Influenza vaccination coverage among healthcare personnel

Comparing Select Specialty Hospital Northeast, Columbus Hospital LTACH, and Henry J Carter Specialty Hospital.

HENRY J CARTER SPECIALTY HOSPITAL is the best facility out of the three facilities compared because their patient outcome is higher, and their morbidity and infection rates are lower than the other two long term care hospitals.

Henry J carter specialty hospital has 411 beds, while Select Specialty Hospital Northeast has 62 beds, and Columbus Hospital LTACH has 63 beds.

Rate of pressure ulcers that are new or worsened are 0.0% at HENRY J CARTER SPECIALTY HOSPITAL compared to Select Specialty Hospital at 0.7%, Columbus Hospital at 1.3% and National average of 1.3%

Percentage of LTCH patients who experience one or more falls with major injury during their LTCH stay is also 0.0% at Henry J Carter specialty hospital compared to Select Specialty Hospital at 0.3%, Columbus Hospital at 0.0% and national average of 0.01%

In terms of infections: Henry J Carter Specialty Hospital has better than National Benchmark when it comes to C-diff infection while the other two facilities ranked similar to the national benchmark.  It is important to note that the other two facilities (Select specialty and Columbus Hospital) both ranked better than National benchmark for Catheter associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI) while Henry J carter specialty hospital ranked similar to the national benchmark, however, Select Specialty Hospital ranked worse than the national benchmark for central line associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI) while the other two (Columbus Hospital and Henry J Carter) ranked similar to the national benchmark.  All three facilities ranked similar to the national benchmark for MRSA infection.

Moreover, Henry J Carter Hospital had 92.0% influenza vaccination coverage among healthcare personnel and 80.3% for resident/patients assessed and appropriately given influenza vaccine both of which are higher than national benchmark. While Select specialty hospital had 54% for influenza vaccination among personnel and 80.4% for resident/patient influenza vaccination.  Columbus Hospital also had 41.0% for influenza vaccination amongst personnel and 47.4% amongst resident/patients both of which are significantly below national benchmark (78% for personnel influenza vaccination and 79.1% for resident/patient influenza vaccination)

Furthermore, there were no difference in the rate of readmissions amongst the three facilities compared to the national benchmark, however Henry J Carter Hospital had better than national rate in regard to successful returning patients to home/community while the other two facilities had worse rate than the national rate.

In Conclusion, Henry J Carter Hospital is a bigger facility with more beds than the other two facilities, had better patient/resident outcomes in terms of falls and pressure ulcers, has higher rate of vaccination amongst facility personnel and patients, and has better rate of successful return to home/community.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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