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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.
September 25, 2012
If you missed it, there's a good opinion piece in Sunday's New York Times that explains the challenge of viruses present.
September 24, 2012
I wanted to direct your attention to NACCHO's new blog, ePublic Health Talks, which promises to be a welcome addition to the online conversation about public health informatics.
April 22, 2012
I recommend this great commentary on the IOM report by David Kindig from the University of Wisconsin's Department of Population Health Sciences.
April 12, 2012
I encourage you to listen to an interview with George Isham on the newest IOM report.
March 26, 2012
The Department of Health and Human Services has just launched a new contest for developers to create a Twitter app that tracks top-trending illnesses and automatically delivers that information to public health agencies.
March 15, 2012
If you haven't already seen it, I highly recommend this TED talk.