Regional Syndromic Surveillance Data Sharing Workshops: Process and Early Outcomes

Charlie Ishikawa, Katrina DeVore, Scott Gordon, Mark Sum, Laura Streichert


Sharing syndromic surveillance data across jurisdictional boundaries enhances epidemiological capacities and expands situational awareness at multiple levels. This talk will detail a training model for developing data sharing practices at a HHS regional level, and early workshop results and outcomes. Workshop participants built knowledge and skills in syndromic surveillance practice through relationship building as a foundation to data sharing; sharing of actual SyS data and information, and discussion of the benefits and barriers to data solution in order to identify solutions and plan action.

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