Implementation of an automated, real-time public health surveillance system linking emergency departments and health units: rationale and methodology.

@article{Moore2008ImplementationOA,
  title={Implementation of an automated, real-time public health surveillance system linking emergency departments and health units: rationale and methodology.},
  author={Kieran Michael Moore and Bronwen L Edgar and Donald McGuinness},
  journal={CJEM},
  year={2008},
  volume={10 2},
  pages={114-9}
}
In September 2004, Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL and A) Public Health, in collaboration with the Public Health Division of the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Queen's University, the Public Health Agency of Canada, Kingston General Hospital and Hotel Dieu Hospital, began a 2-year pilot project to implement and evaluate an emergency department (ED) chief complaint syndromic surveillance system. Our objective was to evaluate a comprehensive and readily deployable… CONTINUE READING
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