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Business Continuity Planning for Immunization Information System Programs

The purpose of this guide is to help IIS programs develop and implement business continuity plans and management systems.

Patient Status in Immunization Information Systems

The main purpose of the guide is to bridge the gap between currently published guidance on patient status and its actual implementation by IIS. This guide offers practical guidelines for providers, public health entities, and IIS to use in implementing and man...

Measures and Tests for Assessment - Message Submission and Acknowledgement

Final IIS assessment measures and tests related to message submission (VXU) and acknowledgement (ACK). Developed by the Measurement for Assessment and Certification Workgroup (MACAW) as part of the IIS measurement and improvement process.

Guidance on Indicating Preferable and Contraindicated Vaccines

This document outlines an approach to specify preferred or contraindicated vaccine types in a response message

Guidance on Populating OBX-14

Guidance on Populating OBX-14

Issued on September 6, 2019 by AIRA

This document provides guidance on how to populate OBX-14 for common observation types

Importing Legacy Data to Improve IIS Saturation

AIRA leveraged a community-informed approach to examine current methodologies for the collection of legacy data, as well as data gap monitoring and resolution processes to inform the development of best practice guidance for standardizing and improving data ba...

Management of Patient Status in Immunization Information Systems

Patient status is a concept used in immunization information systems to identify the party that is responsibility for vaccination of a patient at a provider organization or geographic jurisdiction level. Active status of a patient with a provider organization ...

MIROW and the Best Practice Development Process

In 2017, the MIROW Steering Committee conducted a review of the MIROW process and products and determined that there were certain materials that remained largely consistent between all guides (e.g., MIROW background information and common vocabulary). The comm...

Measures and Tests for Assessment - Query and Response

Final IIS assessment 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.

Measures and Tests for Assessment - Transport

Final IIS assessment 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

Preparing for Meaningful Use Stage 3: Overview

Preparing your IIS for Meaningful Use Stage 3 and the use of 2015 certified EHR products is a long and complex process, but the judicious use of available tools and resources will help ease the transition. This document aims to outline some of the steps requir...

AIRA IIS Functional Guide Series

AIRA IIS Functional Guide Series

Issued on January 25, 2019 by AIRA

The IIS Functional Guide series is a new resource within the IIS community that defines the capabilities and requirements an IIS will need in order to enable business functions needed by their end users. The first volume of the IIS Functional Guide focuses on ...

Onboarding Consensus-Based Recommendations

Onboarding Consensus-Based Recommendations

Issued on November 15, 2018 by AIRA

The purpose of this AIRA guide is to improve and standardize onboarding. This document is intended for both technical and programmatic staff that make up IIS onboarding teams and program administrators responsible for the allocation of onboarding resources. EH...

Identifying Immunization Pockets of Need – Small Area Analysis of IIS Data to Detect Undervaccinated Populations

This document explores how to use small area analysis to find pockets of need and provides strategies for responding to pockets of need

Guidance on Unit of Sale/Unit of Use Lot Numbers

Guidance on Unit of Sale/Unit of Use Lot Numbers

Issued on June 14, 2018 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,...

Preparing for Vaccination Coverage Assessments: A VFC Provider's Guide to Success

This document provides guidance for immunization provider sites, and provides best practice recommendations on how to best utilize IIS reports to improve data quality prior to running a vaccination coverage rate assessment.

Guidance on Detailed Message Structure and the Use of Specific LOINC Codes

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...