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Presented April 26, 2019.

Description: Join us for this lightning talk webinar experience where you will see multiple examples of data dashboards and learn more about who they were created for, how they were developed, where and when the data is being shared, and what impact the dashboard... Read more

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There is a significant body of literature on the use of social media for monitoring ailments such as influenza-like illness1 and cholera,2 as well as public opinions on topics such as vaccination.3 In general, these studies have shown that social media correlates well with official data sources,... Read more

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OHA, in collaboration with the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, implemented a syndromic surveillance system, Oregon ESSENCE. A critical component to developing and growing this statewide system is obtaining buy-in and voluntary participation from hospital Emergency... Read more

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Cross-jurisdictional sharing of public health syndrome data is useful for many reasons, among them to provide a larger regional or national view of activity and to determine if unusual activity observed in one jurisdiction is atypical. Considerable barriers to sharing of public health data exist... Read more

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The North Carolina Division of Public Health (NC DPH) has been collecting emergency department data in collaboration with the Carolina Center for Health Informatics in the UNC Department of Emergency Medicine since 1999. As of August 2011, there are 113 of 115 emergency departments sending data... Read more

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Public health surveillance relies on multiple systems and methodologies for data collection, analysis, and interpretation. Each component provides only part of the picture, such as detection of possible outbreaks or events of concern; geographic profiles or time courses of disease activity; or... Read more

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Collaborative relationships between academicians and public health practitioners are necessary to ensure that methodologies created in the research setting translate into practice. One barrier to forging these collaborations is restrictions on the sharing and availability of public health... Read more

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The aerosol release of a pathogen during a bioterrorist incident may not always be caught on environmental sensors - it may be too small, may consist of a preparation that is coarse and heavy (and consequently precipitates quickly) or may simply have occurred in an uninstrumented location. In... Read more

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Presented on December 6, 2016

 

The following slides were presented at the Pre-conference workshop of the 2016 ISDS Annual Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. This presentation provides and overview of the consultancy to bring together state and local public health departments,... Read more

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This document, issued on March 7, 2016, provides a template for a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for secure, electronic exchange of immunization information among governmental entities that operate a population-based Immunization Information System (IIS). It suggests terms and conditions that... Read more

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