Identification

Name

Suite for automated global electronic biosurveillance

Short name

SAGES

Status

Active

Category

Tool / Software

People
(1) Anna Buczak, anna.buczak@jhuapl.edu
(2) Sheri Lewis, Program Manager, sheri.lewis@jhuapl.edu
Organizations
(1) Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center (AFHSC)
(2) Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (JHU APL)
Update frequency

Real-time

Created

2014-03-14 16:20:25+00:00

Modified

2016-07-08 15:52:40.445859+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

SAGES is a collection of modular, flexible, freely available software tools for electronic disease surveillance in all settings. One or more SAGES tools may be used in concert with existing surveillance applications or the SAGES tools may be used en masse for an end-to-end biosurveillance capability. These tools include: openESSENCE and SAGES mobile.

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

2012

URL http://jhuapl.edu/sages/
URL (alternate) http://jhuapl.edu/sages/library.html
Related system
(1) Electronic Surveillance System for the Early Notification of Community-Based Epidemics (ESSENCE)
(2) Global Emerging Infections Surveillance & Response System (GEIS)

Disease and Geography

Geography

Yes

Disease properties
(1) Drug resistant
(2) Emerging or re-emerging
(3) Notifiable diseases (USA)
(4) Select agents or toxins
(5) Vaccine preventable

Datastreams

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