NevadaState Snapshot for Acute Care

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
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
Hospital admissions for uncontrolled diabetes without complications per 100,000 population, adults 2015 9.70 Better than Average 2011 11.3 Better than Average
Hospital admissions for lower extremity amputations per 1,000 population, adults age 18 and over with diabetes 2015 15.2 Better than Average 2011 13.0 Better than Average
Hospital admissions for long-term complications of diabetes per 100,000 population, adults 2015 104.9 Better than Average 2011 100.7 Better than Average
Hospital admissions for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or asthma per 100,000 population, adults age 40 and over 2015 303.2 Better than Average 2011 461.0 Better 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
Hospital admissions for immunization-preventable influenza per 100,000 population, adults age 65 and over 2015 94.1 Better than Average 2011 17.7 Better than Average
Hospital patients who received influenza vaccination 2015 96.3 Better than Average 2012 89.2 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
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
Hospital admissions for asthma per 100,000 population, adults ages 18-39 2015 42.1 Average 2011 56.4 Average
Hospital admissions for angina per 100,000 population, adults age 18 and over 2015 12.8 Average 2011 10.6 Better than Average
Hospital admissions for bacterial pneumonia per 100,000 population, adults age 18 and over 2015 242.6 Average 2011 284.9 Better than Average
Deaths per 1,000 adult hospital admissions with congestive heart failure 2015 12.9 Average 2011 20.5 Average
Emergency department visits involving opioid-related diagnoses per 100,000 population 2015 229.7 Average
Deaths per 1,000 adult hospital admissions with pneumonia 2015 16.1 Average 2011 27.9 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
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
Measures Worse Than Average in The Recent Year
Measure Recent Year Recent Rate Recent Performance Baseline Year Baseline Rate Baseline Performance
Adult hospital patients who sometimes or never had good communication about medications they received in the hospital 2016 11.7 Worse than Average 2009 15.6 Worse than Average
Adult hospital patients who strongly disagree or disagree that staff took their preferences and those of their family and caregiver into account when deciding what the patients discharge health care would be 2016 8.70 Worse than Average 2014 8.51 Worse than Average
Adult hospital patients who did not receive good communication about discharge information 2016 12.2 Worse than Average 2009 18.1 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
Hospital admissions for short-term complications of diabetes per 100,000 population, children ages 6-17 2015 44.9 Worse than Average 2011 38.3 Worse than Average
Hospital admissions for short-term complications of diabetes per 100,000 population, adults 2015 98.0 Worse than Average 2011 82.7 Worse than Average
Hospital admissions for asthma per 100,000 population, children ages 2-17 2015 109.7 Worse than Average 2011 98.2 Average
Hospital admissions for hypertension per 100,000 population, adults age 18 and over 2015 58.0 Worse than Average 2011 65.9 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
Hospital patients who received pneumococcal immunization 2015 55.3 Worse than Average 2012 90.2 Better than 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
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
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