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BioSense is a national automated surveillance system designed to enhance the nation's capability to rapidly detect and quantify public health emergencies, by accessing and analyzing diagnostic and prediagnostic health data. The BioSense system currently receives near real-time data from more... Read more

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Objective To study the performance of a simple keyword search of radiology reports for identifying pneumonia.

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BioSense is a national program designed to improve the nation’s capabilities for conducting disease detection, monitoring, and real-time situational awareness. Currently, BioSense receives near real-time data from non-federal hospitals, as well as national daily batched data from the Departments... Read more

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To assess the representativeness of BioSense ED data by comparing it with the NHAMCS results.

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Analysis of the BioSense data facilitates the identification, tracking, and management of emergent and routine health events, including potential bioterrorism events, injury related incidents and rapidly spreading naturally occurring events (1).  BioSense enhances coordination between all levels... Read more

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Objective To present lessons learned from the BioSense jurisdiction-specific webinars conducted in 2007.

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Each year, more than two-thirds of all fireworksrelated injuries occur during June 16-July 16 [1]. During the 2006 July 4th holiday weekend, thousands of people were treated in emergency departments (EDs) for fireworks-related injuries [2]. Over 50% of these injuries were burns, most often... Read more

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To determine the feasibility of using BioSense laboratory test order data for West Nile disease surveillance in the United States

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To determine the feasibility of using BioSense laboratory data to do surveillance on Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) and calculate overall and facility rates of disease.

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This presentation describes the new BioSense Influenza Module, its performance during the 2007-8 influenza season, and modifications for the 2008-9 influenza season.

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