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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

Innovative electronic surveillance systems are being developed to improve early detection of outbreaks attributable to biologic terrorism or other causes. A review of the rationale, goals, definitions, and realistic expectations for these surveillance systems is a crucial first step toward... Read more

Content type: Journal Article

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.

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

This presentation shared by Michigan covers the introductory basics of syndromic surveillance. This is a part of a web based training that new users have to complete before getting access to the surveillance system in Michigan. 

Content type: Training

This copy of an online module from Michigan detials the process of using syndromic surveillance in their state. Users must complete the module and pass the test at the end of the module to gain access to the system.

Content type: Training

PHIN-MS can send and receive data securely and automatically. It is used by many hospitals in the state(s) to send data to the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (SC DHEC) for both our National Electronic Disease Surveillance System and our South Carolina Early... Read more

Content type: Abstract

58 medical licensure boards require between 12 and 50 hours of Continuing Medical Education (CME) for re-licensure of physicians. 28 states as well as Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Mariana Islands, require continuing nursing education (CNE) for nursing re-licensure, with... Read more

Content type: Abstract

Presented December 8, 2015

Dr. Richard S. Hopkins presented the following slides as part of the ISDS Intro to BioSurveillance Workshop at the 2015 ISDS Annual Conference in Denver, Colorado. This presentation demonstrates the need for BioSurveillance and discusses some of the mechanisms... Read more

Content type: Presentation Slides

Presented December 6, 2016

Amy Ising presented these slides during the ISDS Pre-Conference Workshop as part of the 2016 ISDS Annual Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. This presentation provices an introduction to Syndromic Surveillance, an overview of key data elements involved in the... Read more

Content type: Presentation Slides

Модуль 1 Синдромный надзор: Определения, применение, тип данных и синдромное группирование

Content type: Training

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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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