The Journal of Public Health Management and Practice has published an article by ASTHO staff entitled "Shared Technology Infrastructure for the Public Health Enterprise: The Time Is Now." The article describes the drivers for, purpose of, and ongoing development of the PHCP. The full article is available for free at http://journals.lww.com/jphmp/Fulltext/2015/05000/Shared_Technology_Infrastructure_for_the_Public.12.aspx.
Hot off the virtual presses! ASTHO Press Room publishes a media release on recent PHCP developments, including the election of the IEC and last week's Steering Committee meeting.
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We are pleased to announce that the Steering Committee has voted to accept the slate of candidates for the PHCP Interim Executive Committee:
John Thomas ‘J.T.’ Lane
Assistant Secretary for Public Health
Louisiana Department of Health & Hospitals
Director, Public Health Informatics, Epidemiology, and Preparedness
Denver Public Health
Director, Public Health Informatics Science
Public Health Informatics Institute
Director, Communicable Disease Division
Michigan Dept of Community Health
Associate Director, EMPH Applied Public Health Informatics Program
Emory Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University
American Immunization Registry Association (AIRA)
Chief Public Health Informatics Officer (Sr. Epidemiologist) and Meaningful Use Coordinator
State of Washington, Department of Health
Thank you all for your participation and responsiveness throughout the nomination and voting process. We look forward to seeing you at our in-person meeting on March 11.
The February Steering Committee call will take place on Wednesday, February 18, 2015.
The January Steering Committee call will take place on Thursday, January 22nd.
PHCP Steering Committee Meeting: December 18th from 1 to 2:30 PM ET
On October 28th and 29th, 2014, ASTHO hosted the PHCP Fall in-person Steering Committee meeting in Washington, DC. Approximately 70 Steering Committee members and Special Advisors attended the meeting. The next meeting will be held in January 2015.