HLN recently sponsored and exhibited at two major conferences, CSTE in Salt Lake City, UT, and NACCHO in Denver, CO during the summer. Get our staff’s perspective of the conferences.Read more >
HLN attended the ASTHO TechXpo in Chicago as a silver sponsor. A variety of presentations got us thinking about how public health can change using technology. Get our perspective here.Read more >
In March 2023 the Association of State and Territorial Health Officers (ASTHO) released two environmental scans related to public health data and systems funded by a grant from ONC.
1. Immunization Information Systems and Health Information Exchanges: An Environmental Scan of Factors Influencing Data Sharing and Opportunities to Advance Population Health
2. Legal Landscape of Public Health Data: A Scan of State Laws Governing Public Health Data Reporting, Surveillance, and Sharing
BY Noam Arzt ON Clinical Decision Support (CDS) | Events | HIE & Interoperability | Immunization Information System (IIS) | NACCHO | Open Source | Public Health | Syndromic Surveillance | Vaccine Credentials
The HLN team attended the NACCHO360 Conference with over 1,900 local public health professionals and other stakeholders either in Atlanta or virtually. Here are some highlights from the conference.Read more >
The HLN team attended the 2022 CSTE Annual Conference with over 2,500 attendees at the hybrid conference. Here are some highlights from the conference.Read more >
HLN Consulting is pleased to be a Silver Sponsor of this year’s #CSTE Annual Conference in Louisville, KY from June 19–23!
Join us! Check out our booth, attend our roundtable, or set up time to chat with us.Read more >
HLN joined more than eighty organizations, institutions and companies in imploring Congress to fund public health surveillance systems. The appropriations request letters – one to the House and one to the Senate – is seeking $1 billion over ten years (and $100 million in FY 2020) for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to allow CDC, state, local, tribal, and territorial health departments to move from sluggish, manual, paper-based data collection to seamless, automated, interoperable IT systems and to recruit and retain skilled data scientists to use them.Read more >
HLN is pleased to be a Patron-level sponsor of the 18th Annual International Society for Disease Surveillance (ISDS) Annual Meeting being held in San Diego, CA from January 30 – February 1, 2019. This conference expects to bring together more than 400 participants with over 220 presentations and ten workshops dedicated to the advancement of the science and practice of biosurveillance.Read more >
On November 28, 2018 the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) released a draft Strategy on Reducing Regulatory and Administrative Burden Relating to the Use of Health IT and EHRs for public comment. The strategy aims to reduce the time and effort and improve the functionality of electronic health records (EHRs) for clinicians, hospitals, and other healthcare organizations.Read more >
Biological and other disaster threats – whether accidental, driven by forces of nature, or intentional – pose fairly grave risks to the United States and the world. Situational awareness has been a conspicuous topic ever since the 9/11 attacks and the anthrax scare that followed shortly thereafter. Since then we have experienced numerous disasters: health impacts of major weather events such as hurricanes and earthquakes, new virus outbreaks like Ebola in Africa, raging wildfires on the West Coast, and the ever-present threat of pandemic flu which a hundred years ago infected some 500 million people across the globe and killed an estimated 50 million people worldwide, according to the Center for Disease Control and Preparedness (CDC).Read more >