Barriers and facilitators of implementation of a mandate for influenza vaccination among healthcare personnel

Lauren Block, Samantha Pitts, Trish M. Perl

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Abstract

Mandatory influenza vaccination is associated with improved healthcare personnel vaccination rates, but institutional barriers to implementation and enforcement are reported. We explored barriers and facilitators to mandatory vaccination among a national sample of hospital administrators. Support from employees and administration were cited as key to the success of a mandate.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)724-727
Number of pages4
JournalInfection control and hospital epidemiology
Volume35
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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