Pneumococcal Vaccination

A pneumonia (or pneumococcal) vaccination can help prevent patients from experiencing pneumonia in the future, even if they have been hospitalized with this condition in the past.

The chart below shows the percentage of UMMC patients who were assessed and given a pneumococcal vaccination as compared to the national average.

Photo of Pneumonia: Pneumoccoccal Vaccination

Source: The Joint Commission

This page was last updated: March 11, 2013

         
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