Data Exchange Between Immunization Registry and Disease Surveillance System

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Chang, H.-G., Jacqueline, G., Proske, H., Meldrum, M., & Rausch-Phung, E. (2016). Data Exchange Between Immunization Registry and Disease Surveillance System. Online Journal of Public Health Informatics, 8(1).


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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