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2014-05-20 12:33:40

Canadian integration engine company offers free solution to help healthcare providers exchange data with the state immunization registry. TORONTO, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - iNTERFACEWARE®, a software provider committed to simplifying healthcare integration, today announced the launch of an initiative to assist healthcare providers in the state of California fulfill the Meaningful Use Stage 2 requirement of immunization data exchange. iNTERFACEWARE will be hosting a workshop...

2014-05-15 12:33:41

Public health initiative aims to increase unacceptably low adult vaccination rates PHILADELPHIA, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Physicians (ACP), CECity, and Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) have announced a new initiative designed to increase adult immunization rates by assisting physicians and other health care providers in strongly recommending appropriate vaccination and tracking adult immunization rates for quality measurement and improvement. The three...

2014-05-14 08:29:41

DaVita recognized for groundbreaking teammate immunization program DENVER, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DaVita Kidney Care, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) and a leading provider of kidney care services, was recognized at the National Adult and Influenza Immunization Summit (NAIIS) as the national winner in the "Healthcare Personnel Campaign" category of the 2014 Immunization Excellence Awards....

2014-05-07 12:26:06

Advisory panel examined vaccine delivery process as a first step toward improvement PHILADELPHIA, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The SHAPE (Storage, Handling, Administration, and Preparation Experts) Vaccine Delivery Working Group announces the publication of a paper discussing issues identified in the vaccine delivery process as a critical first step in continuous process improvement. From Refrigerator to Arm: Identifying Issues in Vaccine Delivery, the first of two papers regarding...

2014-04-29 23:03:36

The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) has been selected as the Honorable Mention recipient of the 2014 National Adult and Influenza Immunization Summit (NAIIS) Immunization Excellence Award for Overall Flu Season Activities. Bethesda, Maryland (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) has been selected as the Honorable Mention recipient of the 2014 National Adult and Influenza Immunization Summit (NAIIS) Immunization Excellence Award...

2014-04-25 12:26:47

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Immunization Managers (AIM), representing the 64 federally-funded state, territorial and large urban area immunization programs, applauds the American Academy of Arts & Sciences' report calling for more research on parental trust in vaccines. AIM supports efforts to promote vaccine confidence and reduce the number of parents choosing not to vaccinate their children or to delay vaccination. The American...

2014-04-25 12:26:09

Global experts to reflect on past achievements, future plans for expanding vaccine coverage WASHINGTON, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Twenty years ago, the immunization landscape was starkly different from what it is now. More than 100,000 cases of poliomyelitis and 1.2 million cases of measles occurred each year, and few low-income countries outside of the Americas had immunization plans. Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), which have existed since biblical times, wreaked havoc...

2014-04-25 08:27:29

National Infant Immunization Week is April 26 - May 3, 2014 ATLANTA, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is April 26 - May 3, 2014, and the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) urges all Georgians to protect infants from vaccine-preventable diseases by getting them vaccinated on time, every time. "Vaccinating your infant is the best way to protect them from serious illnesses like whooping cough and measles," said Steven Mitchell, Director of...

2014-04-24 12:30:27

Recent measles outbreaks underscore importance of sustaining high vaccination coverage ATLANTA, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The CDC estimates that vaccinations will prevent more than 21 million hospitalizations and 732,000 deaths among children born in the last 20 years. Despite the U.S. immunization program's success, according to CDC officials, 129 people in the U.S. have been reported to have measles this year in 13 outbreaks, as of April 18. In 1994, the...

2014-04-14 12:32:42

MONTREAL, April 14, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - In support of Immunization Awareness Week 2014, Vaccines411(TM) has created an immunization brochure for the general public asking: Are your immunizations up-to-date? The goal is to encourage patients to talk to their healthcare professionals about which vaccines they may need. The Vaccines411(TM) immunization brochure contains a checklist that can be downloaded from the Vaccines411(TM) website and printed. Check off any of the boxes that may...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.