Time of Arrival Analysis in NC DETECT to Find Clusters of Interest from Unclassified Patient Visit Records

Meichun Li, Wayne Loschen, Lana Deyneka, Howard Burkom, Amy Ising, Anna Waller


This abstract describes a collaboration with the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, the North Carolina Division of Public Health, and the UNC Department of Emergency Medicine Carolina Center for Health Informatics to implement time-of-arrival analysis for hospital emergency department (ED) data in NC DETECT to identify clusters of ED visits for which there is no pre-defined syndrome or sub-syndrome.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5210/ojphi.v5i1.4512

Online Journal of Public Health Informatics * ISSN 1947-2579 * http://ojphi.org