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As syndromic surveillance systems continue to grow, new opportunities have arisen to utilize the data in new or alternative ways for which the system was not initially designed. For example, in many jurisdictions syndromic surveillance has recently become population-based, with 100% coverage of... Read more

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Public health surveillance guides efforts to detect and monitor disease and injuries, assess the impact of interventions and assist in the management of and recovery from large-scale public health incidents. Today’s ever-present, media-hungry environment pressures public health scientists,... Read more

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We previously experimented with tracking influenza in ER chief complaint data using existing syndromic surveillance tools. We identified several deficiencies in these tools: poor natural language processing, inefficient user interfaces, frequent (thus costly) false alarms, and one-size-fits-all... Read more

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Construction of data-sharing network for public health is one of the national scientific data-sharing projects, based on the data resource that distributed at China Center for Disease Control and Prevention (China CDC), universities, research institutes, and scientists, as well as the data from... Read more

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ISDS Members are invited to vote for the winners of the 2014 Awards for Outstanding Research Articles from Tuesday, July 29 - Thursday, August 14. This special literature review will highlight each of the finalist articles.

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The Literature Review Subcommittee (LRS) meets bi-... Read more

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Since their introduction to the US market in 2007, electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) have posed considerable challenges to both public health authorities and government regulators, especially given the debate – in both the scientific world and the community at large – regarding the potential... Read more

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Presented January 28, 2008

The following presentation was given as part of the Integrated Surveillance Seminar Series from the National Center for Public Health Informatics and provides an overview of public health informatics translational research including how to identify requirements... Read more

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Public health informatics is an emerging interdisciplinary field that uses information technology and informatics methods to meet public health goals. To achieve these goals, education and training of a new generation of public health informaticians is one of the essential components. AMIA0 s 10... Read more

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Under the CDC STD Surveillance Network (SSuN) Part B grant, WA DOH is testing electronic case reporting (eCR) of sexually transmitted infections (STI) from a clinical partner.

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We reviewed CCDs (a type of consolidated clinical data architecture (C-CDA) document) shared by... Read more

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Typical approaches to monitoring ED data classify cases into pre-defined syndromes and then monitor syndrome counts for anomalies. However, syndromes cannot be created to identify every possible cluster of cases of relevance to public health. To address this limitation, NC DETECT’s approach... Read more

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