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The PHIN Message Quality Framework (MQF) is a web application that assists public health practitioners with preparing and communicating quality standard electronic messages as defined by the applicable messaging, vocabulary, and programmatic standards. This framework allows users to upload HL7 2... Read more

This document is the technical update report for the week ending 01/27/2017 which the project director at the CDC (Mike Coletta) gets from the technical support company (ICF), summarizing the current status of work on the National Syndromic Surveillance (NSyS) Platform.

This is the technical update report for the week ending 01/20/2017 which the project director at the CDC (Mike Coletta) gets from the technical support company (ICF), summarizing the current status of work on the National Syndromic Surveillance (NSyS) Platform.

"HealthMap, a team of researchers, epidemiologists and software developers at Boston Children's Hospital founded in 2006, is an established global leader in utilizing online informal sources for disease outbreak monitoring and real-time surveillance of emerging public health threats. The freely... Read more

"Flu Near You is a site administered by Healthmap of Boston Children’s Hospital in partnership with the American Public Health Association and the Skoll Global Threats Fund. On this site, Flu Near You is open to anyone for browsing. Any individual living in the United States or Canada, 13 years... Read more

"The UPMC Center for Health Security developed the Infectious Disease Cost Calculator (IDCC) to provide new national and global estimates of the economic burden of infectious diseases. Cost data provided by the IDCC can inform decisions about investments in preventing and controlling infectious... Read more

R is a language and free software environment for statistical computing and graphics. It compiles and runs on a variety of UNIX platforms, Windows, and MacOS. It is similar to the S language and environment - in fact, much code written in S will run unaltered in R. The R environment is an... Read more

This presentation will focus on how to use queries in ESSENCE.  In addition to teaching the basic mechanics of the application, the presentation will explore advanced techniques for utilizing queries in features like myESSENCE, advanced graphing, and data downloads.

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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

This PHIN Messaging Guide for Syndromic Surveillance contains the necessary specifications for data exchange from healthcare to public health for elements that are core to Syndromic Surveillance practice. Note that this guide does not contain specifications for the collective data elements... Read more

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