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CMS Interoperability and Patient Access Final Rule

CMS Interoperability and Patient Access Final Rule

CMS’s final rule expands patient access to their health information and requires hospitals to alert community providers when one of their patients is admitted, transferred, or discharged.  CMS, under Administrator Verma, has honed in on improving interoperability with a strong focus on...

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On Notifications in FHIR

On Notifications in FHIR

With CMS promoting notifications as a condition of participation, we at Ai have been looking at ways to continue iterating and modernizing our industry-leading Encounter Notification Service® (ENS®), which already supports many of these requirements today.    On December 11th and 12th I...

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AIRA Recap

AIRA Recap

The American Immunization Registry Association (AIRA) 20th Year Anniversary Annual Meeting was held in Indianapolis, Indiana from Aug 13th – 15th. Ai employees Kelly Carulli (KC) and Michelle Consolazio (MC) attended this year and reflect on their experiences. Ai has demonstrated...

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Provider to IIS Interoperability (IZ Gateway) Project

Provider to IIS Interoperability (IZ Gateway) Project

In partnership with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office of the Chief Technology Officer (OCTO) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Audacious Inquiry is running a variety of projects to transform how immunization data is exchanged and improve...

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Consumer Engagement for Immunization Information System Projects

Vaccination is an essential pillar of public health and a successful, cost-effective strategy to protect individuals from communicable diseases.  Vaccine preventable diseases (such as, measles, mumps, rubella, and varicella) can travel quickly through a community and infect large numbers...

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Five Things You Need to Know from MESC2019

Five Things You Need to Know from MESC2019

The 2019 Medicaid Enterprise Systems Conference (MESC) ended last Thursday, August 22, 2019. The MESC conference is an annual meeting for State, Federal, and private sector individuals to exchange ideas related to systems and health policy affected by those systems. I left there with my...

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