JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. is a public health research and consulting firm dedicated to improving the health of individuals and communities throughout the world. JSI builds local capacity to address critical health problems, collaborating with partners to develop their skills and identify solutions that meet their public health needs.
HIV and AIDS
Since the mid-1980s, JSI has been responding to the AIDS epidemic in communities across the U.S. and around the world through innovative public health and research interventions. In the United States, JSI has developed clinical standards and clinical training to ensure quality of care, integrated HIV prevention and HIV and AIDS care into existing family planning and substance abuse training programs, and helped mobilize community resources to ensure that appropriate support is available when needed. Internationally, JSI works to improve delivery of HIV and AIDS services, providing training and technical assistance in areas such as service planning and delivery needs assessment and outcome measurement. Rather than focusing attention on niches of the epidemic, JSI works with local partners to foster innovative initiatives that address and strengthen a continuum of care.
Health Information Technology
JSI is working nationally with community and public health organizations to improve the quality and efficiency of services provided to underserved, uninsured and at-risk communities by leveraging health information technology (HIT) tools. JSI has worked in a variety of areas, including strategy development for use of technology, information system design, project management, software development, operations management and evaluation of packaged applications. Our staff has worked extensively with community and public health organizations throughout the United States to assess readiness to adopt HIT and on the development of strategic HIT plans. We provide clients with structured approaches toward using technology to improve health care operations and patient care. JSI understands the value of fully integrated healthcare data systems and works with clients to utilize appropriate technologies for sharing data among communities, across regions and nationally.