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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
DOI: 10.1086/667375
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/667375
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A Qualitative Assessment of a Performance Measure for Reporting Influenza Vaccination Rates among Healthcare Personnel
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Abstract

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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