Chapter 19: Public Health Informatics
ByBrian E. DixonSaurabh Rahurkar
Chapter 19 discusses how information technology impacts public health. Emphasis is placed on public health surveillance and the programs that support it. Sections include: Introduction, The role of informatics in public health, Information systems to support public health functions, case management systems, The Public Health Information Network, Meaningful use and public health, Geographic Information Systems, Common types and sources of public health data, Global public health informatics, Challenges in global public health informatics, Public health informatics workforce, The role of clinics, hospitals and health systems, Recommended Reading and Future Trends.
- Publication Date
- Feb 12, 2014
- Science & Medicine
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- By (author): Brian E. Dixon, By (author): Saurabh Rahurkar