Public Health Ontario (PHO) is launching the newest addition to its suite of online, interactive tools: Reportable Disease Trends in Ontario. This tool allows users to independently explore and manipulate reportable disease data for Ontario to identify temporal and geographic trends. In addition to presenting detailed summaries for select diseases, the tool further summarizes relevant epidemiological information such as: hospitalizations, deaths, and immunization history. This session will provide an overview of the new interactive tool including a description of the development process, an overview of its functionality, and scenario-based demonstrations.
Presenters: Morgan Barnes, Alex Dunaevsky, Heather Hanson
Morgan Barnes is an Informatics Specialist working in the Informatics Department, Data and Information Management Services team. She specializes in the development and maintenance of information systems, and their supporting policies. She was also the project manager for the development of the new Reportable Disease Trends in Ontario interactive tool.
Heather Hanson is an Epidemiologist Lead in the Enteric, Zoonotic and Vector-Borne Diseases unit. She provides epidemiological support for infectious disease surveillance and outbreak investigations. She was a member of the Reportable Disease Trends in Ontario interactive tool working group.
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