BioSense Introduction for CSTE Members

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BioSense 2.0
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BioSense is a nationwide collaborative system for
protecting and improving population health by providing
timely information for better decision-making.
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Components of BioSense
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Software
Platform
Governance
Community
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BioSense Organization Roles
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CDC – BioSense 2.0 Program
 RTI – Direct subcontractor of the BioSense 2.0 development
 Epidemico – RTI contractor focusing on the front-end interface
 Northrup Grumman
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Governance Group – Advice and recommendations to CDC on
development of BioSense 2.0
ASTHO – Facilitator of Data Use Agreements and the Governance
Group, and purchasing the Amazon Web Services Gov Cloud
CSTE – Facilitated the recruitment of states and territories
ISDS – Subject matter expertise
NACCHO – Facilitated the recruitment of counties and cities
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Governance Group Membership: 15 Representatives
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8 Elected representatives
 3 to represent state and territorial public health agencies
 3 to represent local public health agencies
 2 to represent non-public health data providers (hospitals, electronic
health records vendors, etc),
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4 Association Representatives
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The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO)
The Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE)
The International Society for Disease Surveillance (ISDS)
The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)
3 Federal Representatives
 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
 The US Department of Defense (DoD)
 and The US Department of Veteran’s Affairs (VA)
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Local experiences and lessons learned
To those of you with BioSense 2.0 experience:
 What advice or guidance would you give to others who are
starting to set up or use BioSense?
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Potential Directions/Opportunities for BioSense 2.0
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Get BioSense out of “beta”
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Replicate the functionality
of Distribute
Assure and document
security measures and
processes (1)
Increase data sharing (4)
Increase trust (0)
Improve data quality & add
data quality measures (6)
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Documentation
Improve on-boarding
Add more historical data
New data types(2)
Expand beyond syndromic
surveillance
Improve analytics
Improve visualizations
Support Meaningful Use
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Questions?
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