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Do Individuals have to Disclose Vaccination Status?

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The COVID-19 pandemic has presented a controversy about “vaccine passports”, medical privacy laws and individual rights. As the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) eases restrictions on individuals vaccinated against Coronavirus, many companies and individuals are asking for individuals to disclose vaccination status. HIPAA is often cited as a justification to avoid disclosing that vaccination status; […]

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Increase COVID-19 Vaccinations: Communication Tips

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How can your organization start conversations about COVID-19, address the needs of individual communities and pave a path forward to increase COVID-19 vaccinations? How do you prevent misinformation from creating hesitancy? As public health agencies continue trying to vaccinate Americans against COVID-19, we can use the following tips from public health experts to communicate skillfully […]

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Vaccine Inventory App is Enhanced

Vaccine Inventory App Includes Multi-dose and Multi-vial Options

Patagonia Health announces system updates to their Electronic Health Record (EHR) system’s Vaccine Inventory App. In addition to the multi-dose vial option, users may now add a multi-vial dose into inventory. This option is selected for products that may be billed for more than one unit, such as immunoglobulin. Distinctions between Multi-dose and Multi-vial Multi-dose […]

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When battling Flu season, EHR technology can help!

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During a press conference held on February 15, 2018, both Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Acting Director, Anne Schuchat, stressed that this year’s flu season “continues to be extremely challenging and intense” and that “all indications are that flu activity remains high and is […]

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Vaccine-Preventable Diseases: Public Health vs Personal Choice. How can meaningful use EHR help keep public safe?

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Despite recent popularity on the internet and media, vaccines have been used and developed for nearly 200 years. A vaccine is a biological preparation that provides active acquired immunity to a particular disease. Their prevalent use in industrialized countries has dramatically improved overall population health and eradicated or nearly eradicated many diseases that were once […]

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