Aaron Kite-Powell

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OBJECTIVES To describe the outcomes of a collaborative response of federal, state, county, and local agencies in conducting syndromic surveillance and delivering medical care to persons affected by the storm through the use of mobile medical units. METHODS Nine mobile medical vans were staffed with medical personnel to deliver care in communities affected(More)
BACKGROUND A seroprevalence survey carried out in four counties in the Tampa Bay area of Florida provided an estimate of cumulative incidence of infection due to the 2009 influenza A (H1N1) as of the end of that year's pandemic in the four counties from which seroprevalence data were obtained Methods. Excess emergency department (ED) visits for(More)
Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of CDC. About ISDS The International Society for Disease Surveillance (ISDS) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization founded in 2005 with a mission to improve population health by advancing the science and practice(More)
reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. Objective The Florida Department of Health (FDOH), Bureau of Epidemiology , partnered with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) to improve surveillance methods in post disaster or response events.(More)
reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. Objective U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) partnered with the Florida Department of Health (FDOH), Bureau of Epidemiology , to implement a new process for the unidirectional exchange of electronic(More)
and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. Objective This roundtable will provide a forum for the syndromic surveillance Community of Practice (CoP) to discuss the public health impacts from the ICD-10-CM conversion, and to support jurisdictional public health practices with this transition. It will be an opportunity to(More)
and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. Objective To assess the outbreak detection utility of HealthMap, a publically available event-based biosurveillance system utilizing various internet-based media resources to identify outbreaks, at the state and local level. Results may help determine whether HealthMap should be(More)