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Pneumonia vaccine

A pneumonia (pneumococcal) vaccine can help prevent pneumonia in the future, even for patients who have been hospitalized for pneumonia. A higher rate may indicate that a hospital provides a higher level of patient care.

About this measure

This measure tracks the percent of patients given the pneumococcal vaccine.

Note: In this case, a higher number is better.
 

Most Recent Available Data (Percent)
  2013 Q1
Northwestern Memorial 89
National Average 90
State Average 91
Performance Trend (Percent)
  2011 Q2 2011 Q3 2011 Q4 2012 Q1 2012 Q2 2012 Q3 2012 Q4 2013 Q1
Northwestern Memorial 97 98 99 82 85 87 87 89
National Average 95 95 95 88 88 88 89 90
State Average 95 95 95 90 90 90 90 91
Source:U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, www.hospitalcompare.hhs.gov
PN-2 Pneumococcal Vaccination
Last UpdateMarch 31, 2014

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