Public Health Informatics

The EpiCanvas infectious disease weather map: an interactive visual exploration of temporal and spatial correlations.

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Electronic Support for Public Health: validated case finding and reporting for notifiable diseases using electronic medical data.

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Development and pilot testing of guidelines to monitor high-risk medications in the ambulatory setting

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Public health communication with frontline clinicians during the first wave of the 2009 influenza pandemic.

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Managing Patient Care Transitions: How Health IT can reduce unnecessary re-hospitalizations.


Electronic Support for Public Health - Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (ESP:VAERS) - Final Report

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Using Health Information Technology to Support Population-Based Clinical Practice

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This project’s aim was to improve providers' ability to distinguish viral infections from bacterial infections by providing physicians and patients with timely, accessible information about the local incidence of common respiratory viruses through the use of a population health repository and decision support tools.

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September 30, 2009 to July 31, 2014

Electronic Support for Public Health - Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (ESP:VAERS)

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The project sought to create a generalizable system to facilitate detection and clinician reporting of vaccine adverse events and found that it is possible to automatically detect adverse events in defined ways, and to electronically report them.

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December 7, 2007 to September 29, 2010