Leveraging Public Health Emergency Informatics during the Fungal Infections Outbreak, Tennessee - 2012
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Murphree, R., Petersen, P., Stanford, L., Sexton, J. C., McKennley, T., Milliken, J., Victoroff, T., Newsad, R., & Roth, J. (2014). Leveraging Public Health Emergency Informatics during the Fungal Infections Outbreak, Tennessee - 2012. Online Journal of Public Health Informatics, 6(1). https://doi.org/10.5210/ojphi.v6i1.5125

Abstract

Late in September 2012, the Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) deployed a web-based application for emergency management of ~1,100 patients at-risk of life-threatening fungal  infections following epidural injection of methylprednisolone acetate (MPA) from a single compounding pharmacy.  The custom information system and its successful use in providing situational awareness and decision support during the fungal infections outbreak will be highlighted in this presentation.
https://doi.org/10.5210/ojphi.v6i1.5125
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