Off the Cuff June 10, 2017


Off the Cuff: CVH Clinical and Community Connections for State & Local Public Health Departments
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Issue 149, June 10, 2019
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Calls and Webinars Worth Your Time

The Power of Data Visualization: Effective Reporting Strategies for Program Evaluators
Tuesday, June 11, 2019, 2:30 ā€“ 2:50 p.m. ET
Sponsor: CDC Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention (DHDSP)

This 20-minute coffee break will provide an introduction to how data visualization can aid in communicating data and reporting evaluation findings to key audiences and stakeholders. Learn about a few effective data visualization approaches and available tools, in addition to some data visualization evaluation examples from DHDSP. Click to join this webinar and call 855-644-0229, Conference ID 8247938.  

Epidemiology and Evaluation Collaborative Monthly Call
Wednesday, June 12, 2019, 2 – 3:00 p.m. ET
Sponsor: NACDD CVH Team
The Epidemiology and Evaluation Collaborative (ECC) is a peer-led group of epidemiologists and evaluators who meet monthly to support each other in navigating 1815 and 1817 epidemiology, surveillance, evaluation, and performance measures. Participants have the opportunity to share resources, discuss what they are working on, ask questions, and provide feedback to CDC. Log on to Adobe Connect and call 1-877-273 4202, room 793-903-441 at the time indicated above. If you’re not receiving emails and agendas from MaryCatherine Jones about EEC meetings, join our listserv by emailing

News and Resources from CDC, NACDD, and National Partners

From the Healthcare Information and Management System Society (HIMSS) Foundation
Scholarship Opportunity to participate in NHS Digital/US Health Data Analyst Exchange Program

The HIMSS Foundation in coordination with the HHS Office of the Chief Technology Officer, and the United Kingdomā€™s (UK) NHS Digital has created an exchange program. The HIMSS Foundation will select up to six health informaticists/data scientists/data strategists working at the state and local public health to travel to the UK. Each of the selected participants will receive a scholarship for travel to collaborate with NHS officials and lend analytical insight and identify novel approaches relating to health data science projects that could set the stage successful outcomes in addressing health imperatives and the determinants of health.

The aim of the exchange is a 10-day, multi-site visit, including two days for travel and time for orientation from August 27 to September 5, 2019. The visit will conclude with a presentation at the NHS Expo in Manchester, United Kingdom.


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