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2020 MEETINGS

September 2020 (The Give: Wildfire and Smoke Surveillance) - Recording, Slides

June 2020 (The Give: An Optimal Algorithm Matching EMS Data to ED Visit Data and Development and Use of Queries Related to Protests/Civil Disruption/Interperson Violence) - ... Read more

Content type: Meeting Recordings & Notes

 

2020 MEETINGS

September 2020 (R for Biosurveillance Call - Updates to COVID-19 State Indicator Report) - Recording 

August 2020 (Topic: Using Data Visualization Tools to Understand the COVID-19 Pandemic) - Recording, Slides

July 2020 Ad Hoc Meeting (R for... Read more

Content type: Meeting Recordings & Notes

Background: Provides a definition of eradication and of the disease: that it affects mostly children, results in paralysis in some cases and is preventable through vaccination. 

The disease is nearly eradicated, but remains in three countries, which reported 22 cases in 2017. Eradication... Read more

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Defines the current state of impact of malaria. positioning the disease as leading cause of death by disease worldwide. In last 12 years, seven million lives have been saved with a reduction of 60% in fatalities. 

The presentation draws parallels between malaria and polio eradication and... Read more

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Presentation identifies the Odisha State in eastern coastal India as a region in the country and world with exceptionally high rates of malaria infection. Odisha, which represents 3% of India’s population was reporting 40% of the nation’s malaria case. The interventions in this state are... Read more

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Over 300 independent practices transmit monthly quality reports to a data warehouse using an automated process to summarize patient information into quality measures. All practices have implemented an EHR that captures clinical information to be aggregated for population reporting, and is... Read more

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Heuristics to detect irregularly shaped spatial clusters were reviewed recently. The spatial scan statistic is a widely used measure of the strength of clusters. However, other measures may also be useful, such as the geometric compactness penalty, the non-connectivity penalty and other measures... 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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The Florida Department of Health (FDOH) previously monitored Florida Poison Information Center (FPICN) data for timely detection of increases in carbon monoxide (CO) exposures before, during, and after hurricanes. Recent analyses have noted that CO poisonings have also increased with generator... Read more

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Maryland’s electronic surveillance system for the early notification of community-based epidemics (ESSENCE) data includes emergency department visits from all acute care hospitals, over-the-counter medication sales and poison control data that cover all jurisdictions in Maryland. Maryland... Read more

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