IIS Acronyms and Abbreviations

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

Acronyms and abbreviations
ACIP Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices
AIM Association of Immunization Managers
AIRA American Immunization Registry Association
APHL Association of Public Health Laboratories
ASTHO Association for State and Territorial Health Officials
AWS Amazon Web Services
BAA Business Associate Agreement
CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CDSi Clinical Decision Support for Immunization
CoAg Cooperative Agreement
CVRS COVID-19 Vaccine Reporting Specification
CVX Vaccine Administered
DCH COVID-19 Data Clearinghouse (DCH)
DUA Data Use Agreement
EHR Electronic Health Record
EMR Electronic Medical Record
EUA Emergency Use Authorization
FERPA Federal Educational Rights and Privacy Act
FISMA Federal Information Security Modernization Act
H-CORE HHS Coordination Operations and Response Element
HEDIS Health Plan Employer Data and Information Set
HHS Department of Health and Human Services
HIPAA Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
HL7 Health Level Seven
HPOP Health Partner Order Portal
IIS Immunization Information Systems
IISAR Immunization Information Systems Annual Report
IISSB Immunization Information Systems Support Branch
IPOM Immunization Program Operations Manual
IZ Gateway, IZG Immunization Gateway
IZDL Immunization Data Lake
MIROW Modeling of Immunization Registry Operations Workgroup
MOU Memorandum of Understanding
MPX monkeypox
MU Meaningful Use
MVRS MPX Vaccination Reporting Specification
MVX Manufacturer of Vaccine
NCVIA National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act
NDC Vaccine National Drug Code
NIS National Immunization Survey
NIST National Institute for Standards and Technology
NPHL Network for Public Health Law
PHI Protected Health Information
PII Personal Identifiable Information
PJA Provider Jurisdiction Agreement
PPRL Privacy-Preserving Record Linkage
SOAP Simple Object Access Protocol
VAMS Vaccine Administration Management System
VFC Vaccines for Children
VIS Vaccine Information Statement
VTrckS Vaccine Tracking System
WSDL Web Services Definition Language

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