Getting patients back in to your practice for follow-up shots is a challenge for most practices across the country, as evidenced by the following statistics:
CPP has launched the 2nd Dose Program, providing an opportunity for members to examine your practice’s 2nd dose immunization rates for meningococcal ACWY, meningococcal B, HPV, and/or adult pneumococcal, and earn an educational grant! It is as easy as 1, 2, 3…
For information on how to participate, please contact the CPP office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 877-277-9330.
The Ohio Department of Health has recently launched a new Impact SIIS for providers in Ohio!
Training videos and user guides are available after logging into the new system. More information can be found by going to the Ohio Department of Health Impact landing page.
On July 18, 2017 at 12:15PM EST, Pfizer will be hosting a webinar with Dr. Boris Skurkovich who will be discussing serogroup B meningococcal disease.
For more details and to register, click here.
Last month, we sent information about some supply interruptions announced by Merck. Please see below for updates to the supply issues, which now include a pediatric vaccine:
- Adult formulation of Vaqta, a hepatitis A vaccine – anticipated return: Q3 2017
- Adult formulation of RecombivaxHB, a hepatitis B vaccine – anticipated return: Q3 2018
- Pediatric formulation of RecombivaxHB, a hepatitis B vaccine – anticipated return: Q1-Q2 2018
We understand that some wholesalers may have inventory on hand of pediatric RecombivaxHB; please consider reaching out to your supplier to inquire about availability.
Please note that these interruptions do not impact the supply of the pediatric formulation of Vaqta at this time.
During product shortages, CPP does not enforce program purchase requirements for the affected vaccines. To stay up to date on product availability, refer to the Merck Vaccines Supply Status website.
The May 19, 2017, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report includes the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ updated dosing schedule recommendations for TRUMENBA® (serogroup B meningococcal vaccine).
To read the updated recommendations, please click here.
CPP members can now access a recording of Dr. Richard Tuck coding seminar “Value Based Care: An Opportunity!”. The recording is now posted in the coding resources section of the CPP website. Please contact the CPP office at email@example.com if you need the login credentials to access the password protected materials.
CPP will be attending and exhibiting at the AMGA annual conference in Grapevine, TX March 22-25. Stop by the booth and see what new resources we have to help you manage your vaccines more cost effectively!