Communities of Practice: Advancing the Practice of Surveillance

These slides were presented as a 60 minute oral presentation at the 2018 Public Health Informatics Conference in Atlanta Georgia.

Learning Objective

To share our experiences at ISDS with setting up and managing communities of practice, with the focus specifically on the National Syndromic Surveillance Program Community of Practice. 

March 27, 2019

National Syndromic Surveillance Program Community of Practice (NSSP CoP) Expert Panel - Part I: Leading Community Groups

Presented February 13, 2019.

This webinar is the first installment of the 2-part NSSP CoP Expert Panel Webinar Series on Being a Leader in Your Community. Click here to view Part II: Facilitating Groups & Meetings 

February 19, 2019

National Syndromic Surveillance Program Community of Practice (NSSP CoP) Expert Panel - Part II: Facilitating Groups & Meetings

Presented February 26, 2019.

This webinar is the second installment of the 2-part NSSP CoP Expert Panel Webinar Series on Being a Leader in Your Community.  Click here to view Part I: Leading Community Groups

February 26, 2019

2018 NSSP CoP Member Satisfaction Assessment Results

The intent of the National Syndromic Surveillance Program Community of Practice (NSSP CoP) is to support open and dynamic participation of any individual or organization working on or interested in increasing the quality, utility, and availability of syndromic surveillance data. The goal of this assessment was to collect feedback from members regarding the barriers and challenges to participating in the NSSP CoP activities and utilizing its related tools.

 

October 25, 2018

Building a Community of Practice

Presented September 27, 2018.

This presentation offers practical tips on how to create a successful and sustainable community of practice.

Presenter

Deborah W. Gould, PhD., Division of Health Informatics and Surveillance, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

September 28, 2018

The RHINO Community of Practice: Building a Space for Data Users and Enthusiasts in Washington State

Prior to June 2016, there were 45 registered users of syndromic surveillance data in Washington State, with 29 (64.4%) representing 5 of Washington’s 35 local health jurisdictions and 16 (35.6%) at the state level. Of those registered users, 9 (8.8%) had logged into ESSENCE at least once in the 6 months before October 2016. In June 2016, the Washington State syndromic surveillance program began accepting Meaningful Use data and sought to increase its user base.

January 21, 2018

National Syndromic Surveillance Program Community of Practice (NSSP CoP)

The National Syndromic Surveillance Program Community of Practice (NSSP CoP) membership includes CDC-funded grant recipients, non-funded states and jurisdictions that contribute data to the BioSense Platform, public health practitioners who use local syndromic surveillance systems, CDC programs, other federal agencies, partner organizations, hospitals, healthcare professionals, and academic institutions to advance the science and practice of syndromic surveillance. While BioSense addresses SyS tec

October 31, 2018

Message Guide Workgroup (MG)

The Messaging Guide Workgroup is working to prepare the next version of the Syndromic Surveillance Messaging Guide for HL7 Balloting. The goals of the group include:

November 30, 2018

A practitioner-driven research agenda for syndromic surveillance

To obtain feedback and seek future directions for an ISDS initiative to establish and update research questions in Informatics, Analytics, Communications, and Systems Research with the greatest perceived impact for improving surveillance practice.

June 09, 2017

Regional Governance of Syndromic Surveillance for the Texas Gulf Coast

Syndromic surveillance systems are large and complex technology projects that increasingly require large investments of financial and political capital to be sustainable. What was once a minor surveillance tool in the mid-2000s has evolved into a program that is regarded as valuable to public health yet is increasingly difficult to maintain and operate for local health departments. The Houston Health Department installed a syndromic surveillance system (SyS) six years before Meaning Use became known to healthcare communities.

August 08, 2017

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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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