Identification

Name

Texas Department of State Health Services National Electronic Disease Surveillance System

Short name

DSHS NEDSS

Status

Active

Category

System

People
(1) Pamela Stuart, pamela.stuart@dshs.state.tx.us
Organizations
(1) Department of State Health Services (Texas ) (DSHS)
Created

2014-06-16 21:14:58+00:00

Modified

2016-07-08 16:52:03.527385+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

The Texas Department of State Health Services(DSHS) is an active participant in the National Electronic Disease Surveillance System (NEDSS). With NEDSS, users can quickly discover facts about diseases in Texas as they occur and can analyze those facts in detail. NEDSS will allow public health professionals to rapidly recognize and respond to disease outbreaks.

Goals
(1) Early detection
(2) Situational awareness
URL http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/nedss/default.shtm
URL (alternate) http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/chs/datalist.shtm
Related system
(1) National Electronic Disease Surveillance System (NEDSS)

Disease and Geography

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

Datastreams

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