Neighborhoods
In Buffalo, NY, city departments are working together as part of the Operation Clean Sweep program to improve the most challenged neighborhoods.
“Struck by Orca”: An Illustrated Guide to ICD-10
A new illustrated book pokes fun at bizarre ICD-10 codes like “Z62.891 Sibling rivalry” and “W56.22xA Struck by orca, initial encounter.”
Empowering Public Health: The Creation and Adoption of Standards
PHII recently provided recommendations on public health standards to the National Committee for Vital and Health Statistics at their request.
Moving Towards an Enterprise Approach to Public Health
With the advent of large scale automation in the personal health care sector, public health has the opportunity to move from narrowly-viewed surveillance systems to an enterprise view.