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Quality

Making Informed Health Care Decisions

Of all the decisions you make in your life, your decisions related to health care are among the most important. The right choice can truly be the difference between life and death.

Our Quality section is designed to help you make informed decisions. The tables below provide an overview of quality at Deaconess. For details, see Our Quality Report and Awards & Recognition. To learn more about quality in general, view Understanding Quality .

 
 
General Quality Indicators
For June 2010
(click on any item below for detail)

 

U.S.
Avg.
IN
Avg.
DH
Inpatient Mortality Index    

.67
Inpatient Satisfaction
Weighted Raw Score (DHS)
   
88.0%
Outpatient Satisfaction
Raw Score (DH)
   
94.2%
Clinical Quality
For March June 2010
(click on any item below for more detail)

 

U.S.
Avg.
IN
Avg.
DH
Heart Attack Core Measures      
Aspirin at Arrival    
95.0%
Aspirin at Discharge    
97.0%
Beta-Blocker at Discharge    
95.0%
ACE Inhibitor or ARB for LVSD    
76.0%
Smoking Cessation Counseling    
94.0%
Percutaneous Coronary
Interventions (PCI)
   
95.0%
Heart Failure Core Measures      
LVF Assessment
   
94.0%
ACE Inhibitor or ARB
for LVSD
   
72.0%
Smoking Cessation Counseling    
72.0%
Detailed Discharge Instructions    
54.0%
Pneumonia Core Measures      
Blood Culture Before Antibiotic    
85.0%
Initial Antibiotic Timing    
96.0%
Pneumococcal Vaccination    
89.0%
Smoking Cessation Counseling    
100.0%
Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)    
100.0%