NevadaState Snapshot for Chronic 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
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
Adults who reported getting the help or advice they needed when they contacted their home health providers in the last 2 months of care 2016 27.3 Better than Average 2012 25.9 Worse than Average
Adults who reported having any problems with the care they received from their home health providers in the last 2 months of care 2016 91.0 Better than Average 2012 90.9 Better than Average
Adult hemodialysis patients with adequate dialysis - (Kt/V) 12 or higher 2016 95.4 Better than Average 2015 92.1 Worse 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
Family caregivers who rated the hospice care for their family member best (9-10) on a scale of 0-10 (where 0 is the worst and 10 is the best) 2016 80.8 Average 2015 80.4 Average
Hospice patients whose hospice care team always communicated well with their family caregivers about taking care them 2016 79.1 Average 2015 79.8 Average
Hospice patients and family caregivers who always got help as soon as they need from hospice care team 2016 77.4 Average 2015 78.2 Average
Family members who definitely received trainings about taking care their family member from hospice care team 2016 72.8 Average 2015 75.1 Better than Average
Hospice patients who always received enough helps for pain, sadness, breathing, or constipations from hospice care team 2016 75.2 Average 2015 74.9 Average
Hospice patients whose hospice care team always treated them with dignity and respect, and really cared about them 2016 89.4 Average 2015 89.1 Average
Family caregivers who received right amount of emotional and spiritual supports from hospice care team 2016 88.4 Average 2015 87.9 Average
Family caregivers who would definitely recommend this hospice to their friends and family 2016 85.6 Average 2015 84.7 Average
Ratio of observed deaths to expected deaths among Medicare hemodialysis patients 2016 0.94 Average 2000 1.21 Worse than Average
Adult hemodialysis patients who use arteriovenous fistulas as the primary mode of vascular access 2015 63.2 Average 2012 61.2 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
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
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 2016 78.5 Worse than Average 2012 78.0 Average
Adults who reported that home health providers talk about pain in the last 2 months of care 2016 87.9 Worse than Average 2012 85.8 Worse than Average
Adults who reported that home health providers always treated them with courtesy and respect in the last 2 months of care 2016 92.2 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 2016 88.4 Worse than Average 2012 88.0 Worse than Average
Adults who reported that home health providers always listen carefully to them in the last 2 months of care 2016 81.9 Worse than Average 2012 81.4 Worse than Average
Adults who reported being told what care and services they would get when they first started getting home health care 2016 87.2 Worse than Average 2012 86.4 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 2016 81.7 Worse than Average 2012 81.0 Worse than Average
Adults who reported that home health providers always seem informed and up-to-date about all the cares or treatments they got at home in the last 2 months of care 2016 57.0 Worse than Average 2012 56.7 Worse than 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
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
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who received at least two hemoglobin A1c measurements in the calendar year
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