Submitting Immunization Data to Public Health (HIE scenario, workflow, and specifications)

This resource is intended to aid providers and health IT implementers in understanding health information exchange (HIE) solutions related to the Meaningful Use Menu Measure 9 – Immunization Registries Data Submission. 

This scenario provides a practical example of how the contents of the Nationwide Health Information Network (NwHIN) portfolio can be used to achieve meaningful electronic exchange of health information.  This is part of a series of HIE scenarios intended to provide a straightforward view into the standards, services and policies behind HIE solutions.


The material in these guides and tools was developed from the experiences of Regional Extension Center staff in the performance of technical support and EHR implementation assistance to primary care providers. The information contained in this guide is not intended to serve as legal advice nor should it substitute for legal counsel. The guide is not exhaustive, and readers are encouraged to seek additional detailed technical guidance to supplement the information contained herein.

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Practice Role
Health Care Mgmt - Practice Mgrs Admin
Providers (MDs, DOs, NPs, PAs, RNs, LPNs)
PSR, Schedulers, Front Desk, Med Secretaries
Providers & Professionals
Setting/Practice Type
FQHC or Community Health Center
Large Practice 11 or more
Small Practice 1 - 10
Specialty Practice
Resource Topics
Evaluation and Meaningful Use
EHR Steps
Step 5: Achieve Meaningful Use

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