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Tarrant County Real-time Outbreak Disease Surveillance (RODS) Evaluation

Description:

A study of the effectiveness of the Real-time Outbreak Disease Surveillance (RODS) in Tarrant County, TX, which detects outbreaks.  The surveillance network is capable of detecting outbreaks even in small numbers and saved a considerable proportion of time over clinical case-finding. 

Toolkit:

PH Informatics Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Health Information Technology (HIT), Public Health Information Network (PHIN)

Jurisdiction:

Institutional Author:

Tarrant County Public Health Department

Submitted:

06/15/2007

Modified:

08/02/2007

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