Beverly A Hagar

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BACKGROUND The rate of influenza vaccination among healthcare workers (HCWs) is low, despite a good rationale and strong recommendations for vaccination from many health organizations. OBJECTIVE To increase influenza vaccination rates by instituting the first mandatory influenza vaccination program for HCWs. DESIGN AND SETTING A 5-year study (from 2005(More)
To the Editor: The Research Letter by Dr Chapman and colleagues demonstrated that an opt-out strategy for influenza immunization significantly improved vaccination rates compared with an opt-in approach. Influenza immunization rates for health care workers have historically been low, despite strong recommendations from national organizations. Any method(More)
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