Modelling, Simulation and Social Network Data: What's New for Public Health and Epidemiology Informatics?

Yearb Med Inform. 2015 Aug 13;10(1):216-9. doi: 10.15265/IY-2015-031.


Objectives: Summarize excellent current research in the field of Public Health and Epidemiology Informatics.

Method: Synopsis of the articles selected for the IMIA Yearbook 2015.

Results: Four papers from international peer-reviewed journals have been selected as best papers for the section on Public Health and Epidemiology Informatics.

Conclusions: The selected articles illustrate current research regarding the impact and assessment of health IT and the latest developments in health information exchange.

Keywords: International Medical Informatics Association; Public health; epidemiology; health information systems; hospital information systems; medical informatics.

MeSH terms

  • Aedes
  • Animals
  • Climate Change
  • Epidemics*
  • Humans
  • Influenza, Human / epidemiology
  • Medical Informatics*
  • Models, Biological*
  • Public Health Informatics
  • Social Support*