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Title Public health informatics and information systems / J.A. Magnuson, Paul C. Fu, Jr., editors
Edition Second edition
Published London : Springer, [2014]
Table of Contents
pt. I Context for Public Health Informatics 
1.Introduction to Public Health Informatics / Patrick W. O'Carroll3
2.History and Significance of Information Systems and Public Health / J.A. Magnuson19
3.Context and Value of Biomedical and Health Informatics / William R. Hersh37
4.Governmental and Legislative Context of Informatics / Margo Edmunds47
pt. II The Science of Public Health Informatics 
5.Public Health Informatics Infrastructure / Shaun J. Grannis69
6.Information Architecture / Patricia Yao89
7.Data Sources and Data Tools / Johanna L. Goderre107
8.Public Health Information Standards / James T. Case133
9.Privacy, Confidentiality, and Security of Public Health Information / William A. Yasnoff155
10.Electronic Health Records / Stephen P. Julien173
11.Ethics, Information Technology, and Public Health: Duties and Challenges in Computational Epidemiology / Eric M. Meslin191
12.Project Management and Public Health Informatics / James Aspevig211
13.Evaluation for Public Health Informatics / Laura H. Franzke233
pt. III Key Public Health Information Systems 
14.Informatics in Disease Prevention and Epidemiology / J.A. Magnuson257
15.Informatics in Toxicology and Environmental Public Health / Edwin M. Kilbourne277
16.Public Health Laboratories / Michelle Meigs295
17.The National Vital Statistics System / James A. Weed309
18.Risk Factor Information Systems / Alan Tomines329
19.Setting National Policies and Standards for Immunization Information Systems / Nedra Y. Garrett355
pt. IV New Challenges and Emerging Solutions 
20.New Means of Data Collection and Accessibility / Rita Spear375
21.Geographic Information Systems / Carol L. Hanchette399
22.Public Health Informatics and Health Information Exchange / Paul C. Fu, Jr.429
23.Decision Support and Expert Systems in Public Health / Perry L. Miller449
24.Delivery of Preventive Medicine in Primary Care / Larry L. Dickey469
25.Case-Based Learning in Public Health Informatics / J.A. Magnuson489
pt. V Case Studies: Information Systems and the Strata of Public Health 
26.Local and Regional Public Health Informatics / Brian J. Labus513
27.Public Health Informatics in High Population States: New York and Ohio / Brian Fowler531
28.State Public Health Informatics: Perspective from a Low Population State / James Aspevig555
29.National Public Health Informatics, United States / Seth Foldy573
30.Public Health Informatics in Canada / Ronald St. John603
31.Perspectives on Global Public Health Informatics / Hamish S.F. Fraser619
pt. VI Epilogue 
32.Public Health Informatics: The Path Forward / J.A. Magnuson647
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 666 pages) : illustrations
Series Health informatics
Health informatics.
Contents Part I. Context for public health informatics -- 1. Introduction to public health informatics / J.A. Magnuson and Patrick W. O'Carroll -- 2. History and significance of information systems and public health / John R. Lumpkin and J.A. Magnuson -- 3. Context and value of biomedical and health informatics / William R. Hersh -- 4. Governmental and legislative context of informatics / Margo Edmunds -- part II. The science of public health informatics -- 5. Public health informatics infrastructure / Brian E. Dixon and Shaun J. Grannis -- 6. Information architecture / Dina Dickerson and Patricia Yao -- 7. Data sources and data tools / Edward Mensah and Johanna L. Goderre -- 8. Public health information standards / J.A. Magnuson, Riki Merrick, and James T. Case -- 9. Privacy, confidentiality, and security of public health information / William A. Yasnoff -- 10. Electronic health records / Stephen P. Julien -- 11. Ethics, information technology, and public health : duties and challenges in computational epidemiology / Kenneth W. Goodman and Eric M. Meslin -- 12. Project management and public health informatics / James Aspevig -- 13. Evaluation for public health informatics / Paul C. Fu, Jr., Herman Tolentino, and Laura H. Franzke -- part III. Key public health information systems -- 14. Informatics in disease prevention and epidemiology / Richard S. Hopkins and J.A. Magnuson -- 15. Informatics in toxicology and environmental public health / Edwin M. Kilbourne -- 16. Public health laboratories / Riki Merrick, Steven H. Hinrichs, and Michelle Meigs -- 17. The national vital statistics system / Charles J. Rothwell, Mary Anne Freedman, and James A. Weed -- 18. Risk factor information systems / Alan Tomines -- 19. Setting national policies and standards for immunization information systems / Nedra Y. Garrett -- part IV. New challenges and emerging solutions -- 20. New means of data collection and accessibility / I. Charie Faught, James Aspevig, and Rita Spear -- 21. Geographic information systems / Carol L. Hanchette -- 22. Public health informatics and health information exchange / J.A. Magnuson and Paul C. Fu, Jr. -- 23. Decision support and expert systems in public health / William A. Yasnoff and Perry L. Miller -- 24. Delivery of preventive medicine in primary care / Paul C. Fu, Jr., Alan Tomines, and Larry L. Dickey -- 25. Case-based learning in public health informatics / Herman Tolentino, Sridhar R. Papagari Sangareddy, Catherine Pepper, and J.A. Magnuson -- part V. Case studies : information systems and the strata of public health -- 26. Local and regional public health informatics / Jeffrey M. Kriseman and Brian J. Labus -- 27. Public health informatics in high population states : New York and Ohio / Geraldine S. Johnson, Guthrie S. Birkhead, Rachel Block, Shannon Kelley, James Coates, Bob Campbell, and Brian Fowler -- 28. State public health informatics : perspective from a low population state / James Aspevig -- 29. National public health informatics, United States / Seth Foldy -- 30. Public health informatics in Canada / Lawrence E. Frisch, Elizabeth M. Borycki, Alyse Capron, Abla Mawudeku, and Ronald St. John -- 31. Perspectives on global public health informatics / Janise Richards, Gerry Douglas, and Hamish S.F. Fraser -- part VI. Epilogue -- 32. Public health informatics : the path forward / J.A. Magnuson
Summary This totally revised edition of a classic textbook covers the context and background of public health informatics, explores the technology and science underlying the field, discusses new challenges and emerging solutions, reviews many key public health information systems, and includes practical, case-based studies to guide the reader through the topic. The editors have expanded the text into new areas that have become hugely important since the original edition due to changing technologies and needs in the field, as well as updating and augmenting many of the original core tenets. It contains learning objectives, overviews, and review questions to assist readers to engage with this vast topic. The Editors and their team of well-known contributors have built upon the foundation established by the first edition and provided the reader with a comprehensive introduction to the subject of public health informatics. The breadth of material in Public Health Informatics and Information Systems, 2nd edition makes it suitable for both undergraduate and graduate coursework in public health informatics, enabling instructors to select chapters that best fit their students' needs
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print record version
Subject Medicine.
Public health.
Medical records -- Data processing.
Medical Informatics Applications.
Public Health Informatics.
Form Electronic book
Author Magnuson, J. A., editor
Fu, Paul C., Jr., editor
LC no. 2013954973
ISBN 9781447142379 (electronic bk.)
1447142373 (electronic bk.)