The Bureau of Informatics and Data Management oversees the Ohio Public Health Data Warehouse, coordinates the Quality Payment Program and Meaningful Use functions, participates on the Data Governance Committee, and provides data and analytics support to programs throughout ODH.
The Institutional Review Board (IRB) reviews human subject research proposals to ensure risks have been minimized and the potential for benefit has been maximized before human subjects participate in the research.
The 2019 State Health Assessment (SHA) is a comprehensive and actionable picture of health and wellbeing in Ohio. This interactive website displays state and county-level data on topics such as demographic trends, leading causes of death, population health, healthcare spending, access to health care, public health and prevention, social and economic environment, and physical environment.
A comprehensive listing of current and historical reports published by the Ohio Department of Health. The reports primarily describe the health status of Ohio’s population or pertain to selected health conditions impacting Ohioans.
Each year, approximately 150,000 children from birth to 6 years of age are screened for lead poisoning in Ohio and currently, less than 3 percent are found to have confirmed elevated blood lead levels.
In 2016, stroke was the 4th leading cause of death in Ohio. Stroke can happen at any age but happens more often in older adults than in younger adults or children. The average age of stroke is decreasing.
Seasonal influenza, also known as the flu, is an illness that causes fever, headache, tiredness, cough, sore throat, nasal congestion and body aches. Most people who get the flu usually recover in one to two weeks, but the flu can be deadly. An estimated 200,000 people are hospitalized with the flu each year in the U.S.
The mission of the Ohio Ryan White Part B program is to promote health and access to quality care for Ohioans living with HIV. The HIV Care Services Section offers a spectrum of services designed to help people with HIV and their families.
The Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) is a population-based survey designed to examine maternal behaviors and experiences before, during and after a woman’s pregnancy, and during the early infancy of her child.
Heart disease is the leading cause of death both in Ohio and the United States. Nationally, 1 out of every 4 deaths is due to heart disease. Heart disease includes several different diseases and conditions including coronary heart disease (CHD), myocardial infarction (MI or heart attack) and heart failure.
Gestational Diabetes is a type of diabetes that is first seen in a pregnant woman who did not have diabetes before she was pregnant. Some women develop gestational diabetes in the middle of pregnancy. Doctors usually test for it between 24 and 28 weeks of pregnancy.