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Improving Influenza Vaccination of Healthcare Workers by Means of Quality Improvement Tools
Jose Cadena MD, Teresa Prigmore MHA, Jason Bowling MD, Beth Ann Ayala MT(ASCP) MS, Leni Kirkman BA, Amruta Parekh MD MPH, Theresa Scepanski >MHRDV and Jan E. Patterson MD MS
Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology
Vol. 32, No. 6 (June 2011), pp. 616-618
Published by: Cambridge University Press on behalf of The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/660198
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For a healthcare worker seasonal influenza vaccination quality improvement project, interventions included support of leadership, distribution of vaccine kits, grand rounds, an influenza website, a screensaver, e-mails, phone messages, and audit feedback. Vaccination rates increased from 58.8% to 76.6% (). Quality improvement increased the voluntary vaccination rate but did not achieve a rate more than 80%.
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