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WEST OAKLAND HEALTH ACTIVISTS GO MOBILE ON AIR QUALITY

"Circled by three freeways, scattered with industrial factories and a stone’s throw from one of the largest ports in the United States, Wes…

Started by Marisel Brown

1 Dec 27, 2010
Reply by Beatrice Yearwood

ONC Meaningful Use Workgroup 7-29-10 Hearing Summary

This was a very informative session concerning the response of governmental organizations to HIT provisions of PPACA.  This hearing offers…

Started by Marisel Brown

0 Nov 8, 2010

CMS FINAL RULE: The final word on meaningful use criteria from on high

At the center of health reform is the electronic health record-the central nervous system of health reform efforts.  What will drive health…

Started by Tamar Knox

0 Sep 22, 2010

UK's national HIT program goes bottom-up

This is actually a good thing.  The NHS began with a top down design plan and has realized it is way too expensive.  Now they could save bi…

Started by Maximillian Phillips

0 Sep 18, 2010

Public health IT apps shut out of first phase of HIT work by the Feds

This seems like a real problem.  I understand from posts on this network that public health is not taken seriously.  But this opinion artic…

Started by Maximillian Phillips

0 Sep 18, 2010

SPLASH at IBM: Smarter Planet Platform for Analysis and Simulation of Health

There was a time when high tech was dominated by one company-IBM. Big Blue is no longer the leading tech firm. What made IBM a technology g…

Started by Marisel Brown

0 Sep 4, 2010

VIDEO: IBM's Smarter Cities is about healthy cities

When we take a closer look at IBM's Smarter Cities, it reveals healthy city concepts.  There may be an excellent opportunity to begin incor…

Started by Marisel Brown

0 Jun 25, 2010

WHAT IS HEALTH INFORMATION EXCHANGE?

Below is a page from the AHRQ website that explains health information exchange (HIE).  About three years ago, I participated in my hospita…

Started by Tamar Knox

1 May 26, 2010
Reply by Leona Ow Woodbridge

Abstract-Redesigning electronic health record systems to support public health

This article can only be accessed by subscribers to the Journal of Biomedical Informatics.  But it seems like a good article that explains…

Started by Maximillian Phillips

1 May 23, 2010
Reply by Beatrice Yearwood

GIS, mashups, & a new website for community health supporters

The Healthy Cities project just launced a new website.  "The site allows for mashups and GIS mapping of all kinds of data, including demogr…

Started by Maximillian Phillips

1 May 23, 2010
Reply by Beatrice Yearwood

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