K1 Reducing Missed Opportunities and Improving Influenza Vaccine Delivery among Children and Adults

This workshop will feature studies of several factors that could affect influenza vaccination rates for children, adults, and nursing home residents. Topics include acceptance of later season vaccination, office characteristics/practices, and race/ethnicity and immunization policies.
Thursday, April 22, 2010: 9:00 AM-10:00 AM
Centennial Ballroom 1
Barbara Bardenheier
9:00 AM
Can We Extend the Influenza Vaccination Season? the San Diego Influenza Coverage Extension Project
Naomi Katzir, BS; Wendy Wang, MPH; Kimberly Ralston, MPH, Provider Services Manager, Department of Pediatrics, UCSD; Michelle Deguire, MPH, MSW, CCRC; Michael Peddecord, DrPH; Karen Waters-Montijo, MPH; Pascale Wortley, MD, MPH; Mark Sawyer, MD
9:15 AM
Introductory Remarks
9:20 AM
Pediatric Office Characteristics and Activities Associated with Increased Influenza Vaccine Delivery
Prafulchandra Bhatt, MD; Stan L. Block, MD; Seth L. Toback, MD; Xionghua Wu, PhD; Christopher S. Ambrose, MD, MedImmune
9:35 AM
Do Regional Racial Inequities for Influenza Vaccination Among Nursing Home Residents Narrow If Facility Vaccination Policies Exist?
Barbara Bardenheier, MPH, MA, Epidemiologist, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention; Abigail Shefer, MD; Faruque Ahmed, PhD; Robin Remsburg, PhD, GCNS, BC; Carol Hogue, PhD, MPH; Stefan Gravenstein, MD, MPH
9:50 AM
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