Amorphic Public Health 360 Solution FAQs

Epidemiologist (EPI) / Surveillance Manager

Data modernization in the Public Health 360 platform enhances your EPI work by streamlining data ingestion, automating normalization processes, and offering advanced tools for outbreak analysis. By removing tedious manual processes, you can focus on high-level analysis, interpretation, and application of epidemiologic intelligence.
Public Health 360 is designed to integrate a wide range of data sources vital to an EPI: from EHRs, laboratory results (PCR, serology), sentinel surveillance data, to syndromic surveillance feeds. This ensures a comprehensive data pool for accurate epidemiologic assessments. The Public Health 360 solution can also ingest and manage diverse healthcare data feeds, specifically ELR, eCR, SyS, and ADT.
Absolutely. The platform is equipped to process and analyze data in real-time, providing immediate epidemiologic insights during outbreaks. This facilitates rapid response, case management, and containment strategies, crucial for effective outbreak control.
Public Health 360 utilizes advanced algorithms to impute missing data, ensuring a more complete dataset for your analysis. However, it also flags and categorizes these imputed data points, allowing you, the EPI, to account for potential biases or inconsistencies when interpreting the findings.
Data security is paramount. The platform adheres to stringent standards like HIPAA and HITRUST, ensuring that epidemiological data remains confidential and protected from unauthorized access, ensuring both data integrity and patient confidentiality.
By integrating varied data sources and utilizing real-time analytics, Public Health 360 optimizes disease tracking and surveillance. Automated alerts based on set epidemiologic thresholds allow for quicker detection of anomalies, leading to faster response times for potential outbreaks or public health threats.
Yes, the platform supports the integration of real-time data sources. This feature, combined with its analytic capabilities, enables the system to generate timely outbreak alerts, giving you an edge in initiating early interventions and containment strategies.
Public Health 360 leverages advanced ML and AI tools to facilitate predictive analytics. By analyzing historical and real-time data, the platform can forecast disease trends, potential hotspots, and even predict resource needs, empowering you with proactive epidemiologic strategies.
Indeed, the platform offers tools tailored for EPIs, such as outbreak detection algorithms, contact tracing modules, and ROI calculation capabilities. It also supports custom query generation, allowing for detailed epidemiological investigations and analyses.
Data quality assurance is integral to Public Health 360. The platform incorporates data validation checks, anomaly detection, and source verification features. As an EPI, you can trust the platform to provide consistent, reliable, and high-fidelity data for your analyses.

Data Modernization Director

The CDC's Data Modernization Initiative (DMI) primarily aims to revolutionize public health data surveillance and analytics by updating and integrating systems, ensuring real-time data access, and fostering a data-driven decision-making culture to enhance public health outcomes.

Public Health 360 is intricately designed to align with the CDC's DMI by offering a comprehensive, cloud-based data infrastructure that emphasizes real-time analytics, interoperability, and secure data sharing—core principles championed by the DMI.

Data modernization will significantly streamline our department's data processes, ensuring faster, more accurate outbreak responses, fostering proactive health strategies based on real-time analytics, and enhancing collaboration and data-sharing both within our department and with external stakeholders.
Data modernization directly addresses healthcare data silos, outdated systems, and slow reporting timelines by integrating disparate systems, automating manual processes, and promoting a culture of real-time, data-driven decision-making.
Transitioning to Public Health 360 will be supported by comprehensive training sessions for your team, a dedicated support helpline, and continuous resources to ensure smooth onboarding and optimal platform utilization.
Public Health 360 aligns with the CDC's DMI objectives by emphasizing data integration, real-time surveillance, secure data sharing standards, and fostering a more agile, responsive public health data environment.
Traditional systems often operate in silos with limited interoperability, while Public Health 360 emphasizes seamless integration, automated data normalization, and leverages advanced technologies like AI and ML for sophisticated analytics in line with modern data management (DM) ideals.
The platform is built on standards like FHIR, ensuring uniform data formats and terminologies, which facilitates seamless data sharing and collaboration across departments, breaking down silos and fostering a unified public health approach. The FHIR data can be further integrated seamlessly with a Master Patient Index (MPI) which is included in the Public Health 360 solution.
By adopting Public Health 360, you can expect faster response times to health threats, enhanced collaboration through data sharing, streamlined reporting processes, and a competitive edge in leveraging advanced data analytics for informed decision-making.
Public Health 360 comes with a robust dashboard and reporting functionalities that allow you to monitor progress against set goals and milestones continuously. It provides visualizations and alerts, ensuring you're always aligned with your Public Health Data Goals and on track with the 2-year milestones.

Public Health Informatician

The Public Health 360 platform employs FHIR (Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources) standards to ensure seamless data interoperability across different health information systems. We understand the necessity of cohesive data exchanges in public health, and our commitment to HL7 standards ensures this fluidity.
Absolutely. We provide a robust and well-documented API that facilitates seamless integration with other public health informatics tools, EHR systems, and third-party software solutions, enhancing the platform's extensibility.
Public Health 360 supports a wide array of data formats including HL7, CCDA, JSON, and XML. Our aim is to accommodate the diverse data sources commonly encountered in public health informatics.
Our platform consolidates data from multiple sources, providing a unified and longitudinal patient record. With this, stakeholders can gain a holistic view, facilitating the creation of a national common operating picture which is essential for synchronized public health response and strategy formulation.
Our platform employs automated data normalization processes, ensuring uniformity across datasets. By leveraging standards like LOINC, SNOMED CT, and ICD-10, we can integrate and standardize data from a multitude of health data sources, ensuring consistency and reliability.
Public Health 360 is equipped with advanced ML, AI, and NLP tools. These tools, coupled with intuitive dashboards and data visualization capabilities, allow for deep insights, trend analysis, and predictive modeling, aiding in informed decision-making processes.
Absolutely. Understanding the diverse landscape of public health informatics, we've designed the platform to be highly adaptable and scalable, ensuring seamless integration with existing tools, systems, and informatics workflows
Data security is paramount for us. Public Health 360 is HITRUST Secure, ensuring compliance with health data regulations like HIPAA. Additionally, we've incorporated end-to-end encryption, role-based access controls, and regular security audits to safeguard data privacy and integrity.
Certainly. We recognize the unique challenges faced by different public health entities. Hence, our platform allows for custom workflow configurations, ensuring that your specific informatics needs and data processing requirements are catered to effectively.

Public Health CIO/IT

To integrate the Public Health 360 solution into your current system, collaboration with the IT team is essential. The goal is to deploy the software either by setting up a new cloud system on AWS or by integrating it with your existing AWS setup. Using AWS's tools, Control Tower and Landing Zone, the deployment is streamlined and easily managed. This custom deployment ensures a smooth integration into your current environment, focusing on compatibility, system integration, data security, and the resources needed for effective setup and maintenance. In short, the transition to the Public Health 360 solution will be smooth and efficient with the right considerations in place.
Public Health 360 solution is fully scalable, built on AWS services and enhanced by serverless technologies such as Lambda, Athena, and Redshift. Designed to support thousands of users and manage petabyte-scale data, it can effortlessly adapt to rising data needs and user growth. By tapping into AWS's strong infrastructure and the natural scalability of serverless tech, the system can efficiently manage bigger workloads and datasets without losing performance. As a result, you get a dependable platform that stays agile and efficient, even as your data and users multiply
Using the Public Health 360 platform is straightforward and doesn't demand extensive IT expertise. Though it's a fully managed service, customers can easily manage it with their current team. Just a basic understanding of AWS is enough, since the platform simplifies the entire AWS process into a user-friendly application. This design means users can handle the platform without deep technical knowledge, making management and maintenance smooth and uncomplicated.
The platform proactively tackles IT concerns like downtime and data redundancy. It automatically backs up all infrastructure and data, while using AWS's multi-AZ deployment for enhanced data reliability. Cloudwick offers 24/7 support to address any downtime. Users with premium support get responses within 30 minutes for issues, ensuring swift resolutions. This ensures a sturdy, secure platform, letting users concentrate on their main tasks, knowing their IT is well-managed.

Throughout your data modernization process, expect full support and regular updates from the Public Health 360 solution. It is continuously evolving, frequently incorporating AWS services tailored for the public sector. Recent integrations include AWS Healthlake, AWS Imaging, and Sequencing services. These updates are rolled out quarterly, ensuring smooth adoption for your team.

The platform emphasizes transparent communication. The developers share roadmaps and work closely with your team to align platform upgrades with your data objectives. This ongoing support and transparency underscore their commitment to elevating your data modernization initiatives with the most recent solutions.

Investment Benefits

According to the CDC, Epidemiologists (EPIs), typically spend 80% of their time cleaning data and only 20% analyzing it. With Public Health 360, this ratio shifts dramatically, allowing only 20% for cleaning and a significant 80% for analysis. This translates to a reclaimed value of $63,599.68 annually for an EPI earning $106,000.

In essence, adopting Amorphic is akin to gaining an extra part-time analyst, freeing up over 1,200 hours each year for enhanced data insights. 

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