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
Hospital admissions for congestive heart failure per 100,000 population 2015 283.9 Better than Average 2011 280.8 Better than Average
Acute stroke patients for whom IV thrombolytic therapy was initiated at hospital within 3 hours of time last known well 2015 90.5 Better than Average 2013 80.1 Better than Average
Stroke patients who received venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis 2015 98.4 Better than Average 2013 91.5 Worse than Average
Stroke patients prescribed statin medication at hospital discharge 2015 98.5 Better than Average 2013 95.7 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 congestive heart failure 2015 12.9 Average 2011 20.5 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 adult hospital admissions with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) 2015 48.0 Worse than Average 2011 61.9 Worse than Average
Deaths per 1,000 hospital admissions with coronary artery bypass surgery, adults age 40 and over 2015 30.4 Worse than Average 2011 34.1 Worse than Average
Deaths per 1,000 hospital admissions with percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA), adults age 40 and over 2015 18.4 Worse than Average 2011 19.5 Worse than 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 92.5 Worse than Average 2013 87.9 Average
Measures With No Performance Data
Measure
Hospital patients with heart attack given fibrinolytic medication within 30 minutes of arrival
Deaths per 1,000 adult hospital admissions with abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair