Vaccines

Innovations

Long-Term Care Facilities Cede Control of Immunization Policies to Regional Pharmacy, Significantly Increasing Influenza Vaccination Rates Among Workers 01/30/14

As part of the Raising Immunizations Safely and Effectively (more commonly known as RISE) program, 14 long-term care facilities cede control of vaccination-related policies and processes to a...

Statewide Measurement and Reporting System Stimulates Quality Improvement in Targeted Clinical Areas, Becomes Standard for Local and National Pay-for-Performance Programs 04/23/13

A multistakeholder, independent, nonprofit collaborative organization known as Minnesota Community Measurement collects, analyzes, and publicly reports standardized data on the performance of...

Rural Practice Redesigns Care Processes To Allow Multidisciplinary Teams To Leverage Electronic Health Record, Leading to Better Screening of Medically Underserved 01/29/13

The Kodiak Area Native Association, a practice based in Kodiak, Alaska, redesigned its care processes in conjunction with adoption of a new electronic health record system, with the goal of...

Inner-City School Health Center's Comprehensive Reproductive Health Services: Enhancing Access to Screening for Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Prenatal Care, and Contraception 12/06/12

The Rush University College of Nursing operates health centers inside three Chicago public schools that provide convenient, comprehensive reproductive and sexual health services to a primarily...

Primary Care Patients Use Interactive Preventive Health Record Integrated With Electronic Health Record, Leading to Enhanced Provision of Preventive Services 10/12/12

Patients served by 14 medical practices in Virginia use an interactive preventive health record to learn about their preventive health needs and access related educational information and tools....

QualityTools

Influenza-Fecal Immunochemical Test and Influenza–Fecal Occult Blood Test Program Materials 05/15/13

The influenza-fecal immunochemical test (FLU-FIT) and influenza–fecal occult blood test (FLU-FOBT) Programs allow health care providers to increase access to colorectal cancer screening by offering home tests to patients at the time of their...

Guide to Clinical Preventive Services, 2014 02/25/13

The Guide to Clinical Preventive Services includes U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on screening, counseling, and preventive medication topics and includes clinical considerations for each topic. This new...

Partnering to Heal: Teaming up Against Health Care–Associated Infections 06/22/11

Partnering to Heal is a computer-based, video-simulation training program on infection control practices for clinicians, health professional students, and patient advocates. It highlights effective communication about infection control practices...

Vaccine Information Statements 11/13/08

Vaccine Information Statements are information sheets that public and private providers give to vaccine recipients, their parents, or their legal representatives to explain the benefits and risks of a vaccine. Federal law requires that Vaccine...

Plain Talk About Childhood Immunizations 08/20/08

The “Plain Talk About Childhood Immunizations” booklet was developed for parents and provides information about immunizations and the diseases they prevent, the benefits and risks of immunization, assists parents in making an informed decision,...

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