Practical Gains from Access to an Integrated Disease Reporting System

Loren Shaffer


Potential benefits obtained through multi-species surveillance have been widely discussed. We examine an electronic disease reporting solution where cases in humans and other animals are entered into a single platform and accessible in a single database. Real Instances of potential zoonotic disease are described and the practical gains from integrated reporting and analysis are evaluated.

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Online Journal of Public Health Informatics * ISSN 1947-2579 *