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The provincial government is launching a new electronic health records systems that will track vaccinations in New Brunswick.

'Measles is the most contagious disease in world'

Issued on January 29, 2019 by KOIN 6 News Staff

News article from KOIN 6 News regarding the contagiousness of measles

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...

Centralized Repository: Electronic Health Records (EHR) Incentive Programs

Issued on January 15, 2017 by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has developed a centralized repository for public health agencies and clinical data registries

Immunization clinical decision support (CDS), more commonly referred to as evaluation and forecasting, is an automated process that determines the recommended immunizations needed for a patient and delivers these recommendations to the healthcare provider.The ...

Cross-jurisdictional Data Sharing and Immunization Information Systems

Issued on January 19, 2017 by The Network for Public Health Law

This blog discusses how a comprehensive legal framework for cross-jurisdictional data sharing could provide greater impact related to immunizations as well as other areas affecting public health

Early Childhood Vaccination Status of Preterm Infants

Issued on August 29, 2019 by Pediatrics

A paper was published in Pediatrics comparing Washington State's IIS data to EHR data on preterm infant vaccination rates showing the early childhood vaccination status of preterm infants

Eurosurveillance: Special Issue on IIS

Issued on April 27, 2017 by European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

Journal | This Eurosurveillance issue features articles including an editorial on the importance of immunization registries, an update about the measles outbreak in Belgium, and research about the effectiveness of the varicella vaccine among others. Eurosurvei...

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...

Report | The General Best Practice Guidelines for Immunization is available. These guidelines for immunization go beyond vaccination recommendations to give providers guidelines on vaccination practice

This Health IT dashboard shows the percent of hospitals in active engagement with a public health agency to submit electronic public health data in 2015

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...

IIS Workforce Sample Role Descriptions

Issued on March 15, 2016 by PHII

Role descriptions meant to offer sample language and a comprehensive list of potential desired responsibilities with corresponding knowledge, skills and abilities

Article | Explores the positive impact of data exchange between New York City's IIS and a large hospital network's EHR on immunization coverage

Document | This resource is designed to be read by programmatic, technical, and operational experts who are involved in creating or maintaining an IIS. The document intends to bridge the gap between technical and program staff so they can have a mutual underst...

Special for University of Nebraska Medical Center regarding adolescents coming down with preventable diseases that they should be protected against

Monthly Forum | The Interjurisdictional Community of Practice (CoP) is a monthly forum for sharing various perspectives and working together as a community to address common IIS-IIS data exchange barriers and solutions.

Low Adult Vaccination Rates Pose Health Risk

Issued on September 30, 2015 by UBM Medica Network, LLC

New Article | Announcement for the launch of the Adult Vaccine Access Coalition (AVAC) supported by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)

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

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