This project aimed to improve pneumococcal vaccine protection for high-risk patients in the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences multiple myeloma and rheumatology clinics. Read about the interventions, accomplishments and impact of COVID-19.
The overall project goal is to affect changes to improve pneumococcal vaccination uptake and patient care in three ambulatory specialty practices at a tertiary university medical center.
The goal of this project is to promote awareness of the utility of pneumococcal vaccination in patients with immunocompromising and chronic inflammatory conditions on immunosuppressive therapy through the education of healthcare providers.
Patients with rheumatic diseases are at increased risk of invasive pneumococcal disease. This quality improvement project aimed to decrease the proportion of veterans due for vaccination.
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