Public Health Informatics and Information Systems

  • J.A. Magnuson
  • Paul C. Fu, Jr.

Part of the Health Informatics book series (HI)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Context for Public Health Informatics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. J. A. Magnuson, Patrick W. O’Carroll
      Pages 3-18
    3. John R. Lumpkin, J. A. Magnuson
      Pages 19-36
  3. The Science of Public Health Informatics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 67-67
    2. Brian E. Dixon, Shaun J. Grannis
      Pages 69-88
    3. Dina Dickerson, Patricia Yao
      Pages 89-105
    4. Edward Mensah, Johanna L. Goderre
      Pages 107-131
    5. J. A. Magnuson, Riki Merrick, James T. Case
      Pages 133-153
    6. Stephen P. Julien
      Pages 173-189
    7. Paul C. Fu Jr., Herman Tolentino, Laura H. Franzke
      Pages 233-254
  4. Key Public Health Information Systems

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 255-255
    2. Richard S. Hopkins, J. A. Magnuson
      Pages 257-275
    3. Riki Merrick, Steven H. Hinrichs, Michelle Meigs
      Pages 295-308
    4. Charles J. Rothwell, Mary Anne Freedman, James A. Weed
      Pages 309-327
    5. Alan Tomines
      Pages 329-353
  5. New Challenges and Emerging Solutions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 373-373
    2. I. Charie Faught, James Aspevig, Rita Spear
      Pages 375-398
    3. Carol L. Hanchette
      Pages 399-427
    4. J. A. Magnuson, Paul C. Fu Jr.
      Pages 429-448
    5. William A. Yasnoff, Perry L. Miller
      Pages 449-467
    6. Paul C. Fu Jr., Alan Tomines, Larry L. Dickey
      Pages 469-488
    7. Herman Tolentino, Sridhar R. Papagari Sangareddy, Catherine Pepper, J. A. Magnuson
      Pages 489-510
  6. Case Studies: Information Systems and the Strata of Public Health

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 511-511
    2. Jeffrey M. Kriseman, Brian J. Labus
      Pages 513-530
    3. Geraldine S. Johnson, Guthrie S. Birkhead, Rachel Block, Shannon Kelley, James Coates, Robert J. Campbell et al.
      Pages 531-554
    4. Lawrence E. Frisch, Elizabeth M. Borycki, Alyse Capron, Abla Mawudeku, Ronald St. John
      Pages 603-618
    5. Janise Richards, Gerry Douglas, Hamish S. F. Fraser
      Pages 619-644
  7. Epilogue

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 645-645
    2. J. A. Magnuson
      Pages 647-652
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 653-666

About this book


This totally revised edition of a classic textbook covers the context and background of public health informatics, explores the technology and science underlying the field, discusses new challenges and emerging solutions, reviews many key public health information systems, and includes practical, case-based studies to guide the reader through the topic. The editors have expanded the text into new areas that have become hugely important since the original edition due to changing technologies and needs in the field, as well as updating and augmenting many of the original core tenets. It contains learning objectives, overviews, and review questions to assist readers to engage with this vast topic. The Editors and their team of well-known contributors  have built upon the foundation established by the first edition and provided the reader with a comprehensive introduction to the subject of public health informatics.

The breadth of material in Public Health Informatics and Information Systems, 2nd edition makes it suitable for both undergraduate and graduate coursework in public health informatics, enabling instructors to select chapters that best fit their students’ needs.


Health Informatics

Editors and affiliations

  • J.A. Magnuson
    • 1
  • Paul C. Fu, Jr.
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Medical InformaticsOregon Health & Science UniversityPortlandUSA
  2. 2.Harbor-UCLA Medical CenterTorranceUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag London 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, London
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4471-4236-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4471-4237-9
  • Series Print ISSN 1431-1917
  • Series Online ISSN 2197-3741
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