AbstractThis 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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