NevadaState Snapshot for 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 you were taking, when they first started getting home health care 2015 80.3 Better than Average 2012 78.6 Average
Hospital admissions with iatrogenic pneumothorax per 1,000 medical and surgical admissions, adults 2014 0.49 Better than Average 2011 0.40 Better than Average
Birth trauma - injury to neonate per 1,000 selected live births 2014 1.38 Better than Average 2011 1.89 Average
Long-stay nursing home patients who had fall with major injury 2013 2.60 Better than Average 2012 2.90 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 whose management of oral medications improved 2013 56.3 Better than Average 2010 51.3 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 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
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 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
Reclosure of postoperative abdominal wound dehiscence per 1,000 abdominopelvic-surgery admissions of length 2 or more days, adults 2014 1.60 Average 2011 2.17 Average
Postoperative sepsis per 1,000 elective-surgery admissions of length 4 or more days, adults 2014 19.2 Average 2011 17.3 Average
Obstetric trauma per 1,000 vaginal deliveries without instrument assistance 2014 19.9 Average 2011 26.1 Worse than Average
Obstetric trauma per 1,000 instrument-assisted deliveries 2014 111.2 Average 2011 137.5 Average
Low-risk, short-stay nursing home patients who had pressure ulcer 2013 1.51 Average 2011 1.30 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 care patients whose surgical wound was improved 2013 88.4 Average 2011 91.7 Better than Average
Long-stay nursing home residents with a urinary tract infection 2013 6.50 Average 2011 8.60 Average
High-risk, long-stay nursing home patients who had pressure ulcer 2013 7.56 Average 2012 9.20 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 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
Deaths per 1,000 elective-surgery admissions having developed specified complications of care during hospitalization, ages 18-89 or obstetric admissions 2014 143.7 Worse than Average 2011 169.6 Worse than Average
Low-risk, long-stay nursing home residents with a catheter inserted and left in the bladder 2013 7.10 Worse than Average 2011 8.50 Worse than Average
Long-stay nursing home patients who had antipsychotic medication 2013 19.0 Worse than Average 2012 23.2 Worse than Average