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Presented April 26, 2019.

Description: Join us for this lightning talk webinar experience where you will see multiple examples of data dashboards and learn more about who they were created for, how they were developed, where and when the data is being shared, and what impact the dashboard... Read more

Content type: Webinar

The DoD provides daily outpatient and emergency room data feeds to the BioSense Platform within NSSP, maintained by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This data includes demographic characteristics and diagnosis codes for health encounter visits of Military Health System... Read more

Content type: Abstract

In a context of finite resources, multiple needs and growing demands of organizational accountability, there has been an increase in the number of multi-dimensional prioritization exercises (of diseases, interventions, etc) in the health arena. Not all of them following robust methodologies. The... Read more

Content type: Webinar

The Joint Incentive Fund (JIF) Authorization creates innovative DoD/VA sharing initiatives. In 2009, DoD and VA commenced a biosurveillance JIF project whose principle objectives include improved situational awareness of combined VA/ DoD populations 1 and determining the optimal business model... Read more

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Health information increasingly needs to flow beyond the jurisdiction in which it was originally collected. As both people and microbes move across jurisdictional boundaries with increasing speed and ease, so too must health information. With an increased focus on privacy and security... Read more

Content type: Webinar

Accurately gauging the health status of a population during an event of public health significance (e.g. hurricanes, H1N1 2009 pandemic) in support of emergency response and situation awareness efforts can be a challenge for established public health surveillance systems in terms of geographic... Read more

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The electronic surveillance system for the early notification of community-based epidemics (ESSENCE) is the web-based syndromic surveillance system utilized by DHMH. ESSENCE utilizes a secure, automated process for the transfer of data to the ESSENCE system. Data sources in the Maryland ESSENCE... Read more

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Electronic data that could be used for global health surveillance are fragmented across diseases, organizations, and countries. This fragmentation frustrates efforts to analyze data and limits the amount of information available to guide disease control actions. In fields such as biology,... Read more

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Vector borne diseases like Japanese Encephalitis (JE) result from the convergence of multiple factors, including, but not limited to, human, animal, environmental, and economic and social determinants. Thus, to combat these problems, it is essential to have a systematic understanding of drivers... Read more

Content type: Case Study

Automated Electronic Disease Surveillance has become a common tool for most public health practitioners. Users of these systems can analyze and visualize data coming from hospitals, schools, and a variety of sources to determine the health of their communities. The insights that users gain from... Read more

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