To support broad initiatives to improve the health of the public through the education of healthcare providers and patients, the Alliance and Pfizer partnered to create project opportunities focused on increasing immunization rates of adults aged...
By: An Alliance and Pfizer Partnership
As a follow up to the June 2022 Almanac article by Katherine Biles, we reviewed ways in which the update to “The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Health Disorders” is being used in continuing medical education (CME)...
By: Larry Culpepper, MD; Joe Goldberg, MD; Katherine Biles, CHCP; Kurt Kleefeld
Alliance members have access to Almanac archives dating back to 1995. Included are three articles, focusing on redefining the language of statistics in CE, the case for ROI and testing myths and truths in adult learning.
Take a look at this deep dive case study from the 2022 Alliance Innovative Format Award Winner team.
By: Amanda Kaczerski, Ritesh Kothari, Natasha Mitchner and Katlyn Cooper
This project aimed to improve pneumococcal vaccine protection for high-risk patients in the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences multiple myeloma and rheumatology clinics. Read about the interventions, accomplishments and impact of...
By: Lea A. Mabry, M.Ed.; Alison Caballero, MPH, CHES; Mary Burgess, MD; Timothy Atkinson, EdD; Richelle Thompson, EdS; Robert Hopkins Jr., MD, MACP, FAAP
The overall project goal is to affect changes to improve pneumococcal vaccination uptake and patient care in three ambulatory specialty practices at a tertiary university medical center.
By: Andrzej Kulczycki, PhD
The goal of this project is to promote awareness of the utility of pneumococcal vaccination in patients with immunocompromising and chronic inflammatory conditions on immunosuppressive therapy through the education of healthcare providers.
By: Saira Z. Sheikh, MD; Emily McCormick; Teresa Dickson; Matthew Underwood; Mildred Kwan, MD, PhD
Patients with rheumatic diseases are at increased risk of invasive pneumococcal disease. This quality improvement project aimed to decrease the proportion of veterans due for vaccination.
By: Sarah Homann, MD, MPH; Lauren Mitchell, BA; Howard Fuchs, MD; Michelle Ormseth, MD, MSCI; Robert Dittus, MD, MPH; Christianne Roumie, MD, MPH
Our experience has shown that a framework for a multidisciplinary approach to pre-visit planning in non-primary care specialties within internal medicine can be utilized for other preventative efforts in the future.
By: Rebecca Shafer, MD; Ankita Sagar, MD, MPH