DESCRIPTION: 

Percentage of patients aged 6 months and older seen for a visit between October 1 and March 31 who received an influenza immunization OR who reported previous receipt of an influenza immunization


IMPROVEMENT NOTATION: 

Higher score indicates better quality


INITIAL POPULATION:

All patients aged 6 months and older seen for at least two visits or at least one preventive visit during the measurement period


DENOMINATOR:

Equals Initial Population and seen for a visit between October 1 and March 31

DENOMINATOR EXCLUSIONS: 

None

DENOMINATOR EXCEPTIONS:

• Documentation of medical reason(s) for not receiving influenza immunization (eg, patient allergy, other medical reasons)
• Documentation of patient reason(s) for not receiving influenza immunization (eg, patient declined, other patient reasons)
• Documentation of system reason(s) for not receiving influenza immunization (eg, vaccine not available, other system reasons)


NUMERATOR:

Patients who received an influenza immunization OR who reported previous receipt of an influenza immunization

NUMERATOR EXCLUSIONS: 

Not Applicable