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2022 Meetings

August 2022 (Applied Epi Guest Speaker)- Recording 

July 2022- Recording 

June 2022- Recording 

May 2022 - Recording 

April 2022 (Topic: Gather feedback, Rnssp Rstudio add-in functionality DEMO) - Recording 

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Content type: Meeting Recordings & Notes

2022 Meetings:

September 2022- Recording  August 2022- Recording  July 2022- Recording  June 2022- No Call May 2022- Recording  April 2022- Recording  March 2022- Recording February 2022 - Recording  January 2022 - Recording 

2021 Meetings:

December 2021 - No call this month  November... Read more
Content type: Meeting Recordings & Notes

 

2021 Race and Ethnicity Data Quality Improvement Workgroup Calls 

December 2021 - No call this month 

November 2021 - No call this month 

October 2021 - Recording 

September 2021 - Recording

August 2021 - Recording 

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This RStudio API guide provides an overview of the ESSENCE APIs and how to access them through RStudio. We will begin with a very brief explanation of application programming interfaces (APIs), then list what APIs are available in ESSENCE, and finally expose you to basic examples of R code and... Read more

Content type: Training

On April 29, 2021, CSTE, NSSP,  and the National Association for Public Health Statistics and Information Systems (NAPHSIS) provided an overview of an ongoing pilot project to improve data collection and reporting mortality data through the State and Territorial Exchange of Vital Events (STEVE)... Read more

Content type: Meeting Recordings & Notes

Background: The Electronic Surveillance System for the Early Notification of Community-Based Epidemics (ESSENCE) is a secure web-based tool that enables health care practitioners to monitor health indicators of public health importance for the detection and tracking of disease outbreaks,... Read more

Content type: Journal Article

In July 2021, NSSP announced the release of the Rnssp R package which facilitates access to the ESSENCE system via a secure and simple interface. Rnssp provides methods that streamline the data pull and simplify R code previously required by users to pull data via the APIs using the keyring ... Read more

Content type: Training

Washington State (WA) has developed and recorded three ESSENCE trainings for their staff. These include trainings for basic, intermediate, and advanced ESSENCE skills.

WA ESSENCE Trainings

ESSENCE Basic Skills Training (March 2021) ESSENCE Intermediate Skills Training (June 2021)... Read more
Content type: Training

The Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE), in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Syndromic Surveillance Program (NSSP), virtually convened the 2021 Syndromic Surveillance Symposium from November 16-18, 2021. The event was held... Read more

Content type: Report

In 2021, the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) and CDC’s NSSP partnered with the National Association for Public Health Statistics and Information Systems (NAPHSIS) and Ruvos on a project to route mortality data through the State and Territorial Exchange of Vital Events (... Read more

Content type: Meeting Recordings & Notes

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