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 (Oct-Dec 2016)||All Hospitals Nationwide (Jan-Dec 2016)|
|Top 10% Scored||Average|
|Influenza Vaccine: percentage of patients who received the influenza vaccine||87%||100%||94%|