- Barbara Bardenheier, PhD
- Priority area:
- Influenza vaccination
- This qualitative study captures information on nursing centers’ policies and practices related to influenza and pneumonia vaccination
- Brown studies have established significant variation in facility-level resident influenza and pneumococcal vaccine coverage. There is a need to understand how practices differ between centers with low and high coverage before testing an intervention to increase uptake. The team will also capture some information related to COVID-19 vaccination.
- Read more:
Geographic variation in influenza vaccination among U.S. nursing home residents: A national study.
High-dose flu vaccine reduces hospital visits for nursing center residents
High-dose flu vaccine is cost effective for nursing center residents