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Presented September 27, 2018.

This presentation offers practical tips on how to create a successful and sustainable community of practice.


Deborah W. Gould, PhD., Division of Health Informatics and Surveillance, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Content type: Webinar

The National Syndromic Surveillance Program Community of Practice (NSSP CoP) membership includes CDC-funded grant recipients, non-funded states and jurisdictions that contribute data to the BioSense Platform, public health practitioners who use local syndromic surveillance systems, CDC programs... Read more

Content type: Meeting Recordings & Notes

The intent of the National Syndromic Surveillance Program Community of Practice (NSSP CoP) is to support open and dynamic participation of any individual or organization working on or interested in increasing the quality, utility, and availability of syndromic surveillance data. The goal of this... Read more

Content type: Report

As part of an International Society for Disease Surveillance (ISDS) project to support member-initiated consultations on priority unresolved questions in the field of syndromic surveillance research, development, or practice, the Duval County Health Department obtained ISDS support to address... Read more

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To quantify the positive predictive values of ICD-9 CM diagnosis codes for public health surveillance of communicable diseases.

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This paper describes the frequency, various ìshapesî and magnitudes of data anomalies, and varying ways actual public health events may present themselves in syndromic data.

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This study evaluates whether over-the-counter (OTC) drug sales can serve as an earlier indicator for detecting community disease outbreaks in Hong Kong.

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Objective: To understand GIS issues in a rural-to-urban setting and demonstrate limitations of ZIP-code-only approaches compared to census tract and block approaches.

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To examine the distribution of residential zip codes among patients in Boston emergency departments (EDs) over a two month period to better understand how this type of spatial analysis may affect the sensitivity of syndromic surveillance.

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gastrointestinal illness (GI) related medications are associated with temporal trends of reportable

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