Review: Pennsylvania’s first-ever CDO must adapt to an evolving crisis

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Review: Pennsylvania’s first-ever CDO must adapt to an evolving crisis

Review: Pennsylvania’s first-ever CDO must adapt to an evolving crisis

In this report, advice is given about types of real-time information to present to keep people informed of the effects of COVID-19.

Pennsylvania’s first-ever chief data officer, David Partsch, offered guidance about how to communicate important evidence-based information during the COVID-19 pandemic. A single online location for information is important, and Partsch suggests including data sets, visualizations, reports, and dashboards to keep people informed about the outbreak. Providing information in real-time is important, both for internal communications as well as public communications.

|2020-04-03T09:09:34-04:00April 3rd, 2020|COVID-19 Literature|Comments Off on Review: Pennsylvania’s first-ever CDO must adapt to an evolving crisis

About the Author: Maria Brann

Maria Brann
Dr. Maria Brann, PhD, MPH, is a professor in the Department of Communication Studies in the School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI and affiliate faculty with the Injury Control Research Center at West Virginia University. She explores the integration of health, interpersonal, and gender communication. Her translational focus and mixed methods approach are woven throughout her health vulnerabilities research, which advocates for more effective communication to improve people’s health and safety. Her primary research interests focus on the study of women’s and ethical issues in health communication contexts and promotion of healthy lifestyle behaviors to improve personal and public health and safety. She researches communication at both the micro and macro levels and studies how communication influences relationships among individuals and with the social world.

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