Identification

Name

Minnesota Electronic Disease Surveillance System

Short name

MEDSS

Status

Active

Category

System

Organizations
(1) Department of Health (Minnesota) (MDH)
Update frequency

Near Real-time

Created

2014-06-16 21:21:29+00:00

Modified

2016-07-08 14:22:43.041931+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

The MEDSS is an electronic disease surveillance system that allows public health officials to receive, manage, process, and analyze disease-related data. MEDSS offers new tools for automatic disease reporting, case investigations, and case follow-up within the state of Minnesota. It is an integrative system allowing easy sharing and connecting among MDH, physicians and local public health.

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

2010

URL http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/istm/medss/
URL (alternate) http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/istm/medss/resources.html
Related system
(1) National Electronic Disease Surveillance System (NEDSS)

Disease and Geography

Locations
(1) Minnesota

Datastreams

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