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BioSense currently receives demographic and chief complaint data from more than 360 hospitals and text radiology reports from 36 hospitals. Detection of pneumonia is an important as several Category A bioterrorism diseases as well as avian influenza can manifest as pneumonia. Radiology text... Read more

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In 2007, the CDC BioSense System received data from 450 non-federal hospitals. Hospitals provide data to Biosense based on their capability and willingness to supply electronic data. As of July 2008, Biosense is receiving data from 550 hospitals. The National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care... Read more

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The National Syndromic Surveillance Program (NSSP) is conducting a three-part webinar series to describe how data will flow to the BioSense Platform. This comprehensive series explores how data are ingested into the BioSense Platform and ESSENCE application and how BioSense 2.0 data are being... Read more

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West Nile Virus (WNV) is a mosquito-borne virus that can cause meningitis and encephalitis. Since its discovery in New York City during an encephalitis outbreak in 1999, WNV has become endemic in North America. In the United States, 16,000 human WNV disease cases (including West Nile fever,... Read more

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The National Syndromic Surveillance Program (NSSP) is conducting a three-part webinar series to describe how data will flow to the BioSense Platform. This comprehensive series explores how data are ingested into the BioSense Platform and ESSENCE application and how BioSense 2.0 data are being... Read more

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The eleven syndrome classifications for clinical data records monitored by BioSense include rare events such as death or lymphadenitis and also common occurrences such as respiratory infections. BioSense currently uses two statistical methods for prediction and alerting with respect to the... Read more

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The National Syndromic Surveillance Program (NSSP) is conducting a three-part webinar series to describe how data will flow to the BioSense Platform. This comprehensive series explores how data are ingested into the BioSense Platform and ESSENCE application and how BioSense 2.0 data are being... Read more

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BioSense is a national system that receives, analyzes, and visualizes electronic health data and makes it available for public health use. In December 2007 CDC added the Influenza Module to the main BioSense application.

 

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This presentation describes the new... Read more

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The Division of Health Informatics and Surveillance (DHIS) team has been working to clean, standardize, and improve the quality of data on the Master Facility Table (MFT). The MFT provides a unique identifier for each facility along with facility name, location, type, and other essential... Read more

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Analysis of time series data requires accurate calculation of a predicted value. Non-regression methods such as the Early Aberration Reporting System CuSum are computationally simple, but most do not adjust for day of week or holiday. Alternately, regression methods require larger counts, more... Read more

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