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The Informatics Academy: People, process and technology, part III

Of people, process, and technology, the technology component of informatics receives a significant amount of attention.

The Informatics Academy: People, process and technology, part II

At PHII’s Informatics Academy, we produce solutions that are realistic, practical and tailored to the training need.

Health IT as doctors’ aides

The history of health care information technology is a story about finding tasks technology can serve. 

AIRA, immunization and public health’s “moon mission”

Last week, I had the honor of keynoting the 2015 meeting for the American Immunization Registry Association.

Data for Health: recommendations for what works

In the field of public health informatics, we talk and think at length about how data and health intersect, but on the Data for Health tour, we moved beyond the theoretical.

Lessons learned from the Ebola outbreak, Part II

The recent Ebola outbreak has taught us a few lessons about the importance of public health preparedness and response and the urgency in which it’s needed.

Infographic: a snapshot of the social determinants of health

This infographic shows social determinants in action in PHII's home state of Georgia.

The road to becoming an informatics-savvy health department

State and local health departments around the country are challenged to increase their information capabilities in a digital era.

Social determinants of health: the IOM’s vision for the future of care

Public health has long recognized the correlation between health and certain social and behavioral variables that range from ZIP code to income bracket.