Vol 5 No 1 (2013)
Special Issue

Oral Presentations: Border Health/ Multi-jurisdictional Health

Alina Deshpande, Mac Brown, Lauren Castro, William B. Daniel, Eric N. Generous, Andrea Hengartner, Kristen Margevicius, Kirsten Taylor-McCabe
A Systematic Evaluation of Data Streams for Global Disease Surveillance
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Esmeralda Iniguez-Stevens, Sarah Marikos, Karen Ferran
A Binational Influenza Surveillance Network - California/Baja California
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Orion McCotter, Frank Vanskike, Kacey Ernst, Ken Komatsu, Harold Margolis, Stephen Waterman, Laura Tippit, Kay Tomashek, Anne Wertheimer, Sonia Montiel, Catherine Golenko, Elizabeth Hunsperger
Enhancing Surveillance for Arboviral Infections in the Arizona Border Region
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Damaris Padin, Anthony Hawksworth, Peter Kammerer, Erin McDonough, Gary Brice
Effectiveness of the 2011-12 Influenza Vaccine: Data from US Military Dependents and US-Mexico Border Civilians.
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Oral Presentations: Analytical Methods - Bayesian

Howard Burkom, Yevgeniy Elbert, Liane Ramac-Thomas, Christopher Cuellar, Vivian Hung
Refinement of a Population-Based Bayesian Network for Fusion of Health Surveillance Data
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Michael Ludkovski, Junjing Lin
Sequential Bayesian Inference for Detection and Response to Seasonal Epidemics
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Jarad Niemi, Michael Ludkovski
Tau-leaped Particle Learning
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Jialan Que, Fu-Chiang Tsui
Modeling Baseline Shifts in Multivariate Disease Outbreak Detection
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Oral Presentations: Cluster Detection

Howard Burkom, Yevgeniy Elbert, Carla Winston, Julie Pavlin, Cynthia Lucero-Obusan, Mark Holodniy
Localized Cluster Detection Applied to Joint and Separate Military and Veteran Subpopulations
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Luiz H. Duczmal, Alexandre C. L. Almeida, Fabio R. da Silva, Martin Kulldorff
Multiple Source Spatial Cluster Detection Through Multi-criteria Analysis
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Sabino J. Ferreira, Francisco S. Oliveira, Ricardo Tavares, Flavio R. Moura
Using the Flow of People in Cluster Detection and Inference
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Meichun Li, Wayne Loschen, Lana Deyneka, Howard Burkom, Amy Ising, Anna Waller
Time of Arrival Analysis in NC DETECT to Find Clusters of Interest from Unclassified Patient Visit Records
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Maheshkumar Sabhnani, Artur Dubrawski, Jeff Schneider
Searching for Complex Patterns Using Disjunctive Anomaly Detection
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Skyler Speakman, Yating Zhang, Daniel B. Neill
Tracking Dynamic Water-borne Outbreaks with Temporal Consistency Constraints
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Oral Presentations: Disease Surveillance Methods

Carrie Eggers, Aaron Kite-Powell, Janet Hamilton
Utility of System Generated Syndromic Surveillance Alerts to Detect Reportable Disease Outbreaks
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Andrew Fine, Victor Nizet, Kenneth Mandl
A Biosurveillance-driven Home Score to Guide Strep Pharyngitis Treatment
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Carol A. Gotway Crawford, Catherine A. Okoro, Haci M. Akcin, Satvinder Dhingra
An Experimental Study Using Opt-in Internet Panel Surveys for Behavioral Health Surveillance
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Molly Leecaster, Warren Pettey, Damon Toth, Jeanette Rainey, Amra Uzicanin, Matthew Samore
A Piece of the Public Health Surveillance Puzzle: Social Contacts among School-Aged Children
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Reena Mahajan, Anne C. Moorman, Stephen J. Liu, Loralee Rupp, Monina Klevens, (CHeCS) for the Chronic Hepatitis Cohort Investigators
The Use of the International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision (ICD-9) Coding in Identifying Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Infection in Health System Data: Implications for Surveillance
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James M. Wilson, Bonnie Koehler, Kathleen Sramek, Treve Henwood
The Black Canyon Forecast Station: Experiences And Lessons Learned
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Oral Presentations: Electronic Health Records

Donald Curtis, Scott Weissman, Dimitri Drekonja, Susan Beekmann, Benjamin Buckmaster, John Lynch, April Abbott, Ferric Fang, Philip Polgreen
CaseFinder: A Flexible Real-time Online Surveillance Registry for Infectious Disease Physicians to Report Cases of Carbapenem-resistant <i>Enterobacteriaceae</i> (CRE)
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Richard F. Davies, Jason Morin, Ramanjot S. Bhatia, Lambertus de Bruijn
A System for Surveillance Directly from the EMR
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Joseph R. Egger, Brooks Lowe, Erica Johnson, Randy Durbin, Erica Griffin, Sanjaya Dhakal, Achintya Dey, Sam Groseclose
Evaluation of Clinical and Administrative Data to Augment Public Health Surveillance
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Peter Hicks, Henry Rolka, Mark Wooster, Lynette Brammer
Processing of Novel Electronic Health Data to Support Public Health Surveillance
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Kenneth D. Mandl
SMART Platforms: Building The App Store for Biosurveillance
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Rebecca Zwickl, Charles Ishikawa, Laura C. Streichert
Utility of Syndromic Surveillance Using Novel Clinical Data Sources
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Oral Presentations: Influenza Surveillance Methods - Research

Howard S. Burkom, Yevgeniy Elbert, Carla Winston, Julie Pavlin, Cynthia Lucero-Obusan, Mark Holodniy
Coverage and Timeliness of Combined Military and Veteran Surveillance Systems
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Andrea F. Dugas, Mehdi Jalalpour, Yulia Gel, Scott Levin, Fred Torcaso, Takeru Igusa, Richard Rothman
Influenza Forecasting with Google Flu Trends
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Arturo Lopez Pineda, Fu-Chiang Tsui, Shyam Visweswaran, Gregory F. Cooper
Detection of Patients with Influenza Syndrome Using Machine-Learning Models Learned from Emergency Department Reports
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Kathryn Morrison, Yanyu Xiao, Seyed Moghadas, David Buckeridge
Using Surveillance Data to Identify Risk Factors for Severe H1N1 in First Nations
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Avinash Patwardhan, David Lorber
Comparing Prescription Sales, Google Trends and CDC Data as Flu Activity Indicators
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Oral Presentations: Information Sharing & Partnerships

Judy Akkina, Wolf Weber, Lisa Becton
Detection of a Swine Erysipelas Outbreak Using Enhanced Passive Surveillance
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Anna Grigoryan, Carmen Clarke, Lyudmila Zueva, Tetyana Chumachenko, Edmond F. Maes, Bonnie Smoak
The Epidemiologic Vocabulary of the West and the Former Soviet Union: Different Sides of the Same Science
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Ikechi Konkwo, Robert G. Harmon, William C. Livingood, Thomas Bryant III, Saad Zaheer
A Health Department's Collaborative Model for Disease Surveillance Capacity Building
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Wayne Loschen, Rekha Holtry, Kalman Hazins, Sheryl Happel Lewis
Sharing Public Health Information with Non-Public Health Partners
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Dina B. Passman, Aaron Kite-Powell, Dara Spector, Wayne Loschen, Barry Harp, Aaron Chern, Janet Hamilton, Cary Eggers, Joseph Lombardo
Establishing a Federal and State Data Exchange Pilot for Public Health Situational Awareness
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Tera Reynolds, Katie Suda, Blaine Reeder, William Storm, Al Ozonoff, Howard Burkom
Collaboration for Improved Disease Surveillance Literature Review
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Oral Presentations: Meaningful Use

Hwa-Gan Chang, Charlene Weng, Charlie DiDonato, Dave DiCesare, Jian-Hua Chen, Debra Blog
Evaluation of Emergency Department Data Quality following PHIN Syndromic Surveillance Messaging Guide
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Brian E. Dixon, Jason A. Siegel, Tanya V. Oemig, Shaun J. Grannis
Towards Interoperability for Public Health Surveillance: Experiences from Two States
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Brian E. Dixon, Roland E. Gamache, Shaun J. Grannis
Towards Estimation of Electronic Laboratory Reporting Volumes in a Meaningful Use World
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Geraldine Johnson, Charles Ishikawa, Rebecca Zwickl, Maiko Minami, Taha Kass-Hout, Laura Streichert
Recommendations for Syndromic Surveillance Using Inpatient and Ambulatory EHR Data
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Wayne Loschen, William Stephens, Taha Kass-Hout, Miles Stewart, Dave Heinbaugh, Joseph Lombardo
Evaluation of ESSENCE in the Cloud Using Meaningful Use Syndromic Surveillance Data
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Miles Stewart, Wayne Loschen, Taha Kass-Hout
Enabling ESSENCE to Process and Export Meaningful Use Syndromic Surveillance Data
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Oral Presentations: Novel Uses of Syndromic Data

Jessica Athens
Can We Use Syndromic Surveillance Data to Identify Primary Care Visits to NYC EDs?
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Howard Burkom, Sherry Burrer, Laurie Barker, Valerie Robison, Peter Hicks, Amy Ising
Use of Syndromic Data to Determine Oral Health Visit Burden on Emergency Departments
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Sherry Burrer, Howard Burkom, Christopher Okunseri, Laurie Barker, Valerie Robison
Nontraumatic Oral Health Classification for Alternative Use of Syndromic Data
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Achintya N. Dey, Anna Grigoryan, Soyoun Park, Stephen Benoit, Taha Kass-Hout
Mental Illness and Co-morbid Conditions: BioSense 2008 - 2011
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Steven J. Lippmann, Karin B. Yeatts, Anna Waller, Kristen Hassmiller Lich, Debbie Travers, Morris Weinberger, James F. Donohue
COPD-Related ED Visits in North Carolina: Hospitalizations and Return Visits
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Larissa May, Marcus Rennick, Leah Gustafson, Julia Gunn
A Syndromic Approach to Emergency Department Surveillance for Skin and Soft Tissue Infections
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Oral Presentations: Social and News Media

Chi Bahk, David Scales, Sumiko Mekaru, John S. Brownstein, Clark Freifeld
MoH+: A Global, Integrated, and Automated View of Official Outbreak Reporting
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David Bui, Sumiko Mekaru, Clark Freifeld, John S. Brownstein
Development of a Vietnamese Language Outbreak Mapping and Surveillance System
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Jacqueline S. Coberly, Clayton R. Fink, Eugene Elbert, In-Kyu Yoon, John M. Velasco, Agnes Tomayo, V. Roque, S. Ygano, Durinda Macasoco, Sheri Lewis
Tweeting Fever: Are Tweet Extracts a Valid Surrogate Data Source for Dengue Fever?
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Gwendolyn Gillingham, Michael A. Conway, Wendy W. Chapman, Michael B. Casale, Kathryn B. Pettigrew
#wheezing: A Content Analysis of Asthma-Related Tweets
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Mark Myslín, Shu-Hong Zhu, Michael Conway
Content Analysis of Tobacco-related Twitter Posts
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Jennifer Stoll, Richard Quartarone, Miguel Torres-Urquidy
Framing the Use of Social Media Tools in Public Health
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Oral Presentations: Surveillance during Mass Gatherings and Outbreaks

David Atrubin, Michael Wiese, Rebecca Snider, Kiley Workman, Warren McDougle
Enhanced Disease Surveillance during the 2012 Republican National Convention, Tampa, FL
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Erin E. Austin, Jun Yang, Tim Powell
Using GI Syndrome Data as an Early Warning Tool for Norovirus Outbreak Activity
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Stephanie David, Jenna Burton, Chris Chadwick, Rebecca Katz
State Foodborne Illness Surveillance and Response Laws: Compilation and Analysis
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Carrie Eggers, Dina Passman, Aaron Chern, Dara Spector, Aaron Kite-Powell, Tim Davis, Wayne Loschen, Joe Lombardo, Douglas Char, Janet Hamilton
Operational Experience: Integration of ASPR Data into ESSENCE-FL during the RNC
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Esther Munene, S. Mottice, J. Reid
Evaluating a Social Network Analytic Tool to Support Outbreak Management and Contact Tracing in an Outbreak of Pertussis
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Megan Patel, Enyinnaya Adighibe, Joseph Lombardo, Wayne Loschen, Miles Stewart, Michael O. Vernon
Using Cloud Technology to Support Monitoring During High Profile Events
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Oral Presentations: Syndrome Development & Validation & Natural Language Processing

Sylvain DeLisle, Tariq Siddiqui, Adi Gundlapalli, Matthew Samore, Leonard D'Avolio
Computerized Text Analysis to Enhance Automated Pneumonia Detection
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Adi Gundlapalli, Guy Divita, Marjorie Carter, Shuying Shen, Miland Palmer, Tyler Forbush, Brett South, Andrew Redd, Brian Sauer, Matthew Samore
Extracting Surveillance Data from Templated Sections of an Electronic Medical Note: Challenges and Opportunities
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Julio C. Silva, Shital C. Shah, Dino P. Rumoro, Marilyn M. Hallock, Gillian S. Gibbs, Michael J. Waddell
A Novel Syndrome Definition Validation Approach for Rarely Occurring Diseases
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Qi Zhao, Fuqiang Yang, Lars Palm, Hui Yuan, Weirong Yan, Biao Xu
The Distribution of Infectious Related Symptoms in an Internet-based Syndromic Surveillance System in Rural China
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Oral Presentations: System Descriptions & Evaluations

Tom Andersson, Pär Bjelkmar, Anette Hulth, Johan Lindh, Stephan Stenmark, Mikael Widerström
Syndromic Surveillance for Outbreak Detection and Investigation
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Steven Bennett, Teresa Quitugua
New Strategy and Innovative Projects at the National Biosurveillance Integration Center
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Ngozi Erondu, Betiel Hadgu Haile, Lisa Ferland, Meeyoung Park, Affan Shaikh, Heather Meeks, Scott JN McNabb
Identification and Assessment of Public Health Surveillance Gaps under the IHR (2005)
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Ruth K. Nassali, Arthur Mpimbaza, Stella Kakeeto, Asadu Sserwanga, Fred Kizito, Denis Rubahika, Melody Miles, Michelle Chang, Grant Dorsey, Moses Kamya
Malaria Trends in Six Outpatient Sites in Uganda, 2008 - 2011
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Donald Olson, Kevin Konty, Rob Mathes, Marc Paladini
Syndromic Surveillance from a Local Perspective: A Review of the Literature
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Erika Samoff, Mary T. Fangman, Amy Ising, Lana Deyneka, Anna E. Waller
Adapting Syndromic Surveillance Systems to Increase Value to Local Health Departments
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Oral Presentations: System Resources and Assessment

Olympia Anderson, Miguel Torres-Urquidy
Using Cultural Modeling to Inform a NEDSS-Compatible System Functionality Evaluation
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Ralph J. Coates, Kathleen Gallagher
Use of BioSense for Rapid Assessment of the Safety of Medical Countermeasures
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Timothy Dasey, Heyley Davison Reynolds, Nancy Nurthen, Christopher Kiley, John Silva
Biosurveillance Ecosystem (BSVE) Workflow Analysis
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Biao Xu, Qi Zhao, Huijian Cheng, Tao Tao, Yipin Zhu, Miao Yu, Hui Yuan
The Organizational Structures and Human Resources Allocation of Infectious Disease Surveillance System in Rural China
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Oral Presentations: Temporal or Spatio-temporal

Max Sousa de Lima, Luiz H. Duczmal, Leticia P. Pinto
Spatial Scan Statistics for Models with Excess Zeros and Overdispersion
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Yevgeniy Elbert, Vivian Hung, Howard Burkom
Category-Specific Comparison of Univariate Alerting Methods for Biosurveillance Decision Support
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Nastaran Jafarpour, Doina Precup, David Buckeridge
Determinants of Outbreak Detection Performance
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Daniel B. Neill, Tarun Kumar
Fast Multidimensional Subset Scan for Outbreak Detection and Characterization
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Xiaoxiao Song, Tao Tao, Qi Zhao, Fuqiang Yang, Palm Lars, Diwan Vinod, Hui Yuan, Biao Xu
Applying Zero-inflated Mixed Model to School Absenteeism Surveillance in Rural China
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Oral Presentations: Weather, Environmental, and Vector-borne

Chrissy Dangel, Steven C. Allgeier, Darcy Gibbons, Adam Haas
Public Health Surveillance in Pilot Drinking Water Contamination Warning Systems
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Rebecca T. Gluskin, Mauricio Santillana, John S. Brownstein
Using Google Dengue Trends to Estimate Climate Effects in Mexico
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Jeffrey Johnson, Michele Ginsberg, Nancy French, Brian Thelen, Benjamin Koziol
Use of Syndromic Surveillance Information for Expanded Assessment of Wildfire Disaster
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Royal K. Law, Colleen Martin, Alvin Bronstein, Arthur Chang, Joshua Schier
Surveillance for Radiation-Related Exposures Reported to the National Poison Data System
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Kristen Soto, Jaime Krasnitski, Therese Rabatsky-Ehr, Matthew Cartter
When it Rains it Pours: Real-time Situational Awareness for Two Weather Emergencies in Connecticut
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Panel Presentations

James Buehler, Laura Conn, Carol Crawford, Kathleen Gallagher
Update from CDC's Public Health Surveillance & Informatics Program Office (PHSIPO)
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Michael Coletta, Howard Burkom, Jeffrey Johnson, Wendy Chapman
An ISDS-Based Initiative for Conventions for Biosurveillance Data Analysis Methods
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Michael Coletta, Nikolay Lipskiy, David Birnbaum, John Abellera
S&I Public Health Reporting Initiative: Improving Standardization of Surveillance
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Royal K. Law, Josh Schier, Jay Schauben, Katherine Wheeler, Prakash Mulay
Poison Center Data for Public Health Surveillance: Poison Center and Public Health Perspectives
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Poster Presentations

Karen H. Pugh, Amy Kelsey, Rebecca Tominack
Comparing Syndromic Surveillance and Poison Center Data for Snake Bites in Missouri
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Cynthia A. Lucero-Obusan, Carla A. Winston, Patricia L. Schirmer, Gina Oda, Anoshiravan Mostaghimi, Mark Holodniy
Enhanced Influenza Surveillance using Telephone Triage Data in the VA ESSENCE Biosurveillance System
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Kylius Wilkins, Bruce Akey, Belinda Thompson, Daryl Nydam
Syndromic Surveillance at the New York State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory
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Brian E. Dixon, Roland E. Gamache, Shaun J. Grannis
State and Local Health Agency Engagement in HIE: A Cross-Sectional Survey
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Ross Maciejewski, Shehjad Afzal, Adam J. Fairfield, Arif Ghafoor, David S. Ebert, Naeem Ayyaz, Maaz Ahmed
Enabling Syndromic Surveillance in Pakistan
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Doyo G. Enki, Angela Noufaily, C. P. Farrington, Paul H. Garthwaite, Nick Andrews, André Charlett, Chris Lane
Statistical Models for Biosurveillance of Multiple Organisms
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Ta-Chien Chan, Rung-Hung Chen, Chwan-Chuen King
Increasing Mild Enterovirus Cases Provides An Important Signal of Up-coming Trends in Elevating Severe Enterovirus Cases
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Stanislav V. Kazakov, Alexey V. Burdakov, Kenes S. Ospanov, Aizhan S. Esmagambetova, Andrey O. Ukharov, Veronika P. Sadovskaya, Umirbek B. Usenov
EIDSS Application for CCHF Foci Activity Epi-Analysis and Prediction in Kazakhstan
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Aishatu B. Gubio, Saka J. Muhammad, Aisha Mamman, Ado Zakari, Oladayo Biya
Co-morbidity Factors Associated with Influenza in Nigeria
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Tao Tao, Qi Zhao, Huijian Cheng, Lars Palm, Xin Lu, Hui Yuan, Xiaoxiao Song, Biao Xu
Use of Control Bar Matrix for Outbreak Detection in Syndromic Surveillance System
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John P. Jasek, Nicole Hosseinipour, Talia Rubin, Ramona Lall
Using Syndromic Emergency Department Data to Augment Oral Health Surveillance
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Kirsten McCabe, Lauren Castro, Mac Brown, William Daniel, Eric Nick Generous, Kristen Margevicius, Alina Deshpande
The Surveillance Window - Contextualizing Data Streams
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Jessica Sell, Alyssa Wong
A Survey of Data Recording Procedures at New York City Emergency Departments
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Kathryn Morrison, Katia Charland, Anya Okhmatovskaia, David Buckeridge
A Framework for Detecting and Classifying Outbreaks of Gastrointestinal Disease
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Lydia Drumright, Simon Frost, Mike Catchpole, John Harrison, Mark Atkins, Penny Parker, Alex J. Elliot, Douglas M. Fleming, Alison H. Holmes
Improving ILI Surveillance using Hospital Staff Influenza-like Absence (ILA)
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Victor J. Del Rio Vilas, Gilberto Montibeller, L. Alberto Franco, Willy Aspinall
Multi-dimensional Problems in Health Settings: A Review of Approaches to Decision Making
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Anne Fouillet, Nelly Fournet, Nadege Caillère, Arnaud Musset, Lucas Mercier, Cécile Durand, Céline Caserio-Schönemann, Loic Josseran
SurSaUD® Software: A Tool to Support the Data Management, the Analysis and the Dissemination of Results from the French Syndromic Surveillance System
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Jacob E. Simmering, Linnea A. Polgreen, Philip M. Polgreen
Using Search Volume for Surveillance of Medication Prescribing
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Ian Brooks, Mario Felarca, Bernie A'cs
Refactoring INDICATOR into an Advanced Information System for One Health Monitoring
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Alise L. Brown, William E. Storm, Brian E. Fowler
Tracking Drug Overdose Trends in Ohio using ED Chief Complaints
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Kathryn Lane, Ramona Lall, Katherine Wheeler, Kazuhiko Ito, Thomas Matte
Evaluating Utility of Cold-Injury Syndromic Surveillance Data in New York City
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Stephen E. Schachterle, Robert W. Mathes, Marc Paladini, Don Weiss
Long-Term Asthma Trend Monitoring in New York City: A Mixed Model Approach
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Debra Revere, Ian Painter, Janet Baseman
Traditional and Mobile Public Health Alert Communications with Health Care Providers
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Michael Berry, Jerald Fagliano, Stella Tsai, Katharine McGreevy, Andrew Walsh, Teresa Hamby
Evaluation of Heat-related Illness Surveillance Based on Chief Complaint Data from New Jersey Hospital Emergency Rooms
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Teresa Hamby, Stella Tsai, Carol Genese, Andrew Walsh, Lauren Bradford, Edward Lifshitz
Paralysis Analysis: Investigating Paralysis Visit Anomalies in New Jersey
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Marc Paladini, Romona Lall, Stephen E. Schachterle
Differentiating ZIP Codes in Syndromic Data; What Can They Tell Us?
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Catherine Ordun, Jane W. Blake, Nathanael Rosidi, Vahan Grigoryan, Christopher Reffett, Sadia Aslam, Anastasia Gentilcore, Marek Cyran, Matthew Shelton, Juergen Klenk
Open Source Health Intelligence (OSHINT) for Foodborne Illness Event Characterization
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Indumathi Srinath, Barbara Szonyi, Maria Esteve-Gassent, Blanca Lupiani, Raju Gautam, Alfonso Clavijo, Sang-shin Park, Renata Ivanek-Miojevic
Geographical Information Systems: A Tool to Map and Analyze Disease Spread
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Sanjaya Dhakal, Sherry Burrer, Carla A. Winston, Matthew Miller, Samuel L. Groseclose
LOINC and SNOMED CT Code Use in Electronic Laboratory Reporting - US, 2011
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Kimberly Gajewski, Jean-Paul Chretien, Amy Peterson, Julie Pavlin, Rohit Chitale
A Review of Evaluations of Electronic Event-based Biosurveillance Systems
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Alfred G. Mwanyika, Senga Sembuche, Agricola Joachim
Evaluation of Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR) using Bacillary Dysentery as a Priority Disease, Tanzania, 2012
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Rumi Chunara, Susan Aman, Mark Smolinski, John S. Brownstein
Flu Near You: An Online Self-reported Influenza Surveillance System in the USA
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Pete Kammerer, Gary Brice, Anthony Hawksworth, Chris Myers
ILI and SARI Surveillance along the California & Arizona Borders with Mexico, 2011-12
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Kailah Davis, Julio Facelli
A Grid Based Approach to Share Public Health Surveillance Applications - The R Example
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Alison Ludwig, Cynthia Lucero-Obusan, Patricia Schirmer, Mark Holodniy
Characteristics of Veterans Accessing the Veterans Affairs Telephone Triage Who Have Depression or Suicidal Ideation: Opportunities for Intervention
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Wei Li
Implementation of a Mobile-Based Surveillance System in Saudi Arabia for the 2009 Hajj
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Kristen Margevicius, Mac Brown, Lauren Castro, William B. Daniel, Eric N. Generous, Kirsten Taylor-McCabe, Alina Deshpande
The Biosurveillance Resource Directory - A One-Stop Shop for Systems, Sources, and Tools
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Fatema Mamou, Tiffany Henderson
Analysis of Heat Illness using Michigan Emergency Department Syndromic Surveillance
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Li Tan, Jie Zhang, Liwei Cheng, Weirong Yan, Vinod K. Diwan, Lu Long, Shaofa Nie
Selecting Targeted Symptoms/Syndromes for Syndromic Surveillance in Rural China
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Suleman M. Otho, Shazia Perveen, Qamar Abbas
FSWs Typology and Condoms Use Among HIV High Risk Groups in Sindh, Pakistan: A Developing Country Perspective
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Yasushi Ohkusa, Yoshinori Yasui, Tamie Sugawara, Nobuhiko Okabe, Kiyosu Taniguchi, Kazunori Oishi
Estimation of Influenza Incidence by Age in the 2011/12 Seasons in Japan using SASSy
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Nicole Schlaefli, Kiran Duggirala, Scott Meador
Utilization of Various Data Sources to Locate West Nile Clusters in Tulsa County
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Robert Mathes, Kazuhiko Ito, Thomas Matte
Risk of Cardiovascular Morbidity and Mortality in Relation to Temperature
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Weirong Yan, Liwei Cheng, Li Tan, Miao Yu, Shaofa Nie, Biao Xu, Lars Palm, Vinod Diwan
Using Medications Sales from Retail Pharmacies for Syndromic Surveillance in Rural China
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Adebobola T. Bashorun, Anthony Ahumibe, Saliman Olugbon, Patrick Nguku, Kabir Sabitu
Evaluation of Cholera and Other Diarrheal Disease Surveillance System, Niger State, Nigeria-2012
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Eric Nicholas Generous
Parametric Uncertainty in Intra-Herd Foot-and-Mouth Disease Epidemiological Models
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Angela Noufaily, Doyo Enki, Paddy Farrington, Paul Garthwaite, Nick Andrews, Andre Charlett
An Improved Algorithm for Outbreak Detection in Multiple Surveillance Systems
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Pascal Vilain, Olivier Maillard, Julien Raslan-Loubatie, Mohamed Ahmed Abdou, Tinne Lernout, Laurent Filleul
Usefulness of Syndromic Surveillance for Early Outbreak Detection in Small Islands: The Case of Mayotte
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Pascal Vilain, Arnaud Bourde, Pierre-Jean Marianne dit Cassou, Yves Jacques-Antoine, Philippe Morbidelli, Laurent Filleul
Syndromic Surveillance Based on Emergency Visits: A Reactive Tool for Unusual Events Detection
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Olawunmi O. Adeoye, Abimbola Aman-Oloniyo, Patrick Nguku, Abiola Oduneye, Modupe Dawodu
Case Based Surveillance for Measles in Lagos, South Western Nigeria, September 2011
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Obaghe Edeghere, Giri Shankar, Alastair Bartholomew, SriKrishna Ramachandra, Vivek Singh, Pradeep Banandur, Linda Parr, Kenny Yap, Babatunde Olowokure, Sue Ibbotson
International Collaboration for Improved Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response in India
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Emily Kajita, Patricia Araki, Monica Luarca, Bessie Hwang
Monitoring the Impact of Heat Waves with Emergency Service Utilization Data in Los Angeles County
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Mykola Ivanov, Ivan Polupan, Oleg Deryabin
The Activity of Rabies Vaccines against Genetic Clusters of Rabies Virus Circulating at the Territory of Ukraine
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Serhiy Nychyk, Ostap Zhukorskiy, Ivan Polupan, Mykola Ivanov, Alina Nikitova
Improvement Control System of Rabies in Ukraine
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Robert Mathes, Kristina B. Metzger, Kazuhiko Ito, Thomas Matte
Surveillance of Heat-related Morbidity: Relation to Heat-related Excess Mortality
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Eric Nicholas Generous, Alina Deshpande, Mac Brown, Lauren Castro, Kristen Margevicius, William Brent Daniel, Kirsten Taylor-McCabe
Evaluating Biosurveillance System Components using Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis
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Céline Dupuy, Jean-Baptiste Perrin, Anne Bronner, Didier Calavas, Pascal Hendrikx, Anne Fouillet
Synergies Between Human and Animal Health Syndromic Surveillance: Triple-S Outputs
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Jawali Jaranilla, Thomas E. Kottke, Courtney J. Baechler
An Algorithm That Identifies Coronary and Heart Failure Events In The Electronic Health Record
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Wan-Jen Wu, Yu-Lun Liu, Hung-Wei Kuo, Wan-Ting Huang, Shiang-Lin Yang, Jen-Hsiang Chuang
An Integrated Syndromic Surveillance System for Monitoring Scarlet Fever in Taiwan
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Caitlin Rivers, Bryan Lewis, Sean Young
Detecting the Determinants of Health in Social Media
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Bethany Keffala, Mike Conway, Son Doan, Nigel Collier
Content Analysis of Syndromic Twitter Data
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Ramona Lall, Marc Paladini
Evaluating Syndromic Data for Surveillance of Non-infectious Disease
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Jason A. Fries, Alberto M. Segre, Philip M. Polgreen
Towards Linking Anonymous Authorship in Casual Sexual Encounter Ads
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Heather N. Meeks, Betiel H. Haile, Ngozi A. Erondu, Lisa Ferland, Meeyoung Park, Scott J. McNabb
New Strategy to Monitor and Assess Laboratory Biosafety Programs
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Uzay Kirbiyik, Roland Gamache, Brian E. Dixon, Shaun Grannis
Evaluating the Variation on Public Health's Perceived Field Need of Communicable Disease Reports
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Cindy Chiu, Danielle Buttke, Girmay Welde, Richard Luce, Asfaw Debela, Amsalu Bitew, Tesfaye Bayleyegn, Sara Vagi, Matthew Murphy, Daniel Woldemichael, Teshale Seboxa, Gidey G. Libanos, Zeyeda Beyene, Yohannes G. Hawaria, Daddi Jimma, Israel Tareke, Danielle Rentz, Colleen Martin
Evaluation of the Pyrrolizidine Alkaloid Induced Liver Disease (PAILD) Active Surveillance System in Tigray, Ethiopia
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Eric H. Lau, Dennis K.M. Ip, Benjamin J. Cowling
Potential use of multiple surveillance data in the forecast of hospital admissions
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Alan Siniscalchi, Amanda Schulte
Can Novel Flu Surveillance Be Conducted With Limited Resources?
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Elaine O. Nsoesie, David L. Buckeridge, John S. Brownstein
Who's Not Coming to Dinner? Evaluating Trends in Online Restaurant Reservations for Outbreak Surveillance
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Olga Obukhovska
The Natural Reservoirs of Salmonella Enteritidis in Populations of Wild Birds
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Ying Zhang, Ali Arab, Michael A. Stoto
A Bayesian Approach to Characterize Hong Kong Influenza Surveillance Systems
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Divya Persai
HIV Surveillance in India: An Overview & Implications for Future
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Stefanie DeVita, Amy Robbins
Evaluating Usefulness of Maine's Syndromic Surveillance System for Hospitals, 2012
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Rossi Sanusi
Surveillance-Based Program Planning
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Zachary Faigen, Anikah Salim, Isaac Ajit
Incorporation of School Absenteeism Data into the Maryland Electronic Surveillance System for the Early Notification of Community-based Epidemics (ESSENCE)
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Laziz Tuychiev, Marifjon Madaminov
On the implementation of the Biological Threat Reduction Program in the Republic of Uzbekistan
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Tetyana Chumachenko, Dmytro Chumachenko, Olexandr Sokolov
Multiagent Simulation of the Hepatitis B Epidemic Process
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Masaru Teramoto, Fred Breukelman, Ferdinando A. Gatto, Sheniz Moonie
Risk and Protective Factors for Arthritis Status and Severity
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Courtney D. Corley, Laura Pullum
Disease Models for Event Prediction
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Gulnara A. Ibadova, T. A. Merkushina, E. S. Abdumutalova, Aybek V. Khodiev
Serum Zinc Concentration and Acute Diarrhea in Children from Different Regions of Uzbekistan
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Isabelle Devaux, Esther Kissling, Gilles Desve, Frantiska Hruba, Francisco Luquero, Chantal Quinten, Joana Gomes-Diaz, Marta Valenciano, Denis Coulombier
Challenges and Opportunities in Routine Time Series Analysis of Surveillance Data
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John W. Morgan, Brice Jabo, Mark E. Ghamsary, Kevork Kazanjian
Mining Surveillance Data: Does Radiation Treatment of Prostate Cancer Cause Rectal Cancer?
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Jennifer A. Cockrill, Alice Y. Tsai, Timothy C. Campbell, Jean-Paul Chretien, Julie A. Pavlin, Ronald L. Burke
User Experience of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Respiratory Disease Dashboard
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Shantini D. Gamage, Loretta A. Simbartl, Stephen M. Kralovic, Katherine S. Wallace, Gary A. Roselle
U.S. Dept. Veterans Affairs (VA) SMEC-bio Reporting for Leadership Decision Support
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Ian Painter, Julie Eaton, Bill Lober
Using Change Point Detection for Monitoring the Quality of Aggregate Data
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Sarah C. Marikos, Karen L. Ferran, Esmeralda Iniguez-Stevens, Nikos Gurfield
Raccoons in San Diego County as Sentinels for West Nile Virus Surveillance
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Abimbola Aman-Oloniyo, Olalekan Allison, Musbau A. Razaq
One World, One Health, One Medicine: An Assessment of Intersectoral Collaboration in Avian Influenza Control in Lagos State
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Jonathan C. Lansey, Paul Picciano, Ian Yohai, Fred Grant, Robert Gern
Collaborative Automation Reliably Remediating Erroneous Conclusion Threats (CARRECT)
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Lana Deyneka, Amy Ising, Meichun Li
Enhanced Surveillance during the Democratic National Convention, Charlotte, NC
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David J. Swenson, Cole Zanetti, Elizabeth R. Daly, Jose T. Montero
Novel Emergency Department High Utilizer Surveillance In New Hampshire
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Julio C. Silva, Dino P. Rumoro, Shital C. Shah, Gillian S. Gibbs, Marilyn M. Hallock, Michael Waddell, Shon Doseck
Adaptation of GUARDIAN for Syndromic Surveillance During the NATO Summit
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System Showcase Demonstrations

Meredith Arasaratnam, David Potenziani, Marc Hoit, Colleen Jenkins, Charles Cairns
National Collaborative for Bio-Preparedness
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Alexey V. Burdakov, Andrey O. Ukharov, Thomas G. Wahl
One Health Surveillance with Electronic Integrated Disease Surveillance System
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Kelley G. Chester
BioSense 2.0
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Timothy Dasey, Lars Fiedler
Biosurveillance Adaptable Framework for Teaming, Exploration and Reuse (BioAFTER)
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Kayumba Kizito, Kabeja Adeline, Koama Jean Baptiste, Asiimwe Anita, Binagwaho Agnes, Pamela Johnson, Nyatanyi Thierry
TRACnet: A National Phone-based and Web-based Tool for the Timely Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response in Rwanda
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Sheri L. Lewis, Timothy C. Campbell, Jacqueline S. Coberly, Richard A. Wojcik, Shraddha V. Patel, Brian Feighner
SAGES Update: Electronic Disease Surveillance in Resource-Limited Settings
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Jake R. Marcus
A Web-based Electronic Health Record System for National Surveillance
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Sarah C. Marikos, Karen L. Ferran, Esmeralda Iniguez-Stevens, Francisco Javier Monge Navarro
Establishment of a One Health Surveillance Initiative in the CA/Baja CA Border Region
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Kristine Ortwine, Karen Ferran, Esmeralda Iniguez-Stevens
A Binational Model of Collaboration for Enhancing Cross-border ID Surveillance
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Dina B. Passman
Fusion Analytics: A Data Integration System for Public Health and Medical Disaster Response Decision Support
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Ayman Shalaby, Daniel Lizotte
Bayesian Contact Tracing for Communicable Respiratory Disease
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