Pneumonia Quality of Care Measures - Pneumonia is a serious lung infection that causes difficulty breathing, fever, cough and fatigue. These measures show some of the recommended treatments for pneumonia.
Pneumonia Readmissions Ratio
Hospitals and other providers are working toward preventing complications that can lead to avoidable readmissions. The goals are- better patient care, better population health and lower healthcare costs through improvement. This graph was provided by Quails Health, the Quality Improvement Organization for Idaho and Washington. The Ratios are calculated from the posted Hospital Compare data which covers a three year period (currently thru June 2010). Excess readmissions ratio is >1%. Tri-State Hospitals pneumonia readmission rate ranks 4th lowest of all Washington State Critical Access Hospitals.
Tri-State Memorial Hospital scores higher in all but one area than both Washington State and National average.
Tri-State Hospital Data 3rd Qtr 2012
Comparative Results - WA State Average
Comparative Results - National Average
|Pneumonia patients assessed and given pneumococcal vaccination||NA||97%||97%|
|Pneumonia patients whose initial ED blood cultures were performed prior to first dose of antibiotics||100%||97%||97%|
|Pneumonia patients given smoking cessation advice/ counseling||100%||97%||98%|
|Antibiotics received within 6 hrs of arrival||100%||96%||96%|
|Pneumonia patients given the most appropriate initial antibiotics||NA||95%||93%|
|Pneumonia patients assessed and given influenza vaccination||NA||92%||93%|
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