Assessment of electronic health records for infectious disease surveillance
This is the final report for the mapping study ‘Assessment of electronic health records (EHRs) for infectious disease surveillance, prevention and control’. The study was commissioned by ECDC and was delivered by RAND Europe. The objective of the project is to investigate the current status of EHR systems in the European Union and European Economic Area (EU/EEA) and the potential capacity for the use of these data for surveillance of infectious diseases within ECDC’s remit.
Surveillance and disease data
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Digital technologies for key public health functions: results of an ECDC expert consultation - May/June 2021
16 Nov 2021 - In 2019, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) initiated a project to assess the possible impact of technical advances on its key functions. The results of the project will serve as a source of information for ECDC and its main stakeholders in deciding how to prepare for, and possibly benefit from, technological advances to further improve communicable disease surveillance, prevention and control.
Digital technologies for the surveillance, prevention and control of infectious diseases - A scoping review of the research literature
16 Nov 2021 - The objective of this scoping review is to obtain an estimate of the size and nature of the scientific literature available on digital technologies with the potential to benefit or disrupt key public health functions, focusing on infectious disease surveillance, prevention and control.