Quality Initiatives

APP Quality Initiatives

Quincy Pediatrics is proud to report the results of 2 Quality Improvement projects in 2016:

The practice began sending reminder letters to patients overdue for their second HPV (Gardasil) vaccine. We reduced the number of overdue patients by over 26% over a 4 month period.

Measurement Period

11/1/15 - 3/1/2016

3/1/16 - 6/30/2016

# received 1st dose

53

61

# overdue for 2nd dose

26

22

% overdue for second dose

49%

36%

  

The practice increased outreach to patients seen at retail clinics, to ensure they are receiving the treatment/follow up necessary. We were able to increase the total follow up of patients seen at a retail clinic to 79% in 4 months.

 

4/1/16 -7/31/16

8/1/16 – 11/30/16

# Patients seen at retail clinic

24

39

# Patients with FU call/visit

16

31

% Patients with FU call/visit

67%

79%