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National Academies Hosting June 6-7 Workshop on Electronic Data Capabilities in Medical Countermeasure Use

On June 6-7, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will host “Building a National Capability to Monitor and Assess Medical Countermeasure Use in Response to Public Health Emergencies: A Workshop” in Washington, DC. Through a series of interactive sessions, workshop panelists and participants with expertise in electronic health data capabilities, clinical networks, unstructured/big data, and operations for response will discuss the advantages and challenges in building and maintaining a national medical countermeasure monitoring and assessment capability for public health emergencies. 

The interested public can register for the Workshop online.  The Workshop agenda is currently under development, with more speakers being added daily—the most updated agenda is available here.