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
This study suggests that a multimodal intervention using a nurse-driven workflow utilizing a SMO is a useful tool in improving pneumococcal vaccination rates in a rheumatology clinic.
By: Elena K. Joerns, MD; Nagendra Pokala, MD; Joan S. Reisch, PhD; Dan (Clarie) Wang, BS; Reuben Arasaratnam, MD; Bonnie L. Bermas, MD; Puneet Bajaj, MD, MPH
To support initiatives to improve public health through the education of healthcare providers and patients, the Alliance and Pfizer partnered to create opportunities focused on increasing immunization rates of adults who are at increased risk for...
By: Ruth Adewuya, Theodore Bruno, Mindi Daiga, John R. Kues, Sara C. Miller
The innovation and collaborations involved in the Digital VR Learning Lab exemplify how the CE industry took proactive, unique steps to fulfill its responsibility to provide education despite the challenges posed by the ongoing pandemic.
In this latest installment of the Legends Interviews series, Dr. Brian McGowan speaks with Dr. Don Moore. Listen as Dr. Moore describes how he went from being an aspiring Broadway audio engineer to becoming a truly legendary CME scholar.
By: Brian McGowan, PhD, FACEhp