Sept. 28 lecture: Integrating Public Health and Clinical Care Using Electronic Health Information

Learn about health informatics, record banks and strategies to build an effective public health information infrastructure. On Wednesday Sept. 28 at 3:30 pm in the Mayo Auditorium Dr. William Yasnoff, M.D., Ph.D. will present "Integrating Public Health and Clinical Care Using Electronic Health Information."

Sponsored by the UMN's Institute for Health Informatics, this presentation covers guidelines established in 2001 by the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics, which calls for public policy to establish a health information infrastructure.

A national leader in health informatics, Dr. Yasnoff is past senior advisor to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' National Health Information Infrastructure. He also helped establish the federal Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology and has authored more than 300 publications and presentations on health informatics.

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