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Surgical Care Improvement (January 2012)

Quality
Measures
Mease Countryside Hospital Mease Dunedin Hospital Morton Plant Hospital Morton Plant North Bay Hospital South Florida Baptist Hospital St. Anthony's Hospital St. Joseph's Hospital United States Avg. Top 10% Avg. Florida Avg.
Percent of Surgery Patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on the beta blockers during the period just before and after the surgery 98%
  
99%
  
100%
96%
  
89%
  
96%
  
96%
  
95%
  
100%
  
96%
  
Percent of Surgery Patients Who Were Given an Antibiotic at the Right Time (Within One Hour Before Surgery) to Help Prevent Infection 98%
  
99%
  
99%
  
98%
  
99%
  
97%
  
99%
  
97%
  
100%
  
98%
  
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal by the end of surgery. 100%
100%
100%
100%
100%
99%
  
100%
99%
  
100%
  
100%
  
Percent of Surgery Patients Who Were Given the Right Kind Of Antibiotic to Help Prevent Infection 97%
  
98%
  
99%
  
98%
  
98%
  
98%
  
99%
  
98%
  
100%
  
98%
  
Percent of Surgery Patients Whose Preventive Antibiotics Were Stopped at the Right Time (Within 24 Hours After Surgery) 97%
  
97%
  
100%
93%
  
97%
  
95%
  
97%
  
96%
  
100%
  
97%
  
Percent of All Heart Surgery Patients Whose Blood Sugar (Blood Glucose) Is Kept Under Good Control in the Days Right After Surgery N/A
  
N/A
  
99%
N/A
  
N/A
  
N/A
  
99%
94%
  
99%
  
95%
  
Percent of Surgery Patients Needing Hair Removed from the Surgical Area Before Surgery, Who Had Hair Removed Using a Safer Method (Electric Clippers or Hair Removal Cream - Not a Razor) 100%
100%
100%
100%
100%
99%
  
100%
100%
  
100%
  
100%
  
Percent of Surgery Patients whose urinary catheters were removed on the first or second day after surgery 93%
  
93%
  
99%
  
96%
  
93%
  
95%
  
96%
  
92%
  
100%
  
92%
  
Percent of Surgery Patients Whose Doctors Ordered Treatments to Prevent Blood Clots after Certain Types of Surgeries 95%
  
98%
  
100%
95%
  
98%
  
97%
  
97%
  
95%
  
100%
  
97%
  
Percent of Patients Who Got Treatment at the Right Time (Within 24 Hours Before or After Their Surgery) to Help Prevent Blood Clots After Certain Types of Surgery 93%
  
97%
  
99%
  
92%
  
92%
  
93%
  
95%
  
94%
  
100%
  
95%
  

The rates displayed in this graph are from data reported to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services for discharges April 2010 through March 2011.

More recent data is also available reporting discharges from January 2011 to December 2011.

Key

Top Performance. At or above the U.S. Top 10 percent average.


Significantly higher than the U.S. average.


About the same as the U.S. average.


Significantly lower than the U.S. average. Click on the cell to read our Action Plan.
* Technical Note. The sample size is too small (less than 25) to apply significance testing.

N/A

No patients met the criteria for inclusion in the measure calculation.



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