16 May 2014

Fridays from the Archives: BioSense Series

Friday, May 16, 2014: BioSense Series

In the fall of 2013 ISDS and the BioSense Redesign team began collaborating on a BioSense 2.0 Webinar Series to provide current and potential BioSense users with a solid understanding of the platform's use.

Since October ISDS has co-hosted seven webinars covering a variety of platform and syndrome-specific topics. Whether you use BioSense as your sole syndromic surveillance system or are working to build a case to your state to sign the BioSense DUA, there are presentations that provide a cogent, clear argument for BioSense's efficacy. All the BioSense 2.0 Webinar Series webinars are available through this link.

Syndrome-specific topics

  • Panel in Influenza-like Illness Surveillance - December 2013
  • Using Surveillance to Prepare and Respond to Winter Weather: Extreme Cold, Ice, and Snow - February 2014
  • Heat-related Illness Surveillance - April 2014
Beginning the process: onboarding and challenge grants
  • Reports from the Field - October 2013
  • The Kansas Experience, Health Information Exchanges, and Onboarding - March 2014
BioSense for Users
  • Creating Syndrome Definitions Using RStudio - December 2013
  • Features Update - January 2014

The final webinar in this series is scheduled for next Thursday, May 22, 2014, 3pm-4pm ET and will focus on data quality checks and assurance. If you're interested in attending you can learn more and register on the ISDS website.

This post is part of the series Fridays from the Archives. You can access all posts in the series here.

Written by Becky Zwickl, MPH, ISDS Public Health Analyst (bzwickl@syndromic.org). 

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