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Arizona State Immunization Information System (ASIIS)

Benefits

Immunization Provider

Through the use of the ASIIS application or any of the registry's electronic tools and features, a provider can find a comprehensive way to manage immunization data: For example, it allows:

  • Access to consolidated immunizations records for children.
  • Forecasting of immunization doses needed by an individual, based on the CDC approved schedule as indicated by the Arizona Recommended Childhood Immunization Schedule.
  • Production of an official Immunization Record for patients to be used by schools or daycare centers.
  • Inventory tracking and management of vaccine supplies.
  • Generation of immunization reports such as the Vaccines For Children (VFC) report and a list of children who need to be reminded or recalled.
  • Clinic assessment through Clinic Assessment Software Application (CASA).
  • Ability to interface with various patient management or billing systems.
  • Introduction of new vaccines or changes in the vaccine schedule. Generation of coverage reports for managed care (e.g., HEDIS) and other organizations.

Families

  • Protection from childhood diseases.
  • Reduction in duplicate/unnecessary immunizations.
  • Increased chance of a Healthy lifestyle for children.
  • Access to one consolidated record of all immunizations a child has received.
  • Creation of an accurate, official copy of a child's immunization history for personal use, day care, school, or camp entry requirements.
  • Confirmation when a child's immunizations is up to date.
  • Creation of reminder notices when an immunization is due.
  • Creation of recall notices when immunizations have been missed.
  • Timely immunization for children whose families move or switch health-care providers.

It benefits the community by

  • Helping to reduce the risk of vaccine-preventable diseases.
  • Helping to identify high-risk and under-immunized populations.
  • Helping to prevent disease outbreaks.
  • Providing a link (where supported by legislation) with other health databases.
  • Providing information on community and state coverage rates.
  • Streamlining vaccine management.
  • Facilitating schools' efforts to assess student compliance with immunization requirements.