Public Health

Moving public health forward

Maximus supports federal, state, and local governments to modernize public health data, systems, and programs through innovative technology and digitally enabled customer services, delivered effectively and at scale.

Enabling comprehensive public health solutions

Maximus's Center for Health Innovation (CHI) offers new models to help governments deliver programs and services that respond to population health needs, emerging public health threats, and the modernization of our national public health infrastructure.

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Providing the latest technology and hands-on experience

As a major industry provider for addressing the COVID-19 pandemic, Maximus provided federal agencies with industry best practices and solutions to support the public health emergency. Based on lessons learned from the pandemic, we carry forward innovation that combines technology, operations, and expertise provided by a diverse team of epidemiologists, providers, and other public health professionals.

To help federal agencies address current and future public health needs, Maximus provides:

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Streamlined public health data collection and Electronic Case Reporting (eCR)

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Advanced data analytics and data-driven public health decision support

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Public health program operations and engagement at scale

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Public health workforce solutions

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Research and insight into social determinants of health and health equity

Leveraging GIS data to support public health preparedness

Public health data obtained during the COVID-19 pandemic offers visibility and lessons learned in preparing for public health emergencies. See how geographic information systems (GIS) can utilize foundational datasets, tools, and models to support the future of public health.

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Embracing the moment: rethink, rewire, retrain

Public health systems play a vital and visible role in society so it’s more important than ever to get things right. This will require new approaches and partnerships to deliver support functions more efficiently, workforce solutions to scale up quickly in a crisis, and technology integration to better use data. Maximus is at the forefront of these efforts to ready our nation’s public health capability for the future.


A leader in helping public health agencies

Leading the way to promote new models of delivering public health services through a partnership approach with two leading health agencies: the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

Helping government meet the needs of public health

Offering new approaches to government agencies at federal and local levels to help train future workforces to plan and execute complex health emergency and pandemic response programs like those designed to address COVID-19.

Addressing public health challenges post-pandemic

Staying one step ahead, Maximus is working with public health agencies to overcome current challenges in healthcare systems to ensure a healthier tomorrow.

The future of public health

To move public health forward, we are bringing the latest technology, thinking and expertise to improve operations, enable effective decision-making with data and ensuring the right infrastructure, programs and services are ready.

Meet our team

Our public health practice is led by a team of clinical, scientific, and policy experts guided by decades of experience and today’s best practices. We bring a wide range of experience to each client and program in areas such as epidemiology and data analytics, vaccinations and health program implementation, and surveillance.

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Scaling quickly to meet public health needs

With a long history in comprehensive public health programs and a growing staff of over 39,000 professionals, Maximus delivers solutions at scale across states and large metro areas.

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