Studies show that between June and August 2021, unvaccinated COVID-19 hospitalizations cost taxpayers nearly $5.7 billion. However, the vaccine hesitancy rate is decreasing in the U.S.
Studies from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that patients of color are less likely to get the COVID-19 vaccine, and that the vaccine is disproportionately distributed to primarily White communities. Primary care physicians can help alleviate patient concerns and address factors that may prevent them from getting the vaccine with these tips.
The World Health Organization listed “vaccine hesitancy” as one of the top 10 threats to global health. Learn how providers can raise awareness and counter this epidemic.
How can EHRs harm patient safety (and how can you avoid this)? In an age of healthcare consumerism, how does paying patients actually save money? Find the answers to these questions and more in The Rundown!