Better, Stronger, Faster: Why Add Fields to Syndromic Surveillance? New Jersey, 2015

Pinar Erdogdu, Teresa Hamby, Stella Tsai


This poster presentation will describe the inclusion of triage notes into a syndromic surveillance system, Epicenter, to enhance population health surveillance activities. Emergency Department data from EpiCenter and call data from New Jersey Poison Information and Education System related to increased number of synthetic cannabinoid use were evaluated in this analysis.

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