Identification

Name

Health Emergency and Disease Information System

Short name

HEDIS

Status

Active

Category

Data Source

Organizations
(1) European Commission (EC)
Created

2014-07-10 15:32:03+00:00

Modified

2016-07-07 20:47:19.592059+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

HEDIS is a web-based portal with restricted access offering a central destination and jumping off point for all the information derived from various sources, communication tools, access to GIS and modeling applications. It allows European stakeholders responsible for health threats response to consult and exchange health-related information in a structured and predictable manner.

Goals
(1) Baseline awareness
(2) Consequence management
Year start

2005

URL http://ec.europa.eu/health/preparedness_response/generic_preparedness/planning/hedis_en.htm
Related system
(1) Medical Information System (MedISys)

Disease and Geography

Locations
(1) Europe
Geography

Yes

Disease properties
(1) Drug resistant
(2) Emerging or re-emerging
(3) Select agents or toxins
(4) Vaccine preventable

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) News Aggregators
(2) Official Reports
(3) Personal Communication