Advancing the health of public health
Are you ready for the next public health crisis? Or the next natural disaster? Whatever the future holds, we can help. Partnering with federal, state, and local governments, we're making public health systems stronger and more responsive by reinventing the way services are delivered.
An opportunity to rethink, rewire, and retrain
COVID-19 changed everything. With public health systems playing such a vital and visible role in society today, it's never been more important to get things right. In many cases, that will require new approaches, such as partnerships to deliver support functions more efficiently, workforce augmentation solutions to quickly scale up in a crisis, and technology integration to make better use of data. Maximus is at the forefront of these efforts to ready our nation's public health infrastructure for the future.
Meet our team
Our public health practice is led by a team of scientific and policy experts who are guided by today's best practices. We bring a wide range of experience to the table in areas such as epidemiology, vaccinations, and surveillance.View profiles
Maximus has been a go-to partner for government agencies responding to COVID-19 and other major threats. From citizen engagement to test coordination, contact tracing, and now vaccination campaign support, we have a broad array of resources we can leverage to meet your needs. Here are just a few of the custom solutions we provide:
- Pandemic response support including contact tracing and citizen engagement around COVID-19 vaccines
- Public health communications to local populations
- Workforce augmentation
- Surveillance and analytics
- Dashboards and GIS mapping
- Strategic consulting on health equity, food safety, and other important public health initiatives
Success in contact tracing
As an emerging leader in this area, Maximus has launched successful COVID-19 contact tracing programs across states and large metro counties. Along the way, we've learned some valuable lessons we'd like to share.View video insight
Pima County, Arizona and Maximus partner to stop COVID-19
Arizona's second-largest population center has embraced technology to communicate data about COVID's spread. The result? Residents, local employers, and public health decision makers who are empowered to make more informed decisions.
Insights on the state of public health
Meeting the many challenges ahead will require constant vigilance and a healthy dose of foresight. Explore our latest thinking.
The first vaccine is here, but the biggest challenges may be yet to come
The launch of the Pfizer vaccine and the first steps to vaccinate frontline health workers last week marked the start of an unprecedented effort to distribute and administer hundreds of millions of doses of the drug across America.Read article
Building public trust while bracing for COVID-19 vaccine distribution to start
The coming COVID-19 rollout is taking place against the backdrop of vaccine hesitancy and deep political, social, and economic divisions that have challenged the public’s trust in the government and in the public health community’s response to Covid-19. A wary public will have questions — lots of them.Read article
Effective COVID-19 testing operations require equally effective infrastructures
As HHS set up 47 Community-Based Testing Sites (CBTS) in 12 states in March 2020, they quickly faced how to deliver the results of the tested individuals. HHS turned to Maximus to assist by providing the workforce and the technology to address the urgent response.Read article