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TransPHorm: Translation of Public Health Information for a Diverse Public
NWCPHP researchers are studying how to use machine translation technology to produce efficient and accurate public health material for limited English speakers as part of the TransPHorm project.
An Exploration of Bi-Directional SMS Use by Public Health
NWCPHP researchers investigate the use of two-way, text message (SMS) communications to improve public health emergency preparedness and response.
Improving Population Health Through Enhanced Targeted Regional Decision Support
This NWCPHP research study aims to identify, analyze and describe individual, organizational and data quality factors that affect the successful use of technology meant to improve notifiable condition reporting.
STAT 911: Simulation Training to Assist Triage of 911 Calls
NWCPHP-affiliated researchers investigate whether simulation training improves how quickly and accurately call receivers at 911 call centers identify cardiac arrest and initiate cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) over the phone.
SOARING: Studying Older Adults and Researching their Information Needs and Goals
Researchers are studying how older adults use personal health information management systems. Findings from this study will advance understanding of the health management needs and practices of older adults.
Leveraging Technology to Strengthen Public Health Emergency Communication Systems
NWCPHP researchers build on recently completed research about how public health professionals can use bi-directional text messaging to communicate with stakeholders.
From Multi-tasking to Hyper-tasking: Investigating the Impact of Next Generation 911
Researchers are investigating the impact of Next Generation 911 on telecommunicator stress, and developing a 911 call center workforce stress reduction program.