An ISDS-Based Initiative for Conventions for Biosurveillance Data Analysis Methods

Michael Coletta, Howard Burkom, Jeffrey Johnson, Wendy Chapman


The panel will seek consensus for a plan to establish standards for technical analysis of biosurveillance data. The scope of a conventions group could include specification of practical problems, statistical monitoring and follow-up methods, and alternative use applications such as clinical decision support. A primary goal is removal of obstacles to relevant, replicable research and to direct collaboration between public health practitioners and the academic community.

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Online Journal of Public Health Informatics * ISSN 1947-2579 *