Impact of Patient Self-Registration in Emergency Departments on Syndromic Surveillance Data

Melinda C. Thomas, David Atrubin, Janet J. Hamilton


This session discusses an assessment of the effect of patient self-registration methods in hospital emergency departments on data in a syndromic surveillance system and provides suggestions for best practices in identifying and analyzing these data.

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