HIV Program Evaluation and Monitoring System

About PEMS?

HIV Program Evaluation and Monitoring System

The Program Evaluation and Monitoring System (PEMS) is an internet-based software for data entry and reporting.

If an agency receives funding from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for HIV prevention programs, that agency must collect data for PEMS.


There are two types of data to be collected:

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Confidentiality Documents

***All documents in pdf format.

Policies & Procedures for Confidentiality and Security of Client-Level Data
This confidentiality policy for PEMS includes information about the procedures and conditions under which the Vermont Department of Health would or would not release PEMS client-level data.

Confidentiality Statements
These statements are required to be signed before a person can handle PEMS data.

Confidentiality Training
Power point presentations with accompanying quiz which must be completed before a person may handle PEMS data.

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Forms for Managing PEMS Users

If you either supervise staff who handle PEMS data, or handle PEMS data and are your own supervisor, these forms must be used when there is staff turnover to notify VDH, and to ensure that all staff handling PEMS data are authorized.

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Contact Us

Alexandra Goode
Research and Evaluation Specialist
HIV/AIDS Program
alexandra.goode@state.vt.us

Vermont Department of Health
108 Cherry Street
PO Box 70
Burlington, VT 05402

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