The Joint Commission has established immunization guidelines based on recommendations from a 2006 National Quality Forum Immunization Workgroup. These guidelines for influenza and pneumonia vaccination apply to all patients, regardless of the reason they were admitted to the hospital.

Cedars-Sinai's performance compared to other medical centers and hospitals around the nation and the state is highlighted below.  This measure is reported by hospitals during those quarters of the year when influenza vaccines are typically given, January - March, and October-December.  Data is not collected during April-June or July-September.

Immunization Measures Cedars-Sinai (Jan - Mar 2017 All Hospitals Nationwide (Apr 2016 - Mar 2017) 
Top 10% Scored Average
Influenza Vaccine: percentage of patients who received the influenza vaccine 98% 100% 94%