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A Qualitative Assessment of a Performance Measure for Reporting Influenza Vaccination Rates among Healthcare Personnel
Taranisia MacCannell PhD MSc, Alicia Shugart MA, Amy K. Schneider MPH, Megan C. Lindley MPH, Suchita A. Lorick DO MPH, Agam Rao MD, LaDora O. Woods, Faruque Ahmed PhD and Ronda L. Sinkowitz-Cochran MPH
Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology
Vol. 33, No. 9 (September 2012), pp. 945-948
Published by: Cambridge University Press on behalf of The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/667375
Page Count: 4
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To understand the feasibility of implementing a standardized performance measure for collecting and reporting influenza vaccination rates among healthcare personnel, qualitative, semistructured interviews were conducted with key informants in 32 healthcare facilities. Despite practical and logistical challenges to implementing the measure, respondents perceived clear benefits to its use.
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