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From the Public Health Informatics Institute, this podcast tells stories from the field of public health informatics. Join host Piper Hale as she talks to some of the field's top experts and boots-on-the-ground practitioners to explore what makes this evolving discipline a bedrock of effective public health practice. These stories make this complex field into something a little easier to understand.

Learn more about the Public Health Informatics Institute at phii.org.

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From the Public Health Informatics Institute, this podcast tells stories from the field of public health informatics. Join host Piper Hale as she talks to some of the field's top experts and boots-on-the-ground practitioners to explore what makes this evolving discipline a bedrock of effective public health practice. These stories make this complex field into something a little easier to understand.

Learn more about the Public Health Informatics Institute at phii.org.

    #29: DMI stories part 1: Ohio's solid foundation with Jonathon George and Kristen Dickerson

    #29: DMI stories part 1: Ohio's solid foundation with Jonathon George and Kristen Dickerson

    In part 1 of our new series on the national Data Modernization Initiative, two outstanding modernization experts from the Ohio Department of Health join the show to talk about Ohio's data modernization journey. Chief Data Officer Jonathon George and State Epidemiologist Kristen Dickerson shared with us how Ohio was able to build on a strong foundation that allowed them to quickly pivot to handle COVID-19 data when the pandemic hit. In this episode of the show, they share their insights, challenges and lessons learned.

    Explore more data modernization stories: phii.org/dmistories. Learn more about the Innovate Ohio Platform: innovateohio.gov/platform.

    If you enjoy the show, please consider rating us on iTunes! If you have suggestions for future episodes, contact Inform Me, Informatics at podcast@phii.org.

    Music credit: "Mining by Moonlight," Kevin MacLeod/Incompetech.

    • 29 min
    #28: Vivian Singletary on digital contact tracing for COVID-19

    #28: Vivian Singletary on digital contact tracing for COVID-19

    Vivian Singletary, PHII's director, joins the show share some insights into digital contact tracing as a tool for COVID-19 control, and to explain PHII's role in a new contact tracing API from Google and Apple. Vivian also touches on ethics during a pandemic, the future of pandemic preparedness, and the moment that the Black Lives Matter movement has experienced in 2020.

    Learn more about PHII's contact tracing work at phii.org/contact-tracing.

    If you enjoy the show, please consider rating us on iTunes! If you have suggestions for future episodes, contact Inform Me, Informatics at podcast@phii.org.

    Music credit: "Mining by Moonlight," Kevin MacLeod/Incompetech.

    • 24 min
    #27: Dr. Carlos del Rio on COVID-19: data needs, racial disparities and more

    #27: Dr. Carlos del Rio on COVID-19: data needs, racial disparities and more

    Dr. Carlos del Rio is an infectious disease expert, Emory University professor, and Executive Associate Dean for Emory School of Medicine at Grady Health System. In this episode, Dr. del Rio joins the show to talk about the need for data and better public health infrastructure, and to share his perspectives on the ongoing pandemic.

    If you enjoy the show, please consider rating us on iTunes! If you have suggestions for future episodes, contact Inform Me, Informatics at podcast@phii.org.

    Music credit: "Summer Day," Kevin MacLeod/Incompetech.

    • 24 min
    #26: Dr. Leo Nissola on how predictive modeling of COVID-19 can inform public policy

    #26: Dr. Leo Nissola on how predictive modeling of COVID-19 can inform public policy

    Immunologist, physician and author Dr. Leo Nissola joins the show to talk about Covid Act Now, a COVID-19 predictive statistical model. He also shares insights around what may be ahead for this pandemic, and what public action he believes may be needed. You can see the model for yourself at covidactnow.org.

    If you enjoy the show, please consider rating us on iTunes! If you have suggestions for future episodes, contact Inform Me, Informatics at podcast@phii.org.

    Music credit: "Summer Day," Kevin MacLeod/Incompetech.

    • 20 min
    #25: Preventing COVID-19 outbreaks through health systems strengthening with Dr. Patrick O'Carroll

    #25: Preventing COVID-19 outbreaks through health systems strengthening with Dr. Patrick O'Carroll

    Dr. Patrick O'Carroll, the head of health systems strengthening at the Task Force for Global Health and former CDC and HHS leader, joins the show to talk about how strengthened health systems and solid public health infrastructure are essential for protecting populations from outbreaks like COVID-19.

    If you enjoy the show, please consider rating us on iTunes! If you have suggestions for future episodes, contact Inform Me, Informatics at podcast@phii.org.

    Music credit: "Mining by Moonlight," Kevin MacLeod/Incompetech.

    • 24 min
    #24: Dr. Karen DeSalvo on the legacy of Public Health 3.0 and future of informatics

    #24: Dr. Karen DeSalvo on the legacy of Public Health 3.0 and future of informatics

    Dr. Karen DeSalvo, the former Acting Assistant Secretary for Health and Human Services and the former director of the ONC, joins the show to talk about her time in local public health, the legacy of her iconic Public Health 3.0 plan, and her vision for the future of public health informatics. You can find the videos Dr. DeSalvo mentions in this episode at phii.org/informaticsforeveryone.

    If you enjoy the show, please consider rating us on iTunes! If you have suggestions for future episodes, contact Inform Me, Informatics at podcast@phii.org.

    Music credit: "Mining by Moonlight," Kevin MacLeod/Incompetech.

    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
20 Ratings

20 Ratings

Jorgina82 ,

Great info!!!

I love theses episodes. They provide such a great view on what informatics entails especially in the realm of public health. Thanks 😊

Rosalyn M ,

Enjoyed listening

I found these podcasts extremely interesting, and learned a lot about informatics from the insiders perspective that Jessica Hill provides.

Execute ,

Great and useful

I really appreciate y’all putting on this podcast and it fills a much needed niche in helping develop new informaticians. Thanks so much and please add a “podroll” of other blog/podcasts that you find useful for public health informatics. Nothing fancy, just a list of links in your notes or web site.

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