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Improving Influenza Vaccination of Healthcare Workers by Means of Quality Improvement Tools

  • Jose Cadena (a1) (a2), Teresa Prigmore (a3), Jason Bowling (a1) (a2), Beth Ann Ayala (a3), Leni Kirkman (a3), Amruta Parekh (a2), Theresa Scepanski (a3) and Jan E. Patterson (a1) (a2)...

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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% (P < .01). Quality improvement increased the voluntary vaccination rate but did not achieve a rate more than 80%.

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Improving Influenza Vaccination of Healthcare Workers by Means of Quality Improvement Tools

  • Jose Cadena (a1) (a2), Teresa Prigmore (a3), Jason Bowling (a1) (a2), Beth Ann Ayala (a3), Leni Kirkman (a3), Amruta Parekh (a2), Theresa Scepanski (a3) and Jan E. Patterson (a1) (a2)...

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