Public Health

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Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA)

The Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA) within the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) was established in 1992 and directed by Congress to target effectively substance abuse and mental health services to the people most in need and to translate research in these areas more effectively and more rapidly into the general health care system. Read More »

The Health Graph: Mortal Threats & Signs of Life

Anil Dash | Anil Dash Blog | April 12, 2011

Two years ago, I said that the executive branch of the U.S. federal government was the most interesting tech startup of 2009. That optimism started to bear fruit just a few months later, with one of my favorite examples being what I called "The Health Graph", the massive amount of new public health data being made available by the Department of Health & Human Services' open data project, the Community Health Data Initiative. Read More »

The Thin Line Group

ThinLine was founded to assist federal, state, and local government agencies, commercial and private sector organizations, with continuity planning, disaster prevention, and disaster response.  ThinLine provides consulting services and material solutions that address evolving man-made threats such as cyber warfare and terrorist threats. In addition, the Thin Line also addresses the dynamic environmental conditions that follow catastrophic natural disasters such as failing infrastructure. The Thin Line Group supports individuals and organizations that need realistic and sustainable resilience solutions to protect life, property, information, and functions.

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TriSano is a highly configurable and comprehensive public health data application. It allows local, state, federal and international agencies to identify, investigate and mitigate communicable and chronic diseases, environmental hazards, and bioterrorism events. Read More »

USDA Public Health & Food Safety Alerts

The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is the public health agency in the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) responsible for ensuring that the nation's commercial supply of meat, poultry, and egg products is safe, wholesome, and correctly labeled and packaged. One of the services they offer is a web-based portal to "Current Recalls and Alerts". Read More »

Vaccine Management System (VACMAN)

Vaccine Management System (VACMAN) is a database management system (DBMS) used by federal, state, city, and territorial government Immunization Programs. Only programs or projects designated by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) are eligible to use VACMAN. VACMAN is a public domain system used to order, track and record information relating to publicly funded vaccines.


WebEMS is an open source web-based suite of tools used to facilitate emergency medical services (EMS). It supports the entire Ambulance Services Pipeline with modules that include dispatch, crew scheduling, mobile field data collection, billing, administration, and reporting. Read More »

WHO Europe: Public Health Databases

The World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Europe comprises 53 countries, covering a vast geographical region from the Atlantic to the Pacific oceans. It is made up of public health, scientific and technical experts from Member States. Read More »

WHO Global Health Atlas

The World Health Organization's (WHO) Communicable Disease Global Atlas brings together for analysis and comparison standardized data and statistics for infectious diseases at country, regional, and global levels. The analysis and interpretation of data are further supported through information on demography, socioeconomic conditions, and environmental factors. Read More »

WHO Public Health Mapping

The World Health Organization (WHO) Public Health Mapping & GIS program is developing tools and applications to respond to critical information needs of infectious disease and public health programmes. Read More »


Wide-ranging Online Data for Epidemiologic Research (WONDER) is an easy-to-use, menu-driven system that makes the information resources of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) available to public health professionals and the public at large. It provides access to a wide array of public health information. Read More »