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The NEDSS Base System (NBS) is a web-based, standards- driven, integrated disease surveillance system launched in 2001 and is currently in use in twenty-two public health jurisdictions. Over the past fifteen years, the NBS has grown into a highly functional, modern application that supports:... Read more

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These slides detail the process of onboarding syndromic surveillance data into BioSense for the state of Arizona.

Content type: Presentation Slides

HL7 2.5.1 messaging for Emergency, Inpatient, Non-urgent Ambulatory, and Urgent Care Settings

Washington State Department of Health (WA DOH) has compiled this guide for eligible hospitals and professionals who wish to demonstrate meaningful use of certified electronic health record... Read more

Content type: State Specific Implementation Guide

The NBS is an integrated disease surveillance system deployed in 22 public health jurisdictions to support receipt, investigation, analysis and reporting, and data exchange for state reportable conditions. The NBS is governed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state,... Read more

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ISDS, in cooperation with the Community for Population and Public Health Measures (COPHM), is pleased to announce an upcoming webinar to be held on June 13th. The purpose of this webinar is to inform ISDS members, EHR technology developers, and public health informaticists about the Syndromic... Read more

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The goal of this paper is to describe a methodology used to create a gold standard set of emergency department (ED) data that can subsequently be used to evaluate the sensitivity and specificity of syndrome definitions.

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Most countries do not report national notifiable disease data in a machine-readable format. Data are often in the form of a file that contains text, tables and graphs summarizing weekly or monthly disease counts. This presents a problem when information is needed for more data intensive... Read more

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Join the ISDS Public Health Practice Committee for a special meeting with Dr. Farzad Mostashari, the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology and founding president of ISDS. Following a brief discussion with Dr. Mostashari about Meaningful Use, the committee will then host Ms. Mary... Read more

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Meaningful Use has increased interest in submission of ELR to public health agencies, prompting these agencies to analyze their reporting process. Tennessee’s reporting regulations require anyone with knowledge of or suspecting a reportable disease or event report to the local health... Read more

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Details about the ONC 2015 Edition certification criteria for Syndromic Surveillance and the related NIST Test Suite were explained previously. We now provide an overview and key information regarding updates to the Test Suite and how it is designed to be used.

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The NIST... Read more

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