• Flu shot reminders do not increase uptake among general practice residents

    1 month ago - By Healio

    A nudge intended to remind general practice residents to receive an influenza vaccine, though deemed “acceptable,” did not increase uptake, according to researchers.
    “Most public health policies use education programs to change health care workers' knowledges and attitudes towards vaccination,” Adriaan Barbaroux, MD, head of a general medicine clinic at Université Cote d'Azur in France, and colleagues wrote in Family Practice. “These programs showed limited impact, suggesting that approaches based exclusively on the provision of information are
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