8. Case Study: Use of Tele-health Data for Syndromic Surveillance in England and Wales

  1. Joseph S. Lombardo1 and
  2. David L. Buckeridge2

Published Online: 2 NOV 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9780470131886.ch8

Disease Surveillance: A Public Health Informatics Approach

Disease Surveillance: A Public Health Informatics Approach

How to Cite

Lombardo, J. S. and Buckeridge, D. L. (eds) (2007) Case Study: Use of Tele-health Data for Syndromic Surveillance in England and Wales, in Disease Surveillance: A Public Health Informatics Approach, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470131886.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 1

    The Johns Hopkins University, Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, Maryland

  2. 2

    McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 NOV 2006
  2. Published Print: 30 MAR 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470068120

Online ISBN: 9780470131886

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Keywords:

  • tele-health data;
  • Health Protection Agency;
  • Canadian early warning system;
  • National Health Service;
  • Great Britain

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • System Design and Epidemiological Considerations

  • Results from the NHS Direct Syndromic Surveillance System

  • Adding Value to the Surveillance Data

  • Conclusions

  • Study Questions

  • References