Framework for the development of response protocols for public health syndromic surveillance systems: case studies of 8 US states.

TitleFramework for the development of response protocols for public health syndromic surveillance systems: case studies of 8 US states.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsUscher-Pines, L, Farrell, CL, Babin, SM, Cattani, J, Gaydos, CA, Hsieh, Y-H, Moskal, MD, Rothman, RE
JournalDisaster medicine and public health preparedness
Volume3
Issue2 Suppl
PaginationS29-36
Date Published2009 Jun
ISSN1938-744X
KeywordsDelphi Technique, Disaster Planning, Disease Outbreaks, Female, Humans, Interviews as Topic, Male, Organizational Case Studies, Population Surveillance, Public Health Practice, United States
Abstract

To describe current syndromic surveillance system response protocols in health departments from 8 diverse states in the United States and to develop a framework for health departments to use as a guide in initial design and/or enhancement of response protocols.

Alternate JournalDisaster Med Public Health Prep