NACCHO to Host PHI Conference Webinar Series

The 2016 Public Health Informatics (PHI) Conference provided a forum for exploring the interconnected world of health information technology and sharing innovative ideas on how public health informatics is expanding access to care and improving community health. The resounding theme throughout the conference was the importance of using data to drive public health action. In an effort to further explore this topic at the local level, NACCHO is hosting a webinar series focused on public health informatics – the applied science of information and computer information systems – as a critical tool to address public health threats and advance public health practice. The PHI Conference Webinar Series aims to:

  • Provide a space for new and seasoned public health, healthcare, and information technology professionals to learn about emerging topics in the public health informatics field.
  • Connect information technology, healthcare, and public health professionals to exchange experiences, ideas, and strategies about public health informatics.
  • Promote and share best practices that help local health departments incorporate informatics into their agency’s strategy.

As a note, this series is a lead-in to the 2018 PHI Conference and will be hosted through 2018; however, please note that the series is on hold indefinitely due to unforeseen circumstances. The completed webinars in the series are still available for viewing.

NACCHO’s Informatics Team will continue to share webinar information as it becomes available. Please stay tuned for more information and be sure to check this blog post and NACCHO’s Informatics website for updates!

About Kim Rodgers

Kim Rodgers serves as a Communications Specialist at NACCHO. Her work includes promoting local health departments' best practices, as well as partner tools and resources, in infectious disease and preparedness through NACCHO's communications channels, storytelling, and outreach to various audiences.

4 thoughts on “NACCHO to Host PHI Conference Webinar Series

  1. February 22, 2017 at 11:25 am


    I am a new employee to the Public Health Informatics Institute and am interested in signing up for your future webinars. How do I go about signing up?

    1. Kim Rodgers
      February 23, 2017 at 8:49 am

      Hi Brian!

      We will send an e-blast announcement when the next webinar is scheduled. To receive our e-blasts on informatics topics, please create a MyNACCHO account (, then click “My Subscriptions” and select ‘Informatics Updates’ – if you have additional questions, feel free to email me at Thank you.

  2. May 23, 2017 at 9:59 am


    I am not able to select this subscription for some reason.

    1. Kim Rodgers
      June 1, 2017 at 8:57 am

      Hi Susan! When you say “select this subscription,” what exactly do you mean? Do you mean you can’t subscribe to the post to see when it’s updated?

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