Georgia Strongest / Weakest Measures

Georgia's Strongest Measures

Strongest Measures are those in which the State performed above the all-State average and are strongest among their measures relative to all reporting States. This State may be leading the way in quality in these measures.

Note: The best result for each measure can be either the highest or lowest value.

Strongest Measures
Measure Estimate Benchmark Distance to Benchmark
Adults who reported that home health providers talk about pain in the last 2 months of care 91.0 91.4 0%
Stroke patients who received venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis 98.0 98.7 1%
Adolescents ages 16-17 who received 1 or more doses of tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) since the age of ten years 95.2 95.9 1%
Adults who reported that home health providers always treated them with courtesy and respect in the last 2 months of care 94.0 95.0 1%
Stroke patients prescribed statin medication at hospital discharge 97.5 98.6 1%

Georgia's Weakest Measures

Weakest Measures are those in which the State performed below the all-State average and are weakest among their measures relative to all reporting States. These measures highlight some of the opportunities for improvement.

Weakest Measures
Measure Estimate Benchmark Distance to Benchmark
Hospital admissions for hypertension per 100,000 population, adults age 18 and over 63.2 20.4 210%
Adults who needed care right away for an illness, injury, or condition in the last 12 months who sometimes or never got care as soon as wanted, Medicare managed care 14.1 4.35 223%
Hospital admissions for uncontrolled diabetes without complications per 100,000 population, adults 14.7 3.28 348%
HIV infection deaths per 100,000 population 3.60 0.75 380%
New HIV cases per 100,000 population age 13 and over 28.2 4.30 556%

State’s performance on all measures is available on the Quality Measures Compared to Achievable Benchmarks.