Join the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) from August 21 – 24, 2016 for the next Public Health Informatics Conference. Since 2003, the conference has provided a premier venue for groundbreaking discussions and opportunities to address the science of public health informatics, evolving public health systems, and public health’s role in our Nation’s expanding health information technology (IT) infrastructure. Attendees include beginning, intermediate, and advanced professionals working in public health (local, state, federal, and international), research, business, and healthcare organizations. The Public Health Informatics Conference delivers opportunities to connect with colleagues, share new research, and discover how to navigate the increasingly connected public health enterprise. With the rapid implementation of global healthcare IT initiatives and accelerated developments, there is no better time than now to learn about and invest in public health informatics.

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Conference Theme

This year’s theme is “Access, Analysis, Action” and will explore how to procure technology and best obtain data for the end-user; connect attendees with tools and support available to understand the meaning of data; and drive attendees to apply lessons learned about the application of data in their own profession and community.

Conference Goal

The goal of the conference is to provide a forum for new and seasoned public health, healthcare, and information technology professionals to exchange experiences, ideas, and strategies about public health informatics that are paramount to the advancement of public health practice and health equity.


1. Identify the current state of public health informatics capabilities and capacities at the federal, state, and local level.
2. Describe the best practices and core informatics competencies to improve the public health informatics workforce.
3. Apply innovative use cases of public health and clinical data to improve health outcomes.
4. Identify opportunities to engage with national stakeholders on federal guidance and policy issues that will impact the future of state and local public health informatics.
5. Demonstrate best practices for public health leadership seeking to incorporate informatics into their agency’s strategy.

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