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Vaccine Cost Spreadsheet

Over on the PPMA/SOAPM list, Sandi Yeater mentioned that she had created a spreadsheet that her group uses to track vaccine costs.  To quote: Yes, our finance director keeps a spreadsheet by vaccine by insurance company, and checks it once each quarter. If we are not getting paid our full costs for a vaccine a …

Win an iPad For Immunizations

No, my blog has not been taken over by spammers.  It’s for real. Our friends at CDC are doing a survey about immunization usage and they are giving away 10 iPads to among those who participate.  Hard to beat the opportunity, especially for PCC clients for whom the data collection process takes 3 minutes. While …

Welcome 2009 (A Look Back)

I’ve taken the last week or so off and, technically, I am still off asI sit at home in the kitchen to help keep the new puppy company. I havesome long overdue content to get out, but I’ll toss up these gems fornow. First, here’s a great link on NPR featuring Dr. Lander! The media …

NEW IMMUNIZATION ALLIANCE ISSUES NATIONAL CALL TO ACTION

Sorry about those all-caps, I just pasted that from a press release.  I’m at home watching the Little Rascals with the boys who are enjoying it more than I expected. The rascals are no Abbott and Costello or, more importantly, Jonny Quest, but still funny. I am fascinated to reach the moment in each of …

AAP vs. ABC

Update: The AAP is no longer alone, as the AMA has issued a letter to ABC. And life wouldn’t be in balance if the Immunization Action Coalition didn’t weigh in as well! I probably shouldn’t frame this issue as a “vs.” smackdown, but it makes for an easy title. Plus, if the conversation on PedTalk …