IIS help immunization programs identify
populations at high risk for vaccine-preventable
diseases and target interventions and
combine immunization information from
different sources into a single record
and provide official immunization records
for school, day dare, and camp entry
must protect the privacy of all users,
including children, families, and providers.
According to standards set by CDC, all
that clearly defines the following:
– parents must be notified of
the existence of the IIS, what information
will be contained in it, and how the
information will be used.
– Parents must be allowed to
choose whether to participate in the
of IIS information – IIS information
must only be used for its intended
purpose and not be used in a punitive
to and Disclosure of IIS information
– Policies must clearly define
who has access to IIS information,
what constitutes a breach of confidentiality,
and what the associated penalties are.
Retention – the period of time
that IIS information will be kept.
remind families when an immunization
is due or has been missed.
help providers and parents determine
when immunizations are due and help ensure
that children get only the vaccinations
are capable of exchanging immunization
information with immunization healthcare
providers. Data exchange between IIS
and other information systems helps ensure
timely immunizations, consolidation of
records, and allows immunization providers
to work more efficiently.