Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and World Health Organization (WHO)
The overarching goal of public health informatics is to apply computer science and information technology to promote health and minimize disease and injury at the population level. Public health informatics uses data from surveys, vital statistics, hospital and clinical statistics, private and public data sources, and government data sources for analysis in improving population health.
Key concepts of public health informatics include:
Using the required readings and websites for this week, respond to the following: