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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...

Training Resources for IIS Trainers

Issued on December 15, 2014 by AIRA

This document provides recommendations to adequately prepare IIS Trainers with the skills and knowledge needed to perform their roles

AFIX-IIS Collaboration

Issued on December 2, 2014 by AIRA

Webinar | The Education Steering Committee hosted this webinar and described the collaboration between AIRA, CDC, AIM and the IIS and AFIX communities to develop operational and technical guidance for transitioning to IIS-based assessment reports for AFIX. The...

A Systematic Review of Barriers to Data Sharing in Public Health

Issued on November 20, 2014 by BioMed Central Public Health

This article summarizes a systematic literature review of potential barriers to public health data sharing

AIRA Discovery Session: IIS Data Use

Issued on October 27, 2014 by AIRA

Webinar | Speakers from Wisconsin and Oregon highlighted different ways IIS data can be used by immunization programs and others. Topics included using IIS data to estimate Tdap effectiveness for preventing pertussis and to assess teen vaccination rates

Survey on data sharing and usage for research. Staff size and time were 2 most cited barriers to conducting research with IIS data

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...

AFIX-IIS Coverage Report Integration

Issued on September 15, 2014 by AIRA

Presentation | High level summary of the AFIX-IIS Integration Project presented at the 2014 National Immunization Conference

IIS Inventory Management

Issued on August 11, 2014 by AIRA

Webinar | This webinar, hosted by the AIRA Education Steering Committee, was geared toward IIS managers and staff to learn tips for increasing inventory data quality, decrementing on-hand inventory with EHR data, reconciling inventory, and documenting returns ...

The Community Preventive Services Task Force's recommendation of immunization information systems on the basis of strong evidence of effectiveness in increasing vaccination rates. Findings from 240 articles and abstracts demonstrate IIS capabilities and action...

Evaluation of MIROW Guidelines Impact on IIS Operations

Issued on July 31, 2014 by Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, University of Michigan

This evaluation report and accompanying presentation describe how MIROW best practices are being implemented across the country and the impact 3 of the MIROW guidelines have had on IIS operations

MIROW Evaluation Final Report

Issued on July 31, 2014 by AIRA

Learn how MIROW best practices are being implemented across the country

Comments about Forum’s “Priority Setting for Health Care Performance: Getting to Measures that Matter for Adult Immunizations”

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

This article found that health care organizations that submit electronic data to IIS should be aware that the technical decision to use the HL7 format, particularly if real-time data exchange is employed, can result in more timely and accurate data. This will ...

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

MIROW | This micro-guide describes a set of best practice recommendations for validating lot numbers for administered vaccine doses. This resource was last updated in June 2015

Meeting slides, environmental scan, initial findings and final report

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