The opportunity to leverage patient immunization history and data at the point of care in a pharmacy environment can increase the trust and credibility of the pharmacist as a member of the patient’s health care team.
Academic detailing is an educational approach intended to create sustainable practice change and improve decision making. Through academic detailing visits, health care providers share tailored material with each other, with the goal of encouraging the use of evidence-based guidelines.
Although childhood vaccination programs have helped contribute significantly to the positive impact of vaccines on public health, there are no formalized vaccination delivery programs for adults. As a result, vaccination rates are low among this patient population, increasing their susceptibility to serious illness and complications.