Creating a standardized, easily-trackable immunization management process may be a simple way to reduce flu cases and employee absenteeism. We’ve compiled some interesting flu facts that will get you “in the know” this flu season. Healthcare workers can get influenza from patients and coworkers and spread it to others – including those with chronic medical […]
To a non-medical professional, the science behind vaccines may seem a little unsettling. Vaccination involves injecting a person with a killed or weakened organism to make him or her immune to the very disease caused by that organism. Because this can be a difficult concept to grasp, there is a lot of misinformation floating around. […]
Vaccines are a hot-button topic these days. While most people know that they cause neither autism nor influenza, convincing patients to make an appointment for their annual immunizations may still prove challenging. It’s easy for patients to lose track of which vaccinations they need from year to year — but it’s a challenge for many […]
In the past, moms-to-be have been warned that getting the flu or the flu vaccine while pregnant may increase the baby’s risk of autism. A study published last month, however, found no association between the infection and the mental disorder. In the study, researchers looked at 196,929 children born at the Kaiser Permanente facility in […]
Influenza can wreak havoc on a hospital system, affecting employee absenteeism rates and overall patient health. During the 2013-14 season, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that influenza vaccination prevented approximately 7.2 million illnesses and 90,000 hospitalizations associated with influenza. CDC also reports that if influenza vaccination levels had reached the Healthy […]
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