Leveraging Advances in Health IT to Prevent and Combat the Spread of Avian Influenza and other Infectious Diseases, August 2009

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Leveraging Advances in Health IT to Prevent and Combat the Spread of Avian Influenza and other Infectious Diseases, August 2009

Publication Number

APEC#210-HT-01.1

Published Date

January 2010

Type of Publication

Reports

Publications Under

SOM Steering Committee on Economic and Technical Cooperation(SCE), Health Working Group(HWG)

Accessed

60831

Pages

20

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Description

This is a report of the seminar held in Singapore comprising of stakeholders representing science, medicine, policy, public health, and industry assembled who shared experiences and ideas around leveraging advances in health information technology (HIT) in order to prevent and combat the spread of infectious diseases.

  • Summary
  • Why Health IT?
  • APEC economies: Leveraging IT for disease outbreak detection and management
  • Barriers to HIT implementation in combating infectious disease
  • Global policy context / H1N1 Influenza
  • Additional HIT case studies
  • About the sponsors
  • Index of key words