Securing protected health information in NC DETECT

NC DETECT receives daily data files from emergency departments (ED), the statewide EMS data collection system, the statewide poison center, and veterinary laboratory test results. Included in these data are elements, which may contain Protected Health Information (PHI). It is the responsibility of NC DETECT to ensure that security of these data is managed during their entire life cycle, including receiving, loading, cleaning, storage, managing, reporting, user access, archiving, and destruction.

June 25, 2019

North Carolina Bioterrorism and Emerging Infection Prevention System

NC BEIPS is a system designed and developed by the NC Division of Public Health (DPH) for early detection of disease and bioterrorism outbreaks or events. It analyzes emergency department (ED) data on a daily basis from 33 (29%) EDs in North Carolina. With a new mandate requiring the submission of ED data to DPH, NC BEIPS will soon have data from all 114 EDs.

July 30, 2018

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