Identification

Name

Massachusetts Virtual Epidemiologic Network

Short name

MAVEN

Status

Active

Category

System

People
(1) Scott Troppy, Surveillance Epidemiologist, scott.troppy@state.ma.us
Organizations
(1) Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH)
Update frequency

Near Real-time

Created

2014-07-16 19:17:34+00:00

Modified

2016-07-07 22:09:07.114984+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

The MAVEN is a PHIN (Public Health Information Network) compliant, secure web-based surveillance and case management system for infectious diseases, that enables rapid, efficient communication among local and state health departments and laboratories. The data in MAVEN goes back to approximately 1989 for the general epidemiology and vaccine preventable disease events and for TB, the data goes back to approximately 1993.

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

2005

URL http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/gov/departments/dph/programs/id/isis/massachusetts-virtual-epidemiologic-network.html
URL (alternate) http://www.maventrainingsite.com/LBOH/login.do
Related system
(1) Automated Epidemiological and Geotemporal Integrated Surveillance System (AEGIS)
(2) Boston Public Health Commission - Health Data (BPHC)
(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) Air-borne
(2) Ingestion
(3) Sexually transmitted
(4) Vector-borne
(5) Water-borne
Disease properties
(1) Drug resistant
(2) Emerging or re-emerging
(3) Select agents or toxins
(4) Vaccine preventable
(5) Zoonotic

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) Clinic/Health Care Provider Records
(2) ED/Hospital Records
(3) Laboratory Records
(4) Official Reports