EHR Conformance Testing for Enhanced Syndromic Surveillance System Interoperability

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Snelick, R., Ishikawa, C., Zwickl, R., & Taylor, S. (2014). EHR Conformance Testing for Enhanced Syndromic Surveillance System Interoperability. Online Journal of Public Health Informatics, 6(1).


This poster describes the Syndromic Surveillance Messaging Validation Suite developed collaboratively by experts from NIST, ISDS, and CDC. The poster explains the features and functions of the validation suite; describes how it is being used for Meaningful Use EHR certification testing; provides details about the test cases (including test stories, test data, and example conformant messages); and explains how using the validation suite for local implementation can enhance standard conformance and improve the quality of hospital SyS data provided to public health agencies
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