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This video provides useful information about the 2015 ISDS Conference and Abstract Submission Process.

Content type: Webinar

SaTScan software is used widely in outbreak detection.  It's free, flexible, and fast.  However, it is somewhat cumbersome, in that access is primarily through a GUI.  While this is probably best for occasional use, it does not lend itself to automated analysis, storage and re-use of... Read more

Content type: Webinar

Presented December 8, 2015

Dr. Richard S. Hopkins presented the following slides as part of the ISDS Intro to BioSurveillance Workshop at the 2015 ISDS Annual Conference in Denver, Colorado. This presentation demonstrates the need for BioSurveillance and discusses some of the mechanisms... Read more

Content type: Presentation Slides

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The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) compiled this guide for hospitals with emergency departments to aid in the submission of syndromic surveillance data to the Oregon Public Health Division’s syndromic surveillance project (Oregon ESSENCE). (We also accept urgent care data from... Read more

Content type: State Specific Implementation Guide

These slides summarize the process in Tennessee for onboarding hospitals' syndromic surveillance data into BioSense.

Content type: Presentation Slides

This report summarizes a series of seven meetings of the Syndrome Definition Workgroup held in 2014 and 2015.

Objective

To review, validate, and modify syndromes and provide community input on a process to update or develop syndromes.

Summary of activities: The syndrome... Read more

Content type: Report

Objective

To share best practices for onboarding amongst community members in the interest of improving onboarding efforts nationally.

Summary of activities: The onboarding workgroup was initially tasked to define a process for the most efficient onboarding process, define... Read more

Content type: Report

This report summarizes a series of Data Sharing Workgroups that occurred in 2014 and 2015.

Purpose of the workgroups: To provide community input on topics related to data sharing functionalities in the BioSense platform.

Summary of work: The Data Sharing Workgroup (DSW) began by... Read more

Content type: Report

These slides provide an overview of the onboarding process for jurisdictions in Kansas supplying data for BioSense. This presentation emphasizes steps needed to improve data quality.

Content type: Presentation Slides

Notes on Meaningful Use stage 3 Notice of Public Rule Making, provided by Bryant Thomas Karras

Content type: Report

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