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In this RMarkdown document, we will provide an overview of the ESSENCE APIs and how to access them through RStudio. We will begin with a very brief explanation of application programming interfaces (APIs), then list what APIs are available in ESSENCE, and finally expose you to basic examples of... Read more

Content type: Training

The National Syndromic Surveillance Program (NSSP) Team hosted the 3rd webinar of its Fall 2020 New Site Onboarding Window on November 16, 2020. The webinar orients viewers to the Access & Management Center (AMC), AMC Data Access Rules, and ESSENCE.

View the recording of the webinar ... Read more

Content type: Webinar

The National Syndromic Surveillance Program (NSSP) Team hosted the 2nd webinar of its Fall 2020 New Site Onboarding Window on October 27, 2020. The webinar focuses on data ingestion into the NSSP BioSense Platform and data quality checks and reports.

View the recording of the webinar here... Read more

Content type: Webinar

 

2021 Race and Ethnicity Data Quality Improvement Workgroup Calls 

June 2021 - No call this month 

May 2021 - Recording

April 2021 - Recording 

March 2021 - No call this month 

February 2021 - Recording 

January 2021 - No call this month 

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Content type: Meeting Recordings & Notes

2021 Meetings:

July 2021 - Recording

June 2021 - Recording, (Additional Resource: Electronic Surveillance System for the Early Notification of Community-Based Epidemics (ESSENCE): Overview, Components, and Public Health Applications)

May 2021 (Inaugural call) - Recording

Content type: Meeting Recordings & Notes

 

2021 Meetings  (Note: group meets bi-monthly)

June 2021 (Topic: Using RMarkdown to generate HTML and PDF Reports) - Recording 

April 2021 [Topic: Data Visualization packages in R (Ggplot 2 and Plotly)] - Recording, Ggplot Tutorial (Note: This link will require you to... Read more

Content type: Meeting Recordings & Notes

The NSSP Team hosted a New Site Onboarding webinar on October 6, 2020 to welcome new sites to the BioSense Platform and share necessary information pertaining to the onboarding process. The webinar included presentations on the following: 

Introduction to BioSense Platform Onboarding... Read more
Content type: Webinar

The Council of State and Territorial Epidemiology (CSTE), in collaboration with Thought Bridge, LLC, recently developed the Improving the Quality of Completeness and Electronic Health Record Data Used in Syndromic Surveillance Final Report which aimed to identify data quality issues and develop ... Read more

Content type: Report

On Wednesday, August 19, 2020, CSTE's Disaster Epidemiology Subcommittee hosted its monthly subcommittee call with a presentation on the use of earth observation data within syndromic surveillance systems. Call information and resources have been included below.

Presentation Title: "Use of... Read more
Content type: Webinar

 

NSSP Data Sharing Workshop Series 

The Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE), in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), hosted four regional data sharing workshops to improve the sustained use of shared data on the BioSense... Read more

Content type: Report

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