New way to tackle vaccine hesitancy tested, found wanting

Group Health Research Institute conducted the first randomized trial to test an intervention aimed at improving hesitancy about early childhood vaccines by working directly with doctors. Vax Northwest, a Washington state public-private partnership, developed the intervention. The results are reported in Pediatrics in ‘Physician Communication Training and Parental Vaccine Hesitancy: A Randomized Trial,’ with an accompanying editorial: ‘Physician Communication with Vaccine-Hesitant Parents: The Start, Not the End, of the Story.’ —> Read More