Reporting nationally notifiable conditions (NNC): vocabulary aspects

Description: 

Standard vocabulary facilitates the routing and filtering of laboratory data to various public health programs. In 2008, Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) developed 67 Technical Implementation Guides (TIGs) that accompany each condition and contain standard codes for NNC reporting. Those TIGs were reviewed by a public health subject matter expert panel (SMEP), in May 2010, consisting of members of the CDC CSTE Laboratory and PHIN Vocabulary and Messaging Communities of Practice Program, and representatives from the Regenstrief Institute and the International Health Terminology Standards Development Organization.

Objective

Electronic laboratory reporting (ELR) has a key role in public health case reporting and case notification. This paper will discuss the current status, problems, and solutions in a vocabulary support of nationally notifiable conditions (NNC) reporting.

Primary Topic Areas: 
Original Publication Year: 
2010
Event/Publication Date: 
December, 2010

June 24, 2019

Contact Us

NSSP Community of Practice

Email: syndromic@cste.org

 

This website is supported by Cooperative Agreement # 6NU38OT000297-02-01 Strengthening Public Health Systems and Services through National Partnerships to Improve and Protect the Nation's Health between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of CDC. CDC is not responsible for Section 508 compliance (accessibility) on private websites.

Site created by Fusani Applications