CDC works around the clock to get the right information into the right hands at the right time. To meet increasing demands for speed and accuracy, we must constantly improve how we track and report illness and other health conditions. CDC’s Surveillance Strategy is navigating change by improving the value of our data, beginning with how we interface with states.
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- Why HIPAA shouldn’t be an impediment to public health data sharing, Healthcare IT News, December 6, 2017
- The Promise And Danger Of Health Care’s Big Data Revolution, Huffington Post, December 5, 2017
- Google makes AI tool for precision medicine open source, Healthcare IT News, December 5, 2017
- Education is key to getting patients to share electronic medical records, Healthcare IT News, December 5, 2017
- Post–Ebola ‘soul searching’ prompts the CDC to rethink data collection and clinical decision support, FierceHealthcare, December 1, 2017
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- Page last updated: December 11, 2017
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