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A project that started out as a response to post-9/11 bioterrorism fears is turning out to have much more practical everyday applications, say two ED managers who have pioneered the use of a system that monitors for unusual patterns or patient surges. While still valuable for detecting terrorist attacks, the system can reveal more mundane but useful information in any ED, they say.

This surveillance system goes beyond bioterrorism