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Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2011 Jun;32(6):616-8. doi: 10.1086/660198.

Improving influenza vaccination of healthcare workers by means of quality improvement tools.

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  • 1South Texas Veterans Health Care System, San Antonio, Texas, USA. cadenazuluag@uthscsa.edu

Abstract

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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