In 2011, the OHA board of directors created a position statement
supporting mandatory employee influenza vaccinations as a condition of
employment. Several Oklahoma hospitals have adopted this policy with
little resistance from employees. The key is communication and
The OHA board approved the following position statement: The
OHA Board of Trustees encourages hospitals to implement a mandatory
patient safety policy that addresses influenza vaccination for hospital
Introducing a new initiative to improve the quality and timeliness of inpatient and outpatient encounter data available to hospitals in Oklahoma.