Thanks to a new $500,000 grant from the Michigan Health Endowment Fund, Wayne State University is launching a new program that advances population health efforts in the state of Michigan.
Called the Population Health Outcomes aNd Information EXchange (PHOENIX), this new technology platform will collect real-time health data down to the neighborhood level, layering it with social determinants like household income, crime statistics, and access to grocery stores to determine what community factors may be contributing to health challenges.
According to this recent EHR Intelligence article, PHOENIX will function much like a traditional HIE, and allow researchers, health and human service providers, and nonprofit agencies to take the information and then personalize health services, design research studies, and assess public health programs using the updated and accurate information.
“PHOENIX will change the way we think about population-based health,” says Dr. Phillip Levy, a Professor of Emergency Medicine and WSU Assistant Vice President of Translational Research, in this press release. “This will efficiently identify health needs, provide robust and comprehensive data on risk factors and health outcomes, enable rapid evaluation of intervention effectiveness, and create an opportunity for communities, nonprofits, government agencies, and researchers to join forces in pursuit of a better quality of life for all.”
Partners in the project include Michigan Health Information Exchange (MiHIN); Detroit Health Department; Wayne County Health, Veterans & Community Wellness Department; Wayne State Center for Urban Studies; Data-Driven Detroit; Loveland Technologies; and Detroit East Medical Control Authority.
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