Informatics

Using Predictive Analytics for Population Health Management and Public Health Emergencies: Ethical, Legal, and Policy Considerations

July 19, 2018|12:43 p.m.| ASTHO Staff

Predicting the future with data analytics and technology is quickly becoming a reality for making better sense of public health data to inform interventions that will improve the population’s health. As the field of public health informatics continues to evolve its capacity for predictive analytics, ethical and legal challenges remain in terms of maintaining privacy and developing sound policies and infrastructure to support data usage, data sharing, and standardized practices. Read More »

HHS’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT Releases Five-Year Strategic Plan

September 25, 2015|6:23 p.m.| ASTHO Staff

The health IT plan aims to help the United States evolve with changing technological standards and reach important health milestones. Read More »