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Litjen (L.J) Tan, MS, PhD Talks about the 2021-2022 Flu Season on the Quality Corner Show

Litjen (L.J) Tan, MS, PhD, Chief Policy and Partnerships Officer at immunize.org (IAC) and Co-Chair, National Adult Immunization Summit and National Influenza Vaccine Summit joins the PQS Quality Corner Show to talk Flu Season 2021-2022 with PQS Senior Manager of Pharmacy Accounts, Nick Dorich, PharmD. Tan reviews a bit about flu season 2020 and explains how 2021 could be different. He also encourages more pharmacist communications and patient engagement for increased...

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Quality Corner Show Talks COVID-19 Vaccination of Long-Term Care Patients with Betsy Elswick, PharmD

As COVID-19 vaccinations begin across the country, the Quality Corner Show was able to interview Betsy Elswick, PharmD, Clinical Associate Professor at West Virginia University School of Pharmacy about Covid-19 vaccine administration to long-term care patients on December 22, 2020. Elswick stated that after 3 days of their COVID-19 vaccination program, 14 local pharmacies in West Virginia were able to administer 5500 doses of vaccine to more than 40 nursing homes...

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When to Begin Your Immunization Push

August is National Immunization Awareness Month and a great time to begin your promotion of in-pharmacy vaccinations… but wait, that’s only one month out of the year. Most pharmacists are giving immunizations all year round, so why the push in August? Yes, influenza vaccine usually ships late July and early August. Pharmacies are also eager to get a jump on immunization season, and it ties in great with National Immunization Month....

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