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The Apollo Program for Bioidefense

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The Apollo Program for Bioidefense

In January 2021 the Bipartisan Commission on Biodefense released its latest report: The Apollo Program for Biodefense. Issued in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the report draw ...

In January 2021 the Bipartisan Commission on Biodefense released its latest report: The Apollo Program for Biodefense. Issued in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the report draws upon earlier findings of the Commission to call for a “moon shot”-style investment to prepare the US (and the world) for the ongoing reality of large-scale biological threats.

First Look for IIS: National Strategy for the COVID-19 Response and Pandemic Preparedness

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First Look for IIS: National Strategy for the COVID-19 Response and Pandemic Preparedness

On January 21, 2021 the White House released the new administration’s National Strategy for the COVID-19 Response and Pandemic Preparedness. While initially it seems to be a daunti ...

On January 21, 2021 the White House released the new administration’s National Strategy for the COVID-19 Response and Pandemic Preparedness. While initially it seems to be a daunting 200 page document, it is divided into three manageable sections. First, the core of the recommendations are presented in just twenty pages. If that’s all you have time to read, focus there. The document then expounds on the seven goals and related action plans in the next ninety-five or so pages. Finally, the remainder of the document is a compilation of the new Executive Orders signed by the president that support the plan.

Some side effects of COVID-19 Immunization Data Submission

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Some side effects of COVID-19 Immunization Data Submission

Now that COVID-19 doses administered data are flowing to Immunization Information Systems (IIS), we are noticing some unintended side effects from the data management component of ...

Now that COVID-19 doses administered data are flowing to Immunization Information Systems (IIS), we are noticing some unintended side effects from the data management component of the vaccination program. Here are a few that have bubbled up from the jurisdictions we support:

VPAS Supports CDC COVID-19 Provider Agreement

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VPAS Supports CDC COVID-19 Provider Agreement

COVID-19 vaccination providers must sign a CDC COVID-19 Vaccination ProgramProvider Agreement. To help the New York City Citywide Immunization Registry (CIR), and now West Virginia ...

COVID-19 vaccination providers must sign a CDC COVID-19 Vaccination ProgramProvider Agreement. To help the New York City Citywide Immunization Registry (CIR), and now West Virginia, meet the CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Program requirements, HLN Consulting developed the Vaccine Provider Agreement System (VPAS).

ICE an Open Source Immunization Forecaster Supports both Pfizer and Moderna COVID Vaccine

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ICE an Open Source Immunization Forecaster Supports both Pfizer and Moderna COVID Vaccine

On December 23, 2020, HLN released a new version (v1.27.1) of the Immunization Calculation Engine (ICE) in support of both the Pfizer and Moderna COVID vaccines, as well as the COV ...

On December 23, 2020, HLN released a new version (v1.27.1) of the Immunization Calculation Engine (ICE) in support of both the Pfizer and Moderna COVID vaccines, as well as the COVD-19 unspecified vaccine code. ICE is a state-of-the-art open source software system that provides clinical decision support for immunizations for use in Immunization Information Systems (IIS), Electronic Health Record (EHR), and Personal Health Record (PHR) Systems.