NSSP Technical Resource Center

Welcome to the NSSP technical resources page for syndromic surveillance practitioners! These resources will help you bring facilities onboard the BioSense Platform, update your Master Facility Tables, get started using the Platform tools, and comply with HL7 case notifications from finalized mapping guides. If you have questions or would like technical assistance, please contact the Service Deskexternal icon (account required).

Technical Announcements
New Quick Start Guide

A new quick start guide has been added to our Technical Publications and Standards page. Quick Start Guide to Using the Access & Management Center Data Access Rulespdf icon covers creating and editing data access rules within the AMC.

BioSense Platform Access
BioSense Platform

Access the BioSense Platform and its suite of tools such as ESSENCE, Adminer, Access & Management Center, and R Studio Professional. Registration required for access.

Knowledge Repository Access
Knowledge Repository Access

Access the NSSP Community of Practice Knowledge Repository, which contains resources developed by the community for the community. Find resources on syndromes, data analytics, data sharing, and other topics.

NSSP Community of Practice

Ready to collaborate? Head to the NSSP Community of Practice hosted by our partner CSTE. Here, you can register for and participate in the CoP and learn about its work to improve syndromic surveillance.

NSSP Newsletter
NSSP Update

NSSP Update is a monthly newsletter about the National Syndromic Surveillance Program and the work of its community of practice.

Technical Tips and Training
Technical Tips and Training

Access our technical tips for working with BioSense Platform tools such as ESSENCE, Adminer, Access & Management Center, and R Studio Professional.

Data Quality Corner
BioSense Platform

Access helpful information and resources for improving and maintaining the quality of your syndromic surveillance data.

New to the Practice of Syndromic Surveillance?
New to Syndromic Surveillance?

Kick start your learning about the practice of syndromic surveillance.

Page last reviewed: January 16, 2020