Publications and Resources

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The Office of Public Health Scientific Services is navigating change by improving the value of public health surveillance and data. Learn more by reading the resources below.

NOW ONLINE! Public Health Surveillance: Preparing for the Future
Public Health Surveillance: Preparing for the Future

A newly published report Public Health Surveillance: Preparing for the Future chronicles the CDC strategy to improve the agency’s public health surveillance and data capabilities over 3 to 5 years, beginning in 2014. This report captures targeted work to show progress and build trust and sets the stage for a more transformative strategy to improve the value of public health data.

Read Online

  1. Ahier B. FHIR and the future of interoperability. Healthcare IT News website. http://www.healthcareitnews.com/news/fhir-and-future-interoperabilityExternal. Published January 6, 2015.
  2. Benjamin EJ, Virani SS, Callaway CW, et al. Heart disease and stroke statistics—2018 update: a report from the American Heart Association. Circulation. 2018;137(12):e67-e492. http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/137/12/e67External.
  3. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Background: Surveillance Strategy. https://www.cdc.gov/surveillance/Improving-Surveillance-Background.html.
  4. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Bridging Public Health and Health Care: Better Exchange, Better Data. https://www.cdc.gov/surveillance/bridging-public-health-and-health-care-better-exchange-better-data.html.
  5. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. CDC Health Information Innovation Consortium (CHIIC). https://www.cdc
    .gov/ophss/chiic/overview.html
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  6. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. CDC Surveillance Strategy Innovation Project Portfolio. https://www.cdc
    .gov/ophss/chiic/project_portfolio.html
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  7. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Progress and Projects. https://www.cdc.gov/surveillance/Progress-and-Projects.html.
  8. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Surveillance Strategy. 2014. https://www.cdc.gov/ophss/docs/CDC-Surveillance-Strategy-Final.pdfCdc-pdf.
  9. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Surveillance Strategy. 2015 fact card. https://www.cdc.gov/surveillance
    /docs/Fact-Card.pdfCdc-pdf
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  10. Department of Health and Human Services. Modernizing Morality Data Systems and Analytic Tools at CDC. https://www.hhs.gov/idealab/projects-item/modernizing-cdc-mortality-data-and-analytic-tools/External.
  11. Gould DW, Walker D, Yoon PW. The evolution of BioSense: lessons learned and future directions. Public Health Reports. 2017;132(Suppl 1):7s-11s. http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/0033354917706954External.
  12. Lee B. Martin T, Khan A, Fullerton K, et al. Modernizing Centers for Disease Control and prevention informatics using surveillance data platform shared services. Public Health Reports. 2018;133(2):130-135. http://journals.sagepub.com
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  13. Lee, D. How to listen your way to the future of healthcare. Podcast transcript on: HCBiz website. http://thehcbiz.com
    /listen-way-future-healthcare-dr-chesley-richards-cdc/External
    . Uploaded on October 26, 2017.
  14. Prothero G. The future of FHIR. Becker’s Health IT and CIO Report website. https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/healthcare
    -information-technology/the-future-of-fhir.htmlExternal
    . Published July 17, 2017.
  15. Richards CL. Bridging people and technology: why population health mattersCdc-pdfExternal. Presentation at: 8th Annual Health IT Leadership Summit; November 7, 2017; Atlanta, GA.
  16. Richards CL, Iademarco MF, Anderson TC. A new strategy for public health surveillance at CDC: improving national surveillance activities and outcomes. Public Health Reports. 2014; 129(6):472-476. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles
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  17. Richards CL, Iademarco MF, Atkinson D, et al. Advances in public health surveillance and information dissemination at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Public Health Reports. 2017;132(4):403-410. http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full
    /10.1177/0033354917709542External
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  18. Richards CL, Lee B. CDC Surveillance Strategy—A strategy for improving CDC activities in public health surveillance. Online J Public Health Inform. 2015;7(1):e49. http://europepmc.org/articles/PMC4512337External.
  19. Rowitz, L. Training presented at: MidAmerica Center for Public Health Practice. What public health leaders at CDC think about leadership and practiceCdc-pdfExternal. Uploaded September 2012.
  20. Toon J. The health informatics revolution. Research Horizons. 2016;3. http://www.rh.gatech.edu/features/health-informatics-revolutionExternal.
  21. Vivolo-Kantor AM, Seth P, Gladden RM, et al. Vital Signs: trends in emergency department visits for suspected opioid overdoses — United States, July 2016–September 2017. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2018;67(9):279–285. https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr
    /volumes/67/wr/mm6709e1.htm
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