Identification

Name

Iowa Disease Surveillance System

Short name

IDSS

Status

Active

Category

System

People
(1) Ngoc Tran , Iowa Disease Surveillance Coordinator
Organizations
(1) Department of Public Health (Iowa)
Update frequency

Near Real-time

Created

2014-06-16 21:21:17+00:00

Modified

2016-07-07 21:53:07.396580+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

The Iowa Disease Surveillance System (IDSS) enables local public health, hospitals, laboratories, and IDPH to collaborate electronically as they perform disease reporting and surveillance activities across the state. IDSS was first implemented in the Center for Acute Disease Epidemiology (CADE) in October 2008 and is now widely used by hospital, laboratories, and public health agencies statewide.

Goals
(1) Baseline awareness
(2) Early detection
(3) Situational awareness
Year start

2008

URL http://idph.iowa.gov/cade/idss
URL (alternate) http://idph.iowa.gov/
Related system
(1) National Electronic Disease Surveillance System (NEDSS)

Disease and Geography

Locations
(1) Iowa
Disease properties
(1) Drug resistant
(2) Emerging or re-emerging
(3) Vaccine preventable

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) Clinic/Health Care Provider Records
(2) ED/Hospital Records