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
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
Long-stay nursing home residents whose depression or anxiety increased 2013 4.50 Better than 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 2014 1.02 Average 2000 1.21 Worse than Average
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
Breast cancer deaths per 100,000 female population per year 2013 22.5 Average 2000 27.1 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
Deaths per 1,000 adult hospital admissions with pneumonia 2013 24.5 Average 2011 27.9 Average
Home health patients who had diabetic foot care and patient education - short stay 2013 94.2 Average
Stroke patients prescribed statin medication at hospital discharge 2013 95.7 Average
Patients with colon cancer who received surgical resection of colon cancer that included at least 12 lymph nodes pathologically examined 2012 85.3 Average 2004 51.7 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 2012 91.9 Average 2004 77.0 Worse 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) 2012 94.5 Average 2004 90.6 Average
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 2011 17.4 Average
People age 12 and over treated for substance abuse who completed treatment course 2011 39.9 Average 2008 36.2 Average
Percent of prevalent ESRD patients with diabetes listed as the primary cause 2011 37.1 Average
Percent of prevalent ESRD patients with primary cause of diabetes among persons with diabetes listed as a comorbidity 2011 77.1 Average
Dialysis patients who were registered on a waiting list for transplantation 2010 6.60 Average
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who received a dilated eye examination in the calendar year 2010 71.6 Average 2001 61.3 Average
End stage renal disease (ESRD) due to diabetes per million population 2010 145.8 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
Lung cancer deaths per 100,000 population per year 2013 45.4 Worse than Average 2000 65.7 Worse than Average
Colorectal cancer deaths per 100,000 population per year 2013 16.9 Worse than Average 2000 24.4 Worse than Average
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
HIV infection deaths per 100,000 population 2013 2.40 Worse than Average 2000 4.40 Average
Suicide deaths per 100,000 population 2013 22.5 Worse than Average 2000 20.2 Worse than Average
New HIV cases per 100,000 population age 13 and over 2013 19.9 Worse than Average 2010 17.2 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 2011 22.5 Worse than Average 2010 21.1 Worse than Average
People age 12 and over who needed treatment for alcohol problem who received such treatment at a specialty facility in the last 12 months 2011 5.30 Worse than Average
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who received at least two hemoglobin A1c measurements in the calendar year 2010 60.2 Worse than Average 2001 68.5 Average
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who had their feet checked for sores or irritation in the calendar year 2010 61.4 Worse than Average 2001 64.1 Average
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who received a flu vaccination in the calendar year 2010 41.9 Worse than Average 2009 55.5 Average
Patients with treated chronic kidney failure who received a transplant within 3 years of date of renal failure 2008 6.00 Worse than Average