Health Care Provider (HCP) Influenza Immunization

Annual influenza vaccination can provide these advantages and is the standard of care recommended by the CDC, Joint Commission, Montana Department of Public Health and other professional organizations.  Healthy People 2020 set a target rate of 90% for HCP.  2017-2018 CDC data for hospital-based HCP was 91.9% but only 78.4% overall.

Data Submission & Deadlines

Health Care Provider Influenza Immunization (HCP)(formerly OP-27)  is reported to the National Health Safety Network (NHSN) on an annual basis, due May 15 of each year.

The data collection is period is the flu season of October – March.


Improvement Projects

Health Care Provider Influenza Immunization (2017-2018)

HCP Immunization Improvement Toolkit [Oct 2016; MT Flex Grant]


Resources

*NEW* Patient Safety- Best Practices Toolkit- Cynosure Health

Strategies that WORK!  Improve Your Staff Immunization Rates (MT Flex & MPQH QIN-QIO, August 2018)

Webinar Recording            Presentation Handout

NHSN Healthcare Worker

NHSN Help