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
Patients with end stage renal disease due to diabetes 2015 40.8 Better than Average 2009 44.2 Average
Hospital admissions for congestive heart failure per 100,000 population 2014 266.0 Better than Average 2011 280.8 Better than Average
Avoidable admissions for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or asthma per 100,000 population age 40 and over 2014 338.6 Better than Average 2011 461.0 Better than Average
Hospital admissions for long-term complications of diabetes per 100,000 population, adults 2014 102.3 Better than Average 2011 100.7 Better than Average
Avoidable admissions for angina per 100,000 population age 18 and over 2014 8.02 Better than Average 2011 10.6 Better than Average
Hospital admissions for uncontrolled diabetes without complications per 100,000 population, adults, HCUP data 2014 10.8 Better than Average 2011 11.3 Better than Average
Hospital admissions for lower extremity amputations per 1,000 population age 18 and over with diabetes, HCUP data 2014 13.0 Better than Average 2011 13.0 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
Long-stay nursing home residents whose depression or anxiety increased 2013 4.50 Better than Average 2011 4.00 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 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
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 2015 1.02 Average 2000 1.21 Worse than Average
Hospital admissions for asthma per 100,000 population, age 18 to 39 2014 47.8 Average 2011 56.4 Average
Avoidable admissions for hypertension per 100,000 population age 18 and over 2014 51.2 Average 2011 65.9 Average
Hospital admissions for asthma per 100,000 population, ages 2-17 2014 101.8 Average 2011 98.2 Average
HIV infection deaths per 100,000 population 2014 2.20 Average 2000 4.40 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
Long-stay nursing home residents with physical restraints 2013 1.40 Average 2011 2.20 Average
Short-stay nursing home patients who had antipsychotic medication 2013 2.20 Average 2012 2.90 Worse 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
Long-stay nursing home residents with too much weight loss 2013 8.60 Average 2011 8.40 Average
Long-stay nursing home residents whose need for help with daily activities increased 2013 18.9 Average 2011 21.8 Worse than 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
Patients with treated chronic kidney failure who received a transplant within 3 years of date of renal failure 2011 12.8 Average 2000 22.0 Average
Measures Worse Than Average in The Recent Year
Measure Recent Year Recent Rate Recent Performance Baseline Year Baseline Rate Baseline Performance
End stage renal disease (ESRD) patients who saw a nephrologist at least 12 months prior to initiation of renal replacement therapy, age 18 and over 2014 25.0 Worse than Average 2005 26.4 Average
Dialysis patients who were registered on a waiting list for transplantation 2014 9.30 Worse than Average 2000 17.9 Average
Hospital admissions for short-term complications of diabetes per 100,000 population, adults 2014 98.9 Worse than Average 2011 82.7 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
Hospital admissions for short-term complications of diabetes per 100,000 population, ages 6-17 2014 38.2 Worse than Average 2011 38.3 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
Low-risk, long-stay nursing home residents with loss of control of bowels or bladder 2013 48.3 Worse than Average 2011 46.3 Worse than Average
Home health patients who had timely initiation of care 2013 90.9 Worse than Average 2012 90.4 Worse than Average
Long-stay nursing home residents with moderate to severe pain 2013 12.8 Worse than Average 2011 14.3 Worse than Average
Long-stay nursing home patients who had antipsychotic medication 2013 19.0 Worse than Average 2012 23.2 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
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
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who received a dilated eye examination in the calendar year
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who had their feet checked for sores or irritation in the calendar year