E5 Targeting Services: Increasing Vaccine Coverage among Special Populations Using Immunization Information Systems

Presenters in this workshop will evaluate success in using IIS to increase vaccine coverage rates among special child populations—children in shelters and those with high-risk conditions. Providers’ perspectives on receiving IIS prompts to evaluate children for flu vaccination eligibility will be discussed.
Tuesday, April 20, 2010: 2:00 PM-3:00 PM
International Ballroom North
Maureen Kolasa
2:05 PM
Vaccination Coverage of Children in the City of Philadelphia Shelter System
Bhavani Sathya, MPH, KIDS Registry Coordinator, Philadelphia Department of Public Health
2:00 PM
Introductory Remarks
2:20 PM
Primary Care Providers' Perspectives On a Registry-Based Indicator to Identify High-Risk Children for Influenza Vaccination
Sarah Clark, MPH, Research Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Michigan; Kara Lamarand, MPH; Kevin Dombkowski, DrPH, MS
2:35 PM
Improving Flu Vaccination Rates for Children with Chronic Conditions
Kevin Dombkowski, DrPH, MS, Research Assistant Professor, University of Michigan; Laura Harrington, MPH; Shiming Dong, MS; Sarah Clark, MPH
2:50 PM
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