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April 18, 2013
The Stage 2 Meaningful Use Public Health Reporting Requirements Task Force has published guidance for public health agencies (PHAs) preparing for Stage 2 Meaningful Use (MU2).
March 3, 2013
As the provisions of the HITECH act become the law of the medical reimbursement landscape, the provisions of meaningful use are gaining wider public attention.
February 4, 2013
Applications like Google Flu Trends can and will use data to speak to citizen’s health concerns.
January 23, 2013
Researchers all over the world are beginning to explore when and how people respond to the use of social media for communications regarding various types of public health issues.
January 15, 2013
I encourage you to review a new article from Healthcare Informatics highlighting key points from the Health IT Committee meeting that took place earlier this month.
January 10, 2013
I encourage you to check out a recent post on NACCHO's ePublic Health blog, “What is informatics, and why should I care?”
January 1, 2013
Geoffrey Nunberg, a noted linguist and professor at UC Berkeley's School of Information, recently offered his thoughts on the word of the year.
November 5, 2012
Regardless of the outcome of today's election, I hope the issue of cyberterrorism receives more political attention over the next four years.
October 26, 2012
Public health informatics is about information informing action, and nowhere is that linkage more clear than in the way the law is used as a public health intervention.
October 8, 2012
If you’re interested in how digital technology can be used to improve health outcomes, I would encourage you to read the Institute of Medicine’s workshop summary Digital Data Improvement Priorities for Continuous Learning in Health and Health Care.