A M Shefer

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Early experience with human papillomavirus vaccine introduction in the United States, Canada and Australia
    Abigail Shefer
    National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Vaccine 26:K68-75. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Vaccination status of children in the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program: are we doing enough to improve coverage?
    A M Shefer
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Prev Med 20:47-54. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Linking WIC and immunization services to improve preventive health care among low-income children in WIC
    Abigail M Shefer
    Immunization Services Division, National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 8:56-65. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Status of quality improvement activities to improve immunization practices and delivery: findings from the immunization quality improvement symposium, October 2003
    Abigail Shefer
    Health Services Research and Evaluation Branch, National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 12:77-89. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Reviews of evidence regarding interventions to improve vaccination coverage in children, adolescents, and adults. The Task Force on Community Preventive Services
    P A Briss
    Division of Prevention Research and Analytic Methods, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 18:97-140. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint The public health perspective in health promotion and disability prevention for older adults: the role of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    C H Hennessy
    Health Care and Aging Studies Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Rural Health 17:364-9. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Standards for adult immunization practices
    Gregory A Poland
    Mayo Vaccine Research Group, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, 200 First Street S W, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Prev Med 25:144-50. 2003
  8. doi request reprint Managed care organizations' performance in delivery of adolescent immunizations, HEDIS, 1999-2002
    Barbara H Bardenheier
    Immunization Services Division, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Adolesc Health 42:137-45. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Assessing state immunization requirements for healthcare workers and patients
    Megan C Lindley
    National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:459-65. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Why do not patients receive influenza vaccine in December and January?
    Daniel B Fishbein
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Health Services Research and Evaluation Branch, Immunization Services Division, National Immunization Program, MS E 52, Room 4128, Building 12, Corporate Square, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Vaccine 24:798-802. 2006

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. doi request reprint Early experience with human papillomavirus vaccine introduction in the United States, Canada and Australia
    Abigail Shefer
    National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Vaccine 26:K68-75. 2008
    ..It focuses on the United States of America and Canada and provides a brief report on Australia, where introduction is underway...
  2. ncbi request reprint Vaccination status of children in the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program: are we doing enough to improve coverage?
    A M Shefer
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Prev Med 20:47-54. 2001
    ..Vaccination-promoting strategies in the Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) have been shown to produce dramatic improvements in coverage and other health outcomes...
  3. ncbi request reprint Linking WIC and immunization services to improve preventive health care among low-income children in WIC
    Abigail M Shefer
    Immunization Services Division, National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 8:56-65. 2002
    ..The use of more intensive immunization-promoting strategies in WIC may improve utilization of well child care visits and receipt of other clinical preventive services in the medical home...
  4. ncbi request reprint Status of quality improvement activities to improve immunization practices and delivery: findings from the immunization quality improvement symposium, October 2003
    Abigail Shefer
    Health Services Research and Evaluation Branch, National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 12:77-89. 2006
    ..The field will benefit from standardized outcome measures, cost analysis, and evaluation, so comparisons can be made among different programs...
  5. ncbi request reprint Reviews of evidence regarding interventions to improve vaccination coverage in children, adolescents, and adults. The Task Force on Community Preventive Services
    P A Briss
    Division of Prevention Research and Analytic Methods, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 18:97-140. 2000
    ..The Task Force recommendations are presented on pp. 92-96 of this issue...
  6. ncbi request reprint The public health perspective in health promotion and disability prevention for older adults: the role of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    C H Hennessy
    Health Care and Aging Studies Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Rural Health 17:364-9. 2001
    ..Future directions in aging at CDC are also outlined...
  7. ncbi request reprint Standards for adult immunization practices
    Gregory A Poland
    Mayo Vaccine Research Group, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, 200 First Street S W, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Prev Med 25:144-50. 2003
    ..All who are involved in adult immunization should strive to follow the Standards in order to create the same level of success achieved by childhood vaccination programs and to meet the Healthy People 2010 goals...
  8. doi request reprint Managed care organizations' performance in delivery of adolescent immunizations, HEDIS, 1999-2002
    Barbara H Bardenheier
    Immunization Services Division, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Adolesc Health 42:137-45. 2008
    ..We examined recent trends in adolescent immunizations recommended by the Advisory Committee for Immunization Practices (ACIP) measured through HEDIS and reported to the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Assessing state immunization requirements for healthcare workers and patients
    Megan C Lindley
    National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:459-65. 2007
    ..This study reviews laws regulating vaccination of healthcare workers (HCWs) and patients in selected healthcare delivery settings...
  10. ncbi request reprint Why do not patients receive influenza vaccine in December and January?
    Daniel B Fishbein
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Health Services Research and Evaluation Branch, Immunization Services Division, National Immunization Program, MS E 52, Room 4128, Building 12, Corporate Square, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Vaccine 24:798-802. 2006
    ..Influenza vaccination levels in older patients have changed little since the mid-1990s. Despite frequent health care visits by a majority of older persons, many missed opportunities continue to occur...
  11. ncbi request reprint Immunization coverage among Hispanic ancestry, 2003 National Immunization Survey
    Natalie J Darling
    Immunization Services Division, National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Prev Med 29:421-7. 2005
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  12. ncbi request reprint Interventions to improve influenza, pneumococcal polysaccharide, and hepatitis B vaccination coverage among high-risk adults: a systematic review
    Serigne M Ndiaye
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Prev Med 28:248-79. 2005
  13. ncbi request reprint Counting the shots: a model for immunization screening and referral in nonmedical settings
    Donna L Rickert
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Pediatrics 111:1297-302. 2003
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  14. pmc Factors associated with underimmunization at 3 months of age in four medically underserved areas
    Barbara H Bardenheier
    Immunization Services Division, National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, MS E 52, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Public Health Rep 119:479-85. 2004
    ..Risk factors for underimmunization at 3 months of age are not well described. This study examines coverage rates and factors associated with under-immunization at 3 months of age in four medically underserved areas...
  15. ncbi request reprint A status report from 1996-2004: are more effective immunization interventions being used in the women, infants, and children (WIC) program?
    Thomas George
    Health Services Research and Evaluation Branch, Immunization Services Division, National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Matern Child Health J 11:327-33. 2007
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  16. ncbi request reprint Operational conditions affecting the vaccination of older adults
    John Fontanesi
    University of California, San Diego, Division of Community Pediatrics, La Jolla, CA 92092, USA
    Am J Prev Med 26:265-70. 2004
    ..S. Task Force on Community Preventive Services fail to be routinely implemented and why influenza immunization rates have remained static over the past decade...
  17. ncbi request reprint Emerging issues in vaccine economics: perspectives from the USA
    Tracy A Lieu
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Expert Rev Vaccines 1:433-42. 2002
    ..To optimize the usefulness of vaccine economics research, conceptual issues, such as how to set values for the prevention of illness and how to maximize social equity through investments in vaccines, must be addressed...