OpenESSENCE: Disease Surveillance through Medical Record System Integration with OpenMRS – International Society for Disease Surveillance


Friday, December 13, 2013; 9:30 – 9:50am


Grand Ballroom D


Charles Hodanics, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

Abstract Summary

By pairing an open source medical record system, OpenMRS, with the Suite for Automated Global Electronic bioSurveillance (SAGES) disease surveillance tool, OpenESSENCE (OE), we have prototyped an open source solution for passive disease and program surveillance using an active medical record system.

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Abstract Citation

Online Journal of Public Health Informatics. 2014; 6(1). 

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