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Epidemics and Pandemics. Group 3: Nik Bogdanov, Nathan Nelson, Tate Allen, Leanne Galletta, Antrae Lennon, Joe Vince, Andre Tribbe. Epidemic / Pandemic Prevention. Promoting better health care, making information available in a reasonable manner - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • EPIDEMICS AND PANDEMICSGroup 3: Nik Bogdanov, Nathan Nelson, Tate Allen, Leanne Galletta, Antrae Lennon, Joe Vince, Andre Tribbe

  • EPIDEMIC / PANDEMIC PREVENTIONPromoting better health care, making information available in a reasonable manner

    Interoperability making sure data is exchanged accurately through information technology systems, software, and other systems

    Having a strong national public health system

  • EPIDEMIC / PANDEMIC PREVENTIONInforming people through education, compensation, and communicationPerforming tests, tracking people who may have the virus and using intervention and infection through HITPracticing good hygiene

  • HIT DISPARITYWhat is HIT Disparity?HIT Disparity relates to gaps in the quality of health and health care across racial, ethnic, sexual orientation and socioeconomic groups due to the absence of information technology systemsEffectsCome at a personal and societal priceLead to disparities in qualityOpportunities to provide preventive care are frequently missedInequality in quality existsImprovement is possiblehttp://www.ahrq.gov/qual/nhdr03/nhdrsum03.htm

  • HIT DISPARITYImprovements Are PossibleGlobal notification and the sharing of information pertaining to threats and current knowledge of diseasesIncreasing production and efficiency of immunizations based on the understood types and prevalent traits of an epidemic or pandemic, immunizing and prevention measuresGoing International Already in practice in the US and other NationsWould Provide comprehensive support to the effort of isolating and quarantining diseaseImproves the information available to the public about a disease, leads to an improved standard of life through the prevention of diseases

  • MAPPING A VIRUSAble to completely 3D map a virusHelps with understanding the diseaseCan lead to several new possibilitiesNew Technology

  • CALLING DR. ANYWHEREApplying Tele-Health to epidemicsNumber of possibilitiesRemote locationsImpact on Swine flu

  • EPIDEMIOLOGY ANONYMOUSData Mining!Expanding the EHRs functionalitySeveral applicationsEthics challenges

  • PUBLIC INFORMATIONDistribution of information is rapid and easy:Evening NewsOnline SourcesPublic Reactions:Precautionary MeasuresPanic is a possibility

  • PROBLEM: MEDIA ACCURACY Sensationalized News Gauging severity of problem People do their own research

  • PREVENTION OF EPIDEMICS THROUGH POLICY ENHANCMENTSHealth Information Exchange NetworkData MiningSecurity

  • PREVENTION OF EPIDEMICS THROUGH TECHNOLOGY ENHANCMENTSPersonal Data AssistantsRed Flag AlertsElectronic Medical Records

  • HIT IS EVERYWHERE!Current Support Environment:PublicMilitary and PrivateAdapting to Health Care

  • FUTURE HIT and then what?Holistic HIT and beyondExperience based AIElimination of exclusive systemsEthics and Morals

  • QUESTIONS?