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For the meaningful use objective "Capability to submit electronic syndromic surveillance data to public health agencies," what is the definition of "syndromic surveillance"?

Syndromic surveillance uses individual and population health indicators that are available before confirmed diagnoses or laboratory confirmation to identify outbreaks or health events and monitor the health status of a community. For additional information about syndromic surveillance data, please visit: For more information about the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Program, please visit" 10846

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