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The topic of the August Literature Review was drug resistance. To follow this up, the October Literature Review will feature presentations by the first author of two publications identified by the Committee. The two papers are:

Mistry N, Tolani M, Osrin D. Drug-resistant tuberculosis in... Read more

More and more patients frequent Urgent Care facilites. In this webinar, we will discuss how NSSP jurisdictions collect it, how is it formatted, and what have they learned; what's the best way to capture and share this information; and why should we collect and report this data.

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This document represents the collaborative effort of the International Society for Disease Surveillance (ISDS), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to specify a national electronic messaging standard that enables... Read more

The National Syndromic Surveillance Program (NSSP) is conducting a three-part webinar series to describe how data will flow to the BioSense Platform. This comprehensive series explores how data are ingested into the BioSense Platform and ESSENCE application and how BioSense 2.0 data are being... Read more

The National Syndromic Surveillance Program (NSSP) is conducting a three-part webinar series to describe how data will flow to the BioSense Platform. This comprehensive series explores how data are ingested into the BioSense Platform and ESSENCE application and how BioSense 2.0 data are being... Read more

The National Syndromic Surveillance Program (NSSP) is conducting a three-part webinar series to describe how data will flow to the BioSense Platform. This comprehensive series explores how data are ingested into the BioSense Platform and ESSENCE application and how BioSense 2.0 data are being... Read more

We will present an overview of: (1) the epidemiology of Legionnaires’ disease (LD), (2) techniques applied by the New York City (NYC) Department of Health and Mental Hygiene for routine LD surveillance and outbreak investigation, (3) detection and investigation of the second largest community-... Read more

This webinar will present a set of tools developed for visualizing data quality problems in aggregate surveillance data, in particular for data which accrues over a period of time. This work is based on a data quality analysis of aggregate data used for ILI surveillance within the Distribute... Read more

Citizen engagement in public health is being transformed through systems that enable users to directly report on symptoms of disease via email and smartphone technology. Participatory systems encourage routine submission of syndromic data by the general public. Participant data can be aggregated... Read more

To provide community input on data quality issues and enhance data quality through sharing and testing of scripts.

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The Data Quality workgroup has worked to address Data Quality issues through the development, sharing and testing of scripts. The Data Quality... Read more

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