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Latest Immunization registry Stories

2014-03-19 23:01:21

STC’s innovative consumer access module, MyIR, currently being piloted in Baton Rouge, provides free, secure, authenticated access to immunization records and vaccine forecasts for consumers with a record in the Louisiana immunization information system. A healthier population will result with this consumer empowerment to be proactive with their health, as well as enabling medical providers to keep their patients up to date and create opportunities for preventive services. Scottsdale,...

2014-02-06 16:27:13

Tens of Thousands Die Annually from Vaccine-preventable Diseases WASHINGTON, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new adult immunization rates for six vaccines recommended for American adults, finding rates fall far below national goals. While some rates improved slightly from 2011 to 2012, rates continued to be as low as: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100204/TFAHLOGO) -- Only 14 percent of...

2014-01-15 23:25:09

TransactRx, the nation’s leading Vaccine Billing Service, announced the launch of its nation-wide Immunization Registry Interface Service (IRIS) for pharmacies. Coral Gables, FL (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 TransactRx, the nation’s leading Vaccine Billing Service, announced the launch of its nation-wide Immunization Registry Interface Service (IRIS) for pharmacies. The universal immunization registry interface utilizes the advanced connectivity and data mapping capabilities of the...

2013-07-31 23:29:39

The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, which uses the Wisconsin Immunization Registry (WIR), integrated VTrckS into their system last month with assistance from Scientific Technologies Corporation (STC). Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 In 2010, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) celebrated the new decade by introducing a next-generation software tool that took vaccine ordering, tracking and management to the next level. With its Vaccine Tracking...

2013-07-18 16:25:50

EAST LANSING, Mich., July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Great Lakes Health Information Exchange (GLHIE) has launched an immunization gateway, the first in the State of Michigan to meet the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's requirements for real-time electronic submissions and acknowledgements as mandated by the Michigan Care Improvement Registry (MCIR). GLHIE's system allows providers to submit and receive immunization information within their electronic medical...

2013-03-26 08:28:51

SAN ANTONIO, March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sevocity, a division of Conceptual MindWorks, Inc. (CMI), today announced free state immunization registry interfaces/links for all Sevocity EHR customers. Under the program, all existing and new Sevocity customers will receive one free state immunization registry interface. Sevocity has been providing such immunization registries free to customers for sometime but has decided to make this an ongoing part of all Sevocity contracts. Sevocity's...

2013-03-08 16:22:15

Poll Shows 87 Percent of Texans Agree Pharmacists Should Be Allowed To Give Immunization Shots to Children AUSTIN, Texas, March 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Major Texas pharmacy groups today announced their support for vital legislation filed by Senator Larry Taylor (R-Friendswood), Representative Jodie Laubenberg (R-Parker) and Representative Gene Wu (D-Houston) - Senate Bill 1013, House Bill 2938 and House Bill 2222 - that would increase access to critical and cost-effective...

2013-03-05 12:28:18

EAST LANSING, Mich., March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN) and the Michiana Health Information Network (MHIN) have announced transmission of patient immunization records from Indiana health care providers to Michigan's Care Improvement Registry (MCIR) using Direct secure email through the MiHIN cloud and the Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) Data Hub. This interstate Health Information Exchange (HIE) capability...

Child Immunizations Can Be Increased With Regular Reminders
2013-01-08 09:57:36

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It was just about 14 years ago that a study published in the prestigious English medical journal The Lancet unleashed a firestorm of paranoia that swept new and expecting parents. At the time, it appeared to researcher Andrew Wakefield and his colleagues that there was a connection between the child immunization program for measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) and the diagnosis of autism. Wakefield´s contention was that the MMR...

2012-04-24 02:29:41

SAINT PAUL, Minn., April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Immunization Action Coalition (IAC), one of the nation's premier sources of immunization information, is proud to announce that its associate director for immunization projects, Diane C. Peterson, has been selected as the Minnesota recipient of the first annual Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Childhood Immunization Champion Award. The Champion Award recognizes individuals who are working at the community level. It honors...