SDOH Integration into Syndromic Surveillance and Emergency Response Systems


Presented December 6, 2016


Dr. Kieran Moore and Dr. Paul Belanger presented the following slides during the 2016 ISDS Annual Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. This presentation provides an overview of integrating Social Determinates of Health (SDOH) into Syndromic Surveillance and Emergency Response Systems. Drs. Moore and Belanger provide an introduction to deprivation indexes and how they are utilized in Ontario, Canda and an overview of the Public Health Information Management System (PHIMS) which is a real time environmental health surveillance system with population based integrated determinants of health layers.



  • Dr. Kieran Moore, Associate Medical Officer of Health, FRCPC Professor, Queen’s University, Knowledge Management KFLA Public Health , Ontario, Canada
  • Dr. Paul Belanger, Manager, Public Health Informatics, Associate Professor Queen’s University, Knowledge Management KFLA Public Health , Ontario, Canada
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