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Public health can harness the power of increasingly available health population data to improve practice and effectively allocate resources to areas of need. The driving forces of Health Information Exchanges (HIEs) and Meaningful Use are changing how public health and the healthcare industry... Read more

Content type: Webinar

Join the ISDS Public Health Practice Committee for a special meeting with Dr. Farzad Mostashari, the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology and founding president of ISDS. Following a brief discussion with Dr. Mostashari about Meaningful Use, the committee will then host Ms. Mary... Read more

Content type: Webinar

Hospital emergency departments in Cook and surrounding counties currently send data to the Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) instance of ESSENCE on CCDPH servers. The cloud instance of ESSENCE has been enhanced to receive and export all meaningful use data elements in the... Read more

Content type: Abstract

Our final Meaningful Use Dialogue will provide insight into New York City’s use of ambulatory EHR records. Steve Di Lonardo and Dr. Winfred Wu plan to discuss the potential benefits, limitations and challenges of extracting data from ambulatory settings. In the process of doing so they will... Read more

Content type: Webinar

This NYC DOHMH presentation details the process for onboarding data into BioSense for the NYC hospitals for certification.

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The use of health information systems to electronically deliver clinical data necessary for notifiable disease surveillance is growing. For health information systems to be effective at improving population surveillance functions, semantic interoperability is necessary. Semantic interoperability... Read more

Content type: Abstract

This webinar is part of the Meaningful Use Webinar Series entitled "Discovering the New Frontier of Syndromic Surveillance: A Meaningful Use Dialogue"

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Taha Kass-Hout, MD, MS, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Monday, March 19, 2012... Read more

Content type: Webinar

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

Content type: Report

Lack of speed, reliability, and uniformity of data collection limit the ability of syndromic surveillance (SyS) systems to provide public health authorities (PHAs) with timely information on community health threats and trends. Electronic information technologies have long been used to... Read more

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