National Electronic Disease Surveillance System


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National Electronic Disease Surveillance System

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NEDSS

A group of linked hardware and software systems administered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to foster nationwide data surveillance, analysis, and communication about emerging diseases.
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Funding resources have included bioterrorism public health preparedness funding, National Electronic Disease Surveillance System (NEDSS)-NEDSS Base System (NBS) deployment, Wisconsin Maternal and Child Health Program, audiometric newborn screening, environmental public health tracking, among others.
Guidance for fiscal year 2001 supplemental funds for epidemiology and laboratory capacity for infectious diseases (ELC) cooperative agreement [ELC supplement A- NEDSSS FY2001: New activities]: National electronic disease surveillance system (NEDSS) activities.
Although NETSS data have been useful at national and state levels (3), implementing the National Electronic Disease Surveillance System (NEDSS) *, including the NEDSS Base System, might lead to improvement in the reporting of racial/ ethnic data, especially if the data are contained in electronic clinical records that are moved directly into NEDSS components.
ArboNET uses the data and transmission standards defined by the Public Health Information Network (9) and will be incorporated as a modulo into the National Electronic Disease Surveillance System (NEDSS) (10).
Sponsored by CDC and collaborating public health organizations, this conference brings together the various elements involved in the development of public health information systems, including Health Alert Network, BioWatch, the National Electronic Disease Surveillance System (NEDSS), the Epidemic Information Exchange, the many current systems used by both CDC and its partners in surveillance and response activities, and the co-developed or state/locally developed information systems that need to be compatible with PHIN.
CDC, with the collaboration of state and local health departments, is implementing a National Electronic Disease Surveillance System (NEDSS) to better manage and enhance current surveillance systems and enable the public health community to respond more quickly to public health threats (9).
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