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
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 2014 95.2 Better than Average 2013 87.9 Average
Hospital admissions for congestive heart failure per 100,000 population 2014 266.0 Better than Average 2011 280.8 Better than Average
Stroke patients prescribed statin medication at hospital discharge 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
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 2014 80.5 Average 2013 80.1 Better than Average
Deaths per 1,000 adult hospital admissions with congestive heart failure 2014 16.9 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 hospital admissions with percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA), age 40 and over 2014 19.8 Worse than Average 2011 19.5 Worse than Average
Deaths per 1,000 hospital admissions with coronary artery bypass surgery, age 40 and over 2014 25.2 Worse than Average 2011 34.1 Worse than Average
Deaths per 1,000 adult hospital admissions with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) 2014 56.8 Worse than Average 2011 61.9 Worse than Average
Stroke patients who received venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis 2013 91.5 Worse than Average
Measures With No Performance Data
Measure
Deaths per 1,000 adult hospital admissions with abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair
Hospital patients with heart attack given fibrinolytic medication within 30 minutes of arrival