March 6, 2012 | Journal Article
Health Ranking of the Largest US Counties Using the Community Health Status Indicators Peer Strata and Database
September 1, 2011 | Journal Article
The article examines the validity of the Community Health Status Indicator (CHSI) to rank county health within peer strata.
Identifying Effective Catalysts for Action Toward Community Health Improvement in Underserved Communities in Wisconsin
January 4, 2011 | Report
Knowledge Asset: The goal of this project is to promote broad-based community health improvement in underserved rural communities in Wisconsin through a low-cost health communication intervention.
November 10, 2009 | Program Results Report
Can the emerging technology of reality mining - which involves inferring human relationships and behavior by measuring physical and social activity - be used to improve public health and medicine?
Technology Experts Study Design of a Centralized Information System Where Officials and Citizens Could Access Data from Various Public Health Info Sources
September 1, 2003 | Program Results Report
A software development firm specializing in public health software studied the potential design for a centralized information system that would allow public health officials to combine data from separate databases holding a community's public health information.
The Relationship Between Quality Improvement and Health Information Technology Use in Local Health Departments
October 18, 2013 | Journal Article
An examination of the relationship between engagement in quality improvement (QI) and health information technology (HIT) for local health departments (LHDs) controlling for workforce, finance, population, and governance structure.
April 15, 2011 | Program Results Report
No longer are Health Impact Assessment practitioners handicapped by a lack of standards and practical guidance - they have a new website: http://hiaguide.org
Communication Efforts Among Local Health Departments and Health Care Professionals During the 2009 H1N1 Outbreak
January 1, 2011 | Journal Article
A study evaluating communication between local health departments (LHDs) and health care professionals in Kentucky during the outbreak of influenza H1N1 found that communication between LHDs and physicians and pharmacists was inadequate.
November 1, 2010 | Journal Article
The authors examined evidence and uncertainties concerning the use of partnerships to improve the performance of the public health system, with a special focus on partnerships between public health agencies and health care organizations.
February 10, 2009 | Program Results Report
InformationLinks stimulated the participation of public health agencies in emerging health information exchanges, which were developed primarily to serve the needs of providers of individual medical care services.