Data Modernization Initiative (DMI) Basics

The Why, What, and How of Data Modernization

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We are creating a world in which data can move faster than disease.

Launched in 2020, DMI is a multi-year, billion-plus dollar effort to modernize core data and surveillance infrastructure across the federal and state public health landscape.

Explore the pages below for answers to basic questions about the why, what, and how of public health data modernization. For more complete information on DMI, please visit our home page.