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A variety of government reports have cited challenges in coordinating national biosurveillance efforts at strategic and tactical levels. The General Accountability Office (GAO), an independent nonpartisan agency that investigates how the federal government funding and performs analysis at the... Read more

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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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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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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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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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Presentation slides from April 10, 2016 Meaningful Use Community Call

 

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Released October 2017. Prepared by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Clinton Foundation, Clinton Health Matters Initiative.

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While prescription opioids serve an invaluable role for the treatment of cancer pain and pain at the end... Read more

Content type: Report

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services administers federal incentive programs for eligible hospitals (EHs), critical access hospitals (CAHs), eligible providers (EPs), and eligible clinicians (ECs) that have adopted and use certified electronic health record technology (CEHRT). The... Read more

Content type: State Specific Implementation Guide

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 Messaging Guide Workgroup is working to prepare the next version of the Syndromic Surveillance Messaging Guide for HL7 Balloting. The goals of the group include:

Facilitate the review, comment, and update process for the Implementation Guide for Syndromic Surveillance (derived from the... Read more
Content type: Meeting Recordings & Notes

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