25 May 2011

Thursday 5/26 at AMIA PHI 2011: ISDS Lunch & Learn

Today at AMIA PHI 2011 in Orlando, FL, ISDS is hosting a Lunch & Learn Session from 12:00-1:30 pm.  If you're at PHI 2011, be sure to stop by!

Topic: Advancing Surveillance Practice Through Research and Innovation

Description:  This presentation will feature a panel and audience discussion of how public health informatics is creating new opportunities for collaboration and innovation in surveillance research and practice. 

  • David Buckeridge, MD, PhD, McGill University, ISDS President
  • Bill Lober, MD, MS, University of Washington, ISDS Board Member
  • Laura Streichert, PhD, MPH, ISDS

13 May 2011

CDC Job Opening: Supervisory Health Scientist GS-14

The Department of Health and Human Services of the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention has an opening for a Supervisory Health Scientist in Atlanta, GA.  View the full posting >>

06 May 2011

Released: PHIN Messaging Guide for Syndromic Surveillance

The CDC is requesting public comment on the draft PHIN Messaging Guide for Syndromic Surveillance.  The document translates the business requirement recommendations developed by ISDS to technical specifications to support meaningful use of electronic health records for syndromic surveillance.  Comments will be used to inform and finalize the Messaging Guide.  The messaging guide and related materials are available for download below: