Tag Archives: Informatics

Promoting Social Determinants of Health Services: Informatics Is the Answer

by Gulzar H. Shah, PhD, MStat, MS; Kristie Waterfield, MBA Health Informatics Innovations and Applications highlights ways that health informatics innovations and applications are supporting stakeholders in public health practice and policy to advance their mission of improved population health. The series will also highlight innovations in health care informatics. Informatics, That’s What’s Happening The more I learn about the

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Data Talks and Hearsay Walks: Health Informatics and Social Determinants of Health

by Gulzar H. Shah, PhD, MStat, MS, and Wu Xu, MS, PhD Introducing Health Informatics Innovations and Applications, a new series that highlights ways that health informatics innovations and applications are supporting stakeholders in public health practice and policy to advance their mission of improved population health. The series will also highlight innovations in health care informatics. Last week, my co-author

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Highlights of Public Health Informatics Supplement

by Gulzar H. Shah, PhD, MStat, MS This special issue on local public health informatics is an inclusive collection of articles, highlighting the current landscape of informatics needs and capacities of local health departments (LHDs). Gibson and colleagues note in their editorial “Urgent Challenges for Local Public Health Informatics,” that good informatics can improve public health practice, but LHDs face

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