The eCR team offers a variety of resources for learning about eCR and communicating its importance to healthcare organizations and public health agencies.
The Difference Between eCR and Traditional Case Reporting
Learn the difference between eCR and traditional case reporting. See how eCR is a faster process to receive and send more complete data.
CDC Honor Award
The Electronic Case Reporting Working Group won the 2020 CDC Honor Award for Excellence in Partnering (Domestic Category). The award recognizes the team for establishing a robust public-private partnership network for collaborative, rapid implementation of eCR for COVID-19.
eCR Now is a strategic initiative that allows for rapid adoption and implementation of eCR for COVID-19. eCR improves COVID-19 reporting immediately and allows expansion to all reportable conditions.
eCR Now: COVID-19 Electronic Case Reporting for Public Health Agencies
How Does Electronic Case Reporting (eCR) Work?
Learn how eCR works through an example of the eCR process.
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eCR helps providers fulfill their legal case reporting requirements in every state.
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Implementing Electronic Case Reporting (eCR) for COVID-19
American Health Information Management Association Webinar
June 24, 2020
Laura Conn, eCR lead for CDC, discusses how eCR can help healthcare organizations fulfill their mandatory public health reporting requirements for COVID-19 while reducing the administrative burden on physicians and other hospital staff. Learn how to join the eCR Now initiative for rapid implementation of eCR for COVID-19.
Why it’s Essential to Improve Data Collection and Reporting
American Medical Association COVID-19 Daily Video Update
June 4, 2020
American Medical Association (AMA) Chief Experience Officer Todd Unger speaks with healthcare professionals on the need for improved data collection and reporting on COVID-19. Speakers include Laura Conn, Andrea Garcia from the American Medical Association, and Janet Hamilton from the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists.