NevadaState Snapshot for Cardiovascular Disease

In this comparison, the NHQR quality measures for Nevada 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
Acute stroke patients for whom IV thrombolytic therapy was initiated at hospital within 3 hours (less than or equal to 180 minutes) of time last known well 2013 80.1 Better than Average
Hospital admissions for congestive heart failure per 100,000 population 2013 274.3 Better than Average 2011 280.8 Better than Average
Measures That Are Average in The Recent Year
Measure Recent Year Recent Rate Recent Performance Baseline Year Baseline Rate Baseline Performance
Deaths per 1,000 adult hospital admissions with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) 2013 51.3 Average 2011 61.9 Worse than Average
Stroke patients with documentation that they or their caregivers were given 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 2013 87.9 Average
Deaths per 1,000 adult hospital admissions with abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair 2013 34.1 Average 2011 27.6 Average
Deaths per 1,000 adult hospital admissions with congestive heart failure 2013 18.1 Average 2011 20.5 Average
Stroke patients prescribed statin medication at hospital discharge 2013 95.7 Average
Hospital patients with heart attack given fibrinolytic medication within 30 minutes of arrival 2007 51.2 Average 2005 40.0 Average
Measures Worse Than Average in The Recent Year
Measure Recent Year Recent Rate Recent Performance Baseline Year Baseline Rate Baseline Performance
Deaths per 1,000 hospital admissions with coronary artery bypass surgery, age 40 and over 2013 24.9 Worse than Average 2011 34.1 Worse than Average
Deaths per 1,000 hospital admissions with percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA), age 40 and over 2013 19.8 Worse than Average 2011 19.5 Worse than Average
Stroke patients who received venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis 2013 91.5 Worse than Average