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We conducted a study to examine the suitability of the data collected at the local emergency departments for use in syndromic surveillance.

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This paper assesses the possible interest of using of a syndromic surveillance system based on emergency departments (ED) and crude mortality for monitoring health effects of climate changes (CC).

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The syndromic surveillance system “2SE FAG” has been installed within the French Armed Forces in French Guiana (3000 people) in October 2004 [1-2]. During the conception and the deployment of such a system, ergonomic issues were highlighted and training of stakeholders as well [3]. Daily... Read more

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The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (NYC DOHMH) collects data daily from 50 of 61 (82%) emergency departments (EDs) in NYC representing 94% of all ED visits (avg daily visits ~10,000). The information collected includes the date and time of visit, age, sex, home zip code... Read more

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One of the first county-wide syndromic surveillance systems in the nation, the Syndromic Tracking and Reporting System (STARS) has been in operation since 11/01/2001, and now covers Hillsborough, Pinellas and Collier counties. STARS uses hospital emergency department visit data to detect... Read more

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Presented January 31, 2018


David Swenson presented the following slides during the 2018 ISDS Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida. This presentation provides a use case for developing and implementing surveillance prodocols to conduct public health monitoring, analyze data... Read more

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Electronic epi-biosurveillance presents an opportunity to provide real-time disease surveillance alerts from remote areas to central disease management units, to rapidly decrease reporting times for reportable diseases, and to enable appropriate response scenarios to be put in place in a timely... Read more

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The International Health Regulations were revised in 2005 to adapt to increasing diversity of emerging health threats, globalization, changing trends in trade and travel, and the need for collective effort to address the international spread of disease. States Parties to the Regulations have... Read more

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Co-financed by the European Commission through the Executive Agency for Health and Consumers, the European Triple-S project (Syndromic Surveillance Survey, Assessment towards Guidelines for Europe) was launched in 2010 for a 3-year period and includes 24 organizations in 13 countries. Numerous... Read more

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The importance transmitting clinical information to public health for disease surveillance is well-documented. Conventional reporting processes require health care providers to complete paper-based notifiable condition reports which are transmitted by fax and mail to public health agencies.... Read more

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