TABLE 3

National, State, and Local Organizations That Can Promote Adolescent Vaccination Delivery Within Medical Homes

Overcoming adolescent and family barriers
    Traditional medical professional organizations (AAP, American Academy of Family Physicians, National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, American Academy of Physician Assistants, Society for Adolescent Medicine, Academic Pediatrics Association, American College of Physicians, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, American Medical Association, National Association of Community Health Centers, Migrant Clinicians Network)
    Traditional school-based partners in childhood immunizations (American Association for Health Education, National Association for School Nurses, American Association of School Administrators, Parent Teachers Associations)
    Nontraditional organizations (Big Brothers, Big Sisters, athletic clubs, faith-based and community organizations)
    State immunization coalitions (including the Association of Immunization Managers)
Overcoming health care provider barriers
    Traditional medical professional organizations (see above)
    The Partners in Program Planning for Adolescent Healtha
    Traditional school-based partners (see above)
    Nontraditional organizations (see above)
    State immunization coalitions (including the Association of Immunization Managers)
    Quality improvement organizations (Institute for Healthcare Improvement, National Initiative for Children's Healthcare Quality)
Addressing barriers within the health care system
    Traditional medical professional organizations, the Partners in Program Planning for Adolescent Health
    Organizations focusing on coding (American Medical Association's Current Procedural Terminology, Association of Health Insurance Plans, individual insurers with national leadership)
    Electronic medical charts and registries (Office of the National Coordinator of Health Information Technology, Health Information Management Systems Society)
  • a A multidisciplinary organization composed of representatives from a large number of stakeholders.