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As part of this work, four initiatives were identified as areas for improvement: notifiable diseases, syndromic surveillance, mortality reporting, and electronic laboratory reporting. Real progress has been made in meeting, or exceeding, the metrics that were set in these areas. This progress touches all of CDC, states, and many other partners. Additionally, the strategy prompted new strategic priorities that were developed along the way, including efforts toward building a surveillance data platform and supporting electronic case reporting at the local level.
Source of original article: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) / Public Health Professionals Gateway (tools.cdc.gov).
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