NevadaState Snapshot for Patient Safety

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
Adults who reported a home health provider asking to see all the prescription and over-the-counter medicines they were taking, when they first started getting home health care 2016 80.2 Better than Average 2012 78.6 Average
Birth trauma - injury to neonate per 1,000 selected live births 2015 1.03 Better than Average 2011 1.89 Average
Hospital admissions with iatrogenic pneumothorax per 1,000 medical and surgical admissions, adults 2015 0.37 Better than Average 2011 0.40 Better than Average
Measures That Are Average in The Recent Year
Measure Recent Year Recent Rate Recent Performance Baseline Year Baseline Rate Baseline Performance
Adults who reported that home health providers talked with them about the purpose for taking their new or changed prescription medicines in the last 2 months of care 2016 31.4 Average 2012 30.8 Worse than Average
Adults home health patients age 18 and over who reported that home health providers talked with them about the side effects of medicines in the last 2 months of care 2016 25.6 Average 2012 25.7 Average
Adults who reported that home health providers talked with them about when to take medicines in the last 2 months of care 2016 29.3 Average 2012 28.9 Worse than Average
Obstetric trauma per 1,000 instrument-assisted deliveries 2015 108.9 Average 2011 137.5 Average
Obstetric trauma per 1,000 vaginal deliveries without instrument assistance 2015 18.9 Average 2011 26.1 Worse than Average
Measures Worse Than Average in The Recent Year
Measure Recent Year Recent Rate Recent Performance Baseline Year Baseline Rate Baseline Performance
Adults who reported a home health provider talking with them about how to set up their home so they can move around safely when they first started getting home health care 2016 72.3 Worse than Average 2012 70.2 Worse than Average
Adults who reported a home health provider talking with them about all the prescription and over-the-counter medicinesthey were taking when they first started getting home health care 2016 82.9 Worse than Average 2012 82.6 Worse than Average
Sepsis diagnoses per 1,000 elective-surgery admissions of length 4 or more days, adults 2015 22.1 Worse than Average 2011 17.3 Average
Deaths per 1,000 elective-surgery admissions having developed specified complications of care during hospitalization, adults ages 18-89 or obstetric admissions 2015 133.6 Worse than Average 2011 169.6 Worse than Average
Measures With No Performance Data
Measure
Reclosure of postoperative abdominal wound dehiscence per 1,000 abdominopelvic-surgery admissions of length 2 or more days, adults