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Notice to Readers: Public Health Information Network Conference, August 27--29, 2007

The fifth annual Public Health Information Network (PHIN) Conference will be held August 27--29, 2007, in Atlanta, Georgia, at the Omni Hotel at CNN Center. The theme for this year's conference is Harmonizing Public Health Voices in National Health Information Technology (IT).

Sponsored by CDC and the National Association of County & City Health Officials, the conference will feature workshops on knowledge management and standards implementation; training on informatics by the American Medical Informatics Association; opportunities for networking with informatics professionals from local, state, national, and international levels; and opportunities to provide input to CDC on how to implement the PHIN initiative in the context of the larger national Health IT Initiative. The goals of this year's conference are 1) to accelerate the development of a community that facilitates innovation and collaboration in public health informatics and the national Health IT Initiative and 2) to improve the ability of public health stakeholders to advance CDC's PHIN initiative and the national Health IT Initiative.

The call for abstracts, conference registration, and hotel registration are available online at the conference website: The deadline for abstract submission is midnight, May 18, 2007. The deadline for online registration is August 6, 2007.

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Date last reviewed: 5/10/2007


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