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Context Based Medicine: Real-time Surveillance and Application of Infectious Diseases Epidemiology

By: Srinivas Murthy

The inability to apply updated regional data on infectious diseases to patient care is a large obstacle for healthcare providers. This proposal aims to help solve that, by creating a smartphone application that integrates collected data from numerous sources – hospitals, central labs, individual providers – and generates real-time updates on the incidence of specific diseases by geographic region. It can therefore be an effective tool for disease surveillance, policymaking, and patient care.

Real-time Surveillance and Application of Infectious Diseases Epidemiology