Top 10 Ways to Improve Adolescent Immunization Rates

  1. Immunize at every opportunity
  2. Use a reminder and recall system
  3. Implement standing orders
  4. Take part in an immunization registry
  5. Review your patients’ vaccination histories
  6. Follow the U.S. recommended immunization schedule
  7. Schedule vaccine-only quick visits
  8. Make vaccination education a priority, for parents as well as patients
  9. Establish rapport with your adolescent patients
  10. Create a culture that values well-adolescent care

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