Keep up with projects, views and news from PHII.
November 21, 2013
A new illustrated book pokes fun at bizarre ICD-10 codes like “Z62.891 Sibling rivalry” and “W56.22xA Struck by orca, initial encounter.”
November 14, 2013
PHII recently provided recommendations on public health standards to the National Committee for Vital and Health Statistics at their request.
October 20, 2013
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.
October 17, 2013
16 years ago, PHII began as a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation-funded program called All Kids Count.
October 7, 2013
In a recent interview from The Atlantic, one medical school professor said writing off Wikipedia entirely is a missed opportunity for the health care community.
September 4, 2013
Two public health programs recently combined into a new single operational center funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
September 2, 2013
In 1911, a typhoid epidemic sparked a series of events that led to the beginnings of the modern local public health system.
August 13, 2013
Last week, an online course from the Informatics Academy introduced 60 public health professionals to the IT Lifecycle.
July 22, 2013
New York City is developing a population health surveillance system that uses EHRs to track chronic conditions managed by primary care practices.
June 6, 2013
The Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT) has developed an HIT Framework to help accountable care organizations (ACOs) and healthcare providers navigate the future of technology and accountable care.