Informatics Employment Opportunity
NAPHSIS is seeking applicants for a new position: Information Systems Specialist. This position will be responsible for the operation and support of NAPHSIS SharePoint platforms, as well as providing backup support for all NAPHSIS information systems. The individual will manage NAPHSIS system contracts and data exchange solutions to support both the member jurisdictions and a broader customer base for vital records data. The individual will support the ongoing improvement of vital records data and development of data exchange products and functionality.
This position will also maintain up-to-date knowledge of national issues related to Electronic Health Records (EHR), support the development of a national plan/policy related to the transmission of EHR data to vital records systems, and support the development of HL7 messages to be used for EHR-vital record data exchange.
This position requires a BA/BS in Statistics, Computer Science, Information Science, Information Technology or a related field, along with three to five years of experience working with information systems in the field of vital statistics.
To view the full position description and qualifications, click here: https://www.naphsis.org/now-hiring
NAPHSIS is a non-profit member association of vital records professionals working in state and local government sectors within the US and its territories. Our mission is to provide national leadership for both vital records and related information systems to establish and protect individual identity and improve population health.
Abstract Deadline Extended: PHI Conference 2018
The deadline to submit an abstract for the 2018 Public Health Informatics Conference has been extended one week to March 5, 2018 at 11:59pm PT. To support this year's theme, "Connecting Systems and People to Improve Population Health," abstracts will be accepted under the following topic areas:
- Information Systems
- Informatics Workforce and Leadership Development
- Innovations and Novel Applications
- Informatics-Based Solutions to Improving Population Health
- Laboratory Informatics
Detailed information about the conference topic areas and session types, along with abstract submission guidelines, is now available on the conference website. If you have questions about the submission process, contact Maeve Carey at firstname.lastname@example.org.