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    Austin, Texas 78756

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Assessment, Feedback, Incentives and eXchange (AFIX)


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A.F.I.X. Background

AFIX is a tool that was developed by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, National Immunization Program to help improve immunization coverage levels.  AFIX was adopted by the Texas Department of Health, Immunization Division for use in Texas in November 1997, implementation took place in January 1998. 

Link to domain outside of TDH.Center for Disease Control and Prevention, National Immunization Program - AFIX subsite

The acronym AFIX stands for:

Assessment of coverage standardized routine collection, analysis and summary of immunization records. CASA is used to collect, analyze and summarize the data.

Feedback of Information is the return of diagnostic and performance information to the front-line staff and decision makers.

Incentives for outcomes provide extrinsic motivation to improve service and achieve goals.

Xchange of information - comparison to peers and focus on organizational mission.

Regional AFIX Coordinators are Texas Department of Health personnel within each public health region that can assist with conducting, installation and training of AFIX. A list of the Regional AFIX Coordinators can be found at AFIX Coordinators. If you are not sure what region a particular county is in you can find the listing of counties with their respective region numbers at Counties.

AFIX Coordinators

Region 1-Lubbock
Shirley Richardson
1109 Kemper
Lubbock, TX 79403
(806) 767-0312
fax (806) 767-0391

Region 7
Jacque Hagerty
2408 South 37th Street
Temple, TX 76504
(254) 778-6744
fax (254) 771-2612

Region 1-Canyon
Bonnie Buecker
300 Victory Drive
Canyon, TX 79016
(806) 655-7151
fax (806) 655-7159

Region 8
Cory Bittle
7430 Louis Pasteur
San Antonio, TX 78229
(210) 949-2120
fax (210) 949-2038

Region 2/3
Becky Cook/
Belinda Preece
1301 S Bowen Rd, #200
Arlington, TX 76013-2262
fax 817-264-4798

Region 9/10
Racheal Porras
2301 N Big Spring, #300
Midland, TX 79705
fax 432-571-4190

Region 4/5 N
Janice Walker, RN
1517 W Front Street
Tyler, TX 75702
(903) 533-5368
(903) 533-5369
fax (903) 533-9502

Region 11
Graciela Rubio
601 W Sesame Drive
Harlingen, TX 78550
(956) 423-0130
fax 956-444-3216

Region 6/5 S
Gayle Dunn
5425 Polk, Suite J
Houston, TX 77023
(713) 767-3410
fax 713-767-3439

AFIX Coordinators

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Last updated June 13, 2013