TITLE

Joint Commission pushing for flu shot improvement

PUB. DATE
May 2011
SOURCE
Hospital Infection Control & Prevention;May2011, Vol. 38 Issue 5, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the need to improve influenza immunization of medical personnel in various health care facilities as mandated by the Joint Commission with its infection control standard. It notes that this standard requires hospitals to document the methodology used in administering flu vaccination in their respective institutions, and to improve their vaccination rates. They should also submit a report on the various reasons of some medical staff for declining influenza vaccination.
ACCESSION #
60405438

 

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