Establishing a nationwide emergency department-based syndromic surveillance system for better public health responses in Taiwan

@article{Wu2008EstablishingAN,
  title={Establishing a nationwide emergency department-based syndromic surveillance system for better public health responses in Taiwan},
  author={Tsung-Shu Joseph Wu and Fuh-Yuan Shih and Muh-Yong Yen and Jiunn-Shyan Julian Wu and Shiou-Wen Lu and Kevin Chang and Chao A. Hsiung and Jr-How Chou and Yu-Tseng Chu and Hang Chang and Chan-Hsien Chiu and F. Tsui and Michael M. Wagner and I. Su and Chwan-Chuen King},
  journal={BMC Public Health},
  year={2008},
  volume={8},
  pages={18 - 18}
}
BackgroundWith international concern over emerging infectious diseases (EID) and bioterrorist attacks, public health is being required to have early outbreak detection systems. A disease surveillance team was organized to establish a hospital emergency department-based syndromic surveillance system (ED-SSS) capable of automatically transmitting patient data electronically from the hospitals responsible for emergency care throughout the country to the Centers for Disease Control in Taiwan… CONTINUE READING

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