Evaluating the Utility of HealthMap as a Supplementary Surveillance Tool

Melinda C. Thomas, Aaron Kite-Powell, David Atrubin, Janet J. Hamilton


This session discusses an assessment of the outbreak detection utility of HealthMap, a publically available event-based biosurveillance system utilizing various internet-based media resources to identify outbreaks, at the state and local level. Results may help determine whether HealthMap should be monitored more closely as a supplementary surveillance tool.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5210/ojphi.v7i1.5833

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