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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

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Domestic swine have been viewed as important for the adaptation and spillover of IA from birds into human populations as they are sensitive to both avian and mammalian (including human) influenza viruses [1]. However, in much of Eurasia and North America wild swine are geographically widespread... Read more

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National Influenza Sentinel Surveillance (NISS) was established in Nigeria in 2006 to monitor influenza occurrence in humans in Nigeria and provide a foundation for detecting outbreaks of novel strains of influenza. Surveillance for influenza-like illness (ILI) and severe acute respiratory... Read more

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VA began using ESSENCE as a public health surveillance tool in 2005. The system offered alerting capability for pre-defined syndromes and querying capability for outpatient ICD-9 diagnosis codes. Herein, we highlight examples of how we have invested in upgrades to analytic capabilities and... Read more

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Each year, influenza affects approximately 5-20% of the United States population causing over 200,000 hospitalizations and 3,000 – 49,000 death. As a key point of entry to the health care system, EDs are responsible for the initial management and treatment of a substantial proportion of these... Read more

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Telephone triage is a relatively new data source available to biosurveillance systems.1-2Because early detection and warning is a high priority, many biosurveillance systems have begun to collect and analyze data from non-traditional sources [absenteeism records, overthe-counter drug sales,... Read more

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1) Describe a near real-time school-based syndromic surveillance program that integrates electronic data records and a two-way health alert system for early outbreak detection, notification, and possible intervention for Arizona schools. 2) Demonstrate the public health utility of this system... Read more

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If the next influenza pandemic emerges in Southeast Asia, the identification of early detection strategies in this region could enable public health officials to respond rapidly. Accurate, real-time influenza surveillance is therefore crucial. Novel approaches to the monitoring of infectious... Read more

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One of the most important goals of disease surveillance is to identify the "what" and "when" of an epidemic. Influenza surveillance is made difficult by inconsistent laboratory testing, deficiencies in testing techniques, and coding subjectivity in hospital records. We hypothesized that... Read more

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As public health surveillance is becoming more and more prevalent, new sources of data collection are more evident. One such data source is school absenteeism. By monitoring the symptoms of illness recorded when students are absent, health departments ideally can pinpoint potential outbreaks ... Read more

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