Meeting Mandatory Infectious Disease Reporting Requirements: The Department of Veterans Affairs' Plan
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O’Hanley Selzer, B., Lin, A., Oda, G., & Holodniy, M. (2014). Meeting Mandatory Infectious Disease Reporting Requirements: The Department of Veterans Affairs’ Plan. Online Journal of Public Health Informatics, 6(1). https://doi.org/10.5210/ojphi.v6i1.5126

Abstract

In response to pending legislation, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently issued a new Directive that requires mandatory reporting of infectious diseases to public health authorities.  One potential implementation strategy is to use the VA's Healthcare Acquired Infection and Influenza Surveillance System - an electronic biosurveillance system that will soon be released nationally - which would not only build on existing technology, optimize reporting, and minimize work burdens on VA staff but also allow the VA to comply with Meaningful Use requirements.
https://doi.org/10.5210/ojphi.v6i1.5126
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