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MENDS: A Scalable Model of Leveraging Electronic Health Record Data for National Chronic Disease Surveillance

The Multi-State EHR-Based Network for Disease Surveillance (MENDS) presents a scalable model for implementing national chronic disease surveillance leveraging electronic health record (EHR) data on broadly distributed large populations in a timely, automated, and sustainable manner.

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Vigilance and Public Health

by Justin B. Moore, PhD, MS, FACSM Aldous Huxley once stated, “Eternal vigilance is not only the price of liberty; eternal vigilance is the price of human decency”; a riff on the oft attributed quote on the price of liberty (alone). Although spoken many decades ago, the author’s words are as true now as they have ever been. The United

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