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TB Notes 1, 2005

No. 1, 2005

This image is a map of the United States showing the locations of Tuberculosis Patient Management Project Stakeholders. Various dots on the map represent the following stakeholders: Change Control Board members, NTCA Joint Analysis Design Group members, sites to which field visits were made, sites that have supplied test data, the Project Team, and sites that have nominated applications.

A Change Control Board (CCB) was established to help facilitate communication across key stakeholders and its members consists of representation from:

  • CDC  – Atlanta, GA
  • Northrop Grumman – Atlanta, GA
  • SAIC – Atlanta, GA
  • NTNCC (National TB Nurse Consultant Coalition) - Jamaica Plains, MA
  • ASTHO (Association of State & Territorial Health Officers), NACCHO (National Association of County & City Health Officers), NTNCC (National TB Nurse Consultant Coalition) – Boston, MA
  • NTCA (National Tuberculosis Controllers Association) – Madison, WI

The NTCA Joint Analysis Design Group consists of members from the following cities:

  • San Diego, California
  • San Francisco, California
  • Denver, Colorado
  • Tallahassee, Florida
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Lansing, Michigan
  • Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • New York, New York
  • Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Austin, Texas
  • Madison, Wisconsin

Field visits were made to the following states:

  • Alabama
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Illinois
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • South Carolina
  • Texas

The following cities/states supplied test data:

  • Alabama
  • California
  • Denver, Colorado
  • Florida
  • Louisiana
  • Boston, Massachusetts
  • New Mexico
  • Oklahoma
  • Oklahoma City, OK

Project team members’ locations are as follows:

  • CDC – Atlanta, GA
  • SAIC – Atlanta, GA
  • SAIC – Oak Ridge, TN

Nominated TB Patient Management applications and the city/state which nominated the applications:

  • ABS (Advanced Business Software) – Imperial County, California
  • CIMS (Casto Information Management System) – San Diego County, California
  • Equicare – Chicago, Illinois
  • HealthDoc – Denver, Colorado
  • Persimmony - California
  • STAR (Stop TB Arizona Registry) - Arizona
  • TBDB (TB Database System) – Colorado
  • TBIS (TB Information System) – Massachusetts
  • TB Surveillance – Illinois
  • TBCIS (TB Contact Investigation System) – South Carolina
  • Denver Health staffTRAK – Denver, Colorado
  • MSTI (Minnesota System for Tuberculosis Information) – Minnesota
  • HAWK – Kansas
  • Oaxaca – San Francisco, California
  • Open eMed – New Mexico
  • CHARTS (Community Health Activities and Referral System) – Alameda County, California
  • CIIP (Contact Investigation Improvement Project) – California Department of Health
  • OTIS (Oklahoma TB Information System) – Oklahoma
  • PHMS (Public Health Management System) – Florida
  • PA NEDSS - Pennsylvania


Released October 2008
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