NSSP Update – June 2022
A Technical Newsletter for the NSSP Community of Practice | June 2022
The National Syndromic Surveillance Program issues NSSP Update monthly to share the latest Community of Practice activities, technical and program updates, and ways in which syndromic surveillance is improving public health.
Number of children hospitalized for hepatitis of unknown cause has been stable over the last four years. There hasn’t been a notable national-level increase in these cases recently compared to before the pandemic.
COMMUNITY OF PRACTICE
NSSP provides integrated analytics for understanding epidemiologic trends and patterns. Join the community that promotes a comprehensive approach to surveillance!
New to NSSP website! Examples show how near real-time emergency department data are used in combination with other healthcare data.
COMMUNITY OF PRACTICE
New foundational syndromic surveillance training series begins July 2022. Learn foundational concepts and methodology. Conceptualize new ways to use syndromic data. Act confidently on analyses.
Analysts can exercise a high level of customization by using free-text queries. They can quickly code free-text queries and rapidly respond to outbreaks, disasters, and health events that unfold. These word clouds capture free-text queries from a national perspective.
|June 23||NSSP Vendor Patches (Onboarding and Production) 12:00–8:00 AM ET|
|June 23||NSSP ESSENCE User Group 3:00–4:00 PM ET|
|June 23||Access & Management Center Operations/Maintenance Release|
|July 1||Syndromic Surveillance and Public Health Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Recovery Subcommittee Call (Monthly) 2:00-2:45 PM ET|
|July 6||Syndrome Definition Subcommittee Call (Monthly) 1:00–2:00 PM ET|
|July 8||Data Quality Subcommittee Call (Monthly) 12:00–1:00 PM ET|
|July 12||NSSP R User Group Call 2:00–3:00 PM ET|
|July 19||NSSP Vendor Patches (Testing and Development) 12:00–8:00 AM ET|
|July 21||NSSP Vendor Patches (Onboarding and Production) 12:00–8:00 AM ET|
|July 27||NSSP Community of Practice Call (Monthly) 12:00–1:30 PM ET|
|July 28||NSSP R User Group Call 3:00–4:00 PM ET|
View more calendar details at the NSSP Community of Practice.