Syndromic Surveillance Data Submission

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

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 eligible hospital or CAH submits such information has the capacity to receive the information electronically), except where prohibited.

Exclusion: No public health agency to which the eligible hospital or CAH submits such information has the capacity to receive the information electronically, or where it is prohibited.

 

Measure Numerator

Eligible hospitals and CAHs 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 (unless none of the public health agencies to which the eligible hospital or CAH submits such information has the capacity to receive the information electronically), except where prohibited, to meet this measure. 

 

Measure Denominator

n/a