All hospices can learn from NY agencies

October 2009
Hospice Management Advisor;Oct2009, Vol. 14 Issue 10, p112
The article reports on the possibility that many areas will adapt the mandated vaccination program of New York state agencies. It mentions that professional organizations all over the state are promoting the issue and many health care facilities are already offering influenza vaccinations to their employees. It relates that the number of employees that have been vaccinated annually are increasing.


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