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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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This episode is going to introduce the concepts of health equity and biomedical informatics. We'll revisit this theme multiple times in 2023 but ST and I wanted to kick off the year with this overview that will also serve to provide a framework for some of what we will be discussing as we revisit this theme. We are really lucky to have two guests, …
 
This episode, ST and I cover one of the hottest non-COVID topics in healthcare today. We strike at the heart of clinician burnout and in particular issues related to unnecessary documentation. Our guests today were discovered by Sam Butler from Epic, who invited them to present their incredible work at a national meeting where I was an attendee. I …
 
This promises to be an incredibly informative podcast for most of us., If there was anything learned from the pandemic, it was the importance of data and helping most of us track SARS CoV2 prevalence wherever we traveled when we traveled, as well as to manage vaccine compliance within specific regions or states. Health information exchange was vita…
 
Hello and welcome to Informatics in the Round, a podcast designed to help everyone become a part of the dialog about topics in biomedical informatics. I’m Kevin Johnson, a physician and informatics researcher at the University of Pennsylvania. @kbjohnsonmd on Twitter, www.kevinbjohnsonmd.net on the web! The overturning of Roe v. Wade has had a sign…
 
This episode of IIR focuses on the functions we want in our EHR portals, including some research into some surprising new uses for portal information. Our special guest is a brilliant young faculty member from Johns Hopkins. Kevon-Mark Jackman is a Dr.PH and MPH, and an assistant professor of pediatrics, in adolescent medicine. We met a few months …
 
In this episode of Informatics in the Round we have a small but MIGHTY team. Sarah Bland, a leader in Vanderbilt’s Center for Precision Medicine is here, and offers her usual insight coupled with wit! We’re happy to introduce you all to Dr. Jesse Ehrenfeld, who is the Senior Associate Dean and Director of the Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowme…
 
Hello and welcome to Informatics in the Round, a podcast designed to help everyone become a part of the dialog about topics in biomedical informatics. I’m Kevin Johnson, a physician and informatics researcher at the University of Pennsylvania. @kbjohnsonmd on Twitter, www.kevinbjohnsonmd.net on the web! In this episode of Informatics in the Round I…
 
Hello and welcome to Informatics in the Round, a podcast designed to help everyone become a part of the dialog about topics in biomedical informatics. I’m Kevin Johnson, physician and informatics chair at Vanderbilt. @kbjohnsonmd on twitter, www.kevinbjohnsonmd.net on the web! ------------------- In this episode of Informatics in the Round, we get …
 
Summary In this episode, we talk in a bit more honest detail about clinician burnout and the role electronic health records are playing in taking the joy out of health care for some professionals, and in the case of some patients, making it completely unclear what is changing with their own health. For those of you who are regular listeners to this…
 
This episode is a bit of a departure from our norm. I set up this team with the intention of discussing physician burnout from EHRs and what we are doing to improve it. It happened to be our first all-female team, plus me. In the wake of our post-pandemic attempts to return to normalcy, and some of the conversations I’ve heard from my colleagues, I…
 
Hello and welcome to Informatics in the Round, a podcast designed to help everyone become a part of the dialog about topics in biomedical informatics. To paraphrase Dorothy, “Exomes and genomes and VUSes…oh my!” Time to go back to high school biology, but not the version most of us took!!!!….the one they’re teaching now. Our fourth episode of this …
 
Our third episode of this year covers a very important, timely, and relevant topic. Every so often the Federal government passes landmark legislation. We’re going to see what’s happening at Vanderbilt, which is a microcosm of what’s happening in your world as a result of 21st Century Cures and the specific actions it is requiring to stop informatio…
 
Our second episode of this year is fascinating. What do phenotypes, COVID, Cancer, Spiderman, and Jurassic Park have in common? Well, we talk about almost all of this in the episode, but I bring up Spiderman now, and the Peter Parker principle (With great power comes great responsibility....) We welcome back Shannon Rich (@richones1), a regular on …
 
Season 2 is here! Our first episode of this year should have the theme, meeting guests where they are. We welcome back Sarah Bland who is a regular on the podcast, for which I’m very thankful. Sarah is a leading project manager in our biomedical informatics department, and is extremely knowledgeable about informatics and precision medicine, very fu…
 
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 h…
 
We conclude the 2020 year with an episode that straddles informatics education and social issues. Oliver Bear Don’t Walk is a PhD candidate doing informatics research in the Columbia University Department of Biomedical Informatics. He’s joined by Suzanne B. Bakken, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, FACMI, one of the world’s most prominent figures in informatics, an…
 
This episode includes a number of people who’ve become regulars of late: Shannon Rich is funny, irreverent, but also at times seriously frustrated, and all that comes out in the hour plus of this discussion. Jane Bach, one of the world’s well-known songwriters, returns and also has a lot to say. Dax Westerman, an incredibly thoughtful and articulat…
 
I’m Dr. Kevin Johnson, physician and informatics chair at Vanderbilt. @kbjvanderbilt on Twitter. This episode covers the most requested topic we have had so far. We have two of the world’s experts on the topic of data privacy on the show today: Dr. Ellen Wright Clayton and Dr. Brad Malin. They were incredibly generous with their time and had a lot …
 
This episode focuses on the challenge of software deployment from the perspective of two completely different industries that share more in common than we realized. Oh, and of course, because this is Informatics IN THE ROUND, we get into music. But not into country music, AT ALL. We discover a connection between music and the environment that may s…
 
This episode focuses on the issues surrounding George Floyd and anti-black racism, and what we in informatics can do to combat this issue that's finally been thrust into the light where enough Americans can see it that they are calling for action. (Thank you, America. Better late than never.) Special thanks to our guests! Dr. Arie Nettles is Profes…
 
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 …
 
This episode we talk about one of the hottest areas of research in the field of informatics: Precision Medicine. Precision medicine is the culmination of years of work collecting health care data about every individual and putting it into a computable form in an electronic health record. The holy grail of informatics was the idea that we could reus…
 
This episode of Informatics in the Round includes a number of fantastic guests. Josh Peterson (heard first after my introduction to the episode, but not formally introduced in the audio) is an internist, a brilliant informatician, and an expert in precision medicine here. Josh received his M.D. through the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine i…
 
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 rat…
 
We decided to publish this episode before one that was recorded earlier, because the theme of this episode was simply too important to NOT publish now, given all that we are facing with tornados and COVID-19. This was a remarkable episode, and one that I think should help many people understand what role biomedical informatics can play and is playi…
 
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 …
 
Thanks to my guests: Michael Matheny, MD, MS, MPH, co-author of a recent report on AI from the National Academy of Medicine; Tom Lasko, MD, PhD, specialist in deep learning in medicine, Freneka Minter, PhD, Ms, MCHES, PMP, Senior Research Specialist, Vanderbilt University Medical Center Elyse Adler, Assistant Director for Education and Literacy, Na…
 
Thanks to my guests! Jane Bach (songwriter and educator) (https://www.janebach.com/) her husband Gary, Daniel Fabbri (informatics) and Shannon Rich (twitter star!) This episode, we get into the opportunities and challenges that arise when a computer scientist wants to change health care using machine learning, novel technologies, and "obvious" impr…
 
Thanks to my guests! Rhett McDaniel (songwriter), Adam Wright (informatics) and Shannon Rich (twitter star!) This episode covers an essential topic that I'm sure is on everyone's mind: What exactly is biomedical informatics? We had a good time discussing it, and hopefully cleared it up a little for some of you. Let us know what you think!…
 
Bonus Episode! Ever wonder what goes into picking a podcast title? No? Then you're not quite as obsessive as a typical person doing biomedical informatics! Take a listen to some of the potential titles for this podcast, and meet a couple of people who do work in the field, with a few laughs along the way (at least I laughed!) Thanks to Scott Nelson…
 
In anticipation of NACCHO's upcoming Local Health IT Virtual Conference, Dr. Alyson Shupe of Tri-County Health Department in Colorado joins the show to describe how her agency is using data to build interactive maps illustrating the opioid crisis in her jurisdiction. Listen to the end for a discount code to register for the virtual conference! You …
 
Vivian Singletary, PHII’s director, and Dr. David Addiss, longtime health ethics advocate and the director of the Focus Area for Compassion and Ethics in Global Health (FACE), return to the show to finish their conversation on health data ethics, this time focusing on practical applications for public health practitioners.Let us know your personal …
 
Vivian Singletary, PHII’s director, and David Addiss, longtime health ethics advocate and the director of the Focus Area for Compassion and Ethics in Global Health (FACE), join the show to talk about how consumer privacy and health data ethics intersect.Let us know your personal definition of public health informatics by leaving a voicemail for us …
 
Vivian Singletary, the director of the Public Health Informatics Institute, is now taking your questions! Email an audio file to podcast@phii.org or call 678-974-0344 to leave a voicemail by October 1, 2018, and Vivian may answer your question on a future episode. This bonus episode revisits our last call-in show with Dr. Dave Ross, president of th…
 
Dr. Umair Shah, Executive Director of Harris County Public Health in Texas and former President of the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), joins the show to share his excitement about the upcoming Public Health Informatics Conference and to talk about Harris County's data warehouse, a new project aiming to break down …
 
Patrick Caneer of the Public Health Informatics Institute joins the show to talk about the Child Health and Mortality Prevention Surveillance (CHAMPS) network, a Gates Foundation-funded project that is harnessing the power of informatics to fight global childhood mortality.If you enjoy the show, please consider rating us on iTunes! If you have sugg…
 
Dr. Bryant Karras, Chief Public Health Informatics Officer at the Washington State Department of Health, joins the show to share the story of his long informatics career.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…
 
Dr. Dave Ross returns to the show in this special bonus episode to explain that informatics doesn't always have to involve high-tech solutions. He shares a historical story about one of the best health information systems he's ever seen, built with wood, nails and paint in Sierra Leone.If you enjoy the show, please consider rating us on iTunes! If …
 
Therese Hoyle, longtime veteran of immunization information systems (IIS), joins the podcast to share her perspectives on the early days of IIS and how technology has transformed public health systems.If you enjoy the show, please consider rating us on iTunes! If you have suggestions for future episodes, contact Inform Me, Informatics at podcast@ph…
 
Dr. Gulzar Shah of Georgia Southern University's Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health joins the podcast to talk about his personal informatics journey, and to share some data challenges that local health departments face.If you enjoy the show, please consider rating us on iTunes! If you have suggestions for future episodes, contact Inform Me, In…
 
Beck Willis of the International Trachoma Initiative (PHII's sister program at the Task Force for Global Health) describes how her innovative team is working to end a plague with smartphones—and the power of informatics!If you enjoy the show, please consider rating us on iTunes! If you have suggestions for future episodes, contact Inform Me, Inform…
 
Sharon Perlman of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene tells the story of Macroscope, an innovative new population health surveillance project.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 Moonl…
 
Mark Conde of Emory University's Rollins School of Public Health shares his thoughts on new technology, higher education and what makes informatics so crucial to public health.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: "Min…
 
Dr. Alan Hinman is retiring from more than 50 years of public health service and teaching—and he has some thoughts and stories to share.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.By Public Health Informatics Institute
 
Marissa Fond from the FrameWorks Institute walks us through some evidence-based communications strategies for talking about public health informatics.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: Kevin MacLeod/Incompetech.…
 
Nicole Willis of Whatcom County Health Department joins the podcast to share her agency's path to becoming an informatics-savvy health department.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: Kevin MacLeod/Incompetech.…
 
Cathy Gagné from Minnesota's Saint Paul-Ramsey Department of Public Health walks listeners through the state's new e-health roadmap.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: Kevin MacLeod/Incompetech.…
 
Vivian Singletary, PHII's new director, joins the podcast to talk about key informatics projects and the future of the field—and how technology alone may fall flat in securing strong public health informatics.If you enjoy the show, please consider rating us on iTunes! If you have suggestions for future episodes, contact Inform Me, Informatics at po…
 
Dr. Marion Tseng and Cristal Simmons from the Chicago Department of Health join the podcast to tell the story of how electronic case reporting transformed their city’s STI surveillance.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 cre…
 
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