IFHIMA Organizing a World of HIM: What to Expect Out of the 2016 IFHIMA Congress
Author: Fernandes, Lorraine M.; Haendel, Angelika; MacDonald, Marci; Nicholson, Lorraine; Skurka, Margaret A.; Yokobori, Yukiko
Source: Journal of AHIMA
Publication Date: April 2016
Post Earthquake Health Information Management in Japan—the Challenges
The familiar phrase “think globally, act locally” urges people to consider the health of the entire planet and to take action in their own communities and cities. The rapid spread of epidemics such as Avian flu, Ebola, HIV, and the latest threat of Zika to pregnant women and th....
Author: Yokobori, Yukiko; Sakai, Tsuneo; Takeda, Takahisa; Oi, Toshio
Source: Perspectives in Health Information Management
Publication Date: May 2015
On March 11, 2011, a megathrust earthquake of magnitude 9.0 hit Japan, causing destruction of homes, large-scale fires, giant tsunami, and demolition of nuclear power plants in the Tohoku region on the northeastern coast of Japan. This article focuses on the response of t....