Division of Health Informatics and Surveillance (DHIS)

Overview

Our 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.

Our Services

  • Provide technical assistance for and access to multiple data sources that can be used for research, decision making, priority setting, program evaluation, and resource allocation.
  • Develop information systems used by state and local health departments and CDC programs for data collection, exchange, and processing.
  • Collaborate with state and local health departments to provide technical support for collecting, managing, and submitting data on notifiable diseases and conditions.
  • Collaborate with other federal agencies, state and local health departments, and other organizations to support the timely exchange of syndromic data and information for nationwide situational awareness and enhanced response to hazardous events and disease outbreaks.
Page last reviewed: October 24, 2019