Immunizations Evidence-based Interventions

Example Evidence-based Interventions at a Glance
INTERVENTION POPULATION SETTING STRATEGY

 

Age Race/Ethnicity   Campaigns and Promotions
Mass media campaign to raise awareness of immunization recommendations Infants/Toddlers, Children, Adults Black Community  
A pneumococcal immunization reminder campaign Seniors All Community  
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INTERVENTION POPULATION SETTING STRATEGY

 

Age Race/Ethnicity   Provider Education
Addressing parents’ concerns about childhood immunizations Adults All Worksite  
Computer-generated provider reminders Adults All Health care facility  
Physician adoption of immunization practice guidelines Adults, Seniors All Worksite  
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INTERVENTION POPULATION SETTING STRATEGY
  Age Race/Ethnicity   Group Education
Immunization Plus! Curriculum Teens All School  
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INTERVENTION POPULATION SETTING STRATEGY
  Age Race/Ethnicity   Individual Education
Computer-generated recall letters for underimmunized children Infants/Toddlers, Adults All Home, Health-care facility  
Computer-generated telephone reminder calls All All Health-care facility  
Effectiveness of computer-generated telephone messages in increasing immunization visits among preschoolers Infants/Toddlers, Adults All Home  
The Flu Shot Study Seniors All Home  
An influenza immunization reminder postcard for high-risk patients Adults All Health-care facility  
An influenza intervention for Medicare beneficiaries Seniors All Community  
Immunizations reminder calls using computer-generated telephones Adults All Health-care facility  
An intervention to increase childhood immunization rates using calendars Infants/Toddlers, Adults All Health-care facility  
Low-literacy patient education tool Seniors All Health-care facility  
The MMR Decision Aid Adults All Home  
Patient reminder systems Infants/Toddlers, Adults All Home, Health-care facility  
Postcard reminders to improve influenza vaccination compliance Seniors All Health-care facility  
Telephone reminder/recall for adolescent immunization and preventive visits Children, Teens, Adults All Home  
A vaccine education program Adults All Health-care facility  
Vaccine tracking system to improve the rate of age-appropriate primary immunization in children Infants/Toddlers, Adults All Health-care facility  
Videotape intervention to increase parent knowledge Infants/Toddlers, Adults All Health-care facility  
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INTERVENTION POPULATION SETTING STRATEGY

 

Age Race/Ethnicity   Environments and Policies
Clinic-wide intervention to improve pre-school immunizations Infants/Toddlers, Adults All Health-care facility  
Inpatient computer-based standing order system All All Health-care facility  
Implementation of Standards for Pediatric Immunizations Children, Young Adults, Adults All Health-care facility  
Standing orders in a general medicine clinic Seniors All Health-care facility  
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INTERVENTION POPULATION SETTING STRATEGY

 

Age Race/Ethnicity   Multiple Strategies
A case management immunization intervention Infants/Toddlers, Adults Black Home Individual Education, Supportive Relationships
Communities Caring for Children (CCC) Infants/Toddlers, Adults All Community Campaigns & Promotions, Group Education, Individual Education, Supportive Relationships
Community-wide reminder, recall and outreach system Infants/Toddlers, Adults All Community, Health-care facility Individual Education, Supportive Relationships, Environment and Policy
Counseling of parents and primary care physicians Infants/Toddlers, Children, Teens, Adults All Home, Health-care facility Provider Education, Individual Education
Educational outreach visit to improve flu and pneumonia immunization rates in primary care Adults, Seniors All Health-care facility Campaigns & Promotions, Provider Education, Individual Education, Environmental & Policy
A family practice residency immunization intervention Infants/Toddlers, Children, Adults All Health-care facility Individual Education, Environment & Policy
Hepatitis B Immunization Awareness Week Young Adults All Community Campaigns & Promotions, Group Education, Individual Education, Environmental & Policy
A Hepatitis B immunization outreach intervention Infants/Toddlers, Children, Teens, Adults Other Community Campaigns & Promotions, Supportive Relationships
A Hepatitis B vaccination catch-up project Infants/Toddlers, Children, Adults Other Community, Home, Health-care facility Campaigns & Promotions, Group Education, Individual Education, Environmental & Policy
A home vaccination program for children behind in their immunizations Infants/Toddlers, Adults Other Home Individual Education, Supportive Relationships, Environment & Policy
Hospital-based pneumococcal immunization program All All Health-care facility Campaigns and Promotions, Environment & Policy
Immunization campaign for long-term health care facility workers Young adults, Adults All Worksite Campaigns & Promotions, Group Education, Environmental & Policy
Immunization education package Infants/Toddlers, Young adults, Adults All Health-care facility Campaigns & Promotions, Provider Education
Immunization intervention by a community-based organization Infants/Toddlers, Adults Black, Hispanic Home, Health-care facility Campaigns & Promotions, Individual Education, Supportive Relationships, Environment & Policy
Immunization intervention program for high risk children Children, Teens All Health-care facility Campaigns & Promotions, Provider Education, Individual Education, Environmental & Policy
Immunization of children enrolled in the Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Infants/Toddlers, Children, Adults All Community Campaigns & Promotions, Individual Education, Supportive Relationships
Immunization outreach program Infants/Toddlers, Children, Adults All Health-care facility Campaigns & Promotion, Provider Education, Individual Education, Supportive Relationships
The Immunization Project Children, Teens, Adults All School Campaigns & Promotion, Provider Education, Environment & Policy
Immunization reminder cards from a rural community health center Infants/Toddlers, Adults Hispanic Health-care facility Individual Education, Environment & Policy
Immunization Your Way All All Worksite Campaigns & Promotions, Group Education, Environment & Policy
Improving immunization rates at inner-city health centers Infants/Toddlers, Children, Teens, Seniors All Health-care facility Campaigns & Promotion, Provider Education, Individual Education, Environment & Policy
Increasing influenza immunization among high-risk patients All All Health-care facility Individual Education, Environment & Policy
Influenza immunization among the elderly Seniors All Health-care facility Individual Education, Environment & Policy
Influenza vaccine use among elderly patients Seniors All Community, Health-care facility Campaigns & Promotions, Provider Education, Individual Education
Institution-wide influenza and pneumococcal immunization program All All Health-care facility Provider Education, Individual Education, Environment & Policy
Large-scale school-based immunization program Children, Teens, Adults All School Campaigns & Promotions, Group Education, Individual Education, Environment & Policy
Mass distribution of free influenza vaccine in a public school system Children, Teens, Young adults, Adults All School Provider Education, Group Education, Individual Education, Supportive Relationships, Environment & Policy
Mass Hepatitis B immunization of adolescents Children, Teens, Adults All School Group Education, Individual Education
McFlu Seniors Black, Hispanic, Other Community Campaigns & Promotions, Individual Education, Environment & Policy
Medical reimbursement to increase influenza immunization rates Seniors All Health-care facility Individual Education, Environment & Policy
Medicare influenza demonstration project Adults, Seniors Adults Community, Health-care facility Campaigns & Promotion, Provider Education, Group Education, Individual Education
Northland Immunization Register Infants/Toddlers, Adults All Health-care facility Provider Education, Individual Education
Nurse initiated provider-reminder system All All Health-care facility Provider Education, Environment & Policy
A patient-carried reminder card immunization intervention All White, Black Health-care facility Provider Education, Individual Education
Peer education intervention for health care providers Adults All Worksite Campaigns & Promotions, Provider Education
Pneumococcal immunizations at flu clinics: The impact of community-wide outreach Seniors All Community Campaigns & Promotions, Provider Education, Environment & Policy
Postal reminders and free immunizations Seniors All Health-care facility Individual Education, Environment & Policy
A pre-campus arrival meningococcal educational promotion Young adults, Adults All School Campaigns & Promotion, Individual Education, Supportive Relationships, Environment & Policy
Project VIP (Vaccinations are Important for Preschoolers) Infants/Toddlers, Children, Adults Hispanic Community, Home, Health-care facility Campaigns & Promotion, Provider Education, Group Education, Individual Education, Environment & Policy
Project VIVA (Venue Intensive Vaccination for Adults Young adults, Adults, Seniors All Community Campaigns & Promotions, Group Education, Environment & Policy
Promoting influenza and pneumococcal immunization in older adults Adults All Health-care facility Campaigns & Promotions, Provider Education, Environment & Policy
Promoting influenza immunization among the elderly Seniors All Health-care facility Campaigns & Promotions, Provider Education, Environment & Policy
Provider reminders, standing orders and walk-in clinics Seniors All Health-care facility Campaigns & Promotion, Provider Education, Individual Education, Environment & Policy
Rural pharmacy immunization partnerships Infants/Toddlers, Young Adults, Adults All Health-care facility Campaigns & Promotion, Provider Education, Individual Education, Environment & Policy
School-based adolescent Hepatitis B immunization Children, Teens All School, Community Campaigns & Promotion, Group Education, Individual Education, Environment & Policy
School-based influenza immunization program Children, Teens, Adults All School Campaigns & Promotions, Supportive Relationships, Environment & Policy
Second National Health Week (SNHW) in Mexico City Infants/Toddlers, Children, Young Adults, Adults Hispanic Community Campaigns & Promotion, Group Education, Individual Education, Environment & Policy
Special Supplemental Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) and immunization activities Infants/Toddlers, Children, Adults All Community Individual Education, Environment & Policy
Tailored interventions to raise influenza immunization rates Infants/Toddlers, Adults All Faith-based, Community, Health-care facility Provider Education, Environment & Policy
Telephone appointment making Seniors All Health-care facility Campaigns & Promotions, Individual Education
A telephone pneumococcal vaccination outreach program Young adults, Adults, Seniors All Health-care facility Campaigns & Promotions, Supportive Relationships
The use of a microcomputer-based registry to increase adult immunizations Young adults, Adults, Seniors All Health-care facility Provider Education, Individual Education, Environment & Policy
A waiting room education intervention Seniors All Health-care facility Individual Education, Supportive Relationships
Year-round scheduling of influenza immunization in children Children, Teens, Young Adults, Adults All Health-care facility Individual Education, Environment & Policy


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