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Marcus Rennick, Epidemiologist with the Marion County Public Health Department (WV), provides an overview/training on the BioSense System.

 

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(45 minutes) Syndromic Surveillance and BioSense Overview

(90 minutes) Hands-on BioSense Tutorial

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Content type: Training

Presented February 9, 2012
Webinar Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST

This webinar introduced some basic principles of cloud computing and present details about the government cloud services of the BioSense 2.0 environment, which included both a platform that State and Local Health... Read more

Content type: Webinar

BioSense 2.0 protects the health of the American people by providing timely insight into the health of communities, regions, and the nation by offering a variety of features to improve data collection, standardization, storage, analysis, and collaboration. BioSense 2.0 is the result of a... Read more

Content type: Abstract

Biosurveillance systems typically receive free- text chief complaint and coded diagnosis data, however this data has limited specificity for notifiable disease surveillance. The Biosense System receives chief complaint and/or diagnosis data from over 360 hospitals and laboratory results from 24... Read more

Content type: Abstract

The goal of the Technical Committee (TC) is to facilitate and improve:

Bi-directional communication between the National Syndromic Surveillance Program (NSSP) Community of Practice (CoP) and CDC’s NSSP to ensure that syndromic surveillance data management, analysis, visualization and... Read more
Content type: Meeting Recordings & Notes

Use of robust and broadly applicable statistical alerting methods is essential for a public health Biosurveillance system. We compared several algorithms related to the Early Aberration Reporting System C2 (adaptive control chart) method for practical detection sensitivity and timeliness using a... Read more

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Inter-jurisdictional data sharing can enhance disease surveillance capabilities for local, state, regional and national public health situational awareness and response. BioSense 2.0, a cloud-based computing platform for syndromic surveillance, provides participating local, state and federal... Read more

Content type: Abstract

The CDC's BioSense 2.0 system is designed with a user-centered approach, where the needs and requests of the users are part of its continued development. User requirements were gathered extensively to help design BioSense 2.0 and users continue to submit feedback which is used to make... Read more

Content type: Abstract

BioSense data includes Department of Defense and Veterans Affairs ambulatory care diagnoses and procedures, as well as Laboratory Corporation of America lab test orders. Data are mapped to eleven syndrome categories. SaTScan is a spatio-temporal technique that has previously been applied to... Read more

Content type: Abstract

The BioSense system receives patient level clinical data from > 370 hospitals and 1100 ambulatory care Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs medical facilities. Visits are assigned as appropriate to 78 sub-syndromes, including respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). Among infants and... Read more

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