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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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May 04, 2017
May 04, 2017
APhA is launching a national study to assess the extent to which community pharmacies engage in immunization activities as well as factors that...
APhA launches national study to help inform next steps for the profession
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March 13, 2017
March 13, 2017
On February 22 and 23, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practice (ACIP) met in Atlanta to discuss a variety of immunization topics, including...
Complete meeting minutes will be available soon on CDC's website
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February 28, 2017
February 28, 2017
Influenza vaccine is generally available by the end of July, but some have wondered, when is it too early to administer a vaccination? In a new...
Analysis takes a look at vaccine effectiveness and time of administration
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October 28, 2016
October 28, 2016
CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) met in Atlanta on October 18–20 to discuss vaccine recommendations. Complete minutes of...
Complete minutes will be available on CDC’s website
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September 30, 2016
September 30, 2016
In a Dear Pharmacist letter released by CDC on September 29, 2016, CDC Director of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases...
Agency recognizes pharmacists’ role in immunizations
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September 29, 2016
September 29, 2016
A study published in the journal Vaccine reports that while nearly 90% of jurisdictions with pandemic vaccine distribution plans intend to include...
Researchers recommend pharmacists’ role in preparedness efforts become more formalized
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