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|Duke Raleigh Hospital||100%|
|Duke University Hospital||99%|
|Durham Regional Hospital||99%|
The rates displayed in this graph are for discharges October 2010 through March 2011.
(1) The U.S. average includes all reporting hospitals in the United States.
(2) The N.C. average includes all reporting hospitals in the state of North Carolina.
(3) "Top Hospitals" represent the top 10% of hospitals nationwide. These hospitals achieved 100% on this measure.
The percentage of pneumonia patients who received screening for and/or vaccination against influenza (“the flu”).
Flu shots reduce the risk of influenza, a serious and sometimes deadly lung infection that can spread quickly in a community or hospital.
Pneumonia patients, particularly those who are age 50 or older, should get a flu shot during flu season to protect them from another lung infection and to help prevent the spread of influenza.
Duke has enacted several initiatives to improve our performance. These include: