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The bad, the ugly and the good of electronic health records

I have had patients write me to correct their family histories, immunizations and allergies. ... The medical assistants can identify missing immunizations and health care maintenance interventions, discuss these with patients as they room them, and tee
July 2013

Chapter awardees

Marc Siegel, MD, Sol Katz Teaching Award. Cynthia Miller, MD, FACP, Adult Immunization Champion Award.
March 2017

QD: News Every Day--Government-funded vaccinations prevented illness in millions, saved billions

Researchers at the CDC used information on immunization coverage from the National Immunization Survey and a previously published cost-benefit model to create the estimates. ... the VFC era without immunization.”.
August 2019

Chaos in theory is chaos in practice, as well

Step 11: Once insurance coverage of the immunization is determined, several possibilities exist:. ... The immunization is covered and so is taken from regular stock and administered to patient.
August 2019

Be proactive about managing hepatitis B

federal Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), the World Health Organization, and the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD). ... Prevention of hepatitis B virus infection in the United States: recommendations of the
April 2018

Well visits not just for kids anymore

Diabetes: fasting blood glucose twice a year for high-risk patients. Immunizations: influenza annually, a hepatitis B series for high-risk patients, pneumococcus once, and shingles once (but paid under Part
June 2011

Pneumococcal vaccine recommendations can be unclear

While most physicians surveyed about current Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommendations responded that they found them to be very clear or somewhat clear, when tested with questions about the ... Rates of pneumococcal vaccination
April 2018

Preventing shingles

Many health insurance plans, including Medicare Part D and private insurers, cover the immunization after (but not before) age 60.
August 2019

Measles: Back to the future of public health

But this problem may be epitomized by immunization. When an immunization campaign works, a disease can literally disappear, as smallpox has. ... And, of course, immunization resulted in the one case of intentional extinction in history: the eradication
August 2019

ACP's international presence promotes better clinical care

Two of my talks to international members are an immunization update and an update on cancer screening guidelines for 2016-2017.
February 2017

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