The 36th National Immunization Conference of CDC

Director's Row H (Plaza Building) (Adam's Mark Hotel)
Tuesday, April 30, 2002: 4:30 PM-6:00 PM

B12: A Providerís Perspective on Immunization Registries

An ongoing challenge in immunization registry implementation and sustainability is gaining provider participation. Presenters will share results from surveys and studies conducted to discover why providers participate in immunization registries, and what providers think about what immunization registries can do.
Learning Objectives: Participants will be able to describe immunization provider perspectives and their impact on the implementation, maintenance and use of an immunization registry in a medical office.

Moderator:Amanda Bryant
4:30 PMIntroductory Remarks
4:40 PMRegistry-Supported Reminders and Recalls: What Do Providers Think?
Victoria A. Freeman, Gordon H. DeFriese, Priscilla A. Guild, Ellen M. Shanahan
5:00 PMHow Do You Maintain an Immunization Registry in Office Practice?
Paul Darden
5:20 PMPractice Characteristics Affect Delivery and Documentation of Pediatric Immunizations
Kellyn Pearson, Lori A Crane, Kathleen Haas, Allison Kemp, Elaine Lowery, John F. Steiner, Stephen Berman
5:40 PMDiscussion

The 36th National Immunization Conference of CDC