An article co-authored by J.T. Finnell, M.D., M.Sc. and director and associate professor of Health Informatics, has been awarded a tie for third prize in the International Society for Disease Surveillance Awards for Outstanding Research Articles in Biosurveillance category.
Finnell, with J. Marc Overhage and Shaun Grannis, co-authored “All Health Care is Not Local: An Evaluation of the Distribution of Emergency Department Care Delivered in Indiana. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2011; 2011:409-416.” Read the full article here: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3243262/
The ISDS Literature Review Subcommittee meets bi-monthly to discuss new journal articles related to biosurveillance. At each meeting, members volunteer to summarize one or more articles. The initial candidate pool consisted of articles summarized by members of the Literature Review Subcommittee between January 2010 and March 2012. A nomination period was open from June 4 -25, 2012. The award committee then reviewed all nominated articles and narrowed the list down to five finalist articles in each award category. The ISDS membership voted to determine the final award winners.