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September 2, 2013
In 1911, a typhoid epidemic sparked a series of events that led to the beginnings of the modern local public health system.
August 13, 2013
Last week, an online course from the Informatics Academy introduced 60 public health professionals to the IT Lifecycle.
July 22, 2013
New York City is developing a population health surveillance system that uses EHRs to track chronic conditions managed by primary care practices.
June 6, 2013
The Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT) has developed an HIT Framework to help accountable care organizations (ACOs) and healthcare providers navigate the future of technology and accountable care.
May 22, 2013
A new report looks closely at how the recent passage of the HITECH Act and the ACA are affecting trends in public health informatics.
May 19, 2013
In a recent report outlined by iHealthBeat, it was found that 71% of U.S. physicians believe the use and implementation of Health IT systems will raise health care costs.
May 16, 2013
The federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services recently released hospital data revealing the wide variation in medical billing.
May 12, 2013
“What do we want? Evidence-based change. When do we want it? After peer review.”
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.