NC DETECT provides statewide early event detection, situational awareness and timely public health surveillance to local, regional and state public health practitioners as well as hospital-based users. Anna Waller, ScD is the Principal Investigator of NC DETECT at CCHI. CCHI oversees the following aspects of NC DETECT:
- Receipt and processing of all data sources
- NC DETECT database administration
- Design, development and maintenance of the NC DETECT Web Application. End users drive the development of NC DETECT and CCHI staff works closely with users at all levels to solicit feedback and develop ideas for enhancements to the Web application. Since the initial launch of the Java-based tool in August 2006, there have been approximately 40 additional releases.