Assignment 3: The Impact of Public Health Informatics
In the United States, public health agencies at the federal, state, and local jurisdiction levels use public health informatics extensively. Federal centers, in particular, often focus on application of digital technology and information science to enhance the efficacy of health informatics that can impact public health practice greatly.
Research information management in federal centers using the module readings, Argosy University online library resources, and the Internet. Then, respond to the following:
How has public health informatics improved public health and public health services offered to Americans over the last two decades? Describe one example that supports this statement.
How can current federal programs and mandates reshape the current public health landscape? State and describe at least one federal program or mandate. Explain how the program or mandate impacts public health informatics. Support your rationale with appropriate scholarly references.
Write your response in 4–5-page paper in Word format, providing relevant references. Apply APA standards to citation of sources.