Data Exchange Between Immunization Registry and Disease Surveillance System

Hwa-Gan Chang, Griffin Jacqueline, Hans Proske, Megan Meldrum, Elizabeth Rausch-Phung

Abstract


Using existing immunization registry query functionality, an automated linkage was built for data exchange between immunization registry and disease surveillance system. A HL7 query file of reported pertussis cases was sent to immunization registry and a response file that contains vaccine related information was loaded into disease surveillance vaccine table. This process provides a timely and efficient way to get vaccine information for vaccine preventable reported cases.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5210/ojphi.v8i1.6514



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