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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

IIS Publications Searchable Database

Issued on July 13, 2017 by CDC

This database contains IIS guidance documents, references for IIS-related articles published in peer-reviewed journals, and Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports (MMWRs) from 1999 to the present. Links are provided for documents produced by the CDC. This 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...

AIRA and CDC staff answer the question: What is the right way to structure a bi-directional response message (RSP^K11) when the query matches to a patient who has requested that their data be protected?"

June 2017 Monthly Update

Issued on July 6, 2017 by AIRA

AIRA’s monthly recap to inform the IIS community about the latest happenings and activities within AIRA

Webinar | This Discovery Session provided an overview of the new Security Guidance that summarizes common IIS security issues (e.g., risk analysis and risk management) to help IIS administrators engage in security discussions with IT staff and vendors

AFIX-IIS Integration Project

Issued on June 22, 2017 by AIRA

Webinar | The Education Steering Committee hosted a webinar to present “AFIX-IIS Integration Project – The Good, the Bad and Lessons Learned,” which was selected as one of the standout sessions from the AIRA 2017 National Meeting. CDC described IIS enhan...

SnapShots: June 2017

Issued on June 22, 2017 by AIRA

AIRA's newsletter about the progress, best practices, and accomplishments of IIS across the country

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Acronyms within the IIS Community

Issued on June 8, 2017 by AIRA

A list of common acronyms within the IIS community

This chart shows the process for IIS measurement and improvement and the individual activities and involvement of various partners within each step of the process

This guidance document seeks to clarify how to populate the Acknowledgment Code (MSA-1), the Query Response Status (QAK-2) and the Error Severity (ERR-4) to ensure that all values are in agreement and are appropriate for the outcomes of the processing of the i...

This document contains best practice recommendations from AIRA’s SISC and the CDC on how to structure and populate VXU and RSP messages using specific LOINC codes to include observations such as patient immunity, refusals, indications/contraindications and a...

Webinar | An introduction of SmartyStreets to the IIS community More context about the Address Cleansing project and how to enroll in it can be found on the Address Cleansing Service webpage.

May 2017 Monthly Update

Issued on May 31, 2017 by AIRA

AIRA’s monthly recap to inform the IIS community about the latest happenings and activities within AIRA

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 | This series of three interactive modules explains key concepts related to Data Quality, Interoperability, and HL7 as they relate to IIS. Learners will explore key dimensions of data quality, examples of common issues, and strategies for improving d...

Document | This position statement is focused on the IIS community moving toward sunsetting HL7 2.3.1 interfaces. This is meant to serve as a tool for IIS working with EHRs to communicate the consensus recommendation on dates by which HL7 2.3.1 interfaces will...