vaccine

How to maintain a successful flu vaccination programThe beginning of a new flu season marks a time for primary care physicians to consider how to vaccinate patients without falling into costly pitfalls.
What’s new, what’s changed on the vaccine frontIt’s important to stay up-to-date on the latest news about vaccines, particularly when so many parents today are questioning the safety and necessity of vaccinations.
Parents still sway HPV uptake in undergradsFor whatever reasons, uptake of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine in the teenaged years is mediocre, but do the college years offer new opportunities for healthcare providers to encourage the vaccine? Maybe not, according to a new study.
Parents rely on pediatricians for teen vaccine remindersCompliance with recommended immunizations among adolescents is not the best, but what may be more startling is the fact that most parents don't even realize that their child is missing vaccines.
Recent changes to vaccine coding physicians need to knowA Medicare change may effect billing
Temperature Control Is Key to Vaccine Storage
Temperature Control Is Key to Vaccine StorageIs your pharmacy's refrigerator maintaining the right temperature?
Early exposure to infection may benefit preterm infantsA new study detailing the impact of early infection, antibiotics, and vaccines in preterm infants also offers hope that new vaccine therapies could help decrease sepsis and long-term damage in this vulnerable population.
Financing of vaccine delivery in primary care practicesPrimary care practices are the backbone of childhood immunization delivery, and have become indispensable in the promotion of public health. Over the last decades, however, the skyrocketing costs of vaccines have gone from a minor consideration in the overhead of a pediatric practice to one of significant financial burden, largely because of new vaccines.
Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Vaccination?
Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Vaccination?Is your immunization knowledge up-to-date?
Study compares non–vaccine-preventable illness in vaccinated, unvaccinated childrenA new study found that unvaccinated children suffer more from colds and the flu than their vaccinated peers, with study authors seeking to provide evidence-based data for parents who worry vaccines are too taxing on their child’s immune system.