Focus on Immunizations

Back to articles

Communication strategies to improve HPV vaccination rates

KEY POINT

Providers with a persistent communication style that focuses on the benefits of HPV vaccine and a strong recommendation to accept vaccination resulted in much higher same-day vaccination rates compared with acquiescence and agreement to defer the vaccination, according to a study published in Pediatrics.

SOURCES

Shay LA, et al. Parent–provider communication of HPV vaccine hesitancy. Pediatrics. 2018;[Epub ahead of print].