An in-depth look at twelve recently released COVID-19 vaccine management solutions as COVID-19 vaccines are being distributed nationwide.
Microsoft launches a COVID-19 vaccine management platform with partners Accenture and Avanade, EY, and Mazik Global to help government and healthcare customers provide fair and equitable vaccine distribution, administration, and monitoring of vaccine delivery.
Microsoft Consulting Services (MCS) has deployed over 230 emergency COVID-19 response missions globally since the pandemic began in March, including recent engagements to ensure the equitable, secure, and efficient distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Salesforce launched Work.com for Vaccines that will help governments and healthcare organizations more safely and efficiently manage vaccine programs at scale. With Work.com for Vaccines, customers will be able to design, build, integrate, and manage their vaccine programs end-to-end, with a platform that is trusted, flexible, and can be deployed quickly. Key features include a public health command center, vaccine inventory management, vaccination appointment scheduling, clinical vaccine administration, vaccine outcome monitoring, and public health notifications.
Accenture recently rolled out a comprehensive vaccine management solution to help government and healthcare organizations rapidly and effectively plan and develop COVID-19 vaccination programs and related distribution and communication initiatives. Expanding on Accenture’s contact tracing capability that leverages Salesforce’s manual contact tracing solution, the platform is rapidly deployable and designed to securely track a resident’s vaccination journey, from registration and appointment scheduling to final vaccine administration and symptom follow-ups.
VigiLanz, a clinical surveillance company launched their new mass vaccination support software, VigiLanz Vaccinate provides end-to-end management of the entire vaccination process, enabling hospitals to maximize the success of mass vaccination events for healthcare workers. VigiLanz Vaccinate streamlines vaccine administration and management by making it easy for staff to register and provide consent while automating workflows for program administrators. Its real-time insights into volume needs to reduce vaccine waste, while analytics give visibility into vaccination and immunity rates at the individual, department, hospital, and system-level.
UCHealth recently deployed BioIntelliSense BioButton™ Vaccine Monitoring Solution, an FDA-cleared medical-grade wearable for continuous vital sign monitoring for up to 90-days (based on configuration) to healthcare workers receiving COVID-19 vaccine UCHealth’s staff and providers will wear the BioButton device for two days prior and seven days following a COVID-19 vaccine dose to detect potential adverse vital sign trends. Together with a daily vaccination health survey and data insights, the wearer may be alerted of signs and symptoms to guide appropriate follow-up actions and further medical management.
VaxAtlas launches a digital platform to support the COVID-19 vaccination process making it easy for anyone to schedule and manage their vaccinations. Through a comprehensive suite of on-demand tools, VaxAtlas manages the process of getting COVID vaccinations from beginning to end. The platform provides access to a national certified pharmacy network for local appointment scheduling, recall alerts, second dose reminders, as well as QR clearance passes for vaccine validation. VaxAtlas alleviates the complexity associated with vaccine logistics and helps to get people back to work and back to living their lives.
DocASAP launches COVID-19 Vaccination Coordination Solution to help healthcare providers and payers meet the urgent demand for vaccinating the nation. DocASAP’s COVID-19 Vaccination Coordination Solution will help providers and payers guide people through the vaccination process with pre-appointment engagement, online appointment scheduling and reminders, and post-appointment wellness tracking. This will help reduce the burden on staff and call centers to manage the sheer volume and complexity of these appointments, and better coordinate the influx so providers can effectively deliver the needed care. DocASAP will support the phased approach to rolling out vaccinations, beginning with front-line healthcare staff.
8. Allied Identity
Allied Identity announced the launch of Vaxtrac, comprehensive vaccination management and credentialing platform designed to aid in the local, national and international response to COVID-19 and other communicable diseases. Vaxtrac uses SICPA’s proprietary CERTUS™ service in order to ensure the security of vaccination records and credentials.
9. Net Health
Net Health has developed a proprietary web-based Mobile Immunization Tracking platform to more efficiently manage on-site immunizations. To ensure compliance, Net Health’s Mobile Immunization Tracking platform tracks verification and enables employee consent forms to be electronically recorded. Immunization data and the Vaccine Information Sheet (VIS) are pulled directly from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) database and fields are auto-populated so clinicians do not have to manually enter data. This ensures information in the employee record is accurate and saves time as the clinician moves from one employee to the next.
10. Traction on Demand
Vancouver tech company, Traction on Demand, has developed a COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Accelerator. The accelerator helps health authorities track all the critical details of their clinics including type, location, staff members, and cold storage units available on-site and applies CDC’s COVID-19 Temporary Clinic Best Practices to a Salesforce-based mobile app, providing organizations with a digitized CDC checklist, auditable clinic administration including a permanent auditable record of all vaccination clinics an organization holds, critical risk identification, and shift tracking.
11. MTX Group
MTX Group launches a comprehensive end-to-end COVID-19 vaccine administration, management, and distribution Solution for state and local public health agencies built on Salesforce. The MTX vaccine management solution brings together the various components of a COVID-19 vaccination program, including vaccine administration and inventory management. MTX also works with public health departments to identify necessary steps to promote vaccination adoption within a community. The vaccine management solution is secure, portable, interoperable, and provides data-driven vaccination program management capabilities.
The Infosys Vaccination Management (IVM) Salesforce Solution is an end-to-end offering for automating tasks, integrating data sources, and delivering a seamless vaccination program that offers supply chain visibility and future demand forecasting. Disparate systems won’t work for this unprecedented health crisis.
Phresia provides an end-to-end COVID-19 vaccine management solution for outreach, intake, reminder, and recall tools to increase vaccine uptake. Key features include communicating with patients about vaccine availability, send appointment reminders and boost recall, manage your waitlist, automate patient intake for vaccine visits, including consents, questionnaires, and patient education, and screen patients for vaccine hesitancy and maximize uptake by delivering personalized messaging based on those survey results.
Cerner is making it’s Mass Vaccination software available to clients to supplement rapid vaccination of frontline staff and patients at hospitals around the world without sacrificing safety checks or administration documentation. The Mass Vaccination solution helps clinicians register patients, identify needed vaccines, administer vaccines, and record vaccination. The new solution gives clinicians the relevant information from the electronic health record (EHR), helping to streamline the process to screen for and administer vaccines while flagging important information like drug and allergy interaction
15. Xcelrate UDI
Healthtech company Xcelrate UDI has introduced a new module to their barcode scanning application: UDIVitals. The app connects all 13 data points from the FDA and captures UDI details, tracks vaccine location, temperature details, waste of vaccines, and more.
MEDITECH launches Quick Vaccine solution, enabling healthcare organizations the speed and mobility to distribute the vaccine at high-volume locations, including pop-up inoculation sites. And, since the solution leverages integration within the MEDITECH Immunization Interface, it automatically transmits vital vaccine data to state immunization information systems.
17. Notable Health
Notable Health extends its platform capabilities to support automating COVID-19 vaccine administration workflows. Health systems can now use Notable to automatically identify eligible patients and educate them on how to receive the vaccine. This enables health systems to support more rapid administration of vaccines to their patient population.
Twistle has released a HIPAA-complaint COVID-19 vaccine administration pathways that are fully configurable to incorporate state-specific vaccine policies and a healthcare organization’s delivery plan. The pathway is now live at two large health systems in the western United States, including HonorHealth.
19. Cipher Health
CipherHealth has announced its COVID-19 Vaccine Communications solutions, a bundle of proven communications and outreach solutions specifically designed to help healthcare organizations keep their patient population informed and educated on the rollout of vaccines in their communities amid rapid change.
Jvion, a leader in clinical artificial intelligence (AI) has launched its COVID Vaccination Prioritization Index (VPI). The VPI helps guide the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines during subsequent phases of community vaccination efforts. The VPI will be applied in two ways. The first is an update to Jvion’s COVID Community Vulnerability Map, initially released last spring, that indexes communities by their priority level for vaccination, based on CDC guidelines and socioeconomic vulnerability. Jvion can also add the index to its COVID Patient Vulnerability Lists for new and existing customers.
ZocDoc introduces Zocdoc Vaccine Scheduler, a new, free service that helps care organizations stage and schedule their employees’ COVID-19 vaccinations. Leveraging its distinctive healthcare booking technology and 13 years of optimizing appointment inventory to accelerate access to care, Any large care organization can sign up to use Zocdoc Vaccine Scheduler, free-of-charge, whether they are an existing Zocdoc client or not.
West Virginia has selected Boston’s Everbridge Inc. to provide an online vaccine scheduling system for the state’s entire population. Nationally, Everbridge’s critical event management (CEM) platform is playing a growing role in alleviating distribution threats by providing critical communication and logistics technologies to government agencies, corporations, healthcare providers, and schools involved in the roll-out.