Securing protected health information in NC DETECT

NC DETECT receives daily data files from emergency departments (ED), the statewide EMS data collection system, the statewide poison center, and veterinary laboratory test results. Included in these data are elements, which may contain Protected Health Information (PHI). It is the responsibility of NC DETECT to ensure that security of these data is managed during their entire life cycle, including receiving, loading, cleaning, storage, managing, reporting, user access, archiving, and destruction.

June 25, 2019

Multi-Tier Role Based Access for Secure and Flexible Syndromic Surveillance

NC DETECT receives data on at least a daily basis from five data sources: emergency departments (ED), the statewide poison center (CPC), the statewide EMS data collection system, a regional wildlife center and laboratories from the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine.  A Web portal is available to users at state, regional and local levels and provides syndromic surveillance reports as well as reports for broader public health surveillance such as injury, occupational health, and post-disaster.  The current portal is built on access controls initially designed in 2002 for hospital-based

July 30, 2018

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