Evaluation of the Impact of an Innovative Immunization Practice Model Designed to Improve Population Health: Results of the Project IMPACT Immunizations Pilot

Issued on July 21, 2017 by American Pharmacists Association Foundation

Evaluation of the Impact of an Innovative Immunization Practice Model Designed to Improve Population Health: Results of the Project IMPACT Immunizations Pilot

Article | This study evaluates the impact of using IIS data to identify unmet vaccination needs in adults seeking the influenza vaccine. The study found a 41.4% increase in the number of vaccines administered, and significant improvements in routinely recommended adult vaccination rates, when pharmacists in 8 practices utilized IIS data at the point of care to identify unmet vaccination needs, educate patients, and improve vaccination rates.

Authors of this Resource:

Benjamin M. Bluml, American Pharmacists Association Foundation 
Kelly A. Brock, PharmD, KB Pharmacy Solutions, Inc. 
Scott Hamstra, MD, US Public Health Service (retired) 
Lisa Tonrey, MHA, US Public Health Service (retired)