Utilizing Inter-professional Pre-visit Huddle and Academic Detailing to Improve Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates Among Patients 19–64 Years of Age With Increased Risk of Pneumococcal Infection

By Rebecca Shafer, MD, General Internal Medicine and Obesity Fellow; Ankita Sagar, MD, MPH, Director of Ambulatory Quality for Medicine Service Line, Assistant Professor of Medicine

Three major identifiable barriers to immunization are being misinformed, missed opportunities, and patient engagement. Northwell Health implemented an initiative to utilize interdisciplinary pre-visit huddles and pre-visit counseling for at-risk patients to improve pneumococcal vaccination rates.


Use of a Nurse-driven Workflow to Improve Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates Among Immunosuppressed Adults in an Academic Rheumatology Clinic

By Elena K. Joerns, MD; Nagendra Pokala, MD; Joan S. Reisch, PhD; Dan (Clarie) Wang, BS; Reuben Arasaratnam, MD; Bonnie L. Bermas, MD; Puneet Bajaj, MD, MPH


Alliance Podcast Episode 14: Legends Interview Series: A Conversation With Dr. Carol Havens

By: Brian S. McGowan, PhD, FACEhp