Public Health Colloquium Conference Report
COLORADO UNIV AT COLORADO SPRINGS
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The purpose of this Colloquium exercise was for participants to identify issues and highlight the needs related to information gathering and sharing during a public health emergency. The scope of the Colloquium exercise was to discuss issues related to the detection of a health threat through surveillance and intelligence, the notification of decision makers that must be made following detection and the communication that must occur with the public. 1. Discuss methods and processes for sharing initial indications and warnings from medical surveillance and intelligence that an event has occurred. 2. Identify the capacity and methods to receive and share health threatrisk assessment information. 3. Examine the coordination and collaboration needed for strategic communications1 and discuss the processes needed to ensure timely communications among multiple agencies. discuss the processes needed to ensure timely communications among multiple agencies.
- Information Science
- Medicine and Medical Research