Webinars

NACCHO is proud to frequently host webinars on relevant public health topics to help your local health department learn about emerging topics. Here, you can find archived recordings of previous webinars, as well as featured resources discussed in the webinar.

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Social Media: A New Data Source For Public Health

This PDF from Mark Dredze at Johns Hopkins University covers how social media can be leveraged.

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Social Media: A New Data Source For Public Health

Community Health

Chronic Disease Resources

A listing of the best, most relevant resources to prevent chronic disease in your community.

Community Health

Chronic Disease Resources

Did you miss the webinar on April 30, 2013 on Big Data: Engaging in Public Health Surveillance beyond the Confines of the Local Health Department? You can access the webinar and related resources below.

Did you miss the webinar on December 11, 2012 on Public Health IT Preparedness? The webinar explored opportunities where local health departments can work with their state health departments, clinical partners and federal agencies to increase health IT workforce and technical capacity to achieve public health goals.

Did you miss the mHealth: Practical Applications of Text Messaging and Phone Apps for local health departments webinar on June 28, 2012? Representatives from Public Health - Seattle & King County and Philadelphia Department of Public Health presented their implementation of mHealth projects. Attendees benefited from information on implementation, privacy and security, marketing, technical assistance, etc.

Did you miss the Local Health Department & Regional Extension Center (REC) Plan webinar on Feb. 29, 2012? Representatives from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology REC program and Cuyahoga County Department of Health highlighted how RECs and local health departments have discovered ways to tackle meaningful use and incentive payments.

Why should your local health department adopt and use electronic health records (EHRs) Did you miss the June 29, 2011, webinar that spotlighted Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department and Marion County Health Department use of EHRs and how it has improved their public health practice.

If you were unable to view the Oct. 18, 2010 webinar hosted by NACCHO and the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services CONNECT team, you can view the slides and hear the audio below.

If you were unable to view the May 26 webinar hosted by NACCHO, you can view the slides and hear the audio by clicking on the more link. Additionally, you may view the NACCHO Informatics Needs Assessment publications below.

If you were unable to view the May 12 webinar hosted by NACCHO, you can view the slides and hear the audio below.

The slides and audio from the recent Public Health Information Network (PHIN) conference are now available for viewing at the conference website.

Missed the April 30, 2009, webinar that introduced some of the concepts relating to public health informatics? Don't worry, click below to listen to the full audio or just view the slides.

Did you miss the 2012 Public Health Informatics: Model Best Practices Virtual Event on Aug. 27 and 28, 2012? The virtual event featured sessions and other exclusive content that concentrated on the following tracks: Public Health Initiatives within Beacon Communities; Health Information Exchange and Governance; and Mobile Applications for Public Health. You can access these session recordings by signing up for a CDC Virtual Event username and password.

Health IT and Quality webinars are technical assistance webcasts for HRSA grantees and other safety net providers who are either using or planning to use health IT to improve the quality of patient care. Each webinar features  experts with hands-on experience from within the safety net community, as well as speakers with various grantee experiences and federal expertise. For more information on the webinars visit the HRSA website.

National eHealth Collaborative's NeHC University is a web-based education program designed to provide stakeholders with timely and relevant information on health information technology and health information exchange in the United States. NeHC University offers introductory programs focused on providing an orientation to health IT, as well as deep dives into specific health IT topics. For more information please visit NeHC's website.