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The objective of this project was to develop an efficient method to map Logical Observation Identifier Names and Codes (LOINC) to notifiable conditions to accommodate future changes in standard laboratory test codes.

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The purposes of this study are to validate a keyword-based text parsing algorithm for identifying fractures and compare radiology results with chief complaint and ICD-9 final diagnoses.

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This paperís objective is to compare syndromic categorization of newly acquired real-time civilian hospital data with existing BioSense data sources.

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One of the standard approaches to public health surveillance for influenza is to monitor the percent of visits to about 2000 sentinel physicians for influenza-like illness (%ILI; fever plus cough or sore throat). The BioSense System currently receives (among other data) ICD-9 discharge diagnoses... Read more

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Influenza surveillance provides public health officials and healthcare providers with data on the onset, duration, geographic location, and level of influenza activity in order to guide the local use of interventions. The Influenza Sentinel Provider Surveillance Network tracks influenza-like... Read more

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To evaluate several variations of a commonly-used control chart method for detecting injected signals in 2 BioSense System datasets.

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In 2006, approximately 6.8 million children and 16.1 million adults were reported to have asthma in the US. The CDC BioSense System currently receives data from >540 hospital emergency departments (EDs; 522 send patient chief complaints and 182 send physician diagnoses), and captures about 11... Read more

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Objectives: Using chart review as the criterion standard to estimate the sensitivity, specificity, positive predictive value (PPV) and negative predictive value (NPV) of New York State hospital emergency department chief complaint (CC) classifiers for patients < 60 months of age and > 60... Read more

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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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