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National Meeting Presentation | #AIRA2018 Recap & Highlights from Roundtable Discussions

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

National Meeting Presentation | 1-1 vs 1-Many Patient Active/Inactive Status: Why You Should Care

This report reviews the IIS Interoperability Status Check project, designed to connect with IIS across the US, submit sample MU Stage 2 messages, and verify that the messages can be accepted

2016 Standards Advisory Community Webinar

Issued on November 2, 2015 by AIRA

Webinar | AIRA collected comments on a draft of the 2016 Interoperability Standards Advisory document. To ensure community consensus, AIRA hosted a community-wide meeting to discuss the draft comments and AIRA’s response in November 2015

CDC has released its 2018-2020 CDC Immunization Information Systems Strategic Plan. The new plan supports the advancement of IISs by focusing on four strategic priorities: enhancing IIS performance, sustaining the IIS community, influencing and monitoring the ...

A Community Conversation about Interjurisdictional Exchange

Issued on April 7, 2016 by AIRA, ONC, Network for Public Health Law

National Meeting Presentation | A Community Conversation about Interjurisdictional Exchange

National Meeting Presentation | A Dashboard for Tracking Progress Toward Achieving the IIS Functional Standards

A Global Health Perspective: IIS and the Global Opportunity

Issued on September 20, 2018 by The Task Force for Global Health

National Meeting Presentation | A Global Health Perspective: IIS and the Global Opportunity

National Meeting Presentation | A Guide for When Things Go Wrong: MIROW Business Continuity Planning Guide

National Meeting Presentation | A Matter of Life and Death - Data Sharing Between IIS and Vital Records

National Meeting Presentation | A Multi-purpose Evaluation of Open Source Immunization Clinical Decision Support Tool

National Meeting Presentation | A Multi-State Consortium to Improve IIS Training & Education

National Meeting Presentation | A National Look at Data Exchange Variation and Improvement Initiatives

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

National Meeting Presentation | A Novel System for Analyzing IIS Data – The Trends in Immunization Practices System (IIS-TIPS)

A Primer for VTrckS

Issued on June 8, 2011 by AIRA

Webinar | CDC provided an overview of the technical VTrckS requirements while Washington and Michigan shared their perspectives and experiences in rolling out VTrckS

National Meeting Presentation | A Record-Level Data Quality Improvement Project in the NDIIS

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

National Meeting Presentation | A Systems Perspective on Dose-Level Eligibility

National Meeting Presentation | A Tale of Two Collaborators: The IIS Sentinel Site Project and CDC

AART Q&A Sessions

Issued on May 3, 2016 by AIRA

Webinar | These Q&A sessions were open to anyone in the IIS community to ask any questions or hear about what others are finding useful about the AART tool

AART User Group Mini-Series

Issued on July 22, 2020 by AIRA

Mini-series to promote and support the use of AART as a means for IIS to more quickly and efficiently align with national standards and priorities.

AART: Painting a Picture of Your IIS

Issued on April 6, 2016 by AIRA

National Meeting Presentation | AART: Painting a Picture of Your IIS

Accepting Insurance Data

Issued on October 2, 2017 by AIRA

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To expedite access to immunization records on individuals displaced by recent hurricanes, AIRA compiled information on out-of-jurisdiction record access from Florida, Puerto Rico, Texas and the Virgin Islands

Accountability Survey

Issued on September 20, 2012 by University of Michigan

National Meeting Presentation | Immunization Grantee Perspectives on Dose-Level Accountability in IIS

Acronyms within the IIS Community

Issued on June 8, 2017 by AIRA

A list of common acronyms within the IIS community

National Meeting Presentation | Address Cleansing 2.0: Bringing Cleansed Data Back In

Address Cleansing in Michigan: Lessons Learned

Issued on September 1, 2018 by MI

National Meeting Presentation | Address Cleansing in Michigan: Lessons Learned

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.

Addressing Law to Share IIS Data Among States

Issued on April 22, 2015 by Network for Public Health Law

National Meeting Presentation | Addressing Law to Share IIS Data Among States

National Meeting Presentation | Adolescent Assessments Methods Using KIDSNET Data

Adolescent Vaccination Reminders Using Email: A Pilot Study

Issued on October 7, 2013 by University of Michigan

National Meeting Presentation | Adolescent Vaccination Reminders Using Email: A Pilot Study

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...

National Meeting Presentation | Advances in EHR/IIS Interoperability by Select Immunization Programs

National Meeting Presentation | Advances in EHR/IIS Interoperability: A 2019 Update

National Meeting Presentation | AFIX Coverage Service: Pre-Calculating Statistics to Support New and Future AFIX Guidance and Improve Report Performance

AFIX Implementation Improvement Journey: Lessons from Eastern Washington

Issued on April 26, 2017 by Spokane Regional Health District

National Meeting Presentation | AFIX Implementation Improvement Journey: Lessons from Eastern Washington

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...

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

AFIX-IIS Guidelines

Issued on January 12, 2016 by AIRA

Webinar | This webinar on AFIX-IIS Integration hosted by AIRA's Education Steering Committee featured Bridget Ahrens (Vermont), Sudha Setty (Minnesota), and Kim Salisbury-Keith (Rhode Island). Each state shared about their individual experiences implementing A...

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...

National Meeting Presentation | Agile Philosophy and Its Application Within Software Development in the IIS Community

National Meeting Presentation | AIRA 2012 National Meeting Welcome and Update

AIRA 2013 National Meeting Welcome

Issued on October 7, 2013 by AIRA

National Meeting Presentation | AIRA 2013 National Meeting Welcome

National Meeting Presentation | Morning plenary session for the 2015 National Meeting

National Meeting Presentation | Opening Keynote

National Meeting Presentation | Opening Plenary

National Meeting Presentation | Closing Plenary

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

AIRA 2017 Tuesday Afternoon Plenary

Issued on April 28, 2017 by AIRA

National Meeting Presentation | Tuesday Afternoon Plenary

AIRA 2017 Wednesday Afternoon Plenary

Issued on April 28, 2017 by AIRA

National Meeting Presentation | Wednesday Afternoon Plenary

AIRA 2017 Welcome and Opening Plenary

Issued on April 27, 2017 by AIRA

National Meeting Presentation | Welcome and Opening Plenary

AIRA 2017-2019 Proposed Strategic Plan

Issued on December 7, 2016 by AIRA

Webinar | AIRA held a community-wide meeting on the proposed 2017-2019 AIRA Strategic Plan

AIRA 2018 National Meeting Agenda

Issued on August 14, 2018 by AIRA

National Meeting | 2018 Agenda with links to presentations

AIRA 2019 National Meeting Agenda

Issued on September 6, 2019 by AIRA

National Meeting | 2019 Agenda with links to presentations

AIRA Centers of Excellence 2004 - 2007

Issued on March 31, 2008 by AIRA

Lessons learned from four years of Center of Excellence awardees

AIRA Response Letter

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 | This session offered a demonstration of the SMART AFIX tool being created by STC

This Discovery Session reviewed the 2015 IIS Annual Report (IISAR)

This two-part Discovery Session reviewed the 2016 IIS Annual Report (IISAR)

This Discovery Session reviews the 2017 IIS Annual Report (IISAR)

This Discovery Session reviews the 2017 IIS Annual Report (IISAR)

AIRA Discovery Session: 2018 IIS Annual Report

Issued on January 29, 2019 by AIRA, CDC

The latest updates on the 2018 IIS Annual Report

AIRA Discovery Session: 2019 IIS Annual Report

Issued on January 27, 2020 by AIRA, CDC

The latest updates on the 2019 IIS Annual Report

Highlights from the AIRA 2018 National Meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah

AIRA Discovery Session: AART

Issued on August 1, 2016 by AIRA

Webinar | This session focused on AART, or the Aggregate Analysis Reporting Tool. AART will be the tool used for IIS Managers/Leads to indicate their participation in IIS assessment and share results of IIS assessment measures

AIRA Discovery Session: Address Cleansing

Issued on October 22, 2018 by AIRA

Release of the Address Cleansing Reintegration Guide that provides practical guidance on bringing standardized and validated addresses and geocodes back into your IIS

Webinar | This session featured a presentation from Envision on their upcoming AFIX-IIS Integration Project.

Webinar | This session focused on the development methods of agile and waterfall, and the strengths, challenges, and considerations of each

Webinar | This session included a star-studded line-up of IIS talent, who shared the ways that all AIRA members can plug into activities across the community

Introduction to the newly released MIROW guide, Business Continuity Planning for Immunization Information Systems Programs

Jan Hicks-Thomson from the IIS Support Branch at CDC provided an overview to the 2018-2022 CDC-Endorsed Data Elements. Amy Metroka from New York City presented on considerations for incorporating new data elements into the NYC CIR and Eric Larson from AIRA sha...

Information on CDC’s planning for Provider Onboarding Shared Services and opportunity for CDC to hear from attendees about onboarding topics

This session focused on CDS Assessment in AART and getting the most out of your report

Webinar | This session included an overview of the new Confidentiality Guidance that was sent out to the community for review. Comments were due on back to AIRA in August 2016

Considerations for developing Policy for the IIS community, including discussing documentation that is being used in the community and examples to consider when drafting documents

This session focused on Service-Level Agreements (SLAs) and provided considerations for documentation of service performance measures across IIS and all services that support IIS.

Eric Larson and Nathan Bunker from AIRA discussed new technologies, including FHIR (Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources), and what they mean for the IIS Community.

The first volume of the new IIS Functional Guide on Query and Response was introduced by Eric Larson, AIRA Senior Technical Project Manager and Kevin Snow, Technical Developer at Envision Technology Partners. The longer-term vision will be additional functiona...

Overview of the recently released Functional Guide Volume 2: CDC Endorsed Data Elements

Webinar | This AIRA Discovery Session featured presentations on HEDIS (the Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set) and discussed the development process for HEDIS measures, as well as the contribution of IIS data to the measurement process

AIRA Discovery Session: HL7 Basics

Issued on July 27, 2015 by AIRA

Webinar | This session featured a presentation by Nathan Bunker who presented on HL7 basics

Jane Lammers, HL7 Interface Manager with the Nevada IIS shared HL7 Basics focused on how to read an HL7 message. Nathan Bunker from AIRA also previewed more HL7 concepts for an upcoming session.

Webinar | This session provided guidance on completing IIS Business Plans in 2015. A recording of this webinar and accompanying slides including an example of the New York City 2014 CIR Business Plan are provided

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