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Lessons learned from the Ebola outbreak

If Americans want to know why Ebola quickly got out of control, they should look no further than the neglected public health system.

PHII welcomes new Project Manager

This week, PHII welcomes Project Manager Daniela Salas O’Connell to the Requirements Lab team.

The Healthy Weight Initiative: interoperability as a path to obesity prevention

Last year, the CDC reacted to the growing obesity epidemic by inviting PHII to join them in developing a new surveillance initiative to monitor healthy weight.

So what is a functional requirement anyway?

When PHII’s Requirements Lab begins a new project, one of our first steps following the documentation of business processes is often to begin developing functional requirements with  project partners and stakeholders.

PHII welcomes Godfrey Nyombi of the Young African Leadership Initiative

This month, the Public Health Informatics Institute welcomes Godfrey Nyombi to a seven-week internship with PHII.

Dave Fleming departs leadership role in Washington State

Dave Fleming, public health icon and innovator, stepped down this week from his long-held position as the Director of Public Health for Seattle and King County.

Bill Brand recognized for leadership in e-health

It is with great pleasure and pride that I congratulate my longtime friend and colleague Bill Brand on his recent award from the Commissioner of Health in Minnesota.

Lending a hand to IIS managers, the unsung heroes of immunization records

The CDC, recognizing the need for further support and enrichment for IIS managers across the country, reached out to PHII with the request that we design a training program for newer hires.

Thoughts from my Keeneland Conference keynote

Recently, I presented the keynote address at the 2014 Keeneland Conference, which this year had the theme, “building the evidence base for public health practice and policy."

PHII names a new Director of the Informatics Academy

PHII is pleased to welcome Sarah Gilbert as the new Director of the Informatics Academy.