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The purpose of the study is to determine the comparative effectiveness of a provider-only intervention and a parent plus provider intervention to increase initiation of HPV vaccination among male and female patients ages 11-17 in a large pediatric clinic network in the greater Houston area. The hypothesis is that HPV vaccine initiation will be higher in clinics randomized to the parent plus provider intervention compared with clinics randomized to the provider-only intervention.
Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
Provider assessment and feedback, Provider reminders, Provider education, Patient reminders, Parent education
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston
Published on BioPortfolio: 2017-04-13T03:38:24-0400
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