APHL attendees arrving at openning session of 2011 Annual Meeting.
Ringling Bros. circus parades in Omaha’s Qwest Center while, upstairs, APHL attendees ponder implementation of the Affordable Care Act.
Collette Fitzgerald, PhD; Sharon Hurd, MPH and Elaine Scallan, PhD present at Are New Technologies Improving Public Health? session.
Suzanne Kalb, PhD, discusses presentation with attendees.
Jack Krueger, MSChE, shares his passion for environmental public health laboratory electronic data sharing.
Top 10 Tweets:
- Record turnout at #APHL annual meeting: 470 registrants and lab professionals from 5 different countries
- 1 in 6 people have a foodborne illness each year, from 31 pathogens with >50K hospitalized says Scallan at #aphl.
- Efficient and standardized electronic data exchange is an imperative public health response and interoperability function. #aphl
- Patrick Luedtke says health reform much like the water in the Missouri river – it is upstream and coming our way. #aphl
- The first day at #aphl meeting has seen some stunning science presentations with far-reaching implications #aphl
- It will take a crisis to bring the money back so someone will provide essential public health services #APHL
- If public health gets behind on meaningful use, we will be left behind. #APHL
- Affordable healthcare is a major achievement, politics aside. Achieves 94% healthcare coverage.
- Paul Jarris, ASTHO: APHL is one of our strongest public health associations.
- The history of PH is one of troughs & peaks over time. PHLs MUST tell stories of how they impact the lives of communities. #aphl