IQIP: Immunization Quality Improvement for Providers
The health care providers
participating in the Vaccines for Children (VFC) Program have the quality
improvement program, IQIP, implemented by the Centers for Disease Control and
To improve performance,
quality improvement programs analyze processes and use systematic approaches.
The following QI processes include the steps:
the problem and desired result
data to understand the problem
strategies and refine as necessary
The Purpose of IQIP: To promote and support provider-level implementation of quality improvement strategies.
The strategies are designed
to increase vaccine uptake among child and adolescent patients in adherence to
the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ (ACIP) recommendations.
Alaska Immunization Helpline
Phone: 888-430-4321 (toll free)