Conceptual framework of public health surveillance and action and its application in health sector reform
- The Moment. Walsh, Bryan // Time International (South Pacific Edition);8/10/2009, Vol. 174 Issue 5, p3
The article discusses the H1N1/09 virus and the unpredictability of the number of deaths that the so-called pandemic may cause in the U.S. and elsewhere when the weather gets colder. It notes the considerable adverse effects that have been realized in countries like Argentina where the winter...
- Thinking Big. Hagland, Mark // Healthcare Informatics;Feb2012, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p10
The article announces that The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene are the first-place winners in this yearâ€™s Healthcare Informatics Innovator Awards program.
- Woven of War-Time Fabrics: the globalization of public health surveillance. French, Martin A. // Surveillance & Society;Apr2009, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p101
This article considers the imbrication of war-time logics with the ideational and institutional development of public health surveillance. It suggests that, as the Cold-War-era gave way to the 'age of globalization', public health discourse became less concerned with ideological enemies, and...
- Observing the Others, Watching Over Oneself: themes of medical surveillance in society. Bauer, Susanne; Olsén, Jan Eric // Surveillance & Society;Apr2009, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p116
This article explores two instances of medical surveillance that illustrate post-panoptic views of the body in biomedicine, from the patient to the population. Techniques of surveillance and monitoring are part of medical diagnostics, epidemiological studies, aetiologic research, health care...
- Influenza: La importancia de la vigilancia y prevenciÃ³n. Manuel Valdez, Luis // Revista Medica Herediana;ene-mar2013, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p3
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- The Next Public Health Revolution: Public Health Information Fusion and Social Networks. Khan, Ali S.; Fleischauer, Aaron; Casani, Julie; Groseclose, Samuel L. // American Journal of Public Health;Jul2010, Vol. 100 Issue 7, p1237
Social, political, and economic disruptions caused by natural and human-caused public health emergencies have catalyzed public health efforts to expand the scope of biosurveillance and increase the timeliness, quality, and comprehensiveness of disease detection, alerting, response, and...
- FRIEDMAN AND PARRISH RESPOND. Friedman, Daniel J.; Parrish, R. Gibson // American Journal of Public Health;Mar2014, Vol. 104 Issue 3, pe9
Daniel J. Friedman and R. Gibson Parrish respond to a letter to the editor about their article "Electronic Health Records and U.S. Public Health: Current Realities and Future Promise" in a 2013 issue.
- Federal government implements new HIV-prevention program monitoring system. Young, Jonathan // Gay & Lesbian Times;1/5/2006, Issue 941, p16
The article reports on the implementation of a new monitoring system for federally funded HIV-prevention programs by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A secure Web-based software application was employed to respond to the need for more accurate and timely data for monitoring...
- Bladder Ca data must be taken in context. Konety, Badrinath // Urology Times;8/1/2009, Vol. 37 Issue 9, p3
In this article, the author discusses the use of Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) to evaluate the impact of the intensity of surveillance and treatment for bladder cancer on bladder cancer-specific survival and need for secondary treatments. The author said that the data are not...