Communications

2020 RCKMS Authoring Competition

We are excited to announce the kick-off of the RCKMS Authoring Recognition Competition!   The goals of this competition are to increase the number of jurisdictions that have authored, increase the number of conditions authored in the tool and to recognize jurisdictions that have made great strides with authoring.  The competition is open to all jurisdictions regardless of current or past authoring status. Please see the attached flyer for more information on levels of recognition and eligibility. Contest Starts: February 10, 2020 Contest Ends: June 12, 2020 Recognition: All jurisdictions that meet any level will be recognized at the CSTE Annual Conference. Are you up to the challenge?  We invite you to participate in this competition.  You and your public health

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Winter/Spring 2020 RCKMS Authoring: February – April 17, 2020

There are currently 23 conditions available for authoring and with this release, we will add an additional 20 conditions (total of 43 conditions).   You will not see the 20 new conditions in the Authoring Interface until February 10th.   In the meantime, we encourage all jurisdictions to review the details of the Content Release for any updates to previously released default criteria that may be of interest to your jurisdiction.  If updates are needed to your jurisdiction-specific reporting rules, plan to make any necessary updates beginning February 10th. Authoring period:  February 10 – April 17, 2020 Authoring on the RCKMS production environment for the newly released and any new versions to previous released default content will be available on February 10,

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RCKMS Informational-Authoring 2019 Novel Coronavirus (Jan. 24, 2020)

The recording of the Informational on how to author  2019 Novel Coronavirus is below.  We have also included just the slides with screenshots of how to author 2019 Novel Coronavirus . Recording:  RCKMS Informational-Authoring 2019 Novel Coronavirus Slides: 2019 Novel Coronavirus Authoring Training   Please contact the RCKMS team if you have questions at rckms@cste.org. -The CSTE RCKMS Team

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FALL 2019 RCKMS Authoring Schedule: August 19 – October 25, 2019

Currently there are 20 conditions (6 pilot + 13 Enteric + Parkinson’s Disease)  available to author in the RCKMS Authoring interface.  Users can author at anytime, however, CSTE provides a suggested authoring schedule.  During the suggested authoring period, CSTE provide live office support hours.   For assistance outside of the suggested authoring period office support hours, users can reach the RCKMS team by submitting a ticket (see link on the right side of the screen).   If you would like get started with authoring and need a user account, please submit a ticket by clicking on the link on the right side of the screen.   Authoring Period:  August 19 – October 25, 2019: Authoring on the RCKMS production environment for the

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The 2019 RCKMS Jurisdiction User Guide (version 1.4) is now available.

The 2019 RCKMS Jurisdiction User Guide (version 1.4) is now available RCKMS Jurisdiction Administrator User Guide Final 7.18.19 NOTE: The version 1.4 of User Guide will not be available on the RCKMS Authoring Interface until the next software update in late Fall 2019.   Please email the RCKMS team at rckms@cste.org to provide comments or feedback

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