A Guide to the implementation of the National Electronic Disease Surveillance System (NEDSS) in state public health

Personal Authors: Pezzino, Gianfranco.
Corporate Authors: National NEDSS Stateholders' Meeting, (2nd : 2001 : Atlanta, GA); Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists
Published Date: 2001
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Executive Summary -- Acknowledgments -- I. Objectives -- II. NEDSS and the NEDSS architecture -- III. NEDSS implementation options for state programs -- IV. Fitting NEDSS into a state plan: resources and other issues -- FAQs -- Glossary of Terms and list of Acronyms

''This document is targeted to program managers and surveillance staff in state health agencies who are involved in the implementation of the National Electronic Disease Surveillance System (NEDSS). The target audience includes epidemiologists and other professional staff with varying degrees of computer knowledge and skills. The goals of the document are: A. To present the basic principles of the NEDSS architecture and how they affect state-based surveillance systems; B. To assist state surveillance programs in deciding how to implement the NEDSS architecture; C. To discuss some current issues related to the NEDSS implementation'' - p. ii

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