Are Vermonters getting recommended vaccines to prevent the spread of infectious disease? Are we effectively treating people with active TB? Reducing health care-acquired infections?
If you plan to travel outside the country, you may need immunizations to protect yourself against diseases that aren’t common in the United States.
Electronic reporting allows Eligible Professionals and Eligible Hospitals with certified electronic medical records to meet the Meaningful Use measures related to Public Health.
When a basemap or an atlas isn’t enough, the Health Department uses GIS web “apps” that address important public health issues using GIS technology. For example, with apps it becomes possible to:
Vermont is a universal vaccine state, providing vaccines to enrolled providers at no cost for use with all patients, regardless of insurance status. The Vermont Vaccine Purchasing Program (VVPP) collects funding from health insurers quarterly based on covered lives. Insurer funding is combined with federal funding to support the purchase of vaccines from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) federal contract at the lowest price.
This page serves as a resource for provider offices enrolled in Vermont Child Vaccine Program (VCVP) and Vermont Adult Vaccine Program (VAVP). Providers and the Vermont Department of Health Immunization Program share stewardship of vaccine purchased through these programs. In order to protect against loss and ensure sufficient supply, proper vaccine inventory management is essential for all enrolled providers. Therefore, the ordering process requires a full accounting of state-provided doses.
IQI - Immunization Quality Improvement for providers