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IIS Acronyms and Abbreviations

Acronyms and abbrevations used throughout the Immunization Information System site are defined below.

AAFP
American Academy of Family Physicians
AAHP
American Association of Health Plans
AAP
American Academy of Pediatrics
ACIP
Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices
AFIX
Assessment, Feedback, Incentives, eXchange
AIM
Association of Immunization Managers
AIRA
American Immunization Registry Association
AMIA
American Medical Informatics Association
ASTHO
Association for State and Territorial Health Officials
CDC
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CII
Childhood Immunization Initiative
CMS
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
CSTE
Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists
DHHS
Department of Health and Human Services
eBXML
Electronic Business using eXtensible Markup Language
ECBT
Every Child By Two
EHR
Electronic Health Record
EMR
Electronic Medical Record
ESD
Epidemiology and Surveillance Division
FAQ
Frequently Asked Questions
FTE
Full Time Equivalent
GPRA
Government Performance Results Act
HCFA
Health Care Funding Administration
HEDIS
Health Plan Employer Data and Information Set
HIPAA
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
HIT
Health Information Technology
HL7
Health Level Seven
HRSA
Health Resources and Services Administration
IHS
Indian Health Services
IIS
Immunization Information Systems
IISAR
Immunization Information Systems Annual Report
IISSB
Immunization Information Systems Support Branch
IPOM
Immunization Program Operations Manual
IRC
Immunization Registry Conference
ISD
Immunization Services Division
IT
Information Technology
LHII
Local Health Information Infrastructure
MCO
Managed Care Organization
MCHB
Maternal and Child Health Bureau
MMIS
Medicaid Management Information System
MU
Meaningful Use
NACCHO
National Association of County and City Health Officials
NAPHIT
National Association for Public Health Information Technology
NAPHSIS
National Association of Public Health Statistics
NCIRD
National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases
NEDSS
National Electronic Disease Surveillance System
NHII
National Health Information Infrastructure
NHIN
National Health Information Network
NIC
National Immunization Conference
NIS
National Immunization Survey
NVAC
National Vaccine Advisory Committee
NVPO
National Vaccine Program Office
ONCHIT
Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology
P/C
Privacy and Confidentiality
PHDSC
Public Health Data Standards Consortium
PHI
Protected Health Information
PHII
Public Health Informatics Institute
PHIN
Public Health Information Network
PHR
Personal Health Record
PROW
Programmatic Registry Operations Workgroup
RHIO
Regional Health Information Organization
SIIS
Statewide Immunization Information System
SOAP
Simple Object Access Protocol
TWG
Technical Working Group
VFC
Vaccines for Children
WIC
Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children
XML
eXtensible Markup Language

 

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