Welcome to the Surveillance Knowledge Repository

Click on a topic under the Key Topic Areas section in the left column, then select a resource  from the list of resources that appear for that topic. You may also search for specific topics by entering one or more keywords in the Search bar. You can filter the search results by Content Type, Year, or Author Name.

Submit

Author Name

Tags

Reset filters

This article describes the methodology and results of Team #134ís submission to the 2007 ISDS Technical Contest.

Content type: Abstract

Interactive tools for visualization of disease outbreaks has been improving markedly in the past few years. With the flagships Google Flutrends1 and HealthMap2 providing prime examples. These tools provide interactive access to the general public concerning the current state-of-affairs for... Read more

Content type: Abstract

Presenters

Susan Robinson, Vaccine-Preventable Disease Epidemiologist, Arizona Department of Health Services

Erica Weis, Injury Prevention Epidemiologist, Arizona Department of Health Services

Background

America’s opioid epidemic has created a widespread health... Read more

Content type: Webinar

There are currently no federal laws mandating the reporting of infectious diseases to public health authorities. Reporting requirements reside at the state level and such laws do not apply to federal agencies including the VA. Heretofore, VA's reporting of infectious diseases to public health... Read more

Content type: Abstract

Health care information is a fundamental source of data for biosurveillance, configuring electronic health records to report relevant data to health departments is technically challenging, labor intensive, and often requires custom solutions for each installation. Public health agencies wishing... Read more

Content type: Webinar

Domestic swine have been viewed as important for the adaptation and spillover of IA from birds into human populations as they are sensitive to both avian and mammalian (including human) influenza viruses [1]. However, in much of Eurasia and North America wild swine are geographically widespread... Read more

Content type: Abstract

Approximately 2.7 million Americans live with chronic HCV, with roughly 30,000 new cases in 2013. Fortunately, recent clinical trials have shown great advances using interferon-free, oral direct-acting antivirals, with cure rates over 95% . But only a few people have been treated, and most are... Read more

Content type: Abstract

The International Society for Disease Surveillance (ISDS) will hold its thirteenth annual conference in Philadelphia on December 10th and 11th, 2014.  The society’s mission is to improve population health by advancing the science and practice of disease surveillance, and the annual conference... Read more

Content type: Abstract

One of the more recent successes of NSSP has been the introduction of more robust data quality monitoring and reporting. However, despite the increased insight into data quality, there are still concerns about data sharing and comparisons across sites. For NSSP to be most effective, users need... Read more

Content type: Abstract

During summer 2012, Washington State Department of Health (WA DOH) surveyed ILINet providers and found that more than half either utilize their electronic medical record system (EMRS) to gather and report weekly ILINet data, or intend to implement queries to do so in the future. There are a... Read more

Content type: Abstract

Pages

Didn't find what you're looking for? Then try searching our archives.

Contact Us

INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR
DISEASE SURVEILLANCE

288 Grove Street, Box 203
Braintree, MA 02184
(617) 779 0880
Email:syndromic@syndromic.org

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.

Site created by Fusani Applications