Online Program

The Impact and Importance of EHRs in Public Health

Wednesday, November 4, 2015: 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Electronic health records have become the key building block in the data infrastructure that informs health outcomes, especially at the clinical level. Doctors, hospitals, pharmacies, and health departments all have to depend on them. Unfortunately not all EHRs are created equal (or, some are more equal than others). This session considers a few examples of how EHRs are being managed across various care settings.
Session Objectives: Discuss the impact and importance of EHRs on public health
Diane Adams, MD, MPH, CHS-III and Yaw P. Baidoo, EdS, RSCC, CSCS, SCCC
Jason Wang, PhD

Public health perspectives on the importance of leadership in health informatics at local health departments   
JP Leider, PhD, Gulzar Shah, PhD, MStat, MS, Akrati Gupta, BDS, MPH, Karmen Williams, MSPH, MA, DrPH(c) and Brian Castrucci, MA
Impact of Electronic Health Records on Hospital Acquired Adverse Safety Events: Roles of Physician Cooperation   
Jaeyong Bae, Jason Hockenberry, PhD, Kimberly J. Rask, MD, PhD and Edmund R. Becker, PhD

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Health Informatics Information Technology
Endorsed by: APHA-Committee on Women's Rights