vaccines

VFC Vaccine Survey

About a year ago, I posted a link to a survey for anyone here who gives VFC vaccines.  If you do, please take 3 minutes to respond to this. The AAP is working hard to get VFC flu shot distribution fixed.
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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:
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Vaccine Policy Survey Results

For months, I've wanted to know: how many pediatric offices have policies requiring their patients to be vaccinated? It started with an article a friend of mine from Portland, OR wrote for The Oregonian in 2013. I realized, when talking about the iss...
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Vaccine Refusal Policy Survey

I am trying to get an understanding of the relative percentage of pediatric practices who have vaccination requirements for their patients.  I don't know for certain how common it really is - my gut feeling is that far more practices try to limit the...
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Buying A New Vaccine Fridge

I recently mentioned the awesome vaccine management productions put on by the AAP (via SOAPM) and I hope everyone here had a chance to participate in the seminar.  If you didn't, here are the awesome handouts!
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Podcasts/Chip Hart

Available on iTunes
I had a great time speaking to Drs. Bravo and Rogu on their growing podcast, The Pediatric Lounge, to discuss the state of independent pediatricians and the use of data in a pediatric practice.  They are cranking out episodes (which is a good thing) and anyone who supports independent pediatricians should tune in to their effort.  What they are doing takes a tremendous amount of work and their guest list is amazing (well, besides me). They turned our conversation into back-to-back episodes (32 and 33), "Independent Pediatric Practice 2022" and "Data Data Data and Managing a Pediatric Office." If you prefer video, you catch up on their YouTube channel.
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