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Primary Care Training Enhancement

Using GHIS Systems for Population Health Session Overview

In this session learners will describe successful community population health efforts, supported by technology and bi-directional data sharing between clinics and public health.

Instructional Strategy: Session Length: 1.5 hours – 2 hours (can be adjusted depending on time allowed to try online data tools, and for case discussions)

Prerequisite(s): None

Learning Objectives

  • Define Geographic Health Information Systems (GHIS)
  • Demonstrate how GHIS technology can be applied to manage population health
  • Access tools and training for GHIS
  • Discuss how bi-directional data sharing can integrate primary care and public health

Author:  Stacey Gardner-Buckshaw, PhD, MPA

School: Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED)

Curriculum Template - GHIS for Population Health

Presentation - Using GHIS Systems for Population Health - Linking health system data with social and environmental data via shared geography

Resources for Learners