PHII’s Informatics Academy is building a team of people enthusiastic about advancing education and training through technology.
In this three-part blog series, Sarah Gilbert, Director of PHII’s Informatics Academy, explores how the three focus areas of informatics – people, process, and technology – illustrate the Academy’s approach to training the public health workforce.
The history of health care information technology is a story about finding tasks technology can serve.
With the advent of large scale automation in the personal health care sector, public health has the opportunity to move from narrowly-viewed surveillance systems to ones that take a more comprehensive, enterprise view of the need for timely, geographically-granular, and population-specific data.
Regardless of the outcome of today's election, I hope the issue of cyberterrorism, which was briefly mentioned during the third presidential debate, receives more political attention over the next four years.