Identification

Name

Boston Public Health Commission - Health Data

Short name

BPHC

Status

Active

Category

Data Source

People
(1) Barbara Ferrer, Executive Director, info@bphc.org
Organizations
(1) Boston
(2) Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC)
Created

2014-07-16 18:59:34+00:00

Modified

2016-07-06 20:34:17.264926+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

Public service and access to quality health care are the cornerstones of their mission - to protect, preserve, and promote the health and well-being of all Boston residents, particularly those who are most vulnerable. The Commission’s more than 40 programs are grouped into six bureaus: Child, Adolescent & Family Health; Community Health Initiatives; Homeless Services; Infectious Disease; Addictions Prevention, Treatment & Recovery Support Services; and Emergency Medical Services.

Goals
(1) Baseline awareness
(2) Consequence management
(3) Situational awareness
Year start

1996

URL http://www.bphc.org/Pages/default.aspx
URL (alternate) http://www.bphc.org/healthdata/Pages/Health-Data.aspx
Related system
(1) Automated Epidemiological and Geotemporal Integrated Surveillance System (AEGIS)
(2) Massachusetts Virtual Epidemiologic Network (MAVEN)
(3) Metrowest Boston Regional Health Office (MWRHO)

Disease and Geography

Locations
(1) Boston
Disease properties
(1) Notifiable diseases (USA)
(2) Vaccine preventable
(3) Zoonotic

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) ED/Hospital Records
(2) Personal Communication