UPMC Rheumatology Vaccination Improvement Project
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)
Approved: June 2013
Grant Period: July 2013 – December 2015
The overall goal of the UPMC Rheumatology Vaccination Improvement Project (URVIP) is to improve vaccination rates of herpes zoster (HZ), pneumococcal, hepatitis B, and influenza for all rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients in University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) Rheumatology outpatient clinics (ROC), with an emphasis on those receiving immunomodulatory medications.