5089.0 Public Health Informatics and Information Technology

Wednesday, November 2, 2011: 8:30 AM
This session focuses on Public Health Informatics and Information Technology. Each of the presentations speak to the use of a different type of information system, but each will improve the deliverey of public health care. The first presentation discusses the need for PHNs to become involved in evidenced-based action plans that generate measurable outcome data. The other three presentations discuss differing types of technology and the rationale for their use. The types of technology discusses are; The Omaha System, NIMS, and Healthshack(a Personal Health Information System).
Session Objectives: 1. Discuss the process used to develop an outcomes measurement program. 2. Describe the federal mandate for the use of electronic health records. 3. Describe the applicability of the NIMS process to individual professional practice. 4. Discuss the use of a Personal Health Information System to reduce healthcare barriers for marginalized groups.
Alison M. Colbert, PhD, APRN, BC

8:30 AM
Measuring public health program outcomes: Essential strategies for practice and financial stability
Suzanne Plemmons, RN, MN, PHCNS-BC, Karen S. Martin, RN,MSN,FAAN, Beth Lipton, DVM, MPH, CHP, Sandra Morales, RN, MSN, Yolanda Fong, RN, MN and Nancy Acosta, RN, BSN
8:50 AM
Omaha System and meaningful use: Applications for practice, education, and research
Karen S. Martin, RN,MSN,FAAN, Kathryn H. Bowles, RN, PhD, FAAN, Karen A. Monsen, PhD RN and Judith G. Riemer, RN, CNS, MS
9:10 AM
Adaptability of NIMS structure: Development and implementation of mini POD to clinic setting
Olivia Younge, RN, BSN, Angela Lovern, RN,BSN, Megan Bowsher, RN, BSN and Nancy Keefe, RN, BSN
9:30 AM
A Web-based Personal Health Information System for Runaway and Homeless Youth
Michelle Dang, RN, MSN, PhD(c), Melissa Binger, Maria Catrina Virata, MPH and Elizabeth Miller, MD, PhD

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Organized by: Public Health Nursing

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)

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