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Getting more patients immunized against the flu does not require complicated strategies.
This three-step framework can help you address patients' concerns about influenza immunization.
Immunizations can help prevent disease breakouts but require being mindful of patient concerns and misconceptions.
If your practice doesn't have a written preparedness plan, now is the time to develop one.
When this community took a more organized approach to providing vaccinations rather than simply reacting to public demand, everyone benefited.
When a strep test led to a lawsuit, this physician took the stand in defense of common sense.
Make this hectic time of year a little smoother by reminding yourself and your staff how to code flu shots.
Optimal outcomes will depend on close collaboration between family physicians and public health officials. Is your practice ready?
Using a clinical prediction tool at the point of care will help you choose which course is best for your patient.
Here’s how to determine which patients and employees in your practice should receive the influenza vaccine if a pandemic occurs.