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General internists crucial to raising adult immunization rates

Patients need to clearly hear that their physician recommends that they should receive vaccines and stresses their importance, for example by saying, “You should receive the pneumococcal vaccine today because it ... registries. Clinicians who do not
October 2015

Influenza featured at infectious disease meeting

Vaccine expert Paul A. Offit, MD, of the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, spoke to attendees the first evening about the public debate over the merits of vaccination. ... One solution may to be lengthen the vaccination season. “Generally, we start
January 2010

Medicare, many insurers announce coding rules for H1N1

The vaccine administration will be covered for members whose benefit plans cover vaccines. ... vaccine. Medicare will pay for seasonal flu vaccinations even if the vaccinations are rendered earlier in the year than normal.
November 2009

Army physicians on the front line of infectious disease research

In addition to the influenza vaccine in 1945, vaccines attributed at least in part to the collaboration of military physicians and scientists include ones for rubella in 1969; adenovirus types 4 ... WRAIR is also focused on development of a preventive
February 2010

Shingles vaccine age range extended; aneurysm kit approved

An expansion of approval for the Zostavax vaccine, for the prevention of shingles in individuals 50 to 59 years of age. ... The vaccine was already approved for use in individuals 60 years of age and older.
June 2011

PERSPECTIVES 4 ACPINTERNIST Managing adult vaccination has gotten even ...

But although many vaccines are available, maintaining ideal vaccination. rates can be difficult, and problems related to cost and access can com-plicate matters too. ... Our cover story on page 1 turns to leading expertsin the field for an update on the
August 2013

Managing risk: a little attention equals a lot of prevention

CPI staff visit was to “take my tea out of the vaccine refrigerator.”. ... Document vaccinations with date, time, vaccine lot number and expiration date, site of administration, and the date an information sheet was given to the patient, as required
April 2008

Frequently used codes relocated throughout CPT for 2009

Can we use code 90649? A: No, there is now a code to represent the vaccine you describe. ... New codes for HPV, rotavirus, and Japanese encephalitis vaccines are:. 90650 HPV vaccine, types 16, 18, bivalent, 3 dose schedule, for intramuscular use,.
January 2009

After splenectomy, clots join infection as potential risks

Vaccination schedules are very important for splenectomized patients. "To minimize the risk of OPSI, patients should get vaccinated," Dr. ... Tavakkoli said. The CDC, in its 2016 recommendations for adult immunizations, counsels clinicians to provide the
April 2017

Major Tylenol recall; FDA concerned about BPA and children

A recall of pediatric vaccines for H1N1 influenza because the vaccines contain lower antigen content than specified by the manufacturer, Sanofi Pasteur. ... A new high-dose vaccine (Fluzone High-Dose) against seasonal influenza subtypes A and B for
March 2010

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