Identification

Name

Automated Epidemiological and Geotemporal Integrated Surveillance System

Short name

AEGIS

Status

Inactive

Category

System

People
(1) Kenneth Mandl, Professor of Pediatrics, Senior Associate in Medicine, Kenneth_Mandl@Harvard.edu
(2) Ben Reis, reis@mit.edu
Organizations
(1) Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH)
(2) United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
Update frequency

Real-time

Created

2014-07-16 19:17:26+00:00

Modified

2016-07-06 20:27:12.963363+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

The AEGIS System is the syndromic surveillance system for the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. This system enables real-time population health monitoring and performs automated, real-time surveillance for bioterrorism and naturally occurring outbreak.

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

2000

URL http://aegis.chip.org
URL (alternate) http://aegis.chip.org/pages/software-flu
Related system
(1) Boston Public Health Commission - Health Data (BPHC)
(2) Massachusetts Virtual Epidemiologic Network (MAVEN)
(3) Metrowest Boston Regional Health Office (MWRHO)
(4) Northeast Regional Health Office (NRHO)
(5) Southeast Regional Health Office - Reportable Disease Surveillance (SRHO)
(6) Western Regional Health Office (WRHO)

Disease and Geography

Locations
(1) Massachusetts
Geography

Yes

Disease transmission types
(1) Ingestion

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) ED/Hospital Records