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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

A health information interchange architecture (HIIA) defines the attributes of a data sharing relationship between two parties. In the context of electronic syndromic surveillance (ESS), this refers to the standards, tools, and means to securely transport an ESS message from a sender (typically... Read more

Content type: Recommendation

Sent on March 3, 2014, this letter summarizes the ISDS Board of Directors' response to preliminary recommendations that Laboratory Reporting and Syndromic Surveillance be removed as core measures for Eligible Hospitals in Stage 3 Meaningful Use. The letter strongly opposes this initial... Read more

Content type: Letter

Use for the Analytic Solutions for Real-Time Biosurveillance: Infectious Disease Forecast Modeling consultancy held October 29-30, 2015 in Falls Church, Virginia.

Problem Summary

New efforts are underway to design and evaluate forecasting models for diseases such as dengue and... Read more

Content type: Use Case

The purpose of this document is to define the core of PHSS practice and the minimum EHR data requirements widely used to support the core. This recommendation provides the CDC and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), with business requirements that will... Read more

Content type: Recommendation

The Surveillance Knowledge Repository (www.surveillancerepository.org) is a huge resource with hundreds of surveillance-related resources populated by community members. This invaluable resource provides a single location to search abstracts, webinars, trainings, and syndrome definitions all... Read more

Content type: Meeting Recordings & Notes

This annotated bibliography summarizes close to 50 articles on syndromic surveillance using EHR data from hospital and ambulatory settings. The bibliography is a valuable resource for both practitioners and researchers as they continue to assess the feasibility and utility of using new types of... Read more

Content type: References

Use case for the Analytic Solutions for Real-Time Biosurveillance: Models for Forecasting Asthma Exacerbations in Urban Environments consultancy held March 30-31, 2016 at the Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC).

Problem Summary

Asthma exacerbation can be triggered by a number of... Read more

Content type: Use Case

Follow these instructions on how to run ILI R code on your BioSense data locker using R studio.

 

Content type: Training

The Messaging Guide Workgroup is working to prepare the next version of the Syndromic Surveillance Messaging Guide for HL7 Balloting. The goals of the group include:

Facilitate the review, comment, and update process for the Implementation Guide for Syndromic Surveillance (derived from the... Read more
Content type: Meeting Recordings & Notes

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