Evaluating the Utility of HealthMap as a Supplementary Surveillance Tool

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Thomas, M. C., Kite-Powell, A., Atrubin, D., & Hamilton, J. J. (2015). Evaluating the Utility of HealthMap as a Supplementary Surveillance Tool. Online Journal of Public Health Informatics, 7(1). https://doi.org/10.5210/ojphi.v7i1.5833


This session discusses an assessment of the outbreak detection utility of HealthMap, a publically available event-based biosurveillance system utilizing various internet-based media resources to identify outbreaks, at the state and local level. Results may help determine whether HealthMap should be monitored more closely as a supplementary surveillance tool.

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