Identification

Name

BioSense

Status

Active

Category

Supersystem

People
(1) Samuel Groseclose, ASSOCIATE DIR. FOR SCIENCE, slg0@cdc.gov
(2) Taha Kass-Hout, Deputy Division Director for Information Science, TKassHout@cdc.gov
Organizations
(1) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Update frequency

Daily

Created

2012-09-12 22:18:10+00:00

Modified

2016-07-06 20:32:14.476634+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

BioSense is a CDC supersystem that supports early warning outbreak detection at the local, regional and national levels by monitoring the size, location, and rate of spread of an outbreak in addition to seasonal trends of influenza and other health indicators.

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

2003

URL https://sites.google.com/site/biosenseredesign/?pli=1
URL (alternate) http://www.cdc.gov/nssp/biosense/index.html
Related system
(1) BioWatch ()
(2) HealthMap ()
(3) Laboratory Corporation of America (LabCorp)

Disease and Geography

Locations
(1) All States and Territories
Geography

Yes

Disease properties
(1) Notifiable diseases (USA)

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) Ambulance/EMT Records
(2) ED/Hospital Records
(3) Help Lines
(4) Laboratory Records
(5) Official Reports
(6) Sales