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MU Stage 2 - Menu Measures

Menu 1: Syndromic Surveillance Data Submission

Measure Overview : Successful ongoing submission of electronic syndromic surveillance data from EHR to a public health agency for the entire EHR reporting period.

Exclusion :

Any EP that meets one or more of the following criteria may be excluded from this objective:

(1) the EP is not in a category of providers that collect ambulatory syndromic surveillance information on their patients during the EHR reporting period;

(2) the EP operates in a jurisdiction for which no public health agency is capable of receiving electronic syndromic surveillance data in the specific standards required by CEHRT at the start of their EHR reporting period;

(3) the EP operates in a jurisdiction where no public health agency provides information timely on capability to receive syndromic surveillance data; or

(4) the EP operates in a jurisdiction for which no public health agency that is capable of accepting the specific standards required by CEHRT at the start of their EHR reporting period can enroll additional EPs

ChARM EHR Workflow :

  1. Search and select the patient whose record you want to submit for syndromic surveillance.
  2. Go to Patient Details > Past Encounters section.
  3. Choose the encounter.
  4. Click on Export > Surveillance Report menu.
  5. Submit the exported HL7 file to your local public health department.

For more information, refer to the CMS guideline for this measure