Topic: Public Health Agencies
Researchers say identifying key public health issues first will help agencies determine what specific data sets will help with outreach efforts.
After the CDC's experience with Ebola in 2014, one CDC administrator says the agency did some "soul searching" when it comes to data management.
The Joint Commission has updated its guidelines for emergency management across several healthcare settings.
The contest, which includes a $300,000 grand prize, looks to tap into readily-accessible databases to decrease the time it takes to identify biothreats.
More state and local agencies are funneling public health data into HIEs, but a lack of funding and technical difficulties have slowed integration.
As Hurricane Irma continues to batter the Florida coast, the Department of Health and Human Services has begun recovery efforts in U.S. territories.
One public health expert warns South Florida hospitals must prepare for patients who will suffer health problems long after Hurricane Irma passes.
More than 10 years after Congress required HHS to develop a network to track public health threats, the agency isn’t any closer to making it a reality.
From Kaiser Health News: Parents opposed to inoculations seem to be obtaining medical exemptions for their children, according to a new study.
Ninety percent of damaged healthcare facilities should be back in service within a month, according to the official coordinating the disaster response in the region.