Biosense and Violence: Progress Toward Violence Prevention Using Syndromic Surveillance

Jennifer Vahora, Stacey Hoferka


Intentional violence is a leading cause of injury and death in the United States. Syndromic surveillance may complement national and state surveillance systems by increasing the timeliness and quality of data on violence and its impact on data-driven practices, programs, and policies that reduce violence and improve population health outcomes.

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