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AIRA Discovery Session: IIS Data Use

Issued on June 25, 2018 by AIRA

This session focused on IIS data use, and included presentations from Oregon and North Dakota, two states participating in CDC’s Sentinel Site project

Final AIRA Letter and Comments on the CMS Promoting Interoperability proposed rules

Final IIS Validation measures and tests related to query and response developed by the Measurement for Assessment and Certification Workgroup (MACAW) as part of the IIS measurement and improvement process

Final IIS Validation measures and tests related to submission and acknowledgement developed by the Measurement for Assessment and Certification Workgroup (MACAW) as part of the IIS measurement and improvement process

Eric Larson and Nathan Bunker from AIRA discussed new technologies, including FHIR (Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources), and what they mean for the IIS Community.

Draft business case for the IIS Joint Development and Implementation (JDI) Message Quality Evaluation (MQE) tool

Draft overview and functional requirements for the IIS Joint Development and Implementation (JDI) Message Quality Evaluation (MQE) tool

AIRA Letter and Comments on ONC’s DRAFT Trusted Exchange Framework

CDC has released its 2018-2020 CDC Immunization Information Systems Strategic Plan. The new plan supports the advancement of IISs by focusing on four strategic priorities: enhancing IIS performance, sustaining the IIS community, influencing and monitoring the ...

Mary Beth Kurilo, Policy and Planning Director at AIRA, led a discussion on ONC's draft Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA), and draft AIRA comments.

Advanced HL7 for IIS

Issued on January 26, 2018 by PHII

This course builds on HL7 Basics to dive deeper into how HL7 works. Learners will explore conformance, constraints, and message profiles. We'll also cover how the Implementation Guide constrains the HL7 standard, how local specifications are set up, and how co...

Jane Lammers, HL7 Interface Manager with the Nevada IIS shared HL7 Basics focused on how to read an HL7 message. Nathan Bunker from AIRA also previewed more HL7 concepts for an upcoming session.

IIS Measurement and Improvement Summary

Issued on December 8, 2017 by AIRA

Summary of the IIS measurement and improvement process developed by the Measurement for Assessment and Certification Workgroup (MACAW)

Frequently asked questions about the IIS measurement and improvement process developed by the Measurement for Assessment and Certification Workgroup (MACAW)

Final IIS Validation measures and tests related to transport developed by the Measurement for Assessment and Certification Workgroup (MACAW) as part of the IIS measurement and improvement process

Overview of the three stages of the IIS measurement and improvement process developed by the Measurement for Assessment and Certification Workgroup (MACAW)

Webinar | The Measurement for Assessment and Certification Advisory Workgroup (MACAW) held a community wide town hall meeting about the Proposed Voluntary Certification process

This document highlights the progress and successes of IIS found through an independent, third party method of IIS evaluation, where AIRA partnered with the National Institute of Standards in Technology (NIST) and the Measurement for Assessment and Certificati...

How Using Bi-Directional State Registry Data Changes Immunization Rates

Issued on July 19, 2017 by Scientific Technologies Corporation

Article | This study found a 40% increase in additional vaccinations given at the time of flu shots when pharmacists had access to IIS data

This document explores the various issues that impact IIS security and provides guidance on industry standards and best practices for addressing common security concerns. This guidance is intended to assist IIS administrators in engaging their IT staff and ven...

Acronyms within the IIS Community

Issued on June 8, 2017 by AIRA

A list of common acronyms within the IIS community

Webinar | This Discovery Session featured an epidemiologist from Colorado who shared how they use an open source forecasting tool called the Immunization Calculation Engine (ICE) within the Colorado IIS

Fundamentals of IIS

Issued on May 10, 2017 by PHII

eLearning | Three popular courses in one collection! This course collection builds a fundamental understanding of three essential topics for IIS staff: Data Quality, Interoperability, and HL7 Basics. Each topic includes an eLearning module (30 minutes estimate...

Immunisation Information Systems in the EU and EEA

Issued on April 28, 2017 by European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

Technical Report | Immunisation information systems in the EU and EEA: Results of a survey on implementation and system characteristics

National Meeting Presentation | Closing Plenary

National Meeting Presentation | New Member/First-Time Attendee Orientation

AIRA 2017 Welcome and Opening Plenary

Issued on April 27, 2017 by AIRA

National Meeting Presentation | Welcome and Opening Plenary

National Meeting Presentation | Roundtables: Meaningful Use, MIPS & MACRA

Implementing Health Factors (HALO) in Immunization Forecasting

Issued on April 27, 2017 by HLN Consulting, LLC, Veterans Health Administration

National Meeting Presentation | Implementing Health Factors (HALO) in Immunization Forecasting

National Meeting Presentation | Lessons Learned from Implementing the CDSi Logic

Clinical Decision Support for Immunizations (CDSi) Comparison: Pilot Study

Issued on April 27, 2017 by University of Michigan

National Meeting Presentation | Clinical Decision Support for Immunizations (CDSi) Comparison: Pilot Study

National Meeting Presentation | Using NIST Tools for Evaluation of Immunization CDS Systems

National Meeting Presentation | CDSi Version 3.0: Updates and Enhancements

National Meeting Presentation | The Forest, Not the Trees: Integrating CDSi into the Immunization Landscape

National Meeting Presentation | Everybody In? Let's Update the IIS Functional Standards Together

National Meeting Presentation | Back to the Future: How New IIS Transported Kentucky into 2016

SOAP Transition Strategies

Issued on March 14, 2017 by AIRA

Video | SOAP Transition Strategies: Building the Bridge to Success (9:49)

SOAP WSDL 101

Issued on March 14, 2017 by AIRA

Video | SOAP WSDL 101: Understanding the Key to Interoperability (3:59 min)

Webinar | This webinar introduced the contents of the Data Validation Guide for the IIS Onboarding Process which provides recommendations on data validation within the onboarding process

Toolkit | This planning toolkit provides guidance on preparing to work with Medicaid on securing federal matching funds. Those funds can be used to support IIS readiness for Meaningful Use and Health Information Exchange. The toolkit includes tip sheets and wo...

Webinar | This session included an overview of the new Confidentiality Guidance that was sent out to the community for review. Comments were due on back to AIRA in August 2016

AIRA Discovery Session: AART

Issued on August 1, 2016 by AIRA

Webinar | This session focused on AART, or the Aggregate Analysis Reporting Tool. AART will be the tool used for IIS Managers/Leads to indicate their participation in IIS assessment and share results of IIS assessment measures

Webinar | Representatives from Washington and North Dakota discussed the importance of provider engagement during this session

AART Q&A Sessions

Issued on May 3, 2016 by AIRA

Webinar | These Q&A sessions were open to anyone in the IIS community to ask any questions or hear about what others are finding useful about the AART tool

National Meeting Presentation | Using NIST Tools to Advance Interoperability for Immunization Messaging Implementations

National Meeting Presentation | Something Old, New, Measured and Blue: Current Uses and Future Plans for the Functional Standards

National Meeting Presentation | New and Existing Acquisition Mechanisms to Support IIS Strategic Initiatives

National Meeting Presentation | Improving Immunization Data Exchange Interface in Wisconsin

National Meeting Presentation | Using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in an Evaluation of HL7 Message Data Quality

Development of an Approach to Evaluate HL7 Message Success Across Multi-Level Pathways

Issued on April 6, 2016 by University of Michigan, Rob Savage LLC

National Meeting Presentation | Development of an Approach to Evaluate HL7 Message Success Across Multi-Level Pathways

National Meeting Presentation | The Quest for the Best: Establishing a Data Quality Protocol and Tools for Incoming Data

National Meeting Presentation | No Pain, No Gain: Using Quality Improvement Processes to Improve Program Efficiency

National Meeting Presentation | Wisconsin Immunization Registry Meaningful Use Onboarding Processes and Best Practices

National Meeting Presentation | Putting Best Practices to Work: Colorado’s Experience with IIS-Based Centralized Reminder/Recall

National Meeting Presentation | Evaluating IIS Address Data Quality following HL7 Implementation by a Retail Pharmacy Chain

National Meeting Presentation | Comparing IIS and Vaccine Tracking System (VTrckS) Data to Improve IIS Data Quality

National Meeting Presentation | IIS Interoperability With Unconventional Systems

National Meeting Presentation | Communicating and Training IIS Users: Washington’s Story

National Meeting Presentation | Improving Private Providers Participation in IIS Through a Data Quality Plan

National Meeting Presentation | Implementation of Provider-Based Text Message Recall Through an Immunization Information System

National Meeting Presentation | Improving Performance on the Shot Clock: Sharing Responsibilities Between Providers and IIS

National Meeting Presentation | A National Look at Data Exchange Variation and Improvement Initiatives

National Meeting Presentation | The Query Quandary: Your Data Has Left the Building, Now What?

Assessment and Interoperability Testing Update

Issued on April 5, 2016 by AIRA, CDC

National Meeting Presentation | Plenary: Assessment and Interoperability Testing Update

Identifies and explores ways local public health departments across the United States use IIS

Webinar | An in-depth introduction to the Analytic Guide for Assessing Vaccination Coverage Using an IIS, including the process of developing the Analytic Guide and the elements of coverage assessment

Article | Lessons learned from three pharmacy case studies about the potential benefit of IIS to both the pharmacy and public health

Webinar | The Education Steering Committee hosted a webinar to describe CDSi, what it is and what it isn’t, how CDSi is used and CDSi compliance. This webinar was presented by Eric Larson (AIRA and Northup Grumman) and Stuart Myerburg (CDC)

2016 Standards Advisory Community Webinar

Issued on November 2, 2015 by AIRA

Webinar | AIRA collected comments on a draft of the 2016 Interoperability Standards Advisory document. To ensure community consensus, AIRA hosted a community-wide meeting to discuss the draft comments and AIRA’s response in November 2015

Webinar | This session featured Jim Daniel from ONC who provided an overview and introduction to Meaningful Use

Webinar | This session featured presentations from Oregon, North Carolina and STC on pharmacy participation with IIS

AIRA Discovery Session: HL7 Basics

Issued on July 27, 2015 by AIRA

Webinar | This session featured a presentation by Nathan Bunker who presented on HL7 basics

This addendum consolidates the Implementation Guide information that clarifies the conformance requirements. This supplement does not specify additional requirements; it just clarifies existing ones. Value set requirements, general clarifications, and Immuniza...

AIRA Discovery Session: IIS Testing

Issued on May 26, 2015 by AIRA

Webinar | In this session, a representative from HPE reviewed the User Acceptance Testing process, and a representative from OR shared some state-level experience with setting up systems to track bugs, bug fixes and enhancements

National Meeting Presentation | Working Together: Using IIS to Support Immunization Program Goals and Activities

National Meeting Presentation | Emerging Standards and Best Practices for IIS-Based Vaccination Coverage: - Introduction to Analytic Guide for Assessing Immunization Coverage Using an IIS - AFIX-IIS Coverage Report Integration - Comparing NIS and IIS Vaccin...

National Meeting Presentation | Use of NYC CIR’s HL7 Web Service for Reporting by Adult Providers and Pharmacies

ONC Interoperability Roadmap

Issued on March 3, 2015 by AIRA

Webinar | ONC has been working to develop a shared roadmap to interoperability that charts a path to achieve progress in 3, 6 and 10 years. This presentation described ONC’s broad vision and framework to develop a clear pathway towards interoperability

Webinar | Representatives from AIRA and Michigan provided an overview about considerations for high-priority intra-agency partnerships and shared experiences in creating partnerships between the IIS and vital records, WIC, Medicaid, newborn screening and other...

Health Level Seven (HL7) is a nationally recognized standard for electronic data exchange between systems housing health care data. The HL7 standard is a key factor that supports this two-way exchange of information because it defines a syntax or grammar for f...

Webinar | This webinar, hosted by the AIRA Education Steering Committee, featured speakers from Texas and Nevada who highlighted different approaches to integrate evaluation features into IIS training. Texas shared their online training and explained the benef...

IIS and EHR Feature Overlap

Issued on July 1, 2014 by HLN Consulting, LLC

This white paper reviews and discusses several core functions of IIS such as clinical decision support for immunization and the potential for overlap with EHR-S in the future

Webinar | Speakers from AIRA and Michigan discussed how to develop and maintain key IIS policies

IIS and HIE: Web Services Strategies

Issued on February 1, 2014 by HLN Consulting, LLC

This white paper describes the options available to IIS projects in collaborating with health information exchanges (HIE) or other service providers to facilitate the exchange of immunization information between electronic health record systems and IIS

Outbreaks: Protecting Americans from Infectious Diseases 2013

Issued on December 15, 2013 by Trust for America's Health, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Report to examine the country’s policies to respond to ongoing and emerging infectious disease threats

IIS and HIE: Is there a Future Together?

Issued on November 1, 2013 by HLN Consulting, LLC

This paper describes the developing health information exchange (HIE) landscape, including current HIE collaboration with IIS, and provides insight about the future of IIS‐HIE collaboration

Interoperability With IIS: Can It Be Extended to Schools?

Issued on October 9, 2013 by HLN Consulting, LLC

National Meeting Presentation | Interoperability With IIS: Can It Be Extended to Schools?

Applied Use of Bidirectional Exchanges: A Case Study of Rockwood Clinic

Issued on October 9, 2013 by Scientific Technologies Corporation, Rockwood Health System

National Meeting Presentation | Applied Use of Bidirectional Exchanges: A Case Study of Rockwood Clinic