Volume 7, Number 5—October 2001
Implementing a Network for Electronic Surveillance Reporting from Public Health Reference Laboratories: An International Perspective
|Central system administrator||Central receiving site||Coordinate sites' uses of system; train site supervisors; define users to system; solve problems; distribute upgrades; expand system for new diseases|
|Site supervisor||Reporting site||Define users to system; train subordinate site supervisors; solve problems; distribute upgrades; expand system for new diseases|
|Technical resource||Central receiving site Reporting site||Resolve hardware and communications problems|
|Data manager||Central receiving site Reporting site||Input or import data; receive data from subordinate sites; review data for quality; export data for analysis|
|Programmer||Central receiving site Reporting site (optional)||Perform programming tasks for data analysis and feedback|
|Statistician||Central receiving site Reporting site (optional)||Perform analyses and consult with epidemiologists|
|Epidemiologist||Central receiving site Reporting site (optional)||Interpret analyses with statistician and laboratorians; take appropriate actions|
aMore than one task may be assigned to each person.
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