Published on in Vol 10, No 11 (2022): November

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/37579, first published .
Text Message Reminders to Improve Immunization Appointment Attendance in Alberta, Canada: The Childhood Immunization Reminder Project Pilot Study

Text Message Reminders to Improve Immunization Appointment Attendance in Alberta, Canada: The Childhood Immunization Reminder Project Pilot Study

Text Message Reminders to Improve Immunization Appointment Attendance in Alberta, Canada: The Childhood Immunization Reminder Project Pilot Study

Shannon E MacDonald 1, 2, PhD;  Emmanuel Marfo 2, MN;  Hannah Sell 1, 2, BHSc, MSc;  Ali Assi 2, MPH, MD;  Andrew Frank-Wilson 3, 4, PhD;  Katherine Atkinson 5, 6, PhD;  James D Kellner 7, 8, MSc, MD;  Deborah McNeil 9, BSc, MN, PhD;  Kristin Klein 10, 11, BSc, MD;  Lawrence W Svenson 1, 11, 12, 13, PhD

1 School of Public Health, University of Alberta , Edmonton, AB, CA

2 Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta , Edmonton, AB, CA

3 South Zone Data & Analytics, Alberta Health Services , Lethbridge, AB, CA

4 Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Lethbridge , Lethbridge, AB, CA

5 Department of Global Public Health, Karolinska Institutet , Stockholm , SE

6 Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute , Ottawa, ON, CA

7 Department of Pediatrics, University of Calgary , Calgary, AB, CA

8 Alberta Health Services , Calgary, AB, CA

9 Strategic Clinical Networks, Alberta Health Services , Calgary, AB, CA

10 Communicable Disease Control, Provincial Population & Public Health, Alberta Health Services, Edmonton, AB, CA

11 Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, CA

12 Analytics and Performance Reporting, Alberta Health , Edmonton, AB, CA

13 Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary , Calgary, AB, CA

Corresponding Author:

  • Shannon E MacDonald, PhD
  • Faculty of Nursing
  • University of Alberta
  • Edmonton Clinic Health Academy
  • 11405 - 87 Ave NW
  • Edmonton, AB
  • CA
  • Phone: 1 780 248 1463
  • Email: smacdon@ualberta.ca