DHIS Strategic Framework

Values
Innovation:

No Lines, No Boxes, and No Limits

Customer Service:

Public Health Professionals Serving Public Health

Teamwork:

We Keep Moving and Get It Done

Vision:

Timely, high-quality data guide public health decisions and actions.

Mission:

Provide leadership in surveillance and informatics and support CDC and its partners with state-of-the-art information systems, capacity building services, and high-quality data to guide public health decisions and actions.

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Focus Areas
Focus Area 1

Provide expertise, services, and systems to enable CDC and its partners to share detailed, timely, high-quality case-based surveillance data to support public health practice.

Strategic Goals

  • 1.1 Complete NNDSS Modernization Initiative.
  • 1.2 Implement efficient operations with continuous improvements and enhancements.
  • 1.3 Establish the foundation for next-generation case-based surveillance.
Focus Area 2

Provide expertise, services, and systems to enable CDC and its partners to share detailed, timely, high-quality syndromic surveillance data to support public health practice.

Strategic Goals

  • 2.1 Enhance syndromic surveillance infrastructure and operations.
  • 2.2 Ensure data acquisition, integrity, and quality.
  • 2.3 Enhance local, state, and federal capacity for conducting syndromic surveillance.
  • 2.4 Advance syndromic surveillance science and practice through innovation.
Focus Area 3

Enhance CDC access to health-related data by consolidating agency-wide data acquisitions and providing expertise and learning opportunities to advance data science at CDC.

Strategic Goals

  • 3.1 Consolidate acquisition of health-related data for the agency.
  • 3.2 Increase agency-wide awareness and use of the Data Hub.
  • 3.3 Enhance Data Hub analytic and scientific capacity.
  • 3.4 Expand interagency collaborations and public-private partnerships.
Focus Area 4

Provide software and data standards that enable CDC and its partners to collect, exchange, and use data to support public health practice.

Strategic Goals

  • 4.1 Develop and maintain software used for public health information systems.
  • 4.2 Provide services and enable use of data standards that support public health information systems.
  • 4.3 Innovate software development processes and promote interoperability.
Page last reviewed: April 16, 2019