Seasonal Flu Vaccine

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The healthcare supply chain plays a critical role each flu season in delivering products to prevent the spread of the flu virus and protect the health of millions of Americans. Distributors provide flu vaccines, rapid diagnostics tests, hypodermic supplies and other critical medical products to healthcare settings across the U.S. HIDA works with Congress, industry partners, federal and state agencies to continually improve the flu vaccine supply chain.

What Members Need to Know

HIDA leads the HIDA Flu Initiative that partners with national organizations such as the American Medical Association (AMA) and the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases, in order to educate stakeholders on the role of distribution during the flu season.

Questions?  Contact HIDA Government Affairs:

Mary Beth Spencer, MPS»
Sr. Manager, Govt. Affairs

National Influenza Vaccination Week and Influenza Updates

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HIDA members as well as stakeholders in the influenza vaccine supply chain and government agencies responsible for the public health and oversight of the production and distribution of influenza vaccines can rely on HIDA for key information on flu vaccine production and utilization. HIDA tracks flu vaccine supply &allocation, patient & physician vaccination trends, manufacturing & distribution processes, Medicare reimbursements, quality reporting measures related to influenza vaccination, and vaccine effectiveness trends.

HIDA Annual Flu Report

The 2018 HIDA Influenza Vaccine Production & Distribution market report provides new insights into the flu products supply chain and key information from the eighth annual “HIDA Flu Products Survey” of distributors conducted in May 2018. The survey demonstrates the essential role that distributors will serve during the 2018-2018 flu season by helping healthcare facilities and patients access vaccines, hypodermic supplies, diagnostic tests, and more.

Purchase this single-download version for your own use only &ndash purchase a PDF license for your entire team allowing unlimited distribution within your company. Publish date: September 2018.

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Industry Flu Resources

Flu Supply News

03.16.19: CDC: FluView Activity Update Shows Overall Flu Activity Remains Elevated After February Peak
03.03.19: CIDRAP: Flu Activity Remains High
02.14.19: Milder Flu Season May Be Due To A Better Flu Vaccine Match, Report Says
02.06.19: Flu Vaccine Was 38% Effective Last Season, 22% Effective Against H3N2
02.06.19: MD Magazine: Influenza Vaccine Tied To Lower Hospitalization Rates In COPD Patients
02.01.19: Beckers Hospital Review: Influenza A Dominates As Flu Activity Heightens: 5 Things To Know
01.26.19: Today: How Bad Is This Year's Influenza?
01.25.19: Reuters: Flu Vaccine Safe For Hospitalized Patients
01.21.19: CDC: Seasonal Influenza Activity Remains Elevated
01.11.19: Reuters: Up To 84,000 Americans Hospitalized With Flu In Past Three Months: CDC
12.05.18: NORC: 41% Of Americans Do Not Intend To Get A Flu Shot This Season
11.29.18: Reuters Health: 'Echo Chamber' Surrounds Parental Decisions About Childhood Flu Vaccine
11.06.18: What Voting And Flu Shots Have In Common
11.02.18: Scientists May Have Found The Key Ingredient For A Universal Flu Vaccine, And It Comes From Llamas
10.29.18: HealthCareDive: Flu Season Is Here. Health Systems Are Bracing For It.
10.25.18: WP: Drop In Adult Flu Vaccinations May Be Factor In Last Season’s Record-breaking Deaths, Illnesses
10.15.18: More Than Half Of US Parents Believe Child Can Get Flu From Flu Shot, Orlando Health Survey Finds
10.12.18: LinkedIn: Pharmacies And Stores See Increase In Flu Vaccinations
10.12.18: Beckers: US Flu Activity Low As 2018-19 Season Kicks Off
10.04.18: Flu Season Is Coming. If You Live In A Large City, It May Stretch Longer Than Elsewhere, Study Says
10.02.18: CDC: Workplace Initiatives Lead To Increased Flu Vaccination
09.26.18: CDC: 80,000 People Died Of Flu Last Winter In US
09.25.18: Beckers: 73% Of Americans Plan To Get Flu Shot Earlier This Year, Survey Finds
09.15.18: Repertoire: This Is A Test – Flu Testing In The Upcoming Season
09.15.18: Repertoire: The Flu Forecast
09.11.18: CDC Officials Are Already Urging People To Prepare For Another Potentially Nasty Flu Season
09.03.18: AAP Issues Flu Vaccine Recommendations for 2018-2019
07.15.18: Repertoire: Flu Fighters: The 2018-2019 flu season is coming. Already.