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“Infor-what-ics?”: Communications challenges of an emerging field
Even within the field of public health, defining the concept of "informatics" and its value continues to be a difficult task.
Uniting individual and community health as a single concept
Measurements of health tell us about our health status and signal the performance measurement standards needed to improve quality of care in the U.S.
The role of data in the fight against NTDs
Neglected tropical diseases affect a billion people worldwide. Learn how we're harnessing data to fight back.
Information system lessons found in nature
Biology offers some useful lessons to all of us in structuring effective information systems.
Bridging the gap in hearing loss intervention with data
One of the most common birth defects in the U.S. is hearing loss.
Contemplations on the quantified self
Over the last couple of months, I’ve seen wearable health trackers popping up all around the PHII and Task Force for Global Health offices.