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Best Practices to Improve Vaccination Rates

  National vaccine coverage has greatly improved over the last 50 years. The percentage of children born in 2017 who have not received any vaccinations stands at just 0.9%, while the 2019-2020 flu season saw the highest flu vaccine coverage ever recorded.  Despite…

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COVID-19 Vaccine Administration Guidelines and Best Practices

  As with any vaccine, the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccinations have specific requirements for safe administration and efficacy. Anyone at your practice who will be administering COVID-19 vaccines should receive training on immunization guidelines, from vaccine preparation to administration and patient after-care. This will…

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3 Challenges for Vaccine Management in 2021

  This year brings with it the hope that life will return to normal, from being able to go back to the office and send children to school to being able to travel and socialize again. To ensure these activities are safe, enough…

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How Can Your Practice Stay Compliant? 340B FAQs

  The 340B Drug Pricing Program (340B Program) is led by the federal government’s Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an agency with the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).  Since 1992, this program has helped eligible providers extend federal resources, increase…

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The True Vaccine Costs for Your Practice

  As new and more expensive vaccines become available, vaccination providers around the country are confronted with higher vaccine costs. Of course, the purchase prices of these vaccines tell only half of the story. True vaccine costs also include the costs of storing…

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What You Need to Know: Flu Vaccine Refrigeration

  Over 90% of vaccines need to be kept within a specific temperature range from the moment they’re manufactured to when they’re administered to a patient, and the influenza (flu) vaccine is no exception. Flu vaccines exposed to temperatures outside their recommended range…

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What Does the Vaccines for Children Program (VFC) Offer?

  The Vaccines for Children (VFC) Program provides immunization at no cost for children who would otherwise be unable to afford their routine vaccines. In operation since 1994, this program is now made up of over 44,000 doctors across nearly 40,000 sites nationwide….

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Vaccine Storage Guidelines for Optimal Safety and Effectiveness

  When it comes to storing vaccines, a seamless workflow is vital, as improper vaccine handling can decrease a vaccine’s effectiveness. Unfortunately, vaccine storage procedures can be complex and stressful to implement and maintain. One study found that 44% of medical offices have at least…