MinnesotaState Snapshot

In this comparison, the NHQR quality measures for Minnesota for the most recent data year and the baseline year are compared to the average of all States.

Measures Better Than Average in The Recent Year
Measure Recent Year Recent Rate Recent Performance Baseline Year Baseline Rate Baseline Performance
Adult hospital patients who sometimes or never had good communication about medications they received in the hospital 2016 8.70 Better than Average 2009 11.6 Better than Average
Adults who reported that home health providers talked with them about when to take medicines in the last 2 months of care 2016 29.8 Better than Average 2012 29.7 Worse than Average
Adults who reported having any problems with the care they received from their home health providers in the last 2 months of care 2016 91.8 Better than Average 2012 91.7 Better than Average
Adult hospital patients who did not receive good communication about discharge information 2016 9.40 Better than Average 2009 12.6 Better than Average
Family caregivers who received right amount of emotional and spiritual supports from hospice care team 2016 90.6 Better than Average 2015 89.7 Better than Average
Adult hospital patients who strongly disagree or disagree that staff took their preferences and those of their family and caregiver into account when deciding what the patients discharge health care would be 2016 3.80 Better than Average 2014 3.77 Better than Average
Hospice patients whose hospice care team always treated them with dignity and respect, and really cared about them 2016 91.2 Better than Average 2015 89.9 Average
Adult hemodialysis patients with adequate dialysis - (Kt/V) 12 or higher 2016 96.1 Better than Average 2015 94.0 Better than Average
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 2016 7.35 Better than Average 2010 5.02 Better than Average
Adults who needed to see a specialist in the last 12 months who sometimes or never found it easy to see a specialist, Medicare managed care 2016 7.47 Better than Average 2010 6.67 Better than Average
Adults who had an appointment for routine health care in the last 12 months who sometimes or never got an appointments for routine care as soon as wanted, Medicare managed care 2016 10.6 Better than Average 2010 10.0 Better than Average
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 6 months and needed care, tests, or treatment who sometimes or never found it easy to get the care, tests, or treatment, Medicaid 2016 12.8 Better than Average 2011 10.2 Better than Average
Adults who needed to see a specialist in the last 6 months who sometimes or never found it easy to see a specialist, Medicaid 2016 19.5 Better than Average 2010 14.6 Better than Average
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never listened carefully to them, Medicare managed care 2016 2.29 Better than Average 2010 3.54 Better than Average
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months and needed care, tests, or treatment who sometimes or never found it easy to get the care, tests, or treatment, Medicare managed care 2016 5.09 Better than Average 2011 4.05 Better than Average
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 6 months whose health providers sometimes or never explained things in a way they could understand, Medicaid 2016 5.80 Better than Average 2010 5.20 Better than Average
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never showed respect for what they had to say, Medicare managed care 2016 1.50 Better than Average 2010 2.94 Better than Average
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 6 months whose health providers sometimes or never showed respect for what they had to say, Medicaid 2016 4.40 Better than Average 2010 4.50 Better than Average
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never explained things in a way they could understand, Medicare managed care 2016 2.29 Better than Average 2010 3.39 Better than Average
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 6 months whose health providers sometimes or never listened carefully to them, Medicaid 2016 5.60 Better than Average 2010 5.10 Better than Average
Rating of health care 0-6 on a scale from 0 (worst grade) to 10 (best grade) by adults who had a doctor´s office or clinic visit in the last 12 months, Medicare managed care 2016 7.74 Better than Average 2010 8.25 Better than Average
Rating of health care 0-6 on a scale from 0 (worst grade) to 10 (best grade) by adults who had a doctor´s office or clinic visit in the last 12 months, Medicaid 2016 14.3 Better than Average 2010 13.5 Better than Average
Adults who had a doctor´s office or clinic visit in the last 6 months whose health providers sometimes or never spent enough time with them, Medicaid 2016 7.50 Better than Average 2010 7.40 Better than Average
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never spent enough time with them, Medicare managed care 2016 3.34 Better than Average 2010 5.09 Better than Average
Hospital admissions with iatrogenic pneumothorax per 1,000 medical and surgical admissions, adults 2015 0.29 Better than Average 2011 0.38 Better than Average
Deaths per 1,000 elective-surgery admissions having developed specified complications of care during hospitalization, adults ages 18-89 or obstetric admissions 2015 92.3 Better than Average 2011 98.2 Better than Average
Hospital admissions for short-term complications of diabetes per 100,000 population, adults 2015 52.7 Better than Average 2011 46.6 Better than Average
Hospital admissions for uncontrolled diabetes without complications per 100,000 population, adults 2015 5.80 Better than Average 2011 9.80 Better than Average
Hospital admissions for long-term complications of diabetes per 100,000 population, adults 2015 58.9 Better than Average 2011 68.1 Better than Average
Hospital admissions for asthma per 100,000 population, adults ages 18-39 2015 19.4 Better than Average 2011 33.7 Better than Average
Hospital admissions for asthma per 100,000 population, children ages 2-17 2015 53.2 Better than Average 2011 70.1 Better than Average
Hospital admissions for angina per 100,000 population, adults age 18 and over 2015 7.60 Better than Average 2011 13.2 Better than Average
Hospital admissions for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or asthma per 100,000 population, adults age 40 and over 2015 235.4 Better than Average 2011 334.9 Better than Average
Hospital admissions for hypertension per 100,000 population, adults age 18 and over 2015 28.1 Better than Average 2011 35.3 Better than Average
Hospital admissions for lower extremity amputations per 1,000 population, adults age 18 and over with diabetes 2015 11.3 Better than Average 2011 8.80 Better than Average
Hospital admissions for bacterial pneumonia per 100,000 population, adults age 18 and over 2015 177.7 Better than Average 2011 273.6 Better than Average
Hospital admissions for congestive heart failure per 100,000 population 2015 228.6 Better than Average 2011 245.5 Better than Average
Colorectal cancer deaths per 100,000 population per year 2015 12.8 Better than Average 2000 19.0 Better than Average
Lung cancer deaths per 100,000 population per year 2015 36.8 Better than Average 2000 46.6 Better than Average
Acute stroke patients for whom IV thrombolytic therapy was initiated at hospital within 3 hours of time last known well 2015 92.6 Better than Average 2013 76.5 Better than Average
Stroke patients prescribed statin medication at hospital discharge 2015 97.8 Better than Average 2013 95.5 Better than Average
Adult end stage renal disease (ESRD) patients who saw a nephrologist at least 12 months prior to initiation of renal replacement therapy 2015 48.8 Better than Average 2012 44.2 Better than Average
Dialysis patients who were registered on a waiting list for transplantation 2015 32.7 Better than Average 2000 24.5 Better than Average
Adult hemodialysis patients who use arteriovenous fistulas as the primary mode of vascular access 2015 67.2 Better than Average 2012 63.0 Average
HIV infection deaths per 100,000 population 2015 0.50 Better than Average 2000 1.40 Better than Average
Emergency department visits involving opioid-related diagnoses per 100,000 population 2015 152.4 Better than Average 2005 58.6 Average
Women with clinical Stage I-IIb breast cancer who received axillary node dissection or sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) at the time of surgery (lumpectomy or mastectomy) 2014 95.5 Better than Average 2005 82.1 Worse than Average
Patients with colon cancer who received surgical resection of colon cancer that included at least 12 lymph nodes pathologically examined 2014 93.3 Better than Average 2003 58.1 Better than Average
New HIV cases per 100,000 population age 13 and over 2014 6.70 Better than Average 2008 7.70 Better than Average
People age 12 and over treated for substance abuse who completed treatment course 2014 53.9 Better than Average 2008 62.8 Better than Average
Persons age 13 and over living with diagnosed HIV whose most recent viral load in the last 12 months was under 200 copies/mL 2014 66.4 Better than Average
Breast cancer diagnosed at advanced stage (regional, distant stage, or local stage with tumor greater than 2 cm) per 100,000 women age 40 and over 2014 82.8 Better than Average 2004 93.8 Average
Cervical cancer diagnosed at advanced stage (all invasive tumors) per 100,000 women age 20 and over 2014 6.80 Better than Average 2004 8.70 Better than Average
Colorectal cancer diagnosed at advanced stage (tumors diagnosed at regional or distant stage) per 100,000 population age 50 and over 2014 59.5 Better than Average 2004 80.1 Better than Average
Women under age 70 treated for breast cancer with breast-conserving surgery who received radiation therapy to the breast within 1 year of diagnosis 2013 95.2 Better than Average 2004 93.1 Better than Average
Patients with tuberculosis who completed a curative course of treatment within 1 year of initiation of treatment 2013 94.4 Better than Average 2008 93.2 Better than Average
Patients with treated chronic kidney failure who received a transplant within 3 years of date of renal failure 2012 27.1 Better than Average 2000 40.0 Better than Average
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who had their feet checked for sores or irritation in the calendar year 2010 78.8 Better than Average 2001 84.7 Better than Average
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who received a flu vaccination in the calendar year 2010 72.8 Better than Average 2009 74.0 Better than Average
Adults age 65 and over who received an influenza vaccination in the last 12 months 2010 72.0 Better than Average 2001 70.4 Better than Average
Adults ages 18-64 at high risk (e.g., COPD) who received an influenza vaccination in the last 12 months 2010 52.8 Better than Average 2001 32.1 Average
People who needed to see a doctor but could not because of cost in the past 12 months 2010 9.10 Better than Average 2009 10.3 Better than Average
Measures That Are Average in The Recent Year
Measure Recent Year Recent Rate Recent Performance Baseline Year Baseline Rate Baseline Performance
Adults who reported that home health providers talked with them about the purpose for taking their new or changed prescription medicines in the last 2 months of care 2016 31.5 Average 2012 31.3 Worse than Average
Family caregivers who rated the hospice care for their family member best (9-10) on a scale of 0-10 (where 0 is the worst and 10 is the best) 2016 79.2 Average 2015 78.0 Worse than Average
Family caregivers who would definitely recommend this hospice to their friends and family 2016 84.6 Average 2015 83.7 Average
Hospice patients whose hospice care team always communicated well with their family caregivers about taking care them 2016 79.3 Average 2015 78.3 Worse than Average
Ratio of observed deaths to expected deaths among Medicare hemodialysis patients 2016 0.98 Average 2000 0.85 Better than Average
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 fee-for-service 2016 10.7 Average
Adults who needed care right away for an illness, injury, or condition in the last 6 months who sometimes or never got care as soon as wanted, Medicaid 2016 14.6 Average 2010 11.7 Better than Average
Adults who had an appointment for routine health care in the last 6 months who sometimes or never got an appointments for routine care as soon as wanted, Medicaid 2016 22.9 Average 2010 15.9 Better than Average
Adults who had an appointment for routine health care in the last 12 months who sometimes or never got an appointments for routine care as soon as wanted, Medicare fee-for-service 2016 12.1 Average 2010 11.3 Average
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months and needed care, tests, or treatment who sometimes or never found it easy to get the care, tests, or treatment, Medicare fee-for-service 2016 10.00 Average 2011 7.25 Average
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never listened carefully to them, Medicare fee-for-service 2016 3.93 Average
Adults who needed to see a specialist in the last 12 months who sometimes or never found it easy to see a specialist, Medicare fee-for-service 2016 10.9 Average 2010 7.49 Average
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never showed respect for what they had to say, Medicare fee-for-service 2016 5.60 Average 2010 2.96 Average
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never explained things in a way they could understand, Medicare fee-for-service 2016 5.35 Average
Adults who had a doctor´s office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never spent enough time with them, Medicare fee-for-service 2016 7.40 Average 2010 4.08 Average
Adults who had a doctor´s office or clinic visit in the last 6 months who sometimes or never got advice to quit smoking from provider, Medicaid 2016 47.6 Average
Adults who had a doctor´s office or clinic visit in the last 12 months who sometimes or never got advice to quit smoking from provider, Medicare fee-for-service 2016 42.0 Average 2010 44.9 Average
Rating of health care 0-6 on a scale from 0 (worst grade) to 10 (best grade) by adults who had a doctor´s office or clinic visit in the last 12 months, Medicare fee-for-service 2016 11.0 Average 2010 9.83 Average
Adults who had a doctor´s office or clinic visit in the last 12 months who sometimes or never got advice to quit smoking from provider, Medicare managed care 2016 35.1 Average 2010 51.5 Average
Reclosure of postoperative abdominal wound dehiscence per 1,000 abdominopelvic-surgery admissions of length 2 or more days, adults 2015 1.16 Average 2011 1.61 Average
Sepsis diagnoses per 1,000 elective-surgery admissions of length 4 or more days, adults 2015 13.2 Average 2011 11.5 Better than Average
Hospital admissions for short-term complications of diabetes per 100,000 population, children ages 6-17 2015 24.7 Average 2011 26.1 Average
Breast cancer deaths per 100,000 female population per year 2015 19.2 Average 2000 27.1 Average
Deaths per 1,000 adult hospital admissions with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) 2015 36.7 Average 2011 53.7 Worse than Average
Deaths per 1,000 adult hospital admissions with congestive heart failure 2015 14.9 Average 2011 22.1 Average
Deaths per 1,000 adult hospital admissions with abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair 2015 22.9 Average 2011 25.3 Better than Average
Deaths per 1,000 hospital admissions with coronary artery bypass surgery, adults age 40 and over 2015 19.1 Average 2011 21.7 Average
Stroke patients who received venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis 2015 97.7 Average 2013 94.7 Average
Deaths per 1,000 hospital admissions with percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA), adults age 40 and over 2015 13.0 Average 2011 15.5 Average
Percent of hemodialysis patients whose hemoglobin level is less than 10 g/dL 2015 17.0 Average 2009 2.57 Average
Hospital inpatient stays involving opioid-related diagnoses per 100,000 population 2015 274.3 Average 2005 155.1 Average
Deaths per 1,000 adult hospital admissions with pneumonia 2015 16.6 Average 2011 25.4 Average
Suicide deaths among persons age 12 and over per 100,000 population 2015 15.9 Average 2008 13.5 Average
Hospital admissions for immunization-preventable influenza per 100,000 population, adults age 65 and over 2015 255.0 Average 2011 48.5 Better than Average
Children ages 19-35 months who received 3 or more doses of hepatitis B vaccine 2015 94.7 Average 2000 93.0 Average
Children ages 19-35 months who received 4 or more doses of diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccine 2015 85.4 Average 2000 91.6 Better than Average
Children ages 19-35 months who received 1 or more doses of measles-mumps-rubella vaccine 2015 92.6 Average 2000 92.5 Average
Children ages 19-35 months who received 1 or more doses of varicella vaccine 2015 93.4 Average 2000 61.4 Worse than Average
Children ages 19-35 months who received 3 or more doses of polio vaccine 2015 94.5 Average 2000 95.7 Better than Average
Adolescents ages 13-15 who received 1 or more doses of meningococcal conjugate vaccine 2015 83.7 Average 2008 42.0 Average
Adolescents ages 13-15 who received 1 or more doses of tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) since the age of ten years 2015 90.7 Average 2008 53.3 Average
Adolescent males ages 13-15 who received 3 or more doses of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine 2015 23.5 Average
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 2015 89.9 Average 2008 21.5 Worse than Average
Adolescents ages 16-17 who received 1 or more doses of meningococcal conjugate vaccine 2015 83.3 Average 2008 34.2 Average
Adolescent aged 13-15 years who received 3 or more doses of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine 2015 32.3 Average 2012 12.5 Average
Adolescent ages 16-17 years who received 3 or more doses of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine 2015 34.7 Average
Persons age 13 and over living with HIV who know their serostatus 2014 84.3 Average 2010 81.1 Average
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who received a dilated eye examination in the calendar year 2010 74.4 Average 2001 73.4 Average
Adults ages 18-64 at high risk (e.g., COPD) who ever received pneumococcal vaccination 2010 28.3 Average 2001 15.4 Average
Adults age 65 and over who ever received pneumococcal vaccination 2010 70.3 Average 2001 63.1 Average
Adults who received a blood cholesterol measurement in the last 5 years 2009 76.2 Average 2001 75.5 Better than Average
Measures Worse Than Average in The Recent Year
Measure Recent Year Recent Rate Recent Performance Baseline Year Baseline Rate Baseline Performance
Adults who reported getting the help or advice they needed the same day they contacted their home health providers 2016 16.9 Worse than Average 2012 18.0 Worse than Average
Adults who reported a home health provider talking with them about how to set up their home so they can move around safely when they first started getting home health care 2016 74.3 Worse than Average 2012 71.4 Worse than Average
Adults who reported a home health provider talking with them about all the prescription and over-the-counter medicinesthey were taking when they first started getting home health care 2016 78.9 Worse than Average 2012 78.2 Worse than Average
Adults home health patients age 18 and over who reported that home health providers talked with them about the side effects of medicines in the last 2 months of care 2016 24.0 Worse than Average 2012 23.8 Worse than Average
Adults who reported a home health provider asking to see all the prescription and over-the-counter medicines they were taking, when they first started getting home health care 2016 70.4 Worse than Average 2012 69.8 Worse than Average
Adults who reported getting the help or advice they needed when they contacted their home health providers in the last 2 months of care 2016 23.7 Worse than Average 2012 24.9 Worse than Average
Adults who reported that home health providers always kept them informed about when they would arrive at their home in the last 2 months of care 2016 76.6 Worse than Average 2012 76.7 Worse than Average
Adults who reported that home health providers talk about pain in the last 2 months of care 2016 87.8 Worse than Average 2012 86.4 Worse than Average
Adults who reported being told what care and services they would get when they first started getting home health care 2016 87.8 Worse than Average 2012 87.0 Worse than Average
Adults who reported that home health providers always listen carefully to them in the last 2 months of care 2016 79.9 Worse than Average 2012 78.3 Worse than Average
Adults who reported that home health providers always explained things in a way that was easy to understand in the last 2 months of care 2016 77.7 Worse than Average 2012 77.2 Worse than Average
Adults who reported that home health providers always treated them as gently as possible in the last 2 months of care 2016 87.2 Worse than Average 2012 87.0 Worse than Average
Adults who reported that home health providers always treated them with courtesy and respect in the last 2 months of care 2016 90.8 Worse than Average 2012 90.0 Worse than Average
Family members who definitely received trainings about taking care their family member from hospice care team 2016 70.2 Worse than Average 2015 70.0 Worse than Average
Hospice patients and family caregivers who always got help as soon as they need from hospice care team 2016 76.5 Worse than Average 2015 75.5 Worse than Average
Hospice patients who always received enough helps for pain, sadness, breathing, or constipations from hospice care team 2016 72.8 Worse than Average 2015 71.8 Worse than Average
Adults who reported that home health providers always seem informed and up-to-date about all the cares or treatments they got at home in the last 2 months of care 2016 61.0 Worse than Average 2012 57.2 Worse than Average
Obstetric trauma per 1,000 instrument-assisted deliveries 2015 134.6 Worse than Average 2011 166.2 Worse than Average
Obstetric trauma per 1,000 vaginal deliveries without instrument assistance 2015 23.7 Worse than Average 2011 27.0 Worse than Average
Birth trauma - injury to neonate per 1,000 selected live births 2015 2.70 Worse than Average 2011 2.12 Average
Stroke patients with educational material addressing activation of emergency medical system, follow-up after discharge, educations prescribed at discharge, risk factors for stroke, warning signs and symptoms of stroke 2015 93.0 Worse than Average 2013 88.1 Average
Hospital patients who received pneumococcal immunization 2015 84.6 Worse than Average 2012 86.9 Worse than Average
Hospital patients who received influenza vaccination 2015 91.8 Worse than Average 2012 86.6 Worse than Average
Persons age 13 and over living with diagnosed HIV who had at least two CD4 or viral load tests performed at least 3 months apart during the last year, among reporting jurisdictions 2014 54.0 Worse than Average
Measures With No Performance Data
Measure
Hospital patients with heart attack given fibrinolytic medication within 30 minutes of arrival
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who received at least two hemoglobin A1c measurements in the calendar year
Women ages 50-74 who received a mammogram in the last 2 years
Women ages 21-65 who received a Pap smear in the last 3 years
Adolescents females ages 13-15 who received 3 or more doses human papillomavirus vaccine
Adolescents females ages 16-17 who received 3 or more doses human papillomavirus vaccine
Composite measure: Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 6 months whose health providers sometimes or never listened carefully, explained things clearly, respected what they had to say, and spent enough time with them, Medicaid
Composite measure: Children ages 19-35 months who received all recommended vaccines
Adolescents ages 16-17 years (excluding adolescents who have had varicella) vaccinated with at least 2 doses of varicella
Adolescents ages 13-15 years (excluding adolescents who have had varicella) vaccinated with at least 2 doses of varicella
Composite measure: Children who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 6 months whose health providers always listened carefully, explained things clearly, respected what they or their parents had to say, and spent enough time with them, Medicaid
Composite: People age 12 and over who needed treatment for illicit drug use or an alcohol problem and who received such treatment at a specialty facility in the last 12 months
Cancer deaths per 100,000 population per year for all cancers
Composite measure: Adults ages 50-75 who received any type of colorectal cancer screening
Composite measure: Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never listened carefully, explained things clearly, respected what they had to say, and spent enough time with them, Medicare fee
Composite measure: Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never listened carefully, explained things clearly, respected what they had to say, and spent enough time with them, Medicare man