So Long and Thanks for All the EARS: Lessons Learned from Tennessee’s Ongoing Syndromic Surveillance Transition

Caleb Wiedeman, Tonya McKennley, Glenn Yates, Erin Holt


Tennessee has been slowly transitioning from a jurisidcitional syndromic surveillance system to a statewide, centralized system. During this process, old jurisdictional systems are being maintained, while infrastructure is being put in place to support a statewide syndromic surveillance solution. Successess, obstacles, and lessons learned throughout this process will be discussed.

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