Syndromic Surveillance Data Submission

Capability to submit electronic syndromic surveillance data to public health agencies and actual submission according to applicable law and practice.

Measure:

Performed at least one test of certified EHR technology’s capacity to provide electronic syndromic surveillance data to public health agencies and follow-up submission if the test is successful, (unless none of the public health agencies to which an EP submits such information has the capacity to receive the information electronically) except where prohibited.
Exclusion - An EP who does not collect any reportable syndromic information on their patients during the EHR reporting period, does not submit such information to any public health agency that has the capacity to receive the information electronically, or if it is prohibited.

 

Measure Numerator

Eligible professionals (EPs) must attest YES to having performed at least one test of certified EHR technology’s capacity to submit electronic syndromic surveillance data to public health agencies and follow up submission if the test was successful (unless none of the public health agencies to which the EP submits such information has the capacity to receive the information electronically), except where prohibited, to meet this measure.

 

Measure Denominator

n/a