Identification

Name

Wisconsin Electronic Disease Surveillance System

Short name

WEDSS

Status

Active

Category

System

Organizations
(1) Wisconsin Department of Health Services (Wisconsin DHS)
Update frequency

Real-time

Created

2014-06-11 14:45:50+00:00

Modified

2016-07-08 18:46:50.157206+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

WEDSS is a secure, web-based system designed to facilitate reporting, investigation, and surveillance of communicable diseases in Wisconsin. It is designed for public health staff, infection control practitioners, clinical laboratories, clinics, and other disease reporters.

Goals
(1) Early detection
(2) Situational awareness
URL http://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/wiphin/WEDSS.htm
Related system
(1) National Electronic Disease Surveillance System (NEDSS)
(2) Wisconsin Health Alert Network (WI HAN)

Datastreams

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