Nevada Strongest / Weakest Measures

Nevada'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
Hospital admissions for immunization-preventable influenza per 100,000 population, adults age 65 and over 94.1 142.8 Achieved: 34% better
Birth trauma - injury to neonate per 1,000 selected live births 1.03 1.29 Achieved: 20% better
Stroke patients prescribed statin medication at hospital discharge 98.5 98.6 0%
Stroke patients who received venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis 98.4 98.7 0%
Patients with colon cancer who received surgical resection of colon cancer that included at least 12 lymph nodes pathologically examined 95.5 95.9 0%

Nevada'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
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 7.00 2.39 193%
Hospital admissions for uncontrolled diabetes without complications per 100,000 population, adults 9.70 3.28 196%
Hospital admissions for short-term complications of diabetes per 100,000 population, children ages 6-17 44.9 13.6 230%
Emergency department visits involving opioid-related diagnoses per 100,000 population 229.7 59.2 288%
New HIV cases per 100,000 population age 13 and over 18.6 4.30 333%

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