San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
BioSense 2.0 Presentation
Join us for a presentation by Taha Kass-Hout on the CDC's new BioSense 2.0 system for collecting, aggregating and analyzing health data from around the country.
Using the latest technology, BioSense 2.0 integrates current health data shared by health departments from a variety of sources to provide insight on the health of communities and the country. By getting more information faster, local, state, and federal public health partners can detect and respond to more outbreaks and health events more quickly.
More here: http://www.cdc.gov/biosense/
Speaker: Taha Kass-Hout, M.D, M.S
Taha Kass-Hout is the Director for the Division of Informatics Solutions and Operations at CDC. He has over 15 years of experience in health, public health, and informatics. He managed the BioSense Program (2009-2012), which has many features that provide utility to health departments and CDC in public health data collection, standardization, storage, analysis, and collaboration. BioSense is the first Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) program to be hosted completely in the Government cloud, in alignment with the White House cloud initiative.
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