After the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and subsequent anthrax mailings, the U.S. government prioritized a biosurveillance strategy aimed at detecting, monitoring, and characterizing national security health threats in human and animal populations, food, water, agriculture, and the environment. However, gaps and challenges in biosurveillance efforts and integration of biosurveillance activities remain. September 8-9, 2011, the IOM held a workshop to explore the information-sharing and collaboration processes needed for the nation's integrated biosurveillance strategy.
Table of Contents
|1 Introduction and Overview||1-8|
|2 Experiences of Federal Agencies||9-22|
|3 State and Local Experiences||23-34|
|4 Outside Perspectives||35-40|
|5 Discussion of a Scenario||41-56|
|6 Concept of Operations||57-68|
|Appendix A: Workshop Agenda||71-78|
|Appendix B: Speaker Biographies||79-92|
|Appendix C: Planning Committee Biographies||93-98|
|Appendix D: Standing Committee on Health Threats Resilience||99-100|
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