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Public Health Information Network (PHIN)
Public Health Information Network
Developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Public Health Information Network (PHIN) was created for implementing information systems in public health organizations. According to the
, the network is a "national initiative to improve the capacity of public health to use and exchange information electronically by promoting the use of standards, defining functional and technical requirements."
Detection and Monitoring
Supporting the exchange of critical health information between all levels of public health and healthcare
Developing and promulgating requirements, standards, specifications, and an overall architecture in a collaborative, transparent, and dynamic way
Monitoring the capability of state and local health departments to exchange information
Advancing supportive policy
Providing technical assistance to state and local health departments
Facilitating communication and information sharing within the PHIN community
PHIN attempts to provide the public health sector with continuous access to health care information necessary. Access to near real-time data attempts to improve community based interventions that are implemented as a result of terrorism or disease outbreaks.
August 24 - 26, 2008
May 13 - 15, 2003
May 24 - 27, 2004
May 10 - 12, 2005
September 25 - 27, 2006
August 27 - 29, 2007
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
Citations and Resources:
Official Website -
2008 PHIN Conference Banner
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