Utility of Syndromic Surveillance Using Novel Clinical Data Sources
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Zwickl, R., Ishikawa, C., & Streichert, L. C. (2013). Utility of Syndromic Surveillance Using Novel Clinical Data Sources. Online Journal of Public Health Informatics, 5(1). https://doi.org/10.5210/ojphi.v5i1.4488

Abstract

Discusses the current state of syndromic surveillance using inpatient and ambulatory clinical data in the United States and the potential utility of the data. The Meaningful Use Stages 2 and 3 regulations incentivize the use of these data sources. Existing systems effectively perform a range of activities from influenza-like illness surveillance to heart disease risk factor surveillance. With further development, ambulatory and inpatient data could become an integral part of syndromic surveillance practice.
https://doi.org/10.5210/ojphi.v5i1.4488
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