J5 Methods and Opportunities for Assessing Vaccination Coverage Using Immunization Information Systems

This workshop will highlight three recent uses of IIS to address needs for data: assessing receipt of simultaneous vaccines by adolescents, determining up-to date status for Hib vaccine during a shortage, and estimating coverage in specific urban areas.
Wednesday, April 21, 2010: 4:00 PM-5:00 PM
International Ballroom North
Laura Pabst
4:05 PM
The Influence of Inaccurate Vaccine Brand Identification On the Analysis of Hib Vaccination Coverage Rates From Immunization Information System Data
Karen White, MPH, Business Analyst/Epidemiologist, Minnesota Department of Health; Kristen Ehresmann, RN, MPH, Director, Infectious Disease Epidemiology Prevention and Control, Minnesota Department of Health
4:00 PM
Introductory Remarks
4:20 PM
Evaluating Immunization Coverage in New York City by Geographic Area
Maria Cecilia Mosquera, MD, MPH, Resident in PH/PM, working with Bureau of Immunization, NYC DOHMH - Resident in PH/PM, working with Bureau of Immunization; Vikki Papadouka, PhD, MPH; Michael Hansen, MPH; Christopher M. Zimmerman, MD, MPH; Jane R. Zucker, MD, MSc; Karen Fernandez, MBA
4:50 PM
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