Patient Safety Measures—Community

Readmission, Complications, and Deaths

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

Lower percentages are better.

  National Average Oct 2014 - Sept 2017 BGH Hospital Compare Data Oct 2014 - Sept 2017 CGH Hospital Compare Data Oct 2014 - Sept 2017 Dyersburg Hospital Compare Data Oct 2014 - Sept 2017 MGH Hospital Compare Data Oct 2014 - Sept 2017 Volunteer Martin Hospital Compare Data Oct 2014 - Sept 2017
Readmission Rate for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients 19.6 Number of Cases Too Small 19.2 No Different than the National Rate 20.4 No Different than the National Rate
Death Rate for COPD patients 8.3 Number of Cases Too Small 8.3 No Different than the National Rate 8.6 No Different than the National Rate
Readmission Rate for heart failure patients 21.7 21.5 21.0 No Different than the National Rate 21.1 No Different than the National Rate
Death Rate for heart failure patients 11.7 11.3 11.5 No Different than the National Rate 11.0 No Different than the National Rate
Readmission Rate for pneumonia patients 16.7 18.1 18.3 No Different than the National Rate 17.2 No Different than the National Rate
Readmission Rate after discharge from hospital (hospital-wide) 15.3 15.9 15.2 Worse than the Naational Rate 14.5 No Different than the National Rate

Use of Medical Imaging

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

  National Average July 2016 - June 2017 BGH Hospital Compare Data July 2016 - June 2017 CGH Hospital Compare Data July 2016 - June 2017 Dyersburg Hospital Compare Data July 2016 - June 2017 MGH Hospital Compare Data July 2016 - June 2017 Volunteer Martin Hospital Compare Data July 2016 - June 2017
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram. 8.9 12.8 9.6 7.4 12.0 7.9
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were "combination" (double) scans. 7.8 0.9 0.8 1.4 1.8 2.2
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were "combination" (double) scans. 1.5 0.0 2.0 1.0 0.0 0.0
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time 1.1 N/A 1.1 1.1 0.0 1.6


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


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