Noam Arzt

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In February of 2004, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene completed the integration of its childhood immunization and blood lead test registry databases, each containing over 2 million children. A modular approach was used to build a separate integrated system, called Master Child Index, to include all children in both the immunization(More)
Foreword As an Emergency Physician, I often treat patients without the benefit of any historical clinical information. I do my best by working the patient to develop a list of active medications, calling next of kin to assemble medical history and trying to locate previous treating physicians for insight into previous admissions. It's a bit like flying(More)
  • Noam H Arzt
  • 2010
Public health systems have been developed over many years and are costly to maintain or replace. Service-oriented architectures (SOA) have provided a way for these systems to remain viable and responsive to increasing demands for information and analysis. As healthcare entities look for strategies to effectively achieve "meaningful use:" of their EHR(More)
  • Noam H Arzt
  • 2003
Ah, security — it has become the new mantra of the IT world. In the past, information security was mostly a game of risk and insurance: you determined what your level of risk was based on a threat analysis and judged how likely and how damaging the threats might be if they occurred. You then developed mitigating strategies and decided if the cost of(More)
Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of CDC. About ISDS The International Society for Disease Surveillance (ISDS) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization founded in 2005 with a mission to improve population health by advancing the science and practice(More)