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Below are the publicly available opioid overdose surveillance dashboards by U.S. state or territory. This list is updated as of March 7, 2019.

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Content type: Surveillance Tools and Systems

An Online Training Course

Ever wonder what syndromic surveillance is? How it is applied? This introduction to syndromic surveillance answers your questions and gives you a foundation for understanding how surveillance is used by public health professionals to understand health threats.... Read more

Content type: Training

In this 26 minute video, Eric Bakota offers an overview of a free statistical package, R, and an overview of commonly used tips and tricks shared in the surveillance community for analysis work in R.

Objectives:

Overview of R and R Studio Introduction to the ‘Tidyverse’ concept (... Read more
Content type: Training

What is R?

R is a language and free software environment for statistical computing and graphics. It compiles and runs on a variety of UNIX platforms, Windows, and MacOS. It is similar to the S language and environment - in fact, much code written in S will run unaltered in R. The R... Read more

Content type: Surveillance Tools and Systems

Join ISDS Communications director Mark Krumm as he walks us through the new ISDS website at healthsurveillance.org. Learn how users can navigate through the new website and how members can share valuable resources and discussions in dedicated workgroups. Join us to also hear about our new... Read more

Content type: Webinar

The ICD-10-CM Master Mapping Reference Table (MMRT) is a tool and resource to assist public health professionals in code-mapping conversion between ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM.

Background

The upcoming ICD-9/ICD-10 transition will have a significant impact on public health surveillance... Read more

Content type: References

This report summarizes a series of Data Sharing Workgroups that occurred in 2014 and 2015.

Purpose of the workgroups: To provide community input on topics related to data sharing functionalities in the BioSense platform.

Summary of work: The Data Sharing Workgroup (DSW) began by... Read more

Content type: Report

Materials associated with 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... Read more

Content type: Report

ISDS Members are invited to vote for the winners of the 2014 Awards for Outstanding Research Articles from Tuesday, July 29 - Thursday, August 14. This special literature review will highlight each of the finalist articles.

Process:
The Literature Review Subcommittee (LRS) meets bi-... Read more

Content type: Webinar

This report summarizes a series of seven meetings of the Syndrome Definition Workgroup held in 2014 and 2015.

Objective

To review, validate, and modify syndromes and provide community input on a process to update or develop syndromes.

Summary of activities: The syndrome... Read more

Content type: Report

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The National Syndromic Surveillance Program (NSSP) is a collaboration among states and public health jurisdictions that contribute data to the BioSense Platform, public health practitioners who use local syndromic surveillance systems, Center for Disease Control and Prevention programs, other federal agencies, partner organizations, hospitals, healthcare professionals, and academic institutions.

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