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March 5, 2014
Last week, the Health IT Policy Committee’s Meaningful Use Workgroup made a decision that immediately caused a stir in the public health community.
February 10, 2014
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.
January 7, 2014
The Public Health Informatics Institute mourns the recent passing of Bill Watson, friend, leader and titan of innovation in public health.
December 2, 2013
In Buffalo, NY, city departments are working together as part of the Operation Clean Sweep program to improve the most challenged neighborhoods.
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.