Your public health department is most likely very aware of Tuberculosis, or TB. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), a total of 1.6 million people died from TB in […]Read More
Category Archives: TB and Communicable Disease
Contact Tracing and Next Steps
States move toward reopening, public health decisions continue to be in the spotlight. As curves plateau and state economies continue to struggle, people around the country are asking: when will […]Read More
What is an Immunization Registry and How Does your Healthcare Organization Benefit?
With the advancement of healthcare technology and electronic health records (EHR) through the Meaningful Use mandates, connectivity and information sharing has become increasingly available as healthcare turns to preventative care […]Read More
Vaccine-Preventable Diseases: Public Health vs Personal Choice. How can meaningful use EHR help keep public safe?
Despite recent popularity on the internet and media, vaccines have been used and developed for nearly 200 years. A vaccine is a biological preparation that provides active acquired immunity to […]Read More
HIV PrEP Use in Public Health: Taming a Chronic Problem
Pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, is a way for people who do not have HIV but are at substantial risk of contracting it to prevent HIV infections by taking a pill […]Read More