A Tool to Improve Communicable Disease Surveillance Data

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Noonan-Toly, C. M., DiDonato, C., & Chang, H.-G. (2016). A Tool to Improve Communicable Disease Surveillance Data. Online Journal of Public Health Informatics, 8(1). https://doi.org/10.5210/ojphi.v8i1.6485


Complex data retrieval can often be an obstacle to good follow-up of case investigation. The technique of using SAS in conjunction with SQL*Loader to create and upload files to the relational database allows users access of their data in an easy and timely manner. If users have an easy way to analyze their own data they can be more proactive on their follow-up with physicians and families.

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