Here are a few I have come across last week.
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Public Health Reporting Rethought By Pilot Project
Standardization effort aims to make patient health data in EHRs easier for public health agencies to access, so they can respond more quickly to infectious disease outbreaks.
By Nicole Lewis, InformationWeek
August 23, 2012
Preliminary results of a pilot project testing standardized reporting of public health information from electronic health records (EHRs) reveals that by using templates for clinical data, public health officials can improve the quality and coordination of care as they try to contain problems such as West Nile Virus,...
This is the initial part of the post - read more by clicking on the title of the article. David.