NevadaState Snapshot for Effective Treatment

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
Patients with end stage renal disease due to diabetes 2015 40.8 Better than Average 2009 44.2 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 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
Stroke patients prescribed statin medication at hospital discharge 2013 95.7 Better than Average
Long-stay nursing home residents whose depression or anxiety increased 2013 4.50 Better than Average 2011 4.00 Better than 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) 2013 96.6 Better than Average 2004 90.6 Average
Measures That Are Average in The Recent Year
Measure Recent Year Recent Rate Recent Performance Baseline Year Baseline Rate Baseline Performance
Ratio of observed deaths to expected deaths among Medicare hemodialysis patients 2015 1.02 Average 2000 1.21 Worse than Average
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
Breast cancer deaths per 100,000 female population per year 2014 22.0 Average 2000 27.1 Average
Deaths per 1,000 adult hospital admissions with pneumonia 2014 20.0 Average 2011 27.9 Average
HIV infection deaths per 100,000 population 2014 2.20 Average 2000 4.40 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 88.6 Average 2004 77.0 Average
Patients with colon cancer who received surgical resection of colon cancer that included at least 12 lymph nodes pathologically examined 2013 92.1 Average 2004 51.7 Average
Home health patients who had diabetic foot care and patient education - short stay 2013 94.2 Average 2012 94.3 Better than Average
Patients with treated chronic kidney failure who received a transplant within 3 years of date of renal failure 2011 12.8 Average 2000 22.0 Average
Measures Worse Than Average in The Recent Year
Measure Recent Year Recent Rate Recent Performance Baseline Year Baseline Rate Baseline Performance
Suicide deaths per 100,000 population 2014 23.6 Worse than Average 2000 20.2 Worse than Average
Colorectal cancer deaths per 100,000 population per year 2014 16.7 Worse than Average 2000 24.4 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
Lung cancer deaths per 100,000 population per year 2014 45.4 Worse than Average 2000 65.7 Worse than Average
End stage renal disease (ESRD) patients who saw a nephrologist at least 12 months prior to initiation of renal replacement therapy, age 18 and over 2014 25.0 Worse than Average 2005 26.4 Average
Dialysis patients who were registered on a waiting list for transplantation 2014 9.30 Worse than Average 2000 17.9 Average
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
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
People age 12 and over who needed treatment for illicit drug use and who received such treatment at a specialty facility in the last 12 months
People age 12 and over who needed treatment for alcohol problem who received such treatment at a specialty facility in the last 12 months
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who received at least two hemoglobin A1c measurements in the calendar year
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who received a dilated eye examination in the calendar year
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who had their feet checked for sores or irritation in the calendar year
People age 12 and over treated for substance abuse who completed treatment course
Patients with tuberculosis who completed a curative course of treatment within 1 year of initiation of treatment