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September 12, 2017
September 12, 2017
As influenza immunization season gets underway, a little brush-up on vaccination technique couldn’t hurt—especially because the National Vaccine...
Tips for injecting the right site at the right angle
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September 01, 2017
September 01, 2017
CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) has published its recommendations for this season’s influenza immunization in the August...
Report includes updates and changes
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September 01, 2017
September 01, 2017
Pharmacist-led pneumococcal immunization education efforts may increase vaccination rates and decrease pneumococcal disease, according to a study...
JAPhA study: Education campaigns for providers and patients may also decrease disease rates
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August 14, 2017
August 14, 2017
Despite recommendations from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), adult vaccination rates in the United States remain low....
Pharmacists in APhA Foundation pilot study increased administered vaccines by 41.4%
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August 04, 2017
August 04, 2017
Almost a quarter of adults in the U.S. get their annual influenza vaccinations in pharmacy-based settings, according to a paper published online in...
JAPhA study suggests demographic differences in where adults are immunized
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July 17, 2017
July 17, 2017
Two pharmacists serving in the Indiana state legislature and the Indiana Pharmacists Alliance (IPA) have successfully passed five pieces of...
Legislation was championed by state association and pharmacist legislators
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May 26, 2017
May 26, 2017
How can pharmacists be sure they’re doing everything possible to keep their patients safe? With pharmacy practice growing increasingly complex, it...
Self-assessment tool targets safety in workflow, immunizations, labeling, and storage
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May 25, 2017
May 25, 2017
Many adults who travel outside the United States are behind on routine immunizations and risk bringing diseases like measles back home to their...
Multicenter study suggests one-half of those eligible for MMR don’t get immunized
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May 23, 2017
May 23, 2017
Pharmacists can fill a gap in care by expanding their injectable medication administration services beyond immunization, according to a report...
Report of Stakeholder Conference on Improving Patient Access to Injectable Medications available online in JAPhA
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May 05, 2017
May 05, 2017
Adults in neighborhoods where there is a strong pharmacy presence are more likely to get annual influenza vaccinations, say researchers in a study...
Impact most notable in Hispanic communities
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