April 17, 2020

Regenstrief public health expert provides expertise on tracking COVID-19

Brian Dixon, PhD, MPA, director of public health informatics at Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health at IUPUI, has provided perspective on tracking cases of COVID-19 to Indiana and national media.

In interviews with Politico, Dr. Dixon spoke about how the United States healthcare system’s data sharing infrastructure could hinder case tracking and provided perspective on the reporting of racial and ethnic characteristics of COVID-19 patients.

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Dr. Dixon also spoke to the IndyStar about how Indianapolis compares among other Midwestern cities and the role of testing in understanding the virus outbreak.

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