RIZE Casts – Sharing tips for improving immunization rates
In this three-part series, AMGA Foundation’s National Health Campaigns Program Manager, Morgan Drexler, MPH, CPH, PMP chats with Ochsner Health’s Systems Director Population Health & Ambulatory Care, Matthew Malachowski, PharmD, MHA, BCPS about navigating the updated pneumococcal recommendation. The interview was filmed during the 2023 RIZE Symposium.
In this five-part series, AMGA’s CMO and AMGA Foundation’s President, Dr. John Kennedy chats with Utica Park Clinic’s Director of Ambulatory Quality, Meredreth Maynard about training your care team for respiratory season.
Part 1: Engaging Your Care Team
Part 2: Building Your Training Session
Part 3: Encouraging Coadministration
Part 4: Recognizing Benefits
Part 5: Looking Ahead
In this episode, AMGA’s CMO and AMGA Foundation’s President, Dr. John Kennedy chats with Olmsted Medical Center’s Director of Operations, Nikki Mensing, about utilizing and implementing standing orders.
In this episode, AMGA’s CMO and AMGA Foundation’s President, Dr. John Kennedy chats with Olmsted Medical Center’s Chief Information Officer, Dr. Wendy Scheckel about implementing effective patient engagement strategies.
In this episode, AMGA’s CMO and AMGA Foundation’s President, Dr. John Kennedy chats with HealthPartners Care Group’s Medical Director, Dr. Jason Maxwell, about prioritizing health equity.
In this episode, AMGA’s CMO and AMGA Foundation’s President, Dr. John Kennedy chats with Lehigh Valley Physician Group’s Dr. Madalyn Schaefgen, Regional Practice Lead and Immunization Champion, about leveraging campaign data.
RIZE Action Month Video
The most important thing healthcare professionals (HCPs) can do to improve routine adult immunization rates is to make strong vaccine recommendations to their patients. This video, “5 Strategies to Strengthen Your Vaccine Recommendations” and the accompanying factsheet review the key components of strong recommendations and outline five CDC-recommended strategies that HCPs can use with patients who express vaccine contemplation.
The video was developed in collaboration with the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases, a partner of the RIZE campaign.
This video introduces the AMGA Foundation's third National Campaign, Rise to Immunize, which aims to empower AMGA medical groups and health systems to collectively administer 25 million vaccines by 2025. This four-year initiative focuses on increasing rates of four critical immunizations—pneumococcal, influenza, Td/Tdap, and zoster—among the adult population to decrease vaccine-preventable disease and death.