Online Journal of Public Health Informatics

Current Issue

Vol 12 No 1 (2020)
Published May 16, 2020

Interest in informatics as a specialty in the health sciences disciplines reflects the central role that information collection, analysis, and utilization now play in the healthcare sector. New public health threats such as bioterrorism and flu pandemics will demand an improved infrastructure for disseminating information about best practices. The Online Journal of Public Health Informatics (OJPHI) strives to satisfy the growing need for a public health informatics knowledge portal by practitioners, researchers, educators, and policy makers. It is a quarterly open access, open source, peer-reviewed journal.

Original Articles

Osaro Mgbere, Salma Khuwaja
Model-Based Recursive Partitioning of Patients’ Return Visits to Multispecialty Clinic During the 2009 H1N1 Pandemic Influenza (pH1N1)
https://doi.org/10.5210/ojphi.v12i1.10576
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Oluwakemi Ola, Kamran Sedig
Understanding Discussions of Health Issues on Twitter: A Visual Analytic Study
https://doi.org/10.5210/ojphi.v12i1.10321
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Steven J. Korzeniewski, Carla Bezold, Jason T. Carbone, Shooshan Danagoulian, Bethany Foster, Dawn Misra, Maher M. El-Masri, Dongxiao Zhu, Robert Welch, Lauren Meloche, Alex B. Hill, Phillip Levy
The Population Health OutcomEs aNd Information Exchange (PHOENIX) Program - A Transformative Approach to Reduce the Burden of Chronic Disease
https://doi.org/10.5210/ojphi.v12i1.10456
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Abbas Muhammad Rabiu
Personality and Subjective Well-Being: Towards Personalized Persuasive Interventions for Health and Well-Being
https://doi.org/10.5210/ojphi.v12i1.10335
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Areeya Disratthakit, Penpitcha Thawong, Pundharika Piboonsiri, Surakameth Mahasirimongkol
Molecular Epidemiological Information System to Support Management of Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis in Thailand
https://doi.org/10.5210/ojphi.v12i1.10416
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Diane G. Schwartz, Dr. Scott P. McGrath, Dr. Karen A. Monsen, RN, FAMIA, FAAN, Dr. Brian E. Dixon
Current Approaches and Trends in Graduate Public Health Informatics Education in the United States: Four Case Studies from the Field
https://doi.org/10.5210/ojphi.v12i1.10703
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Angella Musiimenta, Wilson Tumuhimbise, Godfrey Mugyenyi, Jane Katusiime, Esther Atukunda, Niels Pinkwart
A Mobile Phone-based Multimedia Application Could Improve Maternal Health in Rural Southwestern Uganda: Mixed Methods Study
https://doi.org/10.5210/ojphi.v12i1.10557
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Nitin Kumar Joshi, Pankaj Bhardwaj, Praveen Suthar, Vibha Joshi
Study of feasibility and effectiveness of ASHA-Soft (Online Payment and Performance Monitoring System) program in Rajasthan: Study of feasibility and effectiveness of ASHA-Soft in Rajasthan
https://doi.org/10.5210/ojphi.v12i1.10662
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Lauren Shrader, Stuart Myerburg, Eric Larson
Clinical Decision Support for Immunization Uptake and Use in Immunization Health Information Systems
https://doi.org/10.5210/ojphi.v12i1.10602
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Riyad Alshammari, Noorah Atiyah, Tahani Daghistani, Abdulwahhab Alshammari
Improving Accuracy for Diabetes Mellitus Prediction by Using Deepnet
https://doi.org/10.5210/ojphi.v12i1.10611
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Dr. Albert M. Lund, Dr. Ramkiran Gouripeddi , Dr. Julio C. Facelli
Generation and Classification of Activity Sequences for Spatiotemporal Modeling of Human Populations
https://doi.org/10.5210/ojphi.v12i1.10588
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The emergence of public health informatics as a professional specialty is part of a larger development of informatics in related health fields, such as medicine, nursing, pharmacy, and dentistry. Interest in informatics as a specialty in these areas reflects the importance that information collection, analysis, evaluation, and utilization now play in the health care sector. New public health threats such as bioterrorism and influenza pandemics will demand an improved infrastructure for disseminating information about best practices. In response to the new role of health-related informatics, journals have been created in medicine and nursing informatics to service the growing professional audience in these fields. The Online Journal of Public Health Informatics (OJPHI) is the latest addinewest of these specialty journals. The mission of the journal is to satisfy the growing need for public  and population health informatics portal and knowledge base of best practices among health practitioners, researchers, educators, and policy makers in developed and developing countries. OJPHI also explores the socio-economic, ethical, and legal impacts of informatics applications in public and population health. The journal will be published three times a year. It is an open access, open source, peer-reviewed journal based on Open Journal Systems.