Proceedings: Current Issues in Population Health Informatics for Healthcare and Public Health

February 8, 2013

Recordings and Proceedings from the Fall, 2012 AMIA Presymposium

Sponsored by the Public Health Informatics Working Group

The developing health information technology infrastructure and the Affordable Care Act offer great opportunities and, potentially, great changes for traditional approaches to population health issues. This symposium will examine some of these growing pressures and suggest paths forward that take advantage of the new population health resources and opportunities.

Welcome and Introduction

Kevin Finckenscher, MD CPE FACPE FAAFP
President and CEO, AMIA
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Defining Registries for Population and Public Health

J. Marc Overhage, MD PhD FACP FACMI 
Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Siemens Healthcare
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Jessie Wing, MD MPH
Deputy Director, Immunization Services Division
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Information Exchange for Detection and Monitoring (Clinical Care to Public Health)

Janet Hamilton, MPH
Surveillance Section Administrator, Florida Department of Health
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Walter G. Suarez, MD, MPH
Executive Director, Health IT Strategy and Policy, Kaiser Permanente
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Information Exchange for Detection and Monitoring (Clinical Care to Health Departments)

Joe Gibson, MPH PhD
Director of Epidemiology, Marion County Public Health Department
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Mobile Technology and Social Media for Population Health

Jason Bonander
Director, Office of Informatics and Information Resources Management Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Balancing Personal and Population Privacy Needs

Deven McGraw
Director, Health Privacy Project, Center for Democracy & Technology
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Ethical Foundations of Information Sharing for Public Health

Kenneth W. Goodman, Ph.D. FACMI
Professor and Director, Bioethics Program, Co-Director, Ethics Programs, University of Miami
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Open Source and Cloud for Public and Population Health 

Taha Kass-Hout, MD, MS
Director, Division of Informatics Solutions and Operations, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Will Ross
Project Manager, Redwood MedNet
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Health Departments and HITECH / ACA

Julia Gunn, RN, MPH
Director, Communicable Disease Control Division, Boston Public Health Commission
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James Daniel
Public Health Coordinator, Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT Health and Human Services
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Summary of Proceedings: Current Issues in Population Health Informatics for Healthcare and Public Health

John W. Loonsk, MD FACMI
Chief Medical Informatics Officer, CGI Federal
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