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On May 28th, 2009, the ISDS Research and Public Health Practice Committees hosted a joint panel with the goal of bringing current challenges faced by public health practitioners to the attention of the research community at large. Members of both Committees expressed concern that much current... Read more

Content type: Webinar

The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s (NYC DOHMH) Division of Disease Control (DDC) conducts surveillance of more than 90 specific diseases and conditions and relies on both provider reports and electronic laboratory reports for data. While laboratory reports provide... Read more

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Fusion Analytics is the data integration system developed by the Fusion Cell at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR). Fusion Analytics meaningfully augments traditional public and population health... Read more

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BioSense is a national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) initiative to improve the nation's capabilities for early event detection and situational awareness. BioSense data includes Department of Defense and Veterans Affairs ambulatory care diagnoses and procedures, as well as... Read more

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In the past year, three major health care organizations – the American Veterinary Medical Association, the American Medical Association and the Society for Tropical Veterinary Medicine – have officially endorsed the concept of “One Health” recognizing the continuum of communicable... Read more

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COMBS is facilitating analyst workflows and collaboration, greatly accelerating the management of a bio-event, effectively implementing new capabilities and technologies, and providing opportunities for a wide variety of organizations to contribute data and tools that support their own goals... Read more

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Presenters Caleb Wiedeman and Harold Gil will describe some of the processes their organizations use to ensure the quality of data in BioSense v2.0. First, Caleb Wiedeman will review his normal routine of verifying data quality, including checking the front end of the BioSense v2.0 application... Read more

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Cancer Registration is the systematic collection of data on cancers and the use of such information for action. Population-based cancer registration is not common practice in developing countries. Ghana has had no population-based cancer registry till 2012 when the Kumasi Cancer Registry was... Read more

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Injuries from dog bites affect approximately 4.7 million Americans per year, causing significant societal impact. Currently dog bites are the third leading cause of homeowner insurance claims, and are estimated to cost the insurance industry $489 million annually. When insurance costs are... Read more

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The Jermuk region of the Zangezur mezofocus is part of the transcaucasian highland focus of plague. This enzootic area is polyvectorial. The mezofocus has rich fauna with approximately eight species of fleas: Callopsylla caspia, Ctenophthalmus wladimiri, Frontopsylla elata, Amphipsylla rossica,... Read more

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