The Louisiana Public Health Institute offers a range of health care services. It operates an evaluation division that works to promote and support evidence-based decision making among health policy makers. The institution s health promotion and disease prevention programs offer tools to individuals that are required to make informed decisions about their well being. Its health systems development division provides technical assistance and leadership, convening, brokering, resource acquisition and management support solutions to various community partners and organizations. The institution s media and communications division designs, plans and enables several platforms for the exchange and interpretation of information related to health and health care throughout Louisiana.