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Mission

The mission of the R Group for Biosurveillance is to connect R users and Advance the Practice of R in Public Health Surveillance

Objectives

Enable new and inexperienced users to gain the skills required for the data management, analysis, and visualization tasks that... Read more
Content type: Meeting Recordings & Notes

The ESSENCE User Group is a place to discuss ESSENCE best practices, issues, feature requests, and any other ESSENCE-related discussions.

 

Visit the group's home page for forums with questions, issues, comments, and concerns.

Content type: Meeting Recordings & Notes

The purpose of the Analytic Solutions Committe (ASC) - formerly the Technical Conventions Committee (TCC) - is to facilitate and expedite the development, evaluation, and implementation of technical methods for public health surveillance by:

Collecting, classifying, posting use cases... Read more
Content type: Meeting Recordings & Notes

The Research Committee promotes research in advanced disease surveillance with a variety of activities serving the professional and educational needs of society members.  These activities include webinars covering analytics, public health/epidemiology, informatics, and policy topics; a weekly... Read more

Content type: Meeting Recordings & Notes

ISDS started the One Health Surveillance (OHS) Community of Practice to engage its members in the advancement of this important and topical field. We define OHS as the "collaborative, on-going, systematic collection and analysis of data from multiple domains to detect health related events and... Read more

Content type: Meeting Recordings & Notes

Presented December 20, 2018.

The presentation will provide a summary of the epidemiology of AFM during the increase in cases in 2018 and updates on CDC’s AFM activities.

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Adriana Lopez, MHS, Epidemiologist, Division of Viral Diseases, National Center for... Read more

Content type: Webinar

Presented December 13, 2018.

For public health surveillance, is machine learning worth the effort? What methods are relevant? Do you need special hardware? This talk was motivated by these and other questions asked by ISDS members. It will focus on providing practical—and slightly... Read more

Content type: Webinar
Why the syndrome was created? This syndrome was created to track falling related emergency room visits.  Syndromic surveillance system (e.g., ESSENCE, R STUDIO, RODS, etc.) ESSENCE  Data sources the syndrome was used on (e.g., Emergency room, EMS, Air Quality, etc.) Patient Location (Full Details... Read more
Content type: Syndrome

This syndrome attempts to capture Opioid, Cocaine and Meth Injection Drug Use hospital visits. The syndrome was developed using NSSP ESSNECE and evaluated on Maricopa County emergency department and inpatient data. Fields used in ESSENCE include Admit Reason Combo, Cheif Complaint History and... Read more

Content type: Syndrome

This syndrome attempts to capture acute GSW hospital visits and was developed based on existing syndromes shared by the community of practice in this forum post: https://www.healthsurveillance.org/forums/Posts.aspx?topic=1452124
This syndrome attempts to capture acute GSW emergency... Read more

Content type: Syndrome

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This Knowledge Repository is made possible through the activities of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Cooperative Agreement/Grant #1 NU500E000098-01, National Surveillance Program Community of Practice (NSSP-CoP): Strengthening Health Surveillance Capabilities Nationwide, which is in the interest of public health.

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