Practices that show evidence of effectiveness in improving public health outcomes in a specific real-life setting, as indicated by achievement of aims consistent with the objectives of the activities, and are suitable for adaptation by other communities.

Adult Vaccination Rates in the Severely Mentally Ill Population: An Improvement Project in an Outpatient Setting in Utah

Williams, N., Miles, L., Luthy, B., Eden, L.

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Healthcare Access and Quality
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Outside U.S.

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This paper discusses how a community mental health center partnered with a local health department to provide vaccines to patients with severe mental illnesses through the mental health center in a “non-traditional” site. This was a way to increase preventive vaccination among patients with severe mental illnesses.

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Outcomes of Interest

Partnership Building, Reduction of Health Disparities

Priority Population(s)

People With a Mental Illness

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