Flu shot rates improve slightly with physician reminders

07/30/2009 | RTMagazine.com

A study in Pediatrics that used electronic health records to send reminders to physicians that their pediatric asthma patients needed a flu shot resulted in only a 3.4% increase in the number of vaccinations. Researchers said alerting clinicians may not be enough to improve flu vaccination rates, especially given parental misunderstandings regarding efficacy and safety of the vaccine.

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