Public Health SurveillanceSyndromic Surveillance and Electronic Health Reporting are two programs that rely on a robust health IT system.Early Detection:Syndromic SurveillanceLocal JurisdictionSyndromic SurveillancePerformSyndromicSurveillanceStates & DC46have theirown system26use only thenational repositorysystem (BioSense)20NationalSyndromic SurveillanceReal-time Reporting:Electronic Laboratory ReportingIf the laboratory results arecaptured in theEHR in a structured (i.e. standardized) way,then it is easyfor the health IT system toreport those data to public health agenciesLaboratoryResultsare sometimes thewhat the patientfirst definitiveway of identifyingis infected withPHAFast and complete reporting to public health agencieshelps expedite investigation, which can translate intomore peoplereceiving appropriate preventive treatment, and fewer people exposedHealth Care Providers’ Capability toCapture Laboratory Results Electronically
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Epidemiology, Health care provider, Electronic health record, Clinical surveillance, Syndromic Surveillance and Electronic Health Reporting