Pneumonia Quality Measures at Strong Memorial Hospital

Pneumonia

  State Average National Average Strong Memorial Hospital
Blood Cultures Performed in the Emergency Department Prior to Initial Antibiotic Received in Hospital 97%
4/1/2012 - 3/30/2013
98%
4/1/2012 - 3/30/2013
98%
7/1/2012 - 6/30/2013
Pneumonia patients whose initial emergency room blood culture specimen was collected prior to first hospital dose of antibiotics.
Why is this important?
Initial Antibiotic Selection for CAP in Immunocompetent Patient 95%
4/1/2012 - 3/30/2013
95%
4/1/2012 - 3/30/2013
100%
7/1/2012 - 6/30/2013
IImmunocompetent patients with pneumonia who receive an initial antibiotic regimen that is consistent with current guidelines.
Why is this important?
Pneumonia (PN) 30-Day Mortality Rate (CMS) Not available. 11.9%
7/1/2009 - 6/30/2012
10.5%
7/1/2009 - 6/30/2012
Patients hospitalized with a principal diagnosis of pneumonia and died from any cause regardless of whether the patient dies while still in the hospital or after discharge
Why is this important?
Pneumonia (PN) 30-Day Readmission Rate (CMS) Not available. 17.6%
7/1/2009 - 6/30/2012
18.2%
7/1/2009 - 6/30/2012
Pneumonia patients who had a recent stay in a hospital who were readmitted within 30 days of discharge to the same hospital, or to a different hospital or acute care facility
Why is this important?