Patient Safety Measures

Readmission, Complications, and Deaths

Hospitals are ranked No Different, Better, or Worse than US National Rate.

Lower percentages are better.

  National Average Oct 2012 - Sept 2015 JMCGH Hospital Compare Data Oct 2012 - Sept 2015
Rate of readmission for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients
No Different than US National Rate
19.8 20.7
Death rate for COPD patients
No Different than US National Rate
8.0 7.5
Readmission Rate for Heart Attack Patients
No Different than US National Rate
16.3 15.3
Death Rate for Heart Attack Patients
No Different than US National Rate
13.6 13.3
Readmission Rate for Heart Failure Patients
No Different than US National Rate
21.6 22.0
Death Rate for Heart Failure Patients
No Different than US National Rate
11.9 13.1
Readmission Rate for Pneumonia Patients
No Different than US National Rate
16.9 17.3
Death Rate for Pneumonia Patients
Worse than US National Rate
15.9 18.5
Rate of readmission for stroke patients
No Different than US National Rate
12.5 12.0
Death rate for stroke patients
No Different than US National Rate
14.6 16.4

 

  National Average July 2013 - June 2016 JMCGH Hospital Compare Data July 2013 - June 2016
Rate of Unplanned Readmission After Discharge from Hospital (Hospital Wide)
No Different than US National Rate
15.3 15.8
Rate of readmission for coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery patients
No Different than US National Rate
13.8 15.2
Death rate for CABG surgery patients
No Different than US National Rate
3.2 4.8
Rate of Unplanned Readmission for Hip/Knee Patients
No Different than US National Rate
4.4 3.8

Healthcare Associated Infections

Lower numbers are better.

  National Average Oct 2015 - Sept 2016 JMCGH Hospital Compare Data Oct 2015 - Sept 2016 JMCGH Internal Data Oct 2016 - June 2017
Surgical site infections from colon surgery (SSI: Colon)
No different than US National Rate
1 0.540 0.470
Surgical site infections from abdominal hysterectomy (SSI: Hysterectomy)
No different than US National Rate
1 0.748 0.460
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) Blood Laboratory-identified Events (Bloodstream infections)
No different than US National Rate
1 1.323 1.255
Clostridium difficile (C.diff.) Laboratory-identified Events (Intestinal infections)
No different than US National Rate
1 0.999 0.839

Infection data is measured using a Standardized Infection Ratio (SIR), which is the number of infections divided by predicted infections.


Use of Medical Imaging

Lower numbers are better except for the follow-up mammogram statistic where 8% - 14% is better.

  National Average July 2015 - June 2016 JMCGH Hospital Compare Data July 2015 - June 2016
Outpatients with low back pain who had an MRI without trying recommended treatments first, such as physical therapy. 39.8% 33.6%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram. 8.8% 7.7%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were "combination" (double) scans. 7.8% 6.4%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were "combination" (double) scans. 1.8% 2.9%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery 4.8% 4.3%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time 1.6% 2.1%

Serious Complication and Deaths

Lower numbers are better.

  Hospital Compare Rank April 2013 - March 2016 National Average April 2013 - March 2016 JMCGH Hospital Compare Data April 2013 - March 2016
Rate of complications for hip/knee replacement patients No Different than US National Rate 2.8 2.4

Surgical Outcomes

  Outcomes in Surgeries for Patients 65+ Colon Surgical Outcomes
Results for JMCGH Average Average

All of the above data is from the CMS Hospital Compare Website.
 



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