There’s an app for that: Consider the Advantages of Mobile Technologies for Public Health The Pew Research Center tells us that, “Sixty-seven percent of adults who use the Internet also use social networking sites.” Increasingly, these sites are accessed via mobile devices, in addition to desktops and laptops. So both the use of mobile technologies and social media are not only changing how we access our information, but they ... Read more...

They’re Going Around: Local Health Department Billing Headaches State and federal budgets are shrinking. The cost of providing clinical services is steadily increasing. Billing software is antiquated. Patient data is located in multiple software systems, and on paper. It’s impossible to create reports or get access to accurate data. Errors and inconsistencies continue to surface. Issues related to billing are some of the most ... Read more...