Repository of Resources

Low or No-Cost Resources Repository

This repository serves as a central source of useful tools and trainings that can be used to support data-use activities and programs. This repository will grow as additional sources are identified.

Informatics Academy

Offers practice-based training sessions, online learning solutions, and downloadable resources to facilitate professional learning for informatics professionals at all stages of their careers.

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Introduction to Public Health Informatics

Introductory informatics course providing an overview of the importance of public health informatics and its role in public health.

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Joint Public Health Informatics Taskforce

Coalition of nine national public health associations that help federal public health agencies build modern information systems by identifying synergistic opportunities, building national consensus, and ensuring a complete perspective on national issues that regard information technology development.

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LIVES Standard

Open data standard forum which allows municipalities to publish public restaurant inspection scores to YELP

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Low or No-Cost Tools to Shape Your Data Into a Compelling Story Webinar

IDEA EH June 2018 Webinar:

Webinar providing a brief introduction to free, available, and relatively easy to use applications for data analysis and visualization. Environmental health professionals can use these tools to build valuable dashboards and informatics tools with real-time data.

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Micro Strategies

Data dashboard with tools to build and deploy data analytics and mobility applications on your desktop. Cannot publish in free version. Moderate learning curve. Limited mapping capability. Large files due to data import. Paid version for use on servers.

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NACCHO Profile Study

Summary of survey data on local health departments implementation of information technology systems and their use of communication channels for routine or emergency response communications.  

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National Association of State Procurement Officials

Nonprofit made up of made up of the directors of the central purchasing offices in each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia and U.S. territories working to advance public procurement through promotion of best practices, education, professional development, research, and innovative procurement strategies.

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National Environmental Assessment Reporting System (NEARS)

Application for food safety programs to capture environmental assessment data from foodborne illness outbreak investigations.

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National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey

Collection of data from interviews and physical examinations on the health and nutritional status of adults and children in the U.S.

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