NevadaState Snapshot for Home Health-Hospice

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 you were taking, when they first started getting home health care 2015 80.3 Better than Average 2012 78.6 Average
Adults who reported having any problems with the care they received from their home health provider in the last 2 months of care 2015 90.9 Better than Average 2012 90.9 Better than Average
Home health care patients who received urgent, unplanned medical care 2013 18.8 Better than Average 2010 19.0 Better than Average
Home health care patients whose urinary incontinence decreased 2013 48.8 Better than Average 2010 57.2 Better than Average
Home health care patients whose management of oral medications improved 2013 56.3 Better than Average 2010 51.3 Better than Average
Home health patients who had improvement in confusion frequency 2013 48.2 Better than Average 2012 47.0 Better than Average
Home health patients who had drug education on all medications - short stay 2013 93.2 Better than Average 2012 93.9 Better than Average
Home health care patients who had an emergency department visit and then hospitalized 2013 15.8 Better than Average 2011 16.8 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 always kept them informed about when they would arrive at their home, in the last 2 months of care 2015 78.2 Average 2012 78.0 Average
Adults who reported that home health providers talked with them about the purpose for taking your new or changed prescription medicines, in the last 2 months of care 2015 31.0 Average 2012 30.8 Worse than Average
Adults who reported that home health providers talked with them about when to take medicines, in the last 2 months of care 2015 28.7 Average 2012 28.9 Worse than Average
Adults who reported getting the help or advice they needed when they contacted their home health provider , in the last 2 months of care 2015 25.8 Average 2012 25.9 Worse than Average
Adults who reported that home health providers talked with them about the side effects of medicines, in the last 2 months of care 2015 25.5 Average 2012 25.7 Average
Adults who reported a home health provider talking with them about all the prescription and over-the-counter medicines you were taking, when they first started getting home health care 2015 83.5 Average 2012 82.6 Average
Home health care patients who had to be admitted to the hospital 2013 24.2 Average 2010 25.4 Better than Average
Home health patients who had improvement in upper body dressing 2013 71.0 Average 2012 70.4 Average
Home health care patients who stayed at home after an episode of home health care 2013 71.3 Average 2010 70.3 Better than Average
Home health patients who had improvement in toileting 2013 68.6 Average 2012 69.8 Better than Average
Home health care patients whose bathing improved 2013 68.5 Average 2010 67.0 Better than Average
Home health care patients whose shortness of breath decreased 2013 65.8 Average 2010 66.1 Better than Average
Home health care patients whose ability to get in and out of bed improved 2013 57.8 Average 2010 56.1 Better than Average
Home health patients who had diabetic foot care and patient education - short stay 2013 94.2 Average 2012 94.3 Better than Average
Home health care patients whose surgical wound was improved 2013 88.4 Average 2011 91.7 Better 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 your home so you can move around safely when they first started getting home health care 2015 70.8 Worse than Average 2012 70.2 Worse than Average
Adults who reported that home health providers always seem informed and up-to-date about all the care or treatment you got at home, in the last 2 months of care 2015 57.5 Worse than Average 2012 56.7 Worse than Average
Adults who reported getting the help or advice they needed the same day they contacted their home health provider 2015 16.7 Worse than Average 2012 18.2 Worse than Average
Adults who reported that home health providers always treated them with courtesy and respect, in the last 2 months of care 2015 92.3 Worse than Average 2012 91.9 Worse than Average
Adults who reported that home health providers always treated them as gently as possible, in the last 2 months of care 2015 88.4 Worse than Average 2012 88.0 Worse than Average
Adults who reported being told what care and services they would get when they first started getting home health care 2015 86.4 Worse than Average 2012 86.4 Worse than Average
Adults who reported that home health providers talk about pain in the last 2 months of care 2015 86.9 Worse than Average 2012 85.8 Worse than Average
Adults who reported that home health providers always listen carefully to them, in the last 2 months of care 2015 81.4 Worse than Average 2012 81.4 Worse than Average
Adults who reported that home health providers always explained things in a way that was easy to understand, in the last 2 months of care 2015 80.7 Worse than Average 2012 81.0 Worse than Average
Hospice patients who received the right amount of help for feelings of anxiety or sadness 2014 88.8 Worse than Average 2009 91.1 Better than Average
Hospice patients who received care consistent with their stated end-of-life wishes 2014 94.5 Worse than Average 2006 90.9 Worse than Average
Hospice patient caregivers who perceived patient was referred to hospice at the right time 2014 90.2 Worse than Average 2007 89.2 Better than Average
Family caregivers who did not want more information about what to expect while the patient was dying 2014 85.3 Worse than Average 2007 82.8 Worse than Average
Home health care patients whose pain when moving around decreased 2013 65.3 Worse than Average 2010 66.6 Average
Home health patients who had pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccination 2013 68.8 Worse than Average 2012 66.4 Worse than Average
Home health patients who had influenza vaccination during flu season 2013 67.1 Worse than Average 2012 64.8 Worse than Average
Home health care patients whose ability to walk or move around improved 2013 58.2 Worse than Average 2010 54.8 Average
Home health patients who had timely initiation of care 2013 90.9 Worse than Average 2012 90.4 Worse than Average