An Open Source Quality Assurance Tool for HL7 v2 Syndromic Surveillance Messages

Noam Arzt, Srinath Remala


This project served as a proof-of-concept for implementing an Open Source, web-based data quality assurance (QA) tool to qualify new sites for reporting syndromic surveillance data electronically to public health via HL7 v2 messages, and for monitoring the ongoing quality of data submissions over time. This was accomplished by leveraging existing validation software from NIST and the user interface component from NYC Citywide Immunization Registry (CIR).

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