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Digital Health Intervention Increases Influenza Vaccination Rates

September 2021

Overview: Evidation partnered with Sanofi to conduct a large-scale study to evaluate the effectiveness of a digitally administered intervention for increasing the influenza vaccination rate for people living with diabetes. It was found that personalized messaging for those living with chronic conditions, specifically diabetes, makes them more likely to receive vaccinations. Increasing flu vaccination is essential to protect vulnerable individuals, including those with chronic conditions, and communities while reducing strain on our health care system. With evidence-based, personalized interventions, individuals were able to achieve meaningful behavioral change.

Seasonal influenza, commonly called the flu, affects about 21 million people in the U.S. every year, resulting in significant burdens to the economy and public health. Vaccination remains the most effective way to reduce the risk of death or hospitalization, but the rate of vaccination consistently falls short of the goal of 70% set by national immunization guidelines for the U.S. 

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Live Webinar: You’re invited! Evidation is hosting a webinar with industry experts on how person-generated health data (PGHD) can revolutionize evidence generation from pre-clinical to post-market. Join us Oct. 13th at 1pm ET to discuss how to develop the right measures that are meaningful to patients. Register Here.

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