TriSano promises to do away with the flurry of faxes doctors are currently using (are you kidding me?) to report specific conditions that could point to a larger public health concern. The name comes from
Tri is a prefix meaning three. Tri represents the collaboration between local, state and federal entities. It depicts the primary disciplines of public health: epidemiology, biostatistics and health services. Tri also refers to the epidemiological triad of people, place, and time.
Sano is an adjective meaning promoting good health.
There's an interesting white paper here: http://www.csinitiative.com/downloads/CSIWhitepaper5-8.pdf
and a more comprehensive post at Medgadget