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Vaccination Trends in Patients With Heart Failure

Overview of attention for article published in JACC: Heart Failure, October 2018
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Title
Vaccination Trends in Patients With Heart Failure
Published in
JACC: Heart Failure, October 2018
DOI 10.1016/j.jchf.2018.04.012
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Authors

Ankeet S. Bhatt, Li Liang, Adam D. DeVore, Gregg C. Fonarow, Scott D. Solomon, Orly Vardeny, Clyde W. Yancy, Robert J. Mentz, Yevgeniy Khariton, Paul S. Chan, Roland Matsouaka, Barbara L. Lytle, Ileana L. Piña, Adrian F. Hernandez

Abstract

This study sought to evaluate and contribute to the limited data on U.S. hospital practice patterns with respect to respiratory vaccination in patients hospitalized with heart failure (HF). Respiratory infection is a major driver of morbidity in patients with HF, and many influenza and pneumococcal infections may be prevented by vaccination. We evaluated patients hospitalized at centers participating in the Get With The Guidelines-HF (GWTG-HF) registry from October 2012 to March 2017. The proportion of patients receiving vaccination was described for influenza and pneumococcal vaccination, respectively. The association of hospital-level vaccination rates with individual GWTG-HF performance measures and defect-free care was evaluated using multivariable modeling. We evaluated 313,761 patients discharged from 392 hospitals during the study period. The proportion of patients receiving influenza vaccination was 68% overall and declined from 70% in 2012 to 2013 to 66% in 2016 to 2017 (p < 0.001), although this was not statistically significant after adjustment (odds ratio: 1.05 per flu season; 95% confidence interval [CI]: 0.94 to 1.18). The proportion of patients receiving pneumococcal vaccination was 66% overall and decreased over the study period from 71% in 2013 to 60% in 2016 (p < 0.001), remaining significant after adjustment (odds ratio: 0.75 per calendar year; 95% CI: 0.67 to 0.84). Hospitals with higher vaccination rates were more likely to discharge patients with higher performance on defect-free care and individual GWTG-HF performance measures (p < 0.001). In a subset of patients with linked Medicare claims, vaccinated patients had similar rates of 1-year all-cause mortality (adjusted hazard ratio: 0.96 [95% CI: 0.89 to 1.03] for influenza vaccination; adjusted hazard ratio: 0.95 [95% CI: 0.89 to 1.01] for pneumococcal vaccination) compared with those not vaccinated. Nearly 1 in 3 patients hospitalized with HF at participating hospitals were not vaccinated for influenza or pneumococcal pneumonia, and vaccination rates did not improve from 2012 to 2017. Hospitals that exhibited higher vaccination rates performed well with respect to other HF quality of care measures. Vaccination status was not associated with differences in clinical outcomes. Further randomized controlled data are needed to assess the relationship between vaccination and outcomes.

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Unknown 3 100%

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Readers by professional status Count As %
Other 3 100%
Unspecified 1 33%
Student > Bachelor 1 33%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Unspecified 3 100%
Medicine and Dentistry 2 67%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 44. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 08 November 2018.
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#328,067
of 12,359,087 outputs
Outputs from JACC: Heart Failure
#90
of 734 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#14,866
of 268,050 outputs
Outputs of similar age from JACC: Heart Failure
#5
of 25 outputs
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