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Use for the Analytic Solutions for Real-Time Surveillance: Asyndromic Cluster Detection consultancy held June 9-10, 2015 at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

Problem Summary

A syndrome cannot be created to identify every possible cluster of potential public health... Read more

Content type: Use Case

Falls are a leading cause of fatal and nonfatal injury in NC. As the size of the older adult population is predicted to increase over the next few decades, it is likely that the incidence of falls-related morbidity and mortality will increase in tandem. In order to address this public health... Read more

Content type: Abstract

States and localities are using biosurveillance for a variety purposes including event detection, situational awareness, and response. However, little is known about the impact of biosurveillance on the operational components and functioning of the public health system and the added value of... Read more

Content type: Abstract

This focus of this webinar is to describe different syndromic surveillance approaches to drug overdose surveillance. Presenters will share how their case definitions were developed, stakeholders involved, intended audience and uses, as well as lessons learned.

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R. Matt... Read more

Content type: Webinar

Syndromic surveillance systems offer richer understanding of population health. However, because of their complexity, they are less used at small public health agencies, such as many local health departments (LHDs). The evolution of these systems has included modifying user interfaces for more... Read more

Content type: Abstract

The North Carolina Bioterrorism and Emerging Infection Prevention System (NC BEIPS) receives daily emergency department (ED) data from 33 (29%) of the 114 EDs in North Carolina. These data are available via a Web-based portal and the Early Aberration Reporting System to authorized NC public... Read more

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Recreational drug use is a major problem in the United States and around the world. Specifically, drug abuse results in heavy use of emergency department (ED) services, and is a high financial burden to society and to the hospitals due to chronic ill health and multiple injection drug use... Read more

Content type: Abstract

The International Society for Disease Surveillance held its eleventh annual conference in San Diego on December 4th and 5th, 2012, under the theme Expanding Collaborations to Chart a New Course in Public Health Surveillance. During these two days, practitioners and researchers across many... Read more

Content type: Abstract

The North Carolina Disease Event Tracking and Epidemiologic Collection Tool (NC DETECT) serves public health users across NC at the local, regional and state levels, providing early event detection and situational awareness capabilities. At the state level, our primary users are in the General... Read more

Content type: Abstract

Fifteen years have passed since the Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002 called for the establishment of nationwide surveillance and reporting mechanisms to detect bioterrorism-related events. In the 1990s, several health departments established... Read more

Content type: Journal Article

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