L4 Preventing Perinatal Hepatitis B

Thursday, March 31, 2011: 10:30 AM-11:30 AM
Presenters in this workshop will discuss provider-level strategies for improving birth dose coverage of hepatitis B vaccine. The use of electronic information systems to conduct case management of hepatitis B infected pregnant women will also be described.
Chinyere Alu

10:30 AM
Discrepant HBsAg Test Results In Pregnant Women Screened to Identify Infants at Risk for Perinatal Hepatitis B Virus Infection
Tanja Walker, MPH, Health Scientist, CDC; Trudy Murphy; Lisa Jacques-Carroll; Chong-Gee Teo, MD, PHD
10:50 AM
Best Practices for Implementing Hospital Hepatitis B Vaccine Birth Dose Programs
Lynn Pollock, RN, MSN, Perinatal Hepatitis B Coordinator, New York State Department of Health; Eziafa Oduah, MD
11:10 AM
Building An Interoperable System of Systems for Perinatal Hepatitis B Case Management
Kathryn Spruit, RN, BSN, MSN, Georgia Perinatal Hepatitis B Coordinator, Georgia Department of Community Health; Karl Soetebier, SendSS Technical Lead, Office of Epidemiology, Evaluation, and Health Information, Georgia Department of Community Health
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