Stakeholder Perspectives of Biosurveillance: a Qualitative Analysis

Description: 

For more than a decade, biosurveillance systems (and more recently BioSense) have been employed in the United States. Efforts to drastically expand these surveillance capacities have been a national priority given concerns about national security. However, there has been little emphasis on value or increasing value to communities or agencies contributing and analyzing data. This qualitative analysis focused on all biosurveillance stakeholders and the opportunity to enhance interoperability and reuse of data and systems.

 

Objective

To understand the perspective of biosurveillance stakeholders and how their participation creates value for them as well as public health departments.

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Original Publication Year: 
2008
Event/Publication Date: 
December, 2008

July 30, 2018

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