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.

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