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
Adult hemodialysis patients with adequate dialysis - (Kt/V) 12 or higher 2016 95.4 Better than Average 2015 92.1 Worse than Average
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
Hospital inpatient stays involving opioid-related diagnoses per 100,000 population 2015 207.1 Better than Average 2005 106.9 Better than Average
Patients with colon cancer who received surgical resection of colon cancer that included at least 12 lymph nodes pathologically examined 2014 95.5 Better than Average 2003 54.2 Average
Patients with tuberculosis who completed a curative course of treatment within 1 year of initiation of treatment 2013 96.2 Better than Average 2008 85.5 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 2016 0.94 Average 2000 1.21 Worse than Average
Breast cancer deaths per 100,000 female population per year 2015 21.3 Average 2000 27.1 Average
Lung cancer deaths per 100,000 population per year 2015 41.4 Average 2000 65.7 Worse than Average
Deaths per 1,000 adult hospital admissions with congestive heart failure 2015 12.9 Average 2011 20.5 Average
Adult hemodialysis patients who use arteriovenous fistulas as the primary mode of vascular access 2015 63.2 Average 2012 61.2 Average
HIV infection deaths per 100,000 population 2015 1.80 Average 2000 4.40 Average
Deaths per 1,000 adult hospital admissions with pneumonia 2015 16.1 Average 2011 27.9 Average
Emergency department visits involving opioid-related diagnoses per 100,000 population 2015 229.7 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) 2014 95.4 Average 2005 94.4 Better than Average
Persons age 13 and over living with HIV who know their serostatus 2014 82.0 Average 2010 76.6 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 93.8 Average 2004 77.0 Average
Patients with treated chronic kidney failure who received a transplant within 3 years of date of renal failure 2012 15.5 Average 2000 22.0 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
Measures Worse Than Average in The Recent Year
Measure Recent Year Recent Rate Recent Performance Baseline Year Baseline Rate Baseline Performance
Colorectal cancer deaths per 100,000 population per year 2015 15.8 Worse than Average 2000 24.4 Worse than Average
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
Adult end stage renal disease (ESRD) patients who saw a nephrologist at least 12 months prior to initiation of renal replacement therapy 2015 27.7 Worse than Average 2012 28.0 Worse than Average
Dialysis patients who were registered on a waiting list for transplantation 2015 10.8 Worse than Average 2000 17.9 Average
Percent of hemodialysis patients whose hemoglobin level is less than 10 g/dL 2015 18.8 Worse than Average 2009 3.73 Worse than Average
Suicide deaths among persons age 12 and over per 100,000 population 2015 22.2 Worse than Average 2008 23.8 Worse than Average
New HIV cases per 100,000 population age 13 and over 2014 18.6 Worse than Average 2008 18.6 Average
People age 12 and over treated for substance abuse who completed treatment course 2014 41.5 Worse than Average 2008 36.2 Worse than 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
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
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
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who received at least two hemoglobin A1c measurements in the calendar year
Cancer deaths per 100,000 population per year for all cancers
Composite: People age 12 and over who needed treatment for illicit drug use or an alcohol problem and who received such treatment at a specialty facility in the last 12 months