Term: National Electronic Surveillance System(NEDSS)

Description: The NEDSS is a systme that is designed to detect outbreaks and moniter the worlds health. It will also electronically transfer clicnical information to public health department. This way it can less then the burden of the provider whe it come s ot information tranfer. With the system working it would enchance the quality and the timeliness of the information. It will collect and montier any outbreaks that may happen and make it so that the nations health will not be at as much risk beacuse of the forwarning.

Application: This system would make it possible for the world to communicate easier when there is some sort of outbreak that may need containing. With the sytem in place all countries that are in the sytsem know of any outbreaks and can deal with them accordingly.

Web Resources:
http://www.cdc.gov/nedss/

Related Terminolgy:
NEDSS Vsion
NEDSS Base System

References:
http://www.cdc.gov/phin/