Improving Physician Recommendations for Human Papillomavirus Vaccination: The Role of Professional Organizations.
From the *Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health; †Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School & Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, MA; ‡Gillings School of Global Public Health, §Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, and ¶Department of Health Behavior, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC.
- Published Article
Sexually transmitted diseases
- Publication Date
Jan 01, 2017
Our findings suggest that it is important for AAFP and AAP to communicate the need for strong HPV vaccine recommendations. Given that many physicians reported improving their recommendation practices, professional organizations stand to contribute to increasing HPV vaccination coverage, but they will likely need to increase the intensity of quality improvement efforts to do so.
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