Iowa university unveils immunization-refusal app

The University of Iowa's Computational Epidemiology Group has designed the Vaccine Refused application to allow physicians from different countries to contribute to a database that shows the locations of individuals who refused vaccinations and tracks their reasons why. Determining the regions where more patients refused vaccines could help public health authorities respond to their fears about immunizations, said Don Callaghan, the Iowa Department of Public Health's immunization program bureau chief. Lead app developer Dolan Murphy added that privacy will not be an issue as physicians cannot enter personally identifiable information in the database.

View Full Article in:

Des Moines Register (Iowa) (tiered subscription model), The

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Sr. Medical Device Reimbursement Specialist - Regional
Alcon
Fort Worth , TX
Assistant General Counsel/Senior Corporate Counsel - Healthcare Law Group
Genentech
94080, CA
Clinical Trials Agreements Specialist (209955)
The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine Inc.
Rockville, MD
SAFETY, HEALTH, and ENVIRONMENTAL (SHE) REGIONAL SPECIALIST
Matheson Tri-Gas, Inc.
Newark, CA
MANAGER MEDICAL GAS COMPLIANCE AND SAFETY
Matheson Tri-Gas, Inc.
Houston, TX