Who’s Leading the Leading Health Indicators? Clinical Preventive Services
Start Date: May 22, 2014
End Date: May 22, 2014
Who’s Leading the Leading Health Indicators? Webinar: Clinical Preventive Services
Thursday, May 22, 2014 12:00 pm
Eastern Daylight Time
Disease prevention and health promotion are key components to a healthy population. Clinical preventive services, such as routine disease screening and scheduled immunizations, play a large role in reducing death and disability and improving the Nation’s health. Immunizations are critical for young children and the population at large. Immunizing individual children helps to protect the health of the community. Widespread immunization is responsible for the control of many infectious diseases that were once common in this country and around the world. While we are making progress in the United States with respect to immunizations, disparities persist across socioeconomic groups that we need to address.
Through three presentations focusing on data, communication efforts, and effective implementation strategies, the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion will explore the importance of immunizations and the progress we are making to address this issue.
Don Wright, MD, MPH, Director, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, HHS
Dr. Wright has no conflicts of interest to report.
Jennifer Mullen, MPH Health Communication Specialist, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Department of Health and Human Services
Ms. Mullen has no conflicts of interest to report.
Jennifer Tinney Program Director, The Arizona Partnership for Immunization
Ms. Tinney has identified a potential conflict of interest to report. Her spouse is employed by GlaxoSmithKline-Research and Development.
Carter Blakey, Deputy Director, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, HHS
Ms. Blakey has no conflicts of interest to report.
- Describe the importance of clinical preventive services and its implication to the health of our Nation, using up-to-date data.
- Review effective communication strategies to improve immunization rates for multiple populations.
- Explain effective strategies to address immunization needs for children through a collaborative effort.
- Discuss existing resources for stakeholders to use as they address immunization needs in their communities.
Nurses, Physicians, Health Professionals, Public Health Professionals, Hospitals, Government Agencies, Administrators, Epidemiologists, Consumers, Researchers
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