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Sent on March 3, 2014, this letter summarizes the ISDS Board of Directors' response to preliminary recommendations that Laboratory Reporting and Syndromic Surveillance be removed as core measures for Eligible Hospitals in Stage 3 Meaningful Use. The letter strongly opposes this initial... Read more

Content type: Letter

This webinar is part of the Meaningful Use Webinar Series entitled "Discovering the New Frontier of Syndromic Surveillance: A Meaningful Use Dialogue"

Our third Meaningful Use webinar continues our discussion on state implementation of inpatient Electronic Health Record (EHR) technology... Read more

Content type: Webinar

In response to the Meaningful Use roundtable discussion at the 2011 ISDS Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, ISDS has established a monthly community conference call open to anyone interested in issues relating to Meaningful Use. The purpose of this call is to bring together various stakeholders... Read more

Content type: Meeting Recordings & Notes

National Health IT Initiatives are helping to advance the state of automated disease surveillance through incentives to health care facilities to implement electronic medical records and provide data to health departments and use collaborative systems to enhance quality of care and patient... Read more

Content type: Abstract

This annotated bibliography summarizes close to 50 articles on syndromic surveillance using EHR data from hospital and ambulatory settings. The bibliography is a valuable resource for both practitioners and researchers as they continue to assess the feasibility and utility of using new types of... Read more

Content type: References

Data from the Emergency Departments (EDs) of 49 hospitals in New York City (NYC) is sent to the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) daily as part of the syndromic surveillance system. Currently, thirty-four of the EDs transmit data as flat files. As part of the Center for Medicare... Read more

Content type: Abstract

Presentation slides from April 10, 2016 Meaningful Use Community Call

 

Content type: Presentation Slides

In response to the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001, the NH Department of Health and Human Services (NH DHHS) engaged state and external partners in the design of an early warning surveillance system to support bioterrorism and emergency preparedness. Initially, NH DHHS began collecting... Read more

Content type: Abstract

From the BioSense 2.0 Onboarding Workgroup meeting, February 4, 2015

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Promise Nkwocha, MSc. RHCE, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Content type: Meeting Recordings & Notes

The Environmental Public Health Tracking Network (Tracking Network) is a national surveillance system that integrates environmental hazard, exposure, and health outcome data into one system. The Tracking Network launched in July 2009, and has since been receiving data from 23 funded state and... Read more

Content type: Abstract

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