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Discussions tagged Facility-based records

Standardising vaccination (immunization) cards

Dear all Please find the attached example, illustrating the grievous impact of using vaccination cards that are not compatible with the current National Immunization Schedule (NIS). As per the study conducted recently, >10% beneficiaries avail vaccination services from the private sector ranging from clinics to Medical Colleges even in the rural area. Field supervisors / monitors have easy access to such vaccination cards both at the facility level and in the field. Negative i...

CDC publishes report on progress in childhood vaccination data in immunization information systems

CDC published Progress in Childhood Vaccination Data in Immunization Information Systems—United States, 2013–2016 (https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/66/wr/pdfs/mm6643a4-H.pdf) in the November 3 issue of MMWR (pages 1178–81). A summary made available to the press is reprinted below.

IISs [Immunization Information Systems] are computerized...

Article - Evidence of cost-benefits of electronic medical records and standards and Interoperability (2017)

We are happy to share with you this article produced by the Federal University of Minas Gerais and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), showing some of the benefits of the use of electronic medical records, standards and interoperability on the quality of care, and also some preliminary evidence indicating that the use of eHealth interventions with information exchange may improve clinical process outcomes. Reference: Reis ZSN, Maia TA, Marcolino MS, Becerra-Posada...
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