Report: AAP to support mandatory flu shots for health workers

09/8/2010 | USA Today

The American Academy of Pediatrics, representing 60,000 pediatricians, will become the latest provider group to call for mandatory flu vaccinations for health care workers, according to a USA TODAY report. An AAP statement, to be released Monday, cites a study of a flu outbreak in a newborn hospital ICU in which 19 of 54 infants were infected by health-care associated transmission, with one of those infants dying from the illness.

View Full Article in:

USA Today

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Paralegal
Mylan Inc.
Washington, DC
Health Care Exchange Account Manager
Kaiser Permanente
San Diego, CA
Director of Actuarial Services, Government Programs
PacificSource
Springfield, OR
Director, Health Plan Claims Operations
Group Health Cooperative
Seattle, WA
Stop Loss Sales Executive
Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA
Boston, MA