Navigation Links
Health Officials Could Identify & Act on Crises Earlier With New Draper Biosurveillance Tool
Date:10/22/2013

Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) October 22, 2013

A cloud computing service under development at Draper Laboratory could provide insights that enable public health preparedness and response officials to more quickly limit the severity of emerging public health crises, whether due to bioterrorism, novel influenza pandemics, or other disease outbreaks.

Draper leads a team of researchers developing the Collaborative Overarching Multi-feed Biosurveillance System (COMBS), a system that will use a cloud-based network to gather a broader range of public data from social media, blogs, search trends, open source information such as news, as well as traditional health information sources to create a dynamic, diverse data stream. COMBS includes comprehensive tools for the visualization and interpretation of the data – allowing analysts unprecedented access to biosurveillance data that will enable real-time decision making by public health officials.

In 2012’s National Strategy for Biosurveillance, the White House called for improved biosurveillance capabilities to increase responsiveness to natural and deliberate threats. Biosurveillance is the set of activities that identify health incidents quickly, and support rapid and effective decision making “at all levels.” The threats include natural ones such as SARS and the H1N1 outbreak in 2009, plus malevolent threats like the Anthrax attacks. Existing biosurveillance systems are better equipped to handle post-event analysis based on lab tests than to gather pre-event or very early indicators that can lead to rapid preventive measures. Those systems were usually developed for a single purpose, not addressing interagency collaboration, or rapidly evolving data sources.

On June 14, the White House published the National Biosurveillance Science and Technology Roadmap to identify and prioritize research and development toward the goals of the strategy. One of the objectives in the R
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology technology :

1. Sequenom Announces Participation at the Lazard Capital Markets 8th Annual Healthcare Conference
2. Bayer HealthCares Cotavance® Drug Eluting Balloon With Paccocath® Technology Reduced Five-Year Target Lesion Revascularization Rates by 59 Percent in PAD Patients Compared to Those Treated With Uncoated Balloon
3. Organovo to Present at Lazard Capital Markets 8th Annual Healthcare Conference
4. Pharmasset to Present at the Lazard Capital Markets Healthcare Conference
5. inVentiv Health Selected to Provide Sales Operations Support for Santarus
6. Masimo to Present at 23rd Annual Piper Jaffray Health Care Conference
7. Hong Kong Department of Health to Combat Sudden Cardiac Arrest With Powerheart AEDs
8. Nations Best Health Care Organizations for Patient Satisfaction, Core Measures Honored by Press Ganey
9. Sequenom Announces Participation at the 23rd Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference
10. SuperNova Diagnostics® to Present at the 23rd Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference in New York City
11. Health Diagnostic Laboratory, Inc. Provides Largest Corporate Gift in Science Museum of Virginias History
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/2/2015)... ... 2015 , ... In’Tech Medical SAS ( http://www.intech-medical.com ), a ... the acquisition of Turner Medical, Inc ., thus becoming a global leader ... Spine Industry. The acquisition of Turner Medical ideally supplements In’Tech Medical’s product offering, ...
(Date:7/1/2015)... ... July 01, 2015 , ... The next-generation sequencing (NGS) clinical market is ... the molecular diagnostics industry. BCC Research reveals in its new report that the market ... costs, and a growing need for better diagnostics as part of a molecular diagnostics ...
(Date:7/1/2015)... , July 1, 2015 Isagenix International, ... has earned three Gold, three Silver, and three Bronze ... gala held in Chicago this ... the premier business awards program in the U.S. ... our company,s strength in developing leaders, cultivating talent, creating ...
(Date:7/1/2015)... ... July 01, 2015 , ... NEMA 4 (IP66) Medical ... new Medical Joysticks have an impermeable molecular barrier protection against bio-hazardous agents. ... that will increase healthcare worker safety and reduce financial costs. , CTI Electronics ...
Breaking Biology Technology:In'Tech Medical Acquires Turner Medical to Become a World Leader in Orthopedic Contract-Manufacturing 2In'Tech Medical Acquires Turner Medical to Become a World Leader in Orthopedic Contract-Manufacturing 3NGS-Based Diagnostics, the ‘Must-Have Platform’, Sends Market Segment CAGRs Soaring According to BCC Research 2NGS-Based Diagnostics, the ‘Must-Have Platform’, Sends Market Segment CAGRs Soaring According to BCC Research 3Isagenix Earns Nine American Business Awards 2Isagenix Earns Nine American Business Awards 3Sanitized Medical Joysticks for a Safer and Healthier Work Environment 2
... Institute, the leading provider of specialized training solutions ... subsidiary of Campbell Alliance, today announced the release ... Management Suite of e-courses.  The suite is ... account managers by addressing high-priority topics that drive ...
... from beneficial bacteria found in yogurt and dairy products ... bowel disorders (IBD), suggests a study led by Vanderbilt ... The study, published May 23 in the Journal ... p40, was effective as an intervention in animal models ...
... 2011The Annual Meeting of the American Crystallographic Association (ACA) ... in New Orleans, Louisiana. Crystallography is the science devoted ... solids and in complicated molecules. The study of biomolecules, ... important materials are often calculated by crystallographers using beams ...
Cached Biology Technology:Account Management Training Suite Delivers Two Key Performance Dimensions 2Protein from probiotic bacteria may alleviate inflammatory bowel disorders 2Protein from probiotic bacteria may alleviate inflammatory bowel disorders 3Sulfates in extreme places, DNA tied in knots and magnetic cooling at crystallography meeting 2Sulfates in extreme places, DNA tied in knots and magnetic cooling at crystallography meeting 3Sulfates in extreme places, DNA tied in knots and magnetic cooling at crystallography meeting 4
(Date:6/23/2015)... , June 23, 2015   Valencell, ... the results of a recent study that illustrates ... the wrist during activity. In a study conducted ... compared along with the Apple Watch against a ... heart rate during activity. The study demonstrated that ...
(Date:6/18/2015)... -- NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTD ) ("NXT-ID" or the ... commerce market announces that its Wocket® smart wallet will be ... Mark", scheduled to air on WABC Radio (am770) in ... The broadcast air- time for the extensive ... NXT-ID, Inc.,s CEO Gino Pereira will be discussing ...
(Date:6/17/2015)... Calif. , June 17, 2015  Synaptics ... human interface solutions, today announced that Xiaomi, one ... the Synaptics ® ClearPad ® family ... display driver integrated circuits (DDICs) for its latest ... By leveraging ClearPad for full in-cell display solutions ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Valencell Delivers Breakthrough Heart Rate Accuracy on the Wrist 2Valencell Delivers Breakthrough Heart Rate Accuracy on the Wrist 3NXT-ID, Inc.'s CEO Gino Pereira Talks About the Wocket Smart Wallet on WABC Radio, New York City, June 20th 2NXT-ID, Inc.'s CEO Gino Pereira Talks About the Wocket Smart Wallet on WABC Radio, New York City, June 20th 3Synaptics Touchscreen and Display Driver IC Solutions Power Xiaomi's Latest Flagship Smartphones 2Synaptics Touchscreen and Display Driver IC Solutions Power Xiaomi's Latest Flagship Smartphones 3
... team excavating an ancient Maya village in El Salvador buried ... ancient field of manioc, the first evidence for cultivation of ... field was discovered under roughly 10 feet of ash, said ... excavation of the ancient village of Ceren since its discovery ...
... with its front legs, how do its hind legs know ... issue of Current Biology, a publication of Cell Press, reveals ... a lasting impression. By comparison, feline memories of having just ... researchers found that cats could remember having stepped over a ...
... including jet fuel, gasoline, carbon anodes and heating oil ... coal and refinery by-products, according to a team of ... coal-to-jet fuel work that we have been doing for ... associate at Penn State,s Energy Institute. "Our aim is ...
Cached Biology News:CU-Boulder team discovers first ancient manioc fields in Americas 2CU-Boulder team discovers first ancient manioc fields in Americas 3Tracking feline memories on the move 2Coal-based fuels and products hit the refinery 2
Each bottle contains: Bromophenol Blue 0.25% w/v , Xylene Cyanol FF 0.25%, Glycerol solution 30% w/v...
Ideally suited for resolving DNA and RNA 10-1000 bases especially PCR products ranging from 100-1000 bp. Gelling temp. (4%) 27C Melting temperature 65C. EEO: 0.10 Rnase/Dnase: none detected...
XEDAR Antibody...
Xanthine Oxidase (Bovine Buttermilk). Monospecific by IEP. Some cross reactivity with Xanthine Oxidase of other species and tissues may occur....
Biology Products: