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Flu Vaccination Pressure Ratchets Up at Hospitals
HealthLeaders Media

With Medicare’s latest quality update on Hospital Compare last month, one measure reported for the first time makes some hospitals look relatively unsafe for vulnerable patients and co-workers at risk for influenza.

One of the largest is Broward Health Coral Springs Hospital in South Florida. Only one in five of Broward’s 2,500 healthcare workers received a flu shot last season, a rate that put it near the bottom of the list of more than 3,600 hospitals that reported their rates as part of a federal quality reporting program.

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