Area:
Rheumatoid Arthritis

UPMC Rheumatology Vaccination Improvement Project (URVIP)

Organization:
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

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.

Approval Date:
June 2013
Amount Awarded:
$350,000.00
Start Date:
07/01/2013
End Date:
12/31/2015
Status:
Complete
RFP:
Appropriate Immunizations in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
RFP ID:
2012RA2