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December 2017 Monthly Update

Issued on January 4, 2018 by AIRA

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

SnapShots: December 2017

Issued on December 18, 2017 by AIRA

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

November 2017 Monthly Update

Issued on December 5, 2017 by AIRA

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

October 2017 Monthly Update

Issued on November 2, 2017 by AIRA

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

Mandy Harris, Manager for the Nevada WebIZ and incoming AIRA President Elect, along with Elaine Lowery, Public Health Consultant with AIRA and PHII shared about the recently released MIROW Guidance Document on Consolidating Demographic and Vaccination Event Re...

National Set of Error Codes

Issued on October 23, 2017 by AIRA

Materials that outline the creation, management and use of national level error codes as well as catalog additional application error codes

September 2017 Monthly Update

Issued on October 4, 2017 by AIRA

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

AIRA Data Quality Practices Guide

Issued on September 28, 2017 by AIRA

Webinar | AIRA's Assessment Steering Committee introduced the IIS Data Quality Practices – Monitoring and Evaluating Data Submissions guide. Webinar speakers included Erin Roche, lead consultant/writer for the guide and former manager of the Minnesota IIS, a...

Webinar | Therese Hoyle, Teresa Dussault and Erin Roche from the Public Health Informatics Institute (PHII), along with Jenne McKibben from the Oregon ALERT IIS, presented on the Software Development Lifecycle.

AIRA 2017 Education Survey Summary Report

Issued on September 7, 2017 by AIRA

In early 2017, the AIRA Education Steering Committee assessed the educational needs of the IIS community. This report includes an analysis of the results, which will be used to guide the development of new resources and educational opportunities

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

August 2017 Monthly Update

Issued on August 30, 2017 by AIRA

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

Overview of the proposed Voluntary Certification process developed by the Measurement for Assessment and Certification Workgroup (MACAW)

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...

Summary of the proposed Voluntary Certification process developed by the Measurement for Assessment and Certification Workgroup (MACAW)

Frequently asked questions regarding the proposed Voluntary Certification process developed by the Measurement for Assessment and Certification Workgroup (MACAW)

IIS School and Childcare Functionality

Issued on August 29, 2017 by AIRA

Webinar | AIRA's Education Steering Committee hosted this webinar to highlight unique IIS school and childcare functionality in the community. An overview of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) was provided, and speakers from Oregon, Washingt...

SnapShots: August 2017

Issued on August 28, 2017 by AIRA

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

Webinar | AIRA's Assessment Steering Committee hosted this webinar to introduce the new resource, Practical Examples of IIS Population-based Coverage Assessments. This resource is an addendum to the Analytic Guide for Assessing Vaccination Coverage Using an II...

July 2017 Monthly Update

Issued on August 2, 2017 by AIRA

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

Webinar | This AIRA Discovery Session included a presentation from Tina Scott with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Immunization Program on partnering with Medicaid and CMS to leverage 90/10 HITECH funding in your jurisdiction.

Article | This study evaluates the impact of using IIS data to identify unmet vaccination needs in adults seeking the influenza vaccine. The study found a 41.4% increase in the number of vaccines administered, and significant improvements in routinely recomme...

Guidance on Unit of Sale/Unit of Use Lot Numbers

Issued on July 19, 2017 by AIRA, CDC

This guidance clarifies the process and sets expectations for management of varied vaccine lot numbers, and shares the results of a survey of vaccine manufacturers regarding their practices in assigning Unit of Sale and Unit of Use lot numbers using a pattern,...

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