JPHCOPH

Research

The following citations represent a sample of the peer-reviewed works published by the department’s faculty. For the full list of the department’s publications and presentations, visit the SelectedWorks site.


Sexism and Gender Discrimination at Work in Pakistan: Rhetoric or Reality?

Social Media and Alcohol Use: Adverse Impact of Facebook and Twitter on College Students The use of Social Networking Sites (SNSs) has become an integral part of daily life, particularly for adolescents. The chapter examines the negative impact of social networking sites and how they may …

Cross-Jurisdictional Resource Sharing in Changing Public Health Landscape: Contributory Factors and Theoretical Explanations Background: Local health departments (LHDs) are striving to meet public health needs within their jurisdictions, amidst fiscal restraints and complex dynamic environment. Resource sharing across juris …

Characteristics of Local Health Departments Associated with Implementation of Electronic Health Records and Other Informatics Systems Objective. Assessing local health departments’ (LHDs’) informatics capacities is important, especially within the context of broader, systems-level health reform. We assessed a nationally representati …

Health Departments’ Engagement in Emergency Preparedness Activities: The Influence of Health Informatics Capacity Background Local health departments (LHDs) operate in a complex and dynamic public health landscape, with changing demands on their emergency response capacities. Informatics capacities might play an …

Local Health Departments' Partners and Challenges in Electronic Exchange of Health Information Background: Unprecedented amounts of data are produced by the health care and other sectors, presenting opportunities for local health departments (LHDs) to access these data. LHDs will need to partic …

Electronic Health Records and Meaningful Use in Local Health Departments: Updates From the 2015 NACCHO Informatics Assessment Survey Background: Electronic health records (EHRs) are evolving the scope of operations, practices, and outcomes of population health in the United States. Local health departments (LHDs) need adequate heal …

Interoperability of Information Systems Managed and Used by the Local Health Departments Background: In the post-Affordable Care Act era marked by interorganizational collaborations and availability of large amounts of electronic data from other community partners, it is imperative to ass …

An Iterative, Low-Cost Strategy to Building Information Systems Allows a Small Jurisdiction Local Health Department to Increase Efficiencies and Expand Services Objective and Methods: The objective of this case study was to describe the process and outcomes of a small local health department’s (LHD’s) strategy to build and use information systems. The case st …

Using Information Systems to Improve a Mid-Sized Local Health Department’s Effectiveness in a Time of Rapid Change Background: Informatics capacity building is resource and personnel intensive. Many local health departments (LHDs) face tradeoffs between using their resources to carry out existing mandates and usin …

Last updated: 11/1/2016

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