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, Canada

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

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

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

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

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

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

8 Alberta Health Services, Calgary, AB, Canada

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

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

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

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

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

†deceased

Corresponding Author:

  • Shannon E MacDonald, PhD
  • Faculty of Nursing
  • University of Alberta
  • Edmonton Clinic Health Academy
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  • Edmonton, AB, T6G 1C9
  • Canada
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  • Email: smacdon@ualberta.ca