Public Health Surveillance: The ongoing, systematic collection, analysis, and interpretation of health-related data with the purpose of preventing or controlling disease or injury, or of identifying unusual events of public health importance, followed by the dissemination and use of information for public health action. (From Am J Prev Med 2011;41(6):636)Population Surveillance: Ongoing scrutiny of a population (general population, study population, target population, etc.), generally using methods distinguished by their practicability, uniformity, and frequently their rapidity, rather than by complete accuracy.Public Health Informatics: The systematic application of information and computer sciences to public health practice, research, and learning.Public Health: Branch of medicine concerned with the prevention and control of disease and disability, and the promotion of physical and mental health of the population on the international, national, state, or municipal level.Anniversaries and Special Events: Occasions to commemorate an event or occasions designated for a specific purpose.Disease Notification: Notification or reporting by a physician or other health care provider of the occurrence of specified contagious diseases such as tuberculosis and HIV infections to designated public health agencies. The United States system of reporting notifiable diseases evolved from the Quarantine Act of 1878, which authorized the US Public Health Service to collect morbidity data on cholera, smallpox, and yellow fever; each state in the US has its own list of notifiable diseases and depends largely on reporting by the individual health care provider. (From Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)Public Health Administration: Management of public health organizations or agencies.Laboratory Personnel: Professionals, technicians, and assistants staffing LABORATORIES.Bioterrorism: The use of biological agents in TERRORISM. This includes the malevolent use of BACTERIA; VIRUSES; or other BIOLOGICAL TOXINS against people, ANIMALS; or PLANTS.Communicable DiseasesPublic Health Practice: The activities and endeavors of the public health services in a community on any level.Disease Outbreaks: Sudden increase in the incidence of a disease. The concept includes EPIDEMICS and PANDEMICS.Sentinel Surveillance: Monitoring of rate of occurrence of specific conditions to assess the stability or change in health levels of a population. It is also the study of disease rates in a specific cohort such as in a geographic area or population subgroup to estimate trends in a larger population. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)Communicable Diseases, Emerging: Infectious diseases that are novel in their outbreak ranges (geographic and host) or transmission mode.Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.): An agency of the UNITED STATES PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE that conducts and supports programs for the prevention and control of disease and provides consultation and assistance to health departments and other countries.Health Systems Plans: Statements of goals for the delivery of health services pertaining to the Health Systems Agency service area, established under PL 93-641, and consistent with national guidelines for health planning.United StatesGovernment Agencies: Administrative units of government responsible for policy making and management of governmental activities.Communicable Disease Control: Programs of surveillance designed to prevent the transmission of disease by any means from person to person or from animal to man.State Government: The level of governmental organization and function below that of the national or country-wide government.Space-Time Clustering: A statistically significant excess of cases of a disease, occurring within a limited space-time continuum.Environmental Health: The science of controlling or modifying those conditions, influences, or forces surrounding man which relate to promoting, establishing, and maintaining health.Disaster Planning: Procedures outlined for the care of casualties and the maintenance of services in disasters.Data Collection: Systematic gathering of data for a particular purpose from various sources, including questionnaires, interviews, observation, existing records, and electronic devices. The process is usually preliminary to statistical analysis of the data.World Health Organization: A specialized agency of the United Nations designed as a coordinating authority on international health work; its aim is to promote the attainment of the highest possible level of health by all peoples.Vital Statistics: Used for general articles concerning statistics of births, deaths, marriages, etc.Computer Systems: Systems composed of a computer or computers, peripheral equipment, such as disks, printers, and terminals, and telecommunications capabilities.Confidentiality: The privacy of information and its protection against unauthorized disclosure.Health Status: The level of health of the individual, group, or population as subjectively assessed by the individual or by more objective measures.Occupational Health Services: Health services for employees, usually provided by the employer at the place of work.Electronic Health Records: Media that facilitate transportability of pertinent information concerning patient's illness across varied providers and geographic locations. Some versions include direct linkages to online consumer health information that is relevant to the health conditions and treatments related to a specific patient.Health Policy: Decisions, usually developed by government policymakers, for determining present and future objectives pertaining to the health care system.Health Surveys: A systematic collection of factual data pertaining to health and disease in a human population within a given geographic area.Delivery of Health Care: The concept concerned with all aspects of providing and distributing health services to a patient population.Health Promotion: Encouraging consumer behaviors most likely to optimize health potentials (physical and psychosocial) through health information, preventive programs, and access to medical care.Influenza, Human: An acute viral infection in humans involving the respiratory tract. It is marked by inflammation of the NASAL MUCOSA; the PHARYNX; and conjunctiva, and by headache and severe, often generalized, myalgia.World Health: The concept pertaining to the health status of inhabitants of the world.Infant, Newborn: An infant during the first month after birth.Occupational Health: The promotion and maintenance of physical and mental health in the work environment.Incidence: The number of new cases of a given disease during a given period in a specified population. It also is used for the rate at which new events occur in a defined population. It is differentiated from PREVALENCE, which refers to all cases, new or old, in the population at a given time.Public Health Nursing: A nursing specialty concerned with promoting and protecting the health of populations, using knowledge from nursing, social, and public health sciences to develop local, regional, state, and national health policy and research. It is population-focused and community-oriented, aimed at health promotion and disease prevention through educational, diagnostic, and preventive programs.Internet: A loose confederation of computer communication networks around the world. The networks that make up the Internet are connected through several backbone networks. The Internet grew out of the US Government ARPAnet project and was designed to facilitate information exchange.Animal Technicians: Assistants to a veterinarian, biological or biomedical researcher, or other scientist who are engaged in the care and management of animals, and who are trained in basic principles of animal life processes and routine laboratory and animal health care procedures. (Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988)Epidemiologic Methods: Research techniques that focus on study designs and data gathering methods in human and animal populations.Occupational Diseases: Diseases caused by factors involved in one's employment.Child Health Services: Organized services to provide health care for children.Schools, Public Health: Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of public health.Reproducibility of Results: The statistical reproducibility of measurements (often in a clinical context), including the testing of instrumentation or techniques to obtain reproducible results. The concept includes reproducibility of physiological measurements, which may be used to develop rules to assess probability or prognosis, or response to a stimulus; reproducibility of occurrence of a condition; and reproducibility of experimental results.Occupational Exposure: The exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents that occurs as a result of one's occupation.Sensitivity and Specificity: Binary classification measures to assess test results. Sensitivity or recall rate is the proportion of true positives. Specificity is the probability of correctly determining the absence of a condition. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)Health Care Reform: Innovation and improvement of the health care system by reappraisal, amendment of services, and removal of faults and abuses in providing and distributing health services to patients. It includes a re-alignment of health services and health insurance to maximum demographic elements (the unemployed, indigent, uninsured, elderly, inner cities, rural areas) with reference to coverage, hospitalization, pricing and cost containment, insurers' and employers' costs, pre-existing medical conditions, prescribed drugs, equipment, and services.Health Planning: Planning for needed health and/or welfare services and facilities.Mental Health: The state wherein the person is well adjusted.Military Medicine: The practice of medicine as applied to special circumstances associated with military operations.Health Services Accessibility: The degree to which individuals are inhibited or facilitated in their ability to gain entry to and to receive care and services from the health care system. Factors influencing this ability include geographic, architectural, transportational, and financial considerations, among others.Risk Assessment: The qualitative or quantitative estimation of the likelihood of adverse effects that may result from exposure to specified health hazards or from the absence of beneficial influences. (Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 1988)Health: The state of the organism when it functions optimally without evidence of disease.Algorithms: A procedure consisting of a sequence of algebraic formulas and/or logical steps to calculate or determine a given task.Flour: Ground up seed of WHEAT.Health Behavior: Behaviors expressed by individuals to protect, maintain or promote their health status. For example, proper diet, and appropriate exercise are activities perceived to influence health status. Life style is closely associated with health behavior and factors influencing life style are socioeconomic, educational, and cultural.Attitude to Health: Public attitudes toward health, disease, and the medical care system.Health Care Surveys: Statistical measures of utilization and other aspects of the provision of health care services including hospitalization and ambulatory care.Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice: Knowledge, attitudes, and associated behaviors which pertain to health-related topics such as PATHOLOGIC PROCESSES or diseases, their prevention, and treatment. This term refers to non-health workers and health workers (HEALTH PERSONNEL).Education, Public Health Professional: Education and training in PUBLIC HEALTH for the practice of the profession.Great BritainPolitics: Activities concerned with governmental policies, functions, etc.Primary Health Care: Care which provides integrated, accessible health care services by clinicians who are accountable for addressing a large majority of personal health care needs, developing a sustained partnership with patients, and practicing in the context of family and community. (JAMA 1995;273(3):192)Prevalence: The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.United States Public Health Service: A constituent organization of the DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES concerned with protecting and improving the health of the nation.Health Personnel: Men and women working in the provision of health services, whether as individual practitioners or employees of health institutions and programs, whether or not professionally trained, and whether or not subject to public regulation. (From A Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, 1976)Health Education: Education that increases the awareness and favorably influences the attitudes and knowledge relating to the improvement of health on a personal or community basis.Medical Laboratory Personnel: Health care professionals, technicians, and assistants staffing LABORATORIES in research or health care facilities.Quality of Health Care: The levels of excellence which characterize the health service or health care provided based on accepted standards of quality.Policy Making: The decision process by which individuals, groups or institutions establish policies pertaining to plans, programs or procedures.United States Department of Defense: A cabinet department in the Executive Branch of the United States Government whose mission is to provide the military forces needed to deter WARFARE and to protect the security of our country.Health Services Research: The integration of epidemiologic, sociological, economic, and other analytic sciences in the study of health services. Health services research is usually concerned with relationships between need, demand, supply, use, and outcome of health services. The aim of the research is evaluation, particularly in terms of structure, process, output, and outcome. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)Health Services: Services for the diagnosis and treatment of disease and the maintenance of health.Child Guidance: The psychiatric, sociological and psychological study and treatment of the developing child with emphasis on preventive or prophylactic measures focused on the familial, educational and socio-environmental milieu of the child.International Cooperation: The interaction of persons or groups of persons representing various nations in the pursuit of a common goal or interest.Epidemiological Monitoring: Collection, analysis, and interpretation of data about the frequency, distribution, and consequences of disease or health conditions, for use in the planning, implementing, and evaluating public health programs.Insurance, Health: Insurance providing coverage of medical, surgical, or hospital care in general or for which there is no specific heading.Health Services Needs and Demand: Health services required by a population or community as well as the health services that the population or community is able and willing to pay for.Epidemiology: Field of medicine concerned with the determination of causes, incidence, and characteristic behavior of disease outbreaks affecting human populations. It includes the interrelationships of host, agent, and environment as related to the distribution and control of disease.Geographic Information Systems: Computer systems capable of assembling, storing, manipulating, and displaying geographically referenced information, i.e. data identified according to their locations.Health Priorities: Preferentially rated health-related activities or functions to be used in establishing health planning goals. This may refer specifically to PL93-641.Cross-Sectional Studies: Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.Socioeconomic Factors: Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.Community Health Nursing: General and comprehensive nursing practice directed to individuals, families, or groups as it relates to and contributes to the health of a population or community. This is not an official program of a Public Health Department.Food-Processing Industry: The productive enterprises concerned with food processing.BrazilQuestionnaires: Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.EnglandOral Health: The optimal state of the mouth and normal functioning of the organs of the mouth without evidence of disease.Djibouti: A republic in eastern Africa, on the Gulf of Aden at the entrance to the Red Sea. Djibouti is also the name of its capital.National Health Programs: Components of a national health care system which administer specific services, e.g., national health insurance.Health Expenditures: The amounts spent by individuals, groups, nations, or private or public organizations for total health care and/or its various components. These amounts may or may not be equivalent to the actual costs (HEALTH CARE COSTS) and may or may not be shared among the patient, insurers, and/or employers.Animals, LaboratoryHealth Status Disparities: Variation in rates of disease occurrence and disabilities between population groups defined by socioeconomic characteristics such as age, ethnicity, economic resources, or gender and populations identified geographically or similar measures.National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (U.S.): An institute of the CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION which is responsible for assuring safe and healthful working conditions and for developing standards of safety and health. Research activities are carried out pertinent to these goals.Attitude of Health Personnel: Attitudes of personnel toward their patients, other professionals, toward the medical care system, etc.Program Evaluation: Studies designed to assess the efficacy of programs. They may include the evaluation of cost-effectiveness, the extent to which objectives are met, or impact.Industry: Any enterprise centered on the processing, assembly, production, or marketing of a line of products, services, commodities, or merchandise, in a particular field often named after its principal product. Examples include the automobile, fishing, music, publishing, insurance, and textile industries.Urban Health: The status of health in urban populations.Patient Acceptance of Health Care: The seeking and acceptance by patients of health service.Environmental Monitoring: The monitoring of the level of toxins, chemical pollutants, microbial contaminants, or other harmful substances in the environment (soil, air, and water), workplace, or in the bodies of people and animals present in that environment.Information Dissemination: The circulation or wide dispersal of information.Rural Health: The status of health in rural populations.Program Development: The process of formulating, improving, and expanding educational, managerial, or service-oriented work plans (excluding computer program development).Community Health Services: Diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive health services provided for individuals in the community.Military Personnel: Persons including soldiers involved with the armed forces.Community Health Planning: Planning that has the goals of improving health, improving accessibility to health services, and promoting efficiency in the provision of services and resources on a comprehensive basis for a whole community. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988, p299)Social Security: Government sponsored social insurance programs.Delivery of Health Care, Integrated: A health care system which combines physicians, hospitals, and other medical services with a health plan to provide the complete spectrum of medical care for its customers. In a fully integrated system, the three key elements - physicians, hospital, and health plan membership - are in balance in terms of matching medical resources with the needs of purchasers and patients. (Coddington et al., Integrated Health Care: Reorganizing the Physician, Hospital and Health Plan Relationship, 1994, p7)Medical Informatics: The field of information science concerned with the analysis and dissemination of medical data through the application of computers to various aspects of health care and medicine.Disasters: Calamities producing great damage, loss of life, and distress. They include results of natural phenomena and man-made phenomena. Normal conditions of existence are disrupted and the level of impact exceeds the capacity of the hazard-affected community.Health Care Rationing: Planning for the equitable allocation, apportionment, or distribution of available health resources.Zoonoses: Diseases of non-human animals that may be transmitted to HUMANS or may be transmitted from humans to non-human animals.Product Surveillance, Postmarketing: Surveillance of drugs, devices, appliances, etc., for efficacy or adverse effects, after they have been released for general sale.Guidelines as Topic: A systematic statement of policy rules or principles. Guidelines may be developed by government agencies at any level, institutions, professional societies, governing boards, or by convening expert panels. The text may be cursive or in outline form but is generally a comprehensive guide to problems and approaches in any field of activity. For guidelines in the field of health care and clinical medicine, PRACTICE GUIDELINES AS TOPIC is available.Risk Factors: An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.Women's Health: The concept covering the physical and mental conditions of women.Health Facilities: Institutions which provide medical or health-related services.Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.Mental Health Services: Organized services to provide mental health care.MassachusettsHealth Care Sector: Economic sector concerned with the provision, distribution, and consumption of health care services and related products.State Medicine: A system of medical care regulated, controlled and financed by the government, in which the government assumes responsibility for the health needs of the population.Age Factors: Age as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or the effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from AGING, a physiological process, and TIME FACTORS which refers only to the passage of time.France: A country in western Europe bordered by the Atlantic Ocean, the English Channel, the Mediterranean Sea, and the countries of Belgium, Germany, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, the principalities of Andorra and Monaco, and by the duchy of Luxembourg. Its capital is Paris.Mass Screening: Organized periodic procedures performed on large groups of people for the purpose of detecting disease.History, 20th Century: Time period from 1901 through 2000 of the common era.Regional Health Planning: Planning for health resources at a regional or multi-state level.Physician Executives: Physicians who serve in a medical and administrative capacity as head of an organized medical staff and who also may serve as liaison for the medical staff with the administration and governing board.EuropeOutcome Assessment (Health Care): Research aimed at assessing the quality and effectiveness of health care as measured by the attainment of a specified end result or outcome. Measures include parameters such as improved health, lowered morbidity or mortality, and improvement of abnormal states (such as elevated blood pressure).Demography: Statistical interpretation and description of a population with reference to distribution, composition, or structure.Role: The expected and characteristic pattern of behavior exhibited by an individual as a member of a particular social group.Rural Health Services: Health services, public or private, in rural areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.Immunologic Surveillance: The theory that T-cells monitor cell surfaces and detect structural changes in the plasma membrane and/or surface antigens of virally or neoplastically transformed cells.Workplace: Place or physical location of work or employment.Environmental Exposure: The exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents in the environment or to environmental factors that may include ionizing radiation, pathogenic organisms, or toxic chemicals.Health Literacy: Degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions.Respiratory Hypersensitivity: A form of hypersensitivity affecting the respiratory tract. It includes ASTHMA and RHINITIS, ALLERGIC, SEASONAL.Preventive Health Services: Services designed for HEALTH PROMOTION and prevention of disease.Pilot Projects: Small-scale tests of methods and procedures to be used on a larger scale if the pilot study demonstrates that these methods and procedures can work.Ethnic Groups: A group of people with a common cultural heritage that sets them apart from others in a variety of social relationships.Health Manpower: The availability of HEALTH PERSONNEL. It includes the demand and recruitment of both professional and allied health personnel, their present and future supply and distribution, and their assignment and utilization.Interinstitutional Relations: The interactions between representatives of institutions, agencies, or organizations.Local Government: Smallest political subdivisions within a country at which general governmental functions are carried-out.Family Health: The health status of the family as a unit including the impact of the health of one member of the family on the family as a unit and on individual family members; also, the impact of family organization or disorganization on the health status of its members.Retrospective Studies: Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.Medical Records Systems, Computerized: Computer-based systems for input, storage, display, retrieval, and printing of information contained in a patient's medical record.Food Handling: Any aspect of the operations in the preparation, processing, transport, storage, packaging, wrapping, exposure for sale, service, or delivery of food.Public Health Dentistry: A dental specialty concerned with the prevention of disease and the maintenance of oral health through promoting organized dental health programs at a community, state, or federal level.Air Pollutants, Occupational: Air pollutants found in the work area. They are usually produced by the specific nature of the occupation.Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System: Telephone surveys are conducted to monitor prevalence of the major behavioral risks among adults associated with premature MORBIDITY and MORTALITY. The data collected is in regard to actual behaviors, rather than on attitudes or knowledge. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) established the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) in 1984.Developing Countries: Countries in the process of change with economic growth, that is, an increase in production, per capita consumption, and income. The process of economic growth involves better utilization of natural and human resources, which results in a change in the social, political, and economic structures.Community Health Centers: Facilities which administer the delivery of health care services to people living in a community or neighborhood.Quality Assurance, Health Care: Activities and programs intended to assure or improve the quality of care in either a defined medical setting or a program. The concept includes the assessment or evaluation of the quality of care; identification of problems or shortcomings in the delivery of care; designing activities to overcome these deficiencies; and follow-up monitoring to ensure effectiveness of corrective steps.Public Policy: A course or method of action selected, usually by a government, from among alternatives to guide and determine present and future decisions.Health Resources: Available manpower, facilities, revenue, equipment, and supplies to produce requisite health care and services.Cohort Studies: Studies in which subsets of a defined population are identified. These groups may or may not be exposed to factors hypothesized to influence the probability of the occurrence of a particular disease or other outcome. Cohorts are defined populations which, as a whole, are followed in an attempt to determine distinguishing subgroup characteristics.Health Planning Guidelines: Recommendations for directing health planning functions and policies. These may be mandated by PL93-641 and issued by the Department of Health and Human Services for use by state and local planning agencies.Rural Population: The inhabitants of rural areas or of small towns classified as rural.Medical Records: Recording of pertinent information concerning patient's illness or illnesses.Vibration: A continuing periodic change in displacement with respect to a fixed reference. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)Influenza A Virus, H1N1 Subtype: A subtype of INFLUENZA A VIRUS with the surface proteins hemagglutinin 1 and neuraminidase 1. The H1N1 subtype was responsible for the Spanish flu pandemic of 1918.Malawi: A republic in southern Africa east of ZAMBIA and MOZAMBIQUE. Its capital is Lilongwe. It was formerly called Nyasaland.Organizational Objectives: The purposes, missions, and goals of an individual organization or its units, established through administrative processes. It includes an organization's long-range plans and administrative philosophy.Sports: Activities or games, usually involving physical effort or skill. Reasons for engagement in sports include pleasure, competition, and/or financial reward.Interviews as Topic: Conversations with an individual or individuals held in order to obtain information about their background and other personal biographical data, their attitudes and opinions, etc. It includes school admission or job interviews.Emergency Service, Hospital: Hospital department responsible for the administration and provision of immediate medical or surgical care to the emergency patient.Seasons: Divisions of the year according to some regularly recurrent phenomena usually astronomical or climatic. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)Decision Making: The process of making a selective intellectual judgment when presented with several complex alternatives consisting of several variables, and usually defining a course of action or an idea.Age Distribution: The frequency of different ages or age groups in a given population. The distribution may refer to either how many or what proportion of the group. The population is usually patients with a specific disease but the concept is not restricted to humans and is not restricted to medicine.Cooperative Behavior: The interaction of two or more persons or organizations directed toward a common goal which is mutually beneficial. An act or instance of working or acting together for a common purpose or benefit, i.e., joint action. (From Random House Dictionary Unabridged, 2d ed)Maternal Health Services: Organized services to provide health care to expectant and nursing mothers.Child Welfare: Organized efforts by communities or organizations to improve the health and well-being of the child.Health Occupations: Professions or other business activities directed to the cure and prevention of disease. For occupations of medical personnel who are not physicians but who are working in the fields of medical technology, physical therapy, etc., ALLIED HEALTH OCCUPATIONS is available.Health Plan Implementation: Those actions designed to carry out recommendations pertaining to health plans or programs.Logistic Models: Statistical models which describe the relationship between a qualitative dependent variable (that is, one which can take only certain discrete values, such as the presence or absence of a disease) and an independent variable. A common application is in epidemiology for estimating an individual's risk (probability of a disease) as a function of a given risk factor.Asthma: A form of bronchial disorder with three distinct components: airway hyper-responsiveness (RESPIRATORY HYPERSENSITIVITY), airway INFLAMMATION, and intermittent AIRWAY OBSTRUCTION. It is characterized by spasmodic contraction of airway smooth muscle, WHEEZING, and dyspnea (DYSPNEA, PAROXYSMAL).IndiaSocial Justice: An interactive process whereby members of a community are concerned for the equality and rights of all.Canada: The largest country in North America, comprising 10 provinces and three territories. Its capital is Ottawa.Poverty: A situation in which the level of living of an individual, family, or group is below the standard of the community. It is often related to a specific income level.Urban Population: The inhabitants of a city or town, including metropolitan areas and suburban areas.Dust: Earth or other matter in fine, dry particles. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)Needs Assessment: Systematic identification of a population's needs or the assessment of individuals to determine the proper level of services needed.Pregnancy: The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.Sex Factors: Maleness or femaleness as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from SEX CHARACTERISTICS, anatomical or physiological manifestations of sex, and from SEX DISTRIBUTION, the number of males and females in given circumstances.Reproductive Health: The physical condition of human reproductive systems.Health Planning Support: Financial resources provided for activities related to health planning and development.History, 21st Century: Time period from 2001 through 2100 of the common era.Family Practice: A medical specialty concerned with the provision of continuing, comprehensive primary health care for the entire family.State Health Plans: State plans prepared by the State Health Planning and Development Agencies which are made up from plans submitted by the Health Systems Agencies and subject to review and revision by the Statewide Health Coordinating Council.Civil Defense: Preventive emergency measures and programs designed to protect the individual or community in times of hostile attack.United States Dept. of Health and Human Services: A cabinet department in the Executive Branch of the United States Government concerned with administering those agencies and offices having programs pertaining to health and human services.Models, Statistical: Statistical formulations or analyses which, when applied to data and found to fit the data, are then used to verify the assumptions and parameters used in the analysis. Examples of statistical models are the linear model, binomial model, polynomial model, two-parameter model, etc.Consumer Participation: Community or individual involvement in the decision-making process.Social Responsibility: The obligations and accountability assumed in carrying out actions or ideas on behalf of others.

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*  CDC - HIV/AIDS - Statistics and Surveillance - Reports - HIV/AIDS Surveillance Report 2008 - Table 6
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*  IAC Express Issue 712
IAC Express Issues. CDC issues update on influenza activity in the United States during September 30, 2007-February 9, 2008. [The following is cross posted from IAC's Hep Express electronic newsletter, 2/14/08.] On February 13, the website of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases NCIRD posted updated information about the production of Merck's and GSK's pediatric and adult hepatitis A vaccines. CDC issues update on influenza activity in the United States during September 30, 2007-February 9, 2008. On February 15, CDC published Update: Influenza Activity--United States, September 30, 2007-February 9, 2008 as an MMWR Early Release. Influenza-Related Pediatric Mortality As of February 9, a total of 10 pediatric deaths among children with laboratory-confirmed influenza had been reported to CDC through the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System for the 2007-08 influenza season. CDC published Invasive Pneumococcal Disease in Children 5 Years After Conjugate Vaccine Introduction--Ei...
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*  CDC - HIV/AIDS - Statistics and Surveillance - Reports - HIV Surveillance Report 2009
... Skip directly to local search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to navigation Skip directly to site content Skip directly to page options. CDC Home CDC 24/7: Saving Lives. Protecting People. Search The CDC. Note: Javascript is disabled or is not supported by your browser. For this reason, some items on this page will be unavailable. For more information about this message, please visit this page: About CDC.gov. HIV/AIDS. HIV/AIDS. The page for Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV/AIDS has been moved. Please click here. Print page. CDC HIV. CDC HIV/AIDS. Get email updates. Subscribe to RSS. See RSS. Listen to audio/Podcast. Download document: PDF. Quick Links Get News and Web Updates from e-HAP. HIV/AIDS A-Z Index. VIH/SIDA en espa ol. CDC Responds to HIV/AIDS. Order Free HIV/AIDS Publications. Media. Conferences and Trainings. Key Resources. Site Map. Contact Us. Find HIV/AIDS Prevention Service Providers. GO. Enter your location, such as: "Washington, DC", or "20002". For mo...
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*  Googling about symptoms can predict disease outbreak - newkerala news #2133
... City Info. News. Health News. Googling about symptoms can predict disease outbreak. Searching for an online diagnosis on google is not a bad idea before visiting the doctor. The habit of searching on internet for an online diagnosis before visiting a doctor can provide early warning of an infectious disease epidemic, says a study. In the study published in the journal Lancet Infectious Diseases, internet-based surveillance has been found to detect infectious diseases such dengue fever and influenza up to two weeks earlier than traditional surveillance methods. "This is because traditional surveillance relies on the patient recognising the symptoms and seeking treatment before diagnosis, along with the time taken for health professionals to alert authorities," said Wenbiao Hu, senior research fellow at Queensland University of Technology QUT in Australia. There was often a lag time of two weeks before traditional surveillance methods could detect an emerging infectious disease. "In contrast, digital surve...
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*  Project Tycho: Historical Disease Data « PSC Information
Project Tycho: Historical Disease Data PSC Information. Information Sharing at the UM Population Studies Center Blog. Your Right Arm for a Publication in AER Demographer/Blogger. Project Tycho: Historical Disease Data Published by lisan on December 1, 2013 in Data, Health, Disability Mortality, Methodology and Population Dynamics - Urbanization, Migration. It has taken historical data from the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System NNDSS and created count data for diseases by location for the 125 year history of the surveillance system. And, here is a paper published in the New England Journal of Medicine based on these data. Contagious Diseases in the United States from 1888 to the Present New England Journal of Medicine November 28, 2013 html. 0 Responses to Project Tycho: Historical Disease Data Feed for this Entry Comments are currently closed. Your Right Arm for a Publication in AER Demographer/Blogger. Population Studies Center PSC Home Data Services Information Services. Population Dynamics U...
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*  CDC - STD Surveillance, 2009 - Preface
... Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to navigation Skip directly to page options Skip directly to site content. 2009 Sexually Transmitted Diseases Surveillance. Figures- National Profile. Figures - Special Profiles. National Profile. Other STDs. Special Focus Profiles. STD Surveillance Case Definitions. Chlamydia Profiles. Syphilis Profiles. STD Data Statistics. Interactive STD Data - 1996-2013. HIV/AIDS Surveillance Statistics Follow STD STD on Twitter. Data Statistics. STD Home. Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance 2009 presents statistics and trends for sexually transmitted diseases STDs in the United States through 2009. The STD surveillance systems operated by state and local STD control programs, which provide the case report data for chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, and chancroid, are the data sources of many of the figures and most of the statistical tables in this publication. National summary data of case reports for other STDs are not available because they ar...
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*  CDC - October 4, 2011 - Map - CDC - Multistate Outbreak of Listeriosis Linked to Jensen Farms Canta
... loupes. Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to navigation Skip directly to site content Skip directly to page options CDC Home. Multistate Outbreak of Listeriosis Linked to Whole Cantaloupes from Jensen Farms, Colorado Persons infected with the outbreak-associated strains of Listeria monocytogenes, by state*. *n= 100 for whom information was reported to CDC by 11am EDT on October 3, 2011 As of 11am EDT on October 3, 2011, a total of 100 persons infected with any of the four outbreak-associated strains of Listeria monocytogenes have been reported to CDC from 20 states. All illnesses started on or after July 31, 2011. Contact Us: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 1600 Clifton Rd Atlanta, GA 30333 800-CDC-INFO 800-232-4636 TTY: 888 232-6348. Contact CDC INFO. Outbreaks. Recall Advice to Consumers and Cheese Retailers. Signs Symptoms. Recall Advice to Consumers. Case Count Maps. Epi Curves. Signs Symptoms. Recall Advice to Consumers. Case Count Maps. Epi Curves. Signs S...
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*  CDC - October 12, 2011 - Epi - Multistate Outbreak of Listeriosis Linked to Jensen Farms Cantaloupes
... Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to navigation Skip directly to site content Skip directly to page options CDC Home. Multistate Outbreak of Listeriosis Linked to Whole Cantaloupes from Jensen Farms, Colorado Persons infected with the outbreak-associated strains of Listeria monocytogenes, by date of illness onset*. Onset date not currently available for all persons with reported illness *n=115 for whom information on illness onset was reported to CDC by 9am EDT on October 11, 2011 Among persons for whom information is available, illnesses began on or after July 31, 2011. Illnesses that occurred after September 16, 2011, might not be reported yet due to the time it takes between when a person becomes ill and when the illness is reported. Contact Us: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 1600 Clifton Rd Atlanta, GA 30333 800-CDC-INFO 800-232-4636 TTY: 888 232-6348. Contact CDC INFO. Outbreaks. Signs Symptoms. Key Resources. Recall Advice to Consumers. Case Count Maps. ...
http://cdc.gov/listeria/outbreaks/cantaloupes-jensen-farms/101211/epi.html
*  Disease surveillance and control of vector to protect climate
... Climate change may increase the risk of some infectious diseases, particularly those that appear in warm areas and are spread by mosquitoes and other insects, like malaria, dengue fever, yellow fever and encephalitis. Climate change may alter the distribution of important vectors species, and that may increase the outbreak of diseases into new areas. Disease surveillance facilities in Bangladesh The Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control & Research IEDCR is an important public health institute of Bangladesh. At present, nine types of disease surveillance systems are in operation. Expanded Program for Immunisation EPI conducts surveillance for EPI diseases, Medical Information System MIS conducts routine disease surveillance for disease profile. Data are also received from existing programs, e.g., Malaria Eradication Program, Kala-azar Control Program, Tuberculosis Control Program, HIV/AIDS Surveillance Program, Filariasis Control Program etc. Impact of climatic change on vector-borne disease Malaria:...
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*  Teacher-Led, School-Based Surveillance Can Allow Accurate Tracking of Infectious Diseases
... This site is part of the Global Exhibitions Division of Informa PLC Informa PLC. Teacher-Led, School-Based Surveillance Can Allow Accurate Tracking of Infectious Diseases. News , Surveillance , Infectious Diseases , Research , Influenza , Influenza-Related Illness. 2012 compared several school-based influenza monitoring systems with clinic-based influenza-like illness ILI surveillance, and assessed the variation in illness rates between and within schools. Comparisons were made against age-stratified clinic-based influenza-like illness ILI data from 23 primary care clinics GP-ILI and proportions of ILI testing positive for pdmH1N1 Lab-ILI by computing the fraction of cumulative incidence occurring by epidemiological week 30 when GP-ILI incidence peaked ; and cumulative incidence rates between school-based indicators and sero-epidemiological pdmH1N1 incidence estimated from changes in prevalence of A/California/7/2009 H1N1 hemagglutination inhibition titers =40 between pre-epidemic and post-epidemic sera....
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*  Surveillance (disambiguation)
surveillance disambiguation surveillance disambiguation surveillance is the monitoring of people s actions surveillance may also refer to film and literature surveillance film a chinese film surveillance film a film directed by fritz kiersch surveillance film a american thriller film directed by jennifer lynch surveillance novel a novel by jonathan raban music surveillance triumph album surveillance fm album surveillance song the debut single of wynter gordon surveillance an electronic music act from seattle wa a side project of assemblage see also computer surveillance performing surveillance of computer activity disease surveillance an epidemiological practice by which the spread of disease is monitored surveillance abuse the use of surveillance methods to monitor an individual or group in a way that violates the social norms or laws of a society...
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*  WHO | Disease surveillance and Burden
Disease surveillance and Burden. Navigation Alt+1. Content Alt+2. Search Search the WHO .int site. Health topics. Data. Media centre. Play Store. Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals. Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals Vaccines and diseases Global Vaccine Action Plan WHO policy recommendations SAGE Immunization schedules Position papers Advisory committees. Monitoring and surveillance Surveillance and burden Monitoring systems Data and statistics Resources. Disease surveillance and Burden Assessing the health and economic impact of disease on a given population is the first step towards prioritization and adoption of appropriate vaccination policies and disease control strategies. These impact assessments require reliable data on disease burden, measured by indicators such as morbidity and mortality rates, and collected through ongoing surveillance and reporting activities. This section includes general as well as disease-specific information and guidance on methods for: Surveillance for Vaccine Prevent...
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*  BSE surveillance program modifications--BSE, BSE surveillance, BSE in U.S. | [primary-term] content
BSE surveillance program modifications--BSE, BSE surveillance, BSE in U.S. content from BEEF Magazine. . ' } //-->. About Us Contact Us Digital Editions Subscribe Advertise RSS Briefing Room. Skip to Navigation Skip to Content BEEF Magazine. Search:. Register Log In. Display name or email address: *. Password: *. Remember me. Forgot Your Password. close. Beef Quality. Cattle Handling Animal Welfare Beef Quality Marketing/Product Promotion Beef Demand. Business. Estate Planning Industry Structure Management Pasture/Land Values People Products Disaster. Sectors. Seedstock Cow-Calf Stocker/Backgrounders Feedlots Processors Retail Foreign Trade Allied Industry. Health. Calving Weaning Vaccination Parasites Biosecurity BEEF Vet. Markets. Cattle Prices Grain Prices Marketing. Pasture Range. Grazing Systems Pasture Health. Government. Regulation Environment Ethanol. Nutrition. Feeding Systems Supplements Feed. Genetics. Breeding Systems Selection Tools. Advertisement. Home > USDA Plans Modifications To BSE Surve...
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*  Réseau Sentinelles
... The 'Réseau Sentinelles' or Sentinelles Network a.k.a. French Communicable Diseases Computer Network is a network of 1 260 volunteer “médecins généralistes”, or general practitioner s, working throughout the metropolitan regions of France 2% of the total general practitioners in these regions. Its goal is to provide clinical surveillance in France for 14 health indicators. Continuous surveillance of 14 health indicators Scientific research Field epidemiology External links. Continuous surveillance of 14 health indicators. This national system of clinical surveillance collects real-time epidemiological data, originating from the participating general practitioners, to be used in analysis, forecasting and redistribution. The 14 health indicators surveyed are 11 infectious disease s:. Influenza -like illness ILI since 1984, Acute diarrhea gastroenteritis since 1990, Measles since 1984, Mumps since 1985, Varicella zoster since 1990, Herpes zoster since 2004, Male urethritis since 1984 and Hepatitis A virus H...
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*  2012 STD Surveillance Case Definitions Part 2 | CDC
CASE DEFINITIONS 1 FOR NON-NOTIFIABLE INFECTIOUS DISEASES Genital Herpes Herpes Simplex Virus Revised 9/96 Clinical description A condition characterized by visible, painful genital or anal lesions Laboratory criteria for diagnosis Isolation of herpes simplex virus from cervix, urethra, or anogenital lesion, or Demonstration of virus by antigen detection technique in clinical specimens from cervix, urethra, or anogenital lesion, or Demonstration of multinucleated giant cells on a Tzanck smear of scrapings from an anogenital lesion Case classification Probable: a clinically compatible case in which primary and secondary syphilis have been excluded by appropriate serologic tests and darkfield microscopy, when available with either a diagnosis of genital herpes based on clinical presentation without laboratory confirmation or a history of one or more previous episodes of similar genital lesions Confirmed: a clinically compatible case that is laboratory confirmed Comment Genital herpes should be reported only onc...
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*  epidemiology - What data / tools exist for mapping of disease trends? - Biology Stack Exchange
epidemiology - What data / tools exist for mapping of disease trends. - Biology Stack Exchange. Biology. Biology Meta. more stack exchange communities. Stack Exchange. sign up log in tour. Help Center Detailed answers to any questions you might have. Biology Questions. Sign up. Biology Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for biology researchers, academics, and students. What data / tools exist for mapping of disease trends. up vote 8 down vote favorite. I was just looking at the Google Flu Trends map. Google Insight could be used to gain similar information for other trends in disease keyword searches. Do maps of clinical data exist that could be compared to this Google data. epidemiology share. improve this question. add a comment. 2 Answers 2 active oldest votes. up vote 2 down vote. CDC cdc.gov/flu/weekly/, cdc.gov/outbreaknet/outbreaks.html, etc, WHO, EuroFlu Weekly Electronic Bulletin map official clinical data, Aurametrix uses these sources. improve this answer. 4 add a comment. up vote 1 down ...
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*  Surveillance Report #92 - Table 3
... Table 3. Per capita ethanol consumption for States, census regions, and the United States, 1977 2009. State or other geographic area Per capita consumption U.S. decile for all beverages Beer Wine Spirits All beverages Alabama. 2009 1.20 0.22 0.58 2.01 9. 2008 1.24 0.22 0.58 2.04 9. 2007 1.24 0.22 0.56 2.02 9. 2006 1.22 0.21 0.55 1.97 9. 2005 1.18 0.20 0.53 1.91 9. 2004 1.19 0.20 0.52 1.90 9. 2000 1.19 0.18 0.51 1.88 9. 1999 1.18 0.17 0.51 1.87 9. 1998 1.16 0.17 0.51 1.85 9. 1997 1.14 0.15 0.52 1.81 9. 1996 1.17 0.15 0.53 1.86 9. 1995 1.14 0.15 0.53 1.81 9. 1994 1.16 0.17 0.54 1.87 9. 1993 1.14 0.17 0.56 1.86 9. 1992 1.02 0.19 0.59 1.79 10. 1991 1.00 0.17 0.59 1.76 10. 1990 1.12 0.18 0.61 1.92 9. 1989 1.10 0.17 0.60 1.87 9. 1988 1.10 0.18 0.61 1.89 9. Alaska. 1999 1.45 0.40 0.98 2.82 1. 1995 1.45 0.39 1.02 2.86 1. 1994 1.53 0.40 1.10 3.03 1. 1993 1.31 0.32 0.92 2.55 2. 1992 1.53 0.41 1.08 3.02 1. 1991 1.54 0.43 1.14 3.11 1. 1990 1.62 0.46 1.25 3.33 1. 1989 1.57 0.46 1.24 3.27 1. 1988 1.60 0.49 1.23 3.32 1...
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*  Surveillance Report #87 - Table 3 continued
... Table 3. Per capita ethanol consumption for States, census regions, and the United States, 1977 2007. Continued. State or other geographic area Per capita consumption U.S. decile for all beverages Beer Wine Spirits All beverages Northeast region. 2007 1.06 0.46 0.75 2.28. 2006 1.06 0.45 0.73 2.24. 2005 1.05 0.43 0.72 2.20. 2004 1.07 0.43 0.70 2.19. 2003 1.07 0.41 0.68 2.17. 2002 1.10 0.40 0.66 2.16. 2001 1.10 0.38 0.64 2.12. 2000 1.06 0.38 0.66 2.10. 1999 1.05 0.38 0.63 2.06. 1998 1.07 0.37 0.60 2.04. 1997 1.06 0.36 0.63 2.06. 1996 1.08 0.36 0.64 2.07. 1995 1.09 0.36 0.64 2.09. 1994 1.11 0.34 0.67 2.12. 1993 1.13 0.34 0.68 2.15. 1992 1.14 0.35 0.72 2.21. 1991 1.19 0.34 0.73 2.26. 1990 1.23 0.38 0.80 2.41. 1989 1.22 0.39 0.84 2.44. 1988 1.25 0.40 0.86 2.52. 1987 1.25 0.43 0.91 2.60. 1986 1.25 0.44 0.93 2.62. 1985 1.25 0.43 0.98 2.66. 1984 1.25 0.43 1.01 2.70. 1983 1.31 0.43 1.03 2.76. 1982 1.31 0.43 1.05 2.79. 1981 1.31 0.41 1.07 2.80. 1980 1.34 0.40 1.10 2.84. 1979 1.30 0.38 1.09 2.77. 1978 1.26 0.36 1.1...
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... 05/05/03. SUBJECT: FINAL READING ORDINANCE NO. 2003-O-100. Amending the City of Laredo FY 2002-2003 annual budget by appropriating revenues and expenditures in the amount of $5,000 in additional funds from the Texas Association of Local Health Officials TALHO for the Bioterrorism Consequence Management/Automated Disease Surveillance Pilot Project of the City of Laredo Health Department for the period beginning January 1, 2003, through August 1, 2003. . . INITIATED BY: Staff Source:. Cynthia Collazo Hector F. Gonzalez, M.D., M.P.H. . Asst. City Manager Health Director. PREVIOUS COUNCIL ACTION:. On April 21, 2003, Council held public hearing introducing ordinance and instructed staff to proceed with final reading. . . BACKGROUND:. . The intent of the Bioterrorism Consequence Management/Automated Disease Surveillance Pilot Project is to evaluate the ease of implementation and effectiveness of the software for automated disease surveillance, and/or consequence management. . The project will provide assistanc...
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*  006 This Page Has Moved - National Case Surveillance: Listeria Initiative
... Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to site content Skip directly to page options CDC Home. CDC 24/7: Saving Lives. Protecting People. Search The CDC. Note: Javascript is disabled or is not supported by your browser. For this reason, some items on this page will be unavailable. For more information about this message, please visit this page: About CDC.gov. This Page Has Moved. The page you requested has been moved. Please update your links and bookmarks to the National Cholera and Vibriosis Surveillance page. Print page. . Contact Us: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 1600 Clifton Rd Atlanta, GA 30333 800-CDC-INFO 800-232-4636 TTY: 888 232-6348 24 Hours/Every Day. cdcinfo@cdc.gov. Share Compartir. File Formats Help: How do I view different file formats PDF, DOC, PPT, MPEG on this site. Print. Updates. Page last reviewed: November 30, 2011 Page last updated: November 30, 2011 Content source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for Emerging and...
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*  Comments on the CDC's "Draft Guidelines for HIV Case Surveillance, Including Monitoring HIV Infectio
comments on the cdc s draft guidelines for hiv case surveillance including monitoring hiv infection aids thebody com advertisement...
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*  Economy Watch - FDIC Bank Failure Fund Drops $2.6 Billion in Second Quarter
... Economy Watch. Say goodbye to Economy Watch and hello to Political Economy. Entries By Category Add category. Full Category Archive. Entries By Date Full Weekly Archive. Subscribe. RSS Feed. Subscribe now. FDIC Bank Failure Fund Drops $2.6 Billion in Second Quarter. The FDIC is giving an update on its bank insurance fund right now, reporting how much it's spent to rescue failing banks and how much money it has left in its fund. So far this year, there have been 81 bank failures, with 17 in August alone, including the sixth- and 10th-largest of all time. The FDIC reports that it has identified 416 "problem" banks, a number that is at a 15-year high, and they have $3.7 billion in aggregate assets. The raft of bank failures caused the FDIC's fund balance to drop from $13 billion in March to $10.4 billion now. During high instances of bank failures in the past, the FDIC was forced to get loans from Treasury. Previous: Markets Slightly Off at Opening Next: Tech Stocks Lead Markets Higher at Open. Comments. Ju...
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*  CRAN - Package surveillance
... surveillance: Temporal and Spatio-Temporal Modeling and Monitoring of Epidemic Phenomena. Implementation of statistical methods for the modeling and change-point detection in time series of counts, proportions and categorical data, as well as for the modeling of continuous-time epidemic phenomena, e.g., discrete-space setups such as the spatially enriched Susceptible-Exposed-Infectious-Recovered SEIR models, or continuous-space point process data such as the occurrence of infectious diseases. Currently, the package contains implementations of many typical outbreak detection procedures such as Farrington et al 1996, Noufaily et al 2012 or the negative binomial LR-CUSUM method described in Höhle and Paul 2008. Furthermore, inference methods for the retrospective infectious disease models in Held et al 2005, Held et al 2006, Paul et al 2008, Paul and Held 2011, Held and Paul 2012, and Meyer and Held 2014 are provided. Continuous self-exciting spatio-temporal point processes are modeled through additive-mult...
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*  Tweets about Acute Respiratory Illness | NowTrending.HHS.gov - Following disease trends
Tweets about Acute Respiratory Illness. NowTrending.HHS.gov - Following disease trends, 140 characters at a time - HHS/ASPR. Skip to page content. NowTrending.HHS.gov. Trends. Condition Trends over Time. Condition Trends by Keyword. by condition. All conditions. Acute respiratory illness. Chagas. Cholera. Common cold. Dengue. Diphtheria. Ebola. Gastroenteritis. Legionnaires disease. Mosquito borne disease. Natural disaster. Rabies. Smallpox. Std. Tetanus. Tick borne disease. by location. by tweet location heatmap of geolocated tweets. by user location free text input. Tweets about Acute Respiratory Illness. To see tweets related to Acute Respiratory Illness select a point on the graph below and the relevant tweets will be populated into the table below. Heatmap of geolocated tweets. Condition Terms. Note that you can zoom into the graph by drawing a box around the area you would like to see closer. Graph volume and geotweets only default. Graph condition terms too Graph qualifier matches too Graph everything ...
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*  Tweets about Acute Respiratory Illness | NowTrending.HHS.gov - Following disease trends
Tweets about Acute Respiratory Illness. NowTrending.HHS.gov - Following disease trends, 140 characters at a time - HHS/ASPR. Skip to page content. NowTrending.HHS.gov. Trends. Condition Trends over Time. Condition Trends by Keyword. by condition. All conditions. Acute respiratory illness. Chagas. Cholera. Common cold. Dengue. Diphtheria. Ebola. Gastroenteritis. Legionnaires disease. Mosquito borne disease. Natural disaster. Rabies. Smallpox. Std. Tetanus. Tick borne disease. by location. by tweet location heatmap of geolocated tweets. by user location free text input. Tweets about Acute Respiratory Illness. To see tweets related to Acute Respiratory Illness select a point on the graph below and the relevant tweets will be populated into the table below. Heatmap of geolocated tweets. Condition Terms. Note that you can zoom into the graph by drawing a box around the area you would like to see closer. Graph volume and geotweets only default. Graph condition terms too Graph qualifier matches too Graph everything ...
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*  Tweets about Acute Respiratory Illness | NowTrending.HHS.gov - Following disease trends
Tweets about Acute Respiratory Illness. NowTrending.HHS.gov - Following disease trends, 140 characters at a time - HHS/ASPR. Skip to page content. NowTrending.HHS.gov. Trends. Condition Trends over Time. Condition Trends by Keyword. by condition. All conditions. Acute respiratory illness. Chagas. Cholera. Common cold. Dengue. Diphtheria. Ebola. Gastroenteritis. Legionnaires disease. Mosquito borne disease. Natural disaster. Rabies. Smallpox. Std. Tetanus. Tick borne disease. by location. by tweet location heatmap of geolocated tweets. by user location free text input. Tweets about Acute Respiratory Illness. To see tweets related to Acute Respiratory Illness select a point on the graph below and the relevant tweets will be populated into the table below. Heatmap of geolocated tweets. Condition Terms. Note that you can zoom into the graph by drawing a box around the area you would like to see closer. Graph volume and geotweets only default. Graph condition terms too Graph qualifier matches too Graph everything ...
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*  WHO | IHR News
WHO. IHR News. Skip to main content. Access Home Alt+0. Navigation Alt+1. Content Alt+2. Search Search the WHO .int site. Submit. Advanced search. Navigation Home. Health topics. Data. Media centre. Publications. Countries. Programmes. Governance. About WHO. Language عربي. 中文. English. Français. Русский. Español. RSS Feed. Youtube. Twitter. Facebook. Google +. iTunes. Play Store. Alert, response, and capacity building under the International Health Regulations IHR. Menu. Strengthening health security by implementing the IHR About IHR A global system for alert and response A multi-hazard dimension Country capacity strengthening International travel & health and mass gatherings Public health at ports, airports and ground crossings IHR procedures and implementation Document centre. IHR News The WHO quarterly bulletin on IHR implementation What's new in IHR coordination and support 65th World Health Assembly: Resolution WHA65.23 reaffirms need for increased support to countries to achieve IHR requirements and str...
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*  Sobrepeso en adultos | Oak Hill Hospital | Brooksville, FL
Oak Hill Hospital. Los factores que pueden aumentar las probabilidades de padecer sobrepeso incluyen los siguientes:. 8/21/2007 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance: Pedersen SD, Kang J, Kline GA. 7/22/2008 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance: Shai I, Schwarzfuchs D, Henkin Y, et al. 9/30/2008 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance: Samuels-Kalow ME, Funai EF, Buhimschi C, et al. 12/2/2008 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance: Maruyama K, Ohira T, Maeda K, et al. 12/2/2008 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance: Pischon T, Boeing H, Hoffmann K, et al. 4/16/2009 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed/what.php: Neovius M, Sundstr m J, Rasmussen F. 5/11/2009 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance http://www.ebs...
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*  CDC Global Health - DPHSWD - IDSR - Key Publications
... Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to navigation Skip directly to site content Skip directly to page options. CDC Home CDC 24/7: Saving Lives. Protecting People. Search The CDC. Note: Javascript is disabled or is not supported by your browser. For this reason, some items on this page will be unavailable. For more information about this message, please visit this page: About CDC.gov. Global Health Protection Security. Global Health Share Compartir. Key Publications. Kasolo F, Yoti Z, Bakyaita N, Gaturuku P, Katz R, Fischer JE, Perry HN 2013. “IDSR as a platform for implementing IHR in African countries.” Biosecur Bioterror. Sep: 11 3 :163-9. Doi 10.1089/bsp.2013.0032. Yahaya AA, Ndihokubwayo JB, Coulibaly SO, Akanmori B, Mwenda J, Dosseh A, Byabamazime CR, Oneybujoh PC, Kariuki S, Kasolo FC 2013. “Laboratory capacity in 2012 for diagnosis of epidemic prone diseases in the context of Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response in the WHO African Region.” African Health Moni...
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*  Sobrepeso en adultos | Memorial Hospital | Jacksonville, FL
Memorial Hospital. Memorial Women's Center. Health Library. Hospital Information. Memorial Women's Center. Los factores que pueden aumentar las probabilidades de padecer sobrepeso incluyen los siguientes:. 8/21/2007 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance: Pedersen SD, Kang J, Kline GA. 7/22/2008 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance: Shai I, Schwarzfuchs D, Henkin Y, et al. 9/30/2008 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance: Samuels-Kalow ME, Funai EF, Buhimschi C, et al. 12/2/2008 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance: Maruyama K, Ohira T, Maeda K, et al. 4/16/2009 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed/what.php: Neovius M, Sundstr m J, Rasmussen F. 5/11/2009 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed/what.php: Luttikhuis HO, Baur L, J...
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*  CDC Global Health - DPHSWD - Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR)
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*  International Society for Disease Surveillance (ISDS)
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*  BibSonomy :: user :: jelias :: Population
... BibSonomy The blue social bookmark and publication sharing system. en. de. ru. user. tag. user. group. author. concept. BibTeX key. search:all @jelias. search. Toggle navigation. home. groups. popular. posts. tags. authors. concepts. discussions. blog. help. sign in. register. user @jelias. Population. bookmarks. hide. edit. actions for all displayed bookmarks:. filter display: all, bookmarks only bookmarks per page: 5 10 20 50 100. export RSS, BibTeX, XML. sort criterion: date. title order: ascending. descending. No matching items. publications. hide 43. edit. actions for all displayed publications:. filter display: all, publications only publications per page: 5 10 20 50 100. export RSS, BibTeX, RDF, more... sort criterion: date. title order: ascending. descending advanced... 1. Achievements of the Belgian Antibiotic Policy Coordination Committee BAPCOC. H Goossens, S Coenen, M Costers, S De Corte, A De Sutter, B Gordts, L Laurier, and Mj Struelens. Euro Surveillance: Bulletin Européen Sur Les Maladies...
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*  PLOS ONE: On the Genetic Interpretation of Disease Data
... Journal Information. Sum of PLOS and PubMed Central page views and downloads. Published: January 28, 2010 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0008940. Article. We have derived simple deterministic formulae to predict the impacts of incomplete exposure to infection, or imperfect diagnostic test sensitivity and specificity on heritabilities for disease resistance. Incomplete data recording in which infected or diseased individuals are not observed, e.g. The bias on the liability scale is less than that on the observed scale since the reduced prevalence that is observed due to incomplete exposure leads to a greater scaling of the observed heritability back to the liability scale. Ratio of estimated to true heritability on the liability scale for incomplete exposure. Individuals will be classified into healthy and diseased categories by means of a diagnostic test for the disease of interest. As described above, specificity S p is the probability that a truly healthy individual is classified by the diagnostic test as h...
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*  Table 12 | Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance 2012 | CDC
Table 12. Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance 2012. CDC. Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to page options Skip directly to site content. Start of Search Controls. Search Form Controls. Search The CDC Cancel. Submit Search The CDC. CDC A-Z Index. MENU. CDC A-Z. SEARCH. A. B. C. D. E. F. G. H. I. J. K. L. M. N. O. P. Q. R. S. T. U. V. W. X. Y. Z. #. Start of Search Controls. Search Form Controls. Search The CDC Cancel. Submit Search The CDC. 2012 Sexually Transmitted Diseases Surveillance. Note: Javascript is disabled or is not supported by your browser. For this reason, some items on this page will be unavailable. For more information about this message, please visit this page: About CDC.gov. Archive. Data Statistics. Sexually Transmitted Diseases. Table 12. Chlamydia - Reported Cases and Rates for Women 15-25 Years of Age, United States, 2008-2012. Recommend on Facebook. Tweet. Share Compartir. This web page is archived for historical purposes and is no longer being upd...
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*  CDC tracking the flu, Iowa health department describes illness as ‘sporadic’ | WQAD.com
CDC tracking the flu, Iowa health department describes illness as sporadic. WQAD.com. Go Search. Replay: WQAD News 8 News 8 TV Schedule. Search. Contact Us. WQAD.com. Menu. News Politics Traffic Food Health Sports Deals Wheels for You Contests Events. Weather. 63. 63 Low 56 High 75. Wed 58. 75. Thu 53. 77. Fri 45. 64. See complete forecast. . CDC tracking the flu, Iowa health department describes illness as sporadic Posted 2:57 pm, October 18, 2013, by Katrina Lamansky Facebook. Twitter. Google. Pinterest. LinkedIn. Email. Please enable Javascript to watch this video. CNN -- Now that the U.S. government shutdown is over, federal workers are returning to work, including the furloughed doctors and epidemiologists who work for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. One of the many things the CDC does is keep track of the flu, something that was stopped on October 1, leaving the overall flu picture in the United States a little murky. Every Friday, the CDC is supposed to post how many cases of flu have b...
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*  569 F2d 1049 United States v. Moreno | OpenJurist
569 F2d 1049 United States v. 2d 1049 - United States v. Federal Reporter, Second Series. 569 F2d 1049 United States v. UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit. Appeal from the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. Approximately an hour later the car Van Deventer had described as Moreno's left the residence and was followed as it proceeded directly from the residence to the meeting place. An agent then took Van Deventer's place in his car. The district court was correct when it found probable cause for the arrest and search of the Morenos. In this case the statements made by Van Deventer were amply corroborated before the Morenos were arrested. The agents had probable cause to believe that the ten ounces of heroin which Van Deventer had ordered would be found in the vehicle. The affidavit in support of the search warrant for the Moreno residence set out in detail the events w...
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*  Watch Under Surveillance | NextDoorWorld.com
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*  MMWR Surveillance Summaries
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*  Reporting disease cases
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*  CDC Global Health - DPHSWD - Global Health Programs: Global Public Health Informatics (GPHIP)
CDC Global Health - DPHSWD - Global Health Programs: Global Public Health Informatics GPHIP. Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to navigation Skip directly to site content Skip directly to page options. Global Health Protection Security. How is CDC using Informatics to Improve Public Health Systems. In 2008, CDC established the Global Public Health Informatics Program GPHIP to provide assistance to CDC-supported countries and advance best practices in informatics science, principles, strategies, and standards to improve public health systems. Positioned within CDC’s Center for Global Health in the Division of Public Health Systems and Workforce Development, GPHIP works collaboratively with ministries of health and other internal and external partners to develop and apply innovative solutions to public health challenges. GPHIP is also the home of a World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Public Health Informatics WHO CC and works closely with global partners to develo...
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*  CDC - Public Health Informatics Institute - Partnerships - STLT Gateway
Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to navigation Skip directly to site content Skip directly to page options. About CDC the Public Health System. Selected OSTLTS-funded projects e-Public health: The Institute supports the Public Health Informatics and Technology Program Office PHITPO within CDC’s Center for Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Services CSELS to guide the transformation of information and information technologies for a digital information era and help focus public health informatics policy and funding on priority areas that are feasible and essential to the effectiveness and credibility of public health agencies in their use of information and information technologies. Selected CDC-funded informatics projects Countermeasures Inventory Tracking: The Institute is working with CSELS/PHITPO on the Countermeasures Inventory Tracking System to increase the capacity of all levels of public health local, state, and federal to track and manage inventory of medical ...
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*  NYC Center of Excellence in Public Health Informatics Resources: Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 20
nyc center of excellence in public health informatics resources slide presentation from the ahrq annual conference your browser doesn t support javascript please upgrade to a modern browser or enable javascript in your existing browser skip navigation search www ahrq gov ahrq home live site archive home site map you are here ahrq archive home ahrq annual conference slide presentation slide presentation of the annual meeting of ahrq this information is for reference purposes only it was current when produced and may now be outdated archive material is no longer maintained and some links may not work persons with disabilities having difficulty accessing this information should contact us at https info ahrq gov let us know the nature of the problem the web address of what you want and your contact information please go to www ahrq gov for current information nyc center of excellence in public health informatics resources graphic image depicting the relationship between nyc dept of health and mental hygiene insti...
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*  Public health informatics
1 United States. In developed countries like the United States, public health informatics is practiced by individuals in public health agencies at the federal and state levels and in the larger local health jurisdictions. Collection of public health data. Since the beginning of the World Wide Web, public health agencies with sufficient information technology resources have been transitioning to web-based collection of public health data, and, more recently, to automated messaging of the same information. Since about 2005, the CDC has promoted the idea of the Public Health Information Network to facilitate the transmission of data from various partners in the health care industry and elsewhere hospitals, clinical and environmental laboratories, doctors' practices, pharmacies to local health agencies, then to state health agencies, and then to the CDC. A typical example would be infectious disease data, which hospitals, labs, and doctors are legally required to report to local health agencies; local health agen...
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*  Wiley: Disease Surveillance: A Public Health Informatics Approach - Joseph S. Lombardo, David L. Bu
United States Change My Account Cart Home Subjects About Wiley Contact Us Help Search Form Search Input Print this page Share Home / Mathematics & Statistics / Biostatistics / General Biostatistics Disease Surveillance: A Public Health Informatics Approach Joseph S. Lombardo, David L. Buckeridge ISBN: 978-0-470-06812-0 488 pages April 2007 Read an Excerpt Chapter (PDF) Table of Contents (PDF) Index (PDF) Description An up-to-date and comprehensive treatment of biosurveillance techniques With the worldwide awareness of bioterrorism and drug-resistant infectious diseases, the need for surveillance systems to accurately detect emerging epidemicsis essential for maintaining global safety. Responding to these issues, Disease Surveillance brings together fifteen eminent researchers in the fields of medicine, epidemiology, biostatistics, and medical informatics to define the necessary elements of an effective disease surveillance program, including research, development, implementation, and operations. The surveilla...
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*  Essence (Electronic Surveillance System for the Early Notification of Community-based Epidemics)
essence electronic surveillance system for the early notification of community based epidemics essence electronic surveillance system for the early notification of community based epidemics essence is the united states department of defense s electronic surveillance system for the early notification of community based epidemics essence s goal is to monitor health data as it becomes available and discover epidemics and similar health concerns before they move out of control it was created and developed in by dr michael lewis md mph when he was a resident in the preventive medicine residency training program at the walter reed army institute of research silver spring maryland lewis m pavlin j mansfield j o brien s boomsma l elbert y kelley p disease outbreak detection system using syndromic data in the greater washington dc area american journal of preventive medicine originally designed for early detection of bioterrorism attacks in the washington dc area following the attacks of the u s army surgeon general l...
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*  Preferred Workflows for Syndromic Surveillance Systems - Cogprints
... Cogprints Home. About. Browse by Year. Browse by Subject. Login. Create Account. Preferred Workflows for Syndromic Surveillance Systems. Guthrie, Glenn and Vinson, Norman G. and Moore, Kieran 2009 Preferred Workflows for Syndromic Surveillance Systems. Full text available as: Preview. PDF - Published Version 40Kb. Abstract Workflows are a sequence of information processing operations that people carry out to meet certain in-formational goals. Using various user-centered design UCD techniques we uncovered the workflows that epidemiologists wished to follow when using syndromic surveillance SS systems. Item Type: Conference Paper. Keywords: syndromic surveillance, workflows, task analysis. Subjects: Computer Science Human Computer Interaction. ID Code: 6841. Deposited By: Vinson, Norman G. Deposited On: 04 May 2010 23:13. Last Modified: 11 Mar 2011 08:57. References in Article Select the SEEK icon to attempt to find the referenced article. If it does not appear to be in cogprints you will be forwarded to t...
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*  IDPH - The Center for Acute Disease Epidemiology - Syndromic Surveillance
... Home. A-Z Index. What We Do. News. Calendar. Employment. Definitions. Contact Us. Take Our Survey. County Public Health Contacts. The Center for Acute Disease Epidemiology CADE. Home. Disease Information. CADE Programs. Reportable Diseases. Reports. News Events. Additional Resources Health Care and Public Health Resources Reportable Diseases. Information on Iowa's reportable diseases and conditions. Get Free Materials. Order posters, fliers, and brochures here. Epi Update. CADE publishes a weekly update on health related topics relevant to current events in Iowa. To view the current and past issues of the Epi Update, click here. Epi Manual. An online guide for public health officials and health care providers to surveillance, investigation, and reporting. Epi Manual full PDF version. Vaccines and Immunizations. IDPH Bureau of Immunization TB. Foodborne Outbreak Investigation Manual. An online resource for foodborne outbreak management. Syndromic Surveillance Public Health Syndromic Surveillance Syndromic...
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*  Eurosurveillance - Validation of a syndromic surveillance system using a general practitioner hou
... se calls network, Bordeaux, France. Validation of a syndromic surveillance system using a general practitioner house calls network, Bordeaux, France. The automated and real time nature of the system also allowed the early detection of unusual events such as an acute increase in the number of heat syndromes during the heat-wave that occurred in France in July 2006. In collaboration with SOS Médecins Bordeaux, an organization of general practitioners, the Cire developed a new syndromic surveillance system based on GP’s house visits in the Bordeaux area. Syndrome groups under daily surveillance, SOS Médecins Bordeaux - Cire Aquitaine, 1 January 2005 – 31 December 2006. Syndromic approach Surveillance of seasonal outbreaks The monitoring of the syndrome groups enables the surveillance of seasonal outbreaks such as influenza-like illness, gastrointestinal or bronchiolitis among young children Figure 2. Daily number of visits for seasonal syndromes influenza, gastrointestinal, bronchiolitis among children under...
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*  SAGES
Publicaciones Recogiendo SAGES: A Suite of Freely-Available Software Tools for Electronic Disease Surveillance in Resource-Limited Settings Lewis S, Feighner B, Loschen W, Wojcik R, Skora J, Coberly J, Blazes B, – Paper Dengue SMS Surveillance Project in the Philippines Coberly J, Wojcik R, Tomayao A, Tac-an I, Velasco JM, Lewis S, Cabugao F, Abellanosa I, – Presentation Dengue SMS Surveillance Project in the Philippines Coberly J, Wojcik R, Tomayao A, Tac-an I, Velasco JM, Lewis S, Cabugao F, Abellanosa I, – Poster Applying Information and Communications Technologies to Collect Health Data from Remote Settings: A Systematic Assessment of Current Technologies Ashar R, Lewis S, Chretien JP. – Presentation ESSENCE Desktop Edition: A Self-Contained Disease Surveillance Application Hodanics C, Wojcik R, Coberly J, Lewis S. ESSENCE Desktop Edition: A Self-Contained Disease Surveillance Application Hodanics C, Suereth J, Wojcik R, Coberly JS, Lewis S. – Poster Public Health Informatics Tools for Electronic Disease ...
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*  Algorithm for Statistical Detection of Peaks --- Syndromic Surveillance System for the Athens
... 2004 Olympic Games. Algorithm for Statistical Detection of Peaks --- Syndromic Surveillance System for the Athens 2004 Olympic Games. The proposed method was applied in the Athens Olympic syndromic surveillance system database 18 and was compared through simulations with other methods currently applied in syndromic data series 19--23,28. Sensitivity true alerts/outbreaks across all simulated series for each syndrome and the timeliness for each method i.e., the percentage of the first alert per day of outbreak were compared among the alternative approaches. Alternative patterns of outbreaks were also examined, including 1 constant increase for all 4 days, equal to the median counts of the syndrome 23.5 for respiratory infection with fever and 15.5 for gastroenteritis or 2 constant increase for all 4 days, equal to the 75 th percentile of the counts of the syndrome 35 for respiratory infection with fever and 22 for gastroenteritis ; 3 linear increase for the 4 days: increase of one median/day ; 4 exponenti...
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*  Debian Med Epidemiology packages
Debian Med epidemiology related packages. Packaging has started and developers might try the packaging code in VCS. If you discover a project which looks like a good candidate for Debian Med to you, or if you have prepared an unofficial Debian package, please do not hesitate to send a description of that project to the Debian Med mailing list. scientific tool for simulations and scenario analysis in network epidemiology. squeeze. all. wheezy. all. jessie. all. sid. all. jessie. all. jessie. all. sid. all. stretch. all. sid. all. field. medicine. interface. role. Popcon : 5 users 1 upd. Epi is not the only R-package for epidemiological analysis, a package with more affinity to infectious disease epidemiology is the epitools package which is also evailable in Debian. The R-package 'surveillance' is a framework for the development and the evaluation of outbreak detection algorithms in univariate and multivariate routine collected public health surveillance data. The intention of the R-package surveillance is to ...
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*  UIC School of Public Health | Fall Courses
UIC School of Public Health. About UIC SPH Divisions Offices Academics Research, Service Training Admissions. SPHPI 114. SPHPI 636. SPHPI 114. SPHPI 736. SPHPI 736. Your browser does not support script Students Alumni Faculty Staff Newsroom Calendar Giving. Office of Student Affairs Dates and Deadlines Student Handbook Career Development Checklist - Before Classes Begin Helpful Tips Forms Public Health Student Associations Contact Us. Public Health Student Association Minority Students MSAPH Order SPH School Spirit Logo Wear. Faculty Staff by Division Community of Sciences Faculty Database Faculty Handbook PDF download Computing Needs. SPH in the News SPH Events Calendar Current SPH Initiatives SPH Publications Archived Presentations Contact Us for Media Inquiries. Community Health Sciences Division Environmental Occupational Health Sciences Division Epidemiology Biostatistics Division Health Policy Administration Division Office of Student Affairs Office of Development Office of the Dean. Degree Programs Spe...
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*  How can I find where to submit my public health data?
How can I find where to submit my public health data. Home > IT Answers > Meaningful use > How can I find where to submit my public health data. How can I find where to submit my public health data. EHR Incentive, Health information exchange, Meaningful use The EHR incentive program requires that EPs and hospitals demonstrate the capability to submit electronic data to immunization registries and public health agencies. Is there a list of public health agencies and immunization registries where this data should be sent. Answer Wiki: You have to contact your local or state public health agencies and immunization registries for instructions on how to submit the data. a href="https://questions.cms.hhs.gov/app/answers/detail/a id/10841/" https://questions.cms.hhs.gov/app/answers/detail/a id/10841/ /a You have to contact your local or state public health agencies and immunization registries for instructions on how to submit the data. a href="https://questions.cms.hhs.gov/app/answers/detail/a id/10841/" https://que...
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*  SAIC to Provide Systems Development Services to the NEDSS @ Medical Imaging (AdvancedImagingPro.com
SAIC to Provide Systems Development Services to the NEDSS @ Medical Imaging AdvancedImagingPro.com / Advanced Imaging Magazine. Advanced Imaging AdvancedImagingPro.com. A Cygnus Business Media Website Site. Web. Bookmark Advanced Imaging Pro Cygnus Business Media Home. Products. Camera/Sensor. Data Path. Display. Illumination. Optics. Processing. Storage. AI Magazine. AI International. Video Network. Buyers' Guide. Careers. Classifieds. Advertising Resource Center. Print: Media Kit. Online: Overview. Interactive Rates. Banner Specifications. Subscribe. Q+A CENTER Latest question: How do you think the new GigE standards will influence the machine vision industry. Respond or ask your question now. Home >. Medical Imaging Medical Imaging. Most Read. Most E-mailed. Print Article. Updated : July 8th, 2008 05:26 PM CDT SAIC to Provide Systems Development Services to the NEDSS. Advertisement. via PRNewswire. ATLANTA, Dec. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Applications International Corporation SAIC announced today it was a...
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*  "Evidence-Based Practice for Public Health Project: Final Report" by E. Hatheway Simpson and Elaine
... R. Martin. Home. Search. Browse Collections. My Account. About. Digital Commons Network™. Skip to main content. eScholarship@UMMS. Home. About. FAQ. My Account. Previous. Next. Home. Lamar Soutter Library. Library Publications and Presentations. 151. Title. Evidence-Based Practice for Public Health Project: Final Report. Authors. E Hatheway Simpson, University of Massachusetts Medical School Follow Elaine R. Martin, University of Massachusetts Medical School Follow. Date. 12-5-2005. Document Type. Other. Medical Subject Headings. Access to Information; Evidence-Based Medicine; Health Promotion; Information Services; Needs Assessment; Program Evaluation; Public Health; Evidence-Based Practice; Information Dissemination; Health Information Management; Information Seeking Behavior; Information Storage and Retrieval; Databases, Bibliographic; Public Health Informatics. Disciplines. Library and Information Science. Public Health. Abstract. There are numerous clinically based models for finding the “best evide...
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*  Rising Star John Araujo -- FCW
... Close this Advertisement. Related Articles Federal 100: Nicole Seligman. Federal 100: Steven VanRoekel. 3 keys to building a federal DevOps culture. How to share a service. Nebraska, Idaho HIEs pick health record-sharing system. . About Us. Advertise. Contact Us. Subscribe. New. Editorial Tech Briefs. RSS. LinkedIn. Facebook. Google. Twitter. Policy. Management. Exec Tech. Who & Where. The Hill. Agencies. Opinion. Resources. Events. Tweet. Rising Star John Araujo Aug 10, 2009. Name : John Araujo pronounced a-rah-ho Age : 55 Organization : Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Title : Public health informatician Nominated for : Providing IT analysis and support for CDC’s public health initiatives. An expert in public health informatics, he supports both the Office of the Chief Science Officer and the Office of the Chief Information Officer. First IT mentor : Hal S. Beech, network design engineer, Sprint, a scholar, computer scientist, network design engineer and exceptional professional. He provided ...
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*  Reasons patients present to the emergency department might change during epidemics and be a valuable
... component of a disease surveillance system. BioMedSearch. Advanced Search. Tools. Search Tutorial. Login. Document Detail. Reasons patients present to the emergency department might change during epidemics and be a valuable component of a disease surveillance system. MedLine Citation:. PMID: 16750306 Owner: NLM Status: MEDLINE. Abstract/OtherAbstract:. We hypothesize that the frequency of reasons patients present to the emergency department will change during epidemics and might be a valuable component of a disease surveillance system. We found support for this hypothesis over a two-year period with high frequency days of fever clustering during two periods of increased hospital influenza activity, but not during any other period during the two-years. Such a system could result in online monitoring, be independent of the medical personnel use of admission secretary, and might be able to identify various epidemics including increased hospital disease activity due to bio-terror attacks, influenza, and food...
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*  Araujo prescribes technology to improve CDC's outcomes -- FCW
... Close this Advertisement. Related Articles Senate EHR legislation looms. DOD awards massive health records contract. NIST launches step-by-step cyber guide series. HealthCare.gov's fraud failure and a $6 billion DIA deal. Purchase-card innovation, HHS re-orgs, email hacks and drone management. . About Us. Advertise. Contact Us. Subscribe. New. Editorial Tech Briefs. RSS. LinkedIn. Facebook. Google. Twitter. Policy. Management. Exec Tech. Who & Where. The Hill. Agencies. Opinion. Resources. Events. Tweet. Araujo prescribes technology to improve CDC's outcomes By Alice Lipowicz Aug 10, 2009. John Araujo Public health informatician Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Public health research and practice have changed dramatically in the past 15 years, mostly because new information technology tools are available to help identify emerging diseases and epidemics more quickly. Rising Star John Araujo is in a unique and cross-disciplinary niche: He is advancing the role of IT at the Centers for Disease Con...
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As of 2005, more than 300 generic infectious diseases occur haphazardly in time and space and are challenged by over 250 drugs and vaccines.National Outbreak Reporting System: ==The National Outbreak Reporting System (NORS)==U.S.-Mexico Border Infectious Disease Surveillance Project: The U.S.Human mortality from H5N1: Human mortality from H5N1 or the human fatality ratio from H5N1 or the case-fatality rate of H5N1 refer to the ratio of the number of confirmed human deaths resulting from confirmed cases of transmission and infection of H5N1 to the number of those confirmed cases. For example, if there are 100 confirmed cases of humans infected with H5N1 and 10 die, then there is a 10% human fatality ratio (or mortality rate).The Complete Stevie Wonder: The Complete Stevie Wonder is a digital compilation featuring the work of Stevie Wonder. Released a week before the physical release of A Time to Love, the set comprises almost all of Wonder's officially released material, including single mixes, extended versions, remixes, and Workout Stevie Workout, a 1963 album which was shelved and replaced by With A Song In My Heart.Ford SHO V6 engine: The Ford SHO V6 is a family of DOHC V6 engines fitted to the Ford Taurus SHO from 1989 to 1995. The designation SHO denotes Super High Output.List of Parliamentary constituencies in Kent: The ceremonial county of Kent,Companies OfficeState health agency: A state health agency (SHA), or state department of health, is a department or agency of the state governments of the United States focused on public health. The state secretary of health is a constitutional or at times a statutory official in several states of the United States.Geographical cluster: A geographical cluster is a localised anomaly, usually an excess of something given the distribution or variation of something else. Often it is considered as an incidence rate that is unusual in that there is more of some variable than might be expected.Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory: right|300px|thumb|Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory logo.Strategic National Stockpile: The Strategic National Stockpile (SNS) is the United States' national repository of antibiotics, vaccines, chemical antidotes, antitoxins, and other critical medical equipment and supplies. In the event of a national emergency involving bioterrorism or a natural pandemic, the SNS has the capability to supplement and re-supply local health authorities that may be overwhelmed by the crisis, with response time as little as 12 hours.European Immunization Week: European Immunization Week (EIW) is an annual regional initiative, coordinated by the World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe (WHO/Europe), to promote immunization against vaccine-preventable diseases. EIW activities are carried out by participating WHO/Europe member states.Vital statistics (government records): Vital statistics are statistics on live births, deaths, fetal deaths, marriages and divorces. The most common way of collecting information on these events is through civil registration, an administrative system used by governments to record vital events which occur in their populations (see Box 1).Medix UK Limited: Medix UK Limited is a UK-based market research consultancy providing online research in healthcare.Self-rated health: Self-rated health (also called Self-reported health, Self-assessed health, or perceived health) refers to both a single question such as “in general, would you say that you health is excellent, very good, good, fair, or poor?” and a survey questionnaire in which participants assess different dimensions of their own health.Basic Occupational Health Services: The Basic Occupational Health Services are an application of the primary health care principles in the sector of occupational health. Primary health care definition can be found in the World Health Organization Alma Ata declaration from the year 1978 as the “essential health care based on practical scientifically sound and socially accepted methods, (…) it is the first level of contact of individuals, the family and community with the national health system bringing health care as close as possible to where people live and work (…)”.Health policy: Health policy can be defined as the "decisions, plans, and actions that are undertaken to achieve specific health care goals within a society."World Health Organization.Global Health Delivery ProjectLifestyle management programme: A lifestyle management programme (also referred to as a health promotion programme, health behaviour change programme, lifestyle improvement programme or wellness programme) is an intervention designed to promote positive lifestyle and behaviour change and is widely used in the field of health promotion.Influenza A virus subtype H1N1: Influenza A (H1N1) virus is the subtype of influenza A virus that was the most common cause of human influenza (flu) in 2009, and is associated with the 1918 outbreak known as the Spanish Flu.WHO collaborating centres in occupational health: The WHO collaborating centres in occupational health constitute a network of institutions put in place by the World Health Organization to extend availability of occupational health coverage in both developed and undeveloped countries.Network of WHO Collaborating Centres in occupational health.Incidence (epidemiology): Incidence is a measure of the probability of occurrence of a given medical condition in a population within a specified period of time. Although sometimes loosely expressed simply as the number of new cases during some time period, it is better expressed as a proportion or a rate with a denominator.Internet organizations: This is a list of Internet organizations, or organizations that play or played a key role in the evolution of the Internet by developing recommendations, standards, and technology; deploying infrastructure and services; and addressing other major issues.Laboratory animal allergy: Laboratory animal allergy (LAA) is an occupational disease of laboratory animal technicians and scientists. It manifests as an allergic response to animal urine, specifically the major urinary proteins (Mups) of rodents, and can lead to the development of asthma.Epidemiological method: The science of epidemiology has matured significantly from the times of Hippocrates and John Snow. The techniques for gathering and analyzing epidemiological data vary depending on the type of disease being monitored but each study will have overarching similarities.Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health: The Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health is one of the eight colleges of Georgia Southern University, located in Statesboro, Georgia, in the United States.Generalizability theory: Generalizability theory, or G Theory, is a statistical framework for conceptualizing, investigating, and designing reliable observations. It is used to determine the reliability (i.Occupational hygiene: Occupational (or "industrial" in the U.S.Assay sensitivity: Assay sensitivity is a property of a clinical trial defined as the ability of a trial to distinguish an effective treatment from a less effective or ineffective intervention. Without assay sensitivity, a trial is not internally valid and is not capable of comparing the efficacy of two interventions.Rock 'n' Roll (Status Quo song)United States Army Medical Research Unit-Brazil: The United States Army Medical Research Unit-Brazil (USAMRU-B) was a "Special Foreign Activity" of the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research headquartered in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil with several satellite labs in the Brazilian hinterland.National Research Council (2000), Strategies to Protect the Health of Deployed U.Global Risks Report: The Global Risks Report is an annual study published by the World Economic Forum ahead of the Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland. Based on the work of the Global Risk Network, the report describes changes occurring in the global risks landscape from year to year and identifies the global risks that could play a critical role in the upcoming year.Clonal Selection Algorithm: In artificial immune systems, Clonal selection algorithms are a class of algorithms inspired by the clonal selection theory of acquired immunity that explains how B and T lymphocytes improve their response to antigens over time called affinity maturation. These algorithms focus on the Darwinian attributes of the theory where selection is inspired by the affinity of antigen-antibody interactions, reproduction is inspired by cell division, and variation is inspired by somatic hypermutation.Unifine mill: A Unifine mill is a single one-pass impact milling system which produces ultrafine-milled whole-grain wheat flour that requires no grain pre-treatment and no screening of the flour. Like the grist or stone mills that had dominated the flour industry for centuries, the bran, germ, and endosperm elements of grain are processed into a nutritious whole wheat flour in one step.Behavior: Behavior or behaviour (see spelling differences) is the range of actions and [made by individuals, organism]s, [[systems, or artificial entities in conjunction with themselves or their environment, which includes the other systems or organisms around as well as the (inanimate) physical environment. It is the response of the system or organism to various stimuli or inputs, whether [or external], [[conscious or subconscious, overt or covert, and voluntary or involuntary.Behavior change (public health): Behavior change is a central objective in public health interventions,WHO 2002: World Health Report 2002 - Reducing Risks, Promoting Healthy Life Accessed Feb 2015 http://www.who.National Cancer Research Institute: The National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) is a UK-wide partnership between cancer research funders, which promotes collaboration in cancer research. Its member organizations work together to maximize the value and benefit of cancer research for the benefit of patients and the public.Opinion polling in the Philippine presidential election, 2010: Opinion polling (popularly known as surveys in the Philippines) for the 2010 Philippine presidential election is managed by two major polling firms: Social Weather Stations and Pulse Asia, and several minor polling firms. The polling firms conducted surveys both prior and after the deadline for filing of certificates of candidacies on December 1, 2009.Halfdan T. MahlerUnited States Public Health ServiceSchool health education: School Health Education see also: Health Promotion is the process of transferring health knowledge during a student's school years (K-12). Its uses are in general classified as Public Health Education and School Health Education.Chronic care: Chronic care refers to medical care which addresses pre-existing or long term illness, as opposed to acute care which is concerned with short term or severe illness of brief duration. Chronic medical conditions include asthma, diabetes, emphysema, chronic bronchitis, congestive heart disease, cirrhosis of the liver, hypertension and depression.Albert Baldwin Dod: Albert Baldwin Dod (March 24, 1805 – November 20, 1845) was an American Presbyterian theologian and professor of mathematics. He was born in Mendham, New Jersey to Daniel and Nancy (née Squire) Dod.International Network of Prison Ministries: The International Network of Prison Ministries (INPM) is a Dallas, Texas based crime prevention and rehabilitation trans-national organization. INPM functions through a website that serves as a clearinghouse for information about various Christian prison ministries.Contraceptive mandate (United States): A contraceptive mandate is a state or federal regulation or law that requires health insurers, or employers that provide their employees with health insurance, to cover some contraceptive costs in their health insurance plans. In 1978, the U.ESCAIDEList of geographic information systems software: GIS software encompasses a broad range of applications which involve the use of a combination of digital maps and georeferenced data. GIS software can be sorted into different categories.Aging (scheduling): In Operating systems, Aging is a scheduling technique used to avoid starvation. Fixed priority scheduling is a scheduling discipline, in which tasks queued for utilizing a system resource are assigned a priority each.University of CampinasClosed-ended question: A closed-ended question is a question format that limits respondents with a list of answer choices from which they must choose to answer the question.Dillman D.Red Moss, Greater Manchester: Red Moss is a wetland mossland in Greater Manchester, located south of Horwich and east of Blackrod. (Grid Reference ).Energy in Djibouti: Djibouti had no proven reserves of oil or natural gas, or refining capacity, as of 1 January 2003. In addition, Djibouti has no known reserves of coal.Circulation plan: A circulation plan is a schematic empirical projection/model of how pedestrians and/or vehicles flow through a given area, like, for example, a neighborhood or a Central Business District (CBD). Circulation plans are used by city planners and other officials to manage and monitor traffic and pedestrian patterns in such a way that they might discover how to make future improvements to the system.Radiation dose reconstruction: Radiation dose reconstruction refers to the process of estimating radiation doses that were received by individuals or populations in the past as a result of particular exposure situations of concern.A Review of the Dose Reconstruction Program of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency.

(1/165) Assessing North American influenza dynamics with a statistical SIRS model.

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(2/165) Biomass fuel use for cooking in Sri Lanka: analysis of data from national demographic health surveys.

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(3/165) Everybody's business: economic surveillance of public health services in Alberta, Canada.

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(4/165) Simulation Analysis Platform (SnAP): a tool for evaluation of public health surveillance and disease control strategies.

Increasingly, researchers use simulation to generate realistic population health data to evaluate surveillance and disease control methods. This evaluation approach is attractive because real data are often not available to describe the full range of population health trajectories that may occur. Simulation models, especially agent-based models, tend to have many parameters and it is often difficult for researchers to evaluate the effect of the multiple parameter values on model outcomes. In this paper, we describe Simulation Analysis Platform (SnAP) - a software infrastructure for automatically deploying and analyzing multiple runs of a simulation model in a manner that efficiently explores the influence of parameter uncertainty and random error on model outcomes. SnAP is designed to be efficient, scalable, extensible, and portable. We describe the design decisions taken to meet these requirements, present the design of the platform, and describe results from an example application of SnAP.  (+info)

(5/165) Evaluation of HL7 v2.5.1 electronic case reports transmitted from a healthcare enterprise to public health.

Public health surveillance is necessary to prevent and control communicable and non-communicable diseases. An electronic reporting system using HL7 v2.5.1 was implemented between Intermountain Healthcare and the Utah Department of Health. We conducted prospective and retrospective studies to evaluate the timeliness, completeness of content information, and completeness of the electronic reporting process, and compared these metrics against other reporting entities. The electronic reporting system was more timely than other clinical reporting facilities and included more complete information in initial case reports. During a four month period, the electronic reporting system captured 8% of the cases not reported by the paper-based reporting system but missed 5% of the cases reported by the paper-based reporting system. We believe it would be more efficient for Infection Preventionists at hospitals to use their resources to detect cases not captured by the electronic reporting system instead of manually re-reporting cases already transmitted to public health electronically.  (+info)

(6/165) The EpiCanvas infectious disease weather map: an interactive visual exploration of temporal and spatial correlations.

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(7/165) Detection of imported wild polioviruses and of vaccine-derived polioviruses by environmental surveillance in Egypt.

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(8/165) The spread of influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 virus in Madagascar described by a sentinel surveillance network.

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