American Immunization Registry Association Immunization Information Systems for a New Era

AIRA 2013 IIS Meeting

DAY ONE: Monday, October 7, 2013

Welcome/Opening Plenary Presentations

Colorado Welcome

Diana Herrero, MS, Interim Immunization Section Director, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

AIRA Welcome & Update  

Mary Beth Kurilo, AIRA President

Keynote Speaker  

Wendy Sue Swanson, MD, MBE, Pediatrician and author of the blog Seattle Mama Doc

Breakout Session 1 Presentations

Breakout Session 2 Presentations

Day One Closing Plenary Presentations

MIROW's Newest Chapter and a Report on the MIROW Evaluation

Data Quality Assurance (Selected Topics): Best Practices for IIS

Amanda Harris, Nevada WebIZ Manager, Nevada State Immunization Program
Elaine Lowery, JD, MSPH, Public Health Informatics Institute

Report on the MIROW Evaluation

Kevin Dombkowski, DrPH, MS, University of Michigan

Center of Excellence Finalist Presentations

Utilizing the South Dakota Immunization Information System (SDIIS) to improve accuracy of the patient Status field and ensure patients have a medical home

Tammy LeBeau, South Dakota Immunization Registry Coordinator, South Dakota Department of Health

Use of the North Carolina Immunization Registry for Adolescent Assessment, Feedback, Incentives, and eXchange

Amanda Dayton, MA, North Carolina Immunization Program

Day Two: Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Breakout Session 3 Presentations

AIRA Strategic Plan Presentation

Frank Caniglia, RHIA, Bureau of Health Statistics and Research, Pennsylvania Dept. of Health

Breakout Session 4 Presentations

Panel Presentations - Clinical Decision Support 

What's Going On:  An Update on Clinical Decision Support for Immunization

Stuart Myerburg, JD, CDC/NCIRD/ISD/IISSB
Eric Larson, Northrop Grumman

Moving a Commercial Forecasting Product to Open Source

Judy Merritt, BBA, Scientific Technologies Corporation
Nathan Bunker, BS, Dandelion Software & Research, Inc.

Immunization Calculation Engine (ICE): An Open-Source Immunization Decision Support System for Integration with IIS  

Michael Suralik, MCS, HLN Consulting, LLC

Texas Children’s Hospital Forecast Tester: How It Can Improve Your Forecaster  

Nathan Bunker, BS, Texas Children's Hospital
Rachel Cunningham, MPH, Texas Children’s Hospital

Day Three: Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Morning Session Presentations

1/ Leveraging Business Rules Approach for Advancement of IIS  

Warren Williams, MPH, Lead Public Health Analyst, CDC/NCIRD/ISD/IISSB
Gladys Lam (Presenter), Principal & Co-founder, Business Rule Solutions, LLC
Ronald Ross, Principal & Co-founder, Business Rule Solutions, LLC
David Lyalin, PhD (Co-Presenter), Public Health Analyst, CDC/NCIRD/ISD/IISSB
Stuart Myerburg, JD, Health Scientist, CDC/NCIRD/ISD/IISSB
Eric Larson, Senior Information Technologist, Northrop Grumman Corp.

2 / Do you have IIS Training Questions? Ask AIRA!  

Jenne McKibben, BS, Oregon Immunization Program; AIRA Provider Training Workgroup Co-Chair
Phyllis E. Bourassa, M.Ed, Colorado Immunization Information System


Breakout Session 5 Presentations

Day Three Closing Plenary Presentations

North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR, Inc.) Experiences with Cancer Registry Certification  

Betsy Kohler, MPH, CTR, NAACCR Executive Director

The Road Ahead for Health Informatics  

Bill Brand, MPH, Director of Public Health Informatics Science, Public Health Informatics Institute (PHII)

The Role of AIRA in Achieving IIS Success  

Mary Beth Kurilo, MPH, MSW, AIRA President, Director, Oregon Alert IIS
Rebecca Coyle, AIRA Executive Director