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Mini-Sentinel: Equipping PRISM for Pandemic Influenza: Interoperability Specification for Data Partners and Immunization Registries

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    PRISM has developed an interoperability specification to standardize data exchange between PRISM Data Partners and immunization registries. This report describes a pilot study of the use of Health Level 7 (HL7) Message-Exchange with one Mini-Sentinel/PRISM Data Partner and one Immunization Information System (IIS) registry, with a view to future implementation of HL7 as a standard method of data exchange between all participating Data Partners and IIS registries. 

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    Data Sources
    Aetna and Immunization Registries in Florida, Michigan, Minnesota, New York City, New York State, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Wisconsin
    Workgroup Leader(s)

    Therese Hoyle, BSHE, Hoyle Consulting Inc., Delton, MI

    Workgroup Members

    Cheryl McMahill-Walraven, MSW, PhD, Aetna, Blue Bell, PA; Mano S. Selvan, PhD, Comprehensive Health Insights, Humana Inc., Louisville, KY; Nandini Selvam, PhD, MPH, Government & Academic Research, HealthCore, Alexandria, VA; Linda Pointon, MPhil, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, MA; Tracy Lieu, MD, MPH, Kaiser Permanente Northern California,Oakland, CA