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Public Health 3.0 Framework and EHRs to Support it

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Public Health has been evolving for centuries to the Public Health 3.0 framework. There are 5 pillars of this modern system that must work together for it to be successful. Technology plays a large part. Many Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems do not support Public Health 3.0 needs. However, EHRs are evolving and some EHR […]

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Public Health Infrastructure Saves Lives Act Re-Introduced

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Lawmakers have re-introduced legislation to provide consistent funding for maintenance of Public Health infrastructure and healthcare IT systems. The Public Health Infrastructure Saves Lives Act is meant to stop the boom-bust funding cycle that the public health system has struggled with for decades and instead provide a steady stream of support. If adopted, the act […]

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Can 7-Eleven help improve public health?

  Step-up to promote healthy choices and improve public health awareness.   In a previous blog I answered the question “What is Public Health?” In a nut shell, public health departments provide quality clinical services, provide safe environments, educate their communities and increase awareness. This is a huge undertaking for anyone. Fortunately, the community and […]

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