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2009-05-05 10:28:57

According to a new study led by researchers at Columbia University Medical Center and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, there are several factors that contribute to children missing immunization visits.

2009-03-02 13:44:00

CINCINNATI, March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As an increasing number of parents are choosing to delay, or even refuse, childhood immunizations for their children, many pediatricians are concerned parents do not fully understand the potential dangers to their children and others. Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center has created a video and Q&A with Robert Frenck Jr., MD, staff physician in the Division of Infectious Diseases, to provide evidence-based answers to questions many...

2008-11-07 12:00:23

ITASCA, Ill., Nov. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- In the face of challenging economic times, JEWEL-OSCO PHARMACY(TM) is reinforcing its message to consumers that it actually pays to take their prescription medications properly and take preventative measures, such as flu immunizations, to maintain good health.

2008-10-09 09:00:52

One of the keys to improving the health of youngsters is moving their immunization histories from paper-based formats to secure online systems accessible to doctors anywhere. To help maintain momentum in this effort, the State of California has renewed a grant allowing Health Net of California, Inc.

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2008-10-08 07:30:00

A new study shows that adolescent immunization rates are far from optimal, and many are missing opportunities to make sure that teenagers receive recommended immunizations.

2008-09-09 12:00:41

Extending its commitment to provide clients with a streamlined continuum of care, BridgeHealth International, Inc. (www.bridgehealthinternational.com) today announced a partnership with Passport Health (www.passporthealthusa.com), the nation's largest provider of travel medical services.

2008-08-21 09:00:22

SEATTLE, Aug. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Health Recovery and Services Administration (HRSA) announced Community Health Plan has been recognized for having the highest pediatric immunization rate of any health plan in the state.

2008-08-12 06:01:05

By Dan Radmacher dan.radmacher@roanoke.com 981-3356 We wrestle with dilemmas here all the time when making decisions about what to print and what not to print.

2008-08-05 15:00:11

To: MEDICAL EDITORS Contact: Stacy Fiedler of National Quality Forum +1-202-783-1300 ext. 179, sfiedler@qualityforum.org Standards emphasize measurement gaps and harmonization WASHINGTON, Aug.

2008-08-05 00:00:32

Physicians at the Apple Valley Medical Center want to remind parents to make sure their children have the proper immunizations before entering school this fall.


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