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Surgical Care Improvement (Hospital Compare data as of October 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.
Surgery patients who were given an antibiotic at the right time (within one hour before surgery) to help prevent infection 99% 
  
98%  
  
99% 
  
98%  
  
100%
99% 
  
99% 
  
98%
  
100%
  
99%
  
Surgery patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection 99% 
  
98%  
  
99% 
  
99%  
  
99%  
  
99% 
  
99% 
  
98%
  
100%
  
98%
  
Surgery patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery) 96%  
  
93%  
  
99% 
  
92%  
  
99% 
  
98%  
  
97%  
  
97%
  
100%
  
97%
  
Heart surgery patients whose blood sugar (blood glucose) is kept under good control in the days right after surgery Not Available
  
Not Available
  
99%
Not Available
  
Not Available
  
Not Available
  
99%
95%
  
99%
  
96%
  
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%
100%
100%
100%
  
100%
  
100%
  
Surgery patients whose urinary catheters were removed on the first or second day after surgery. 97% 
  
96%  
  
99% 
  
92%  
  
91%  
  
97% 
  
97% 
  
94%
  
100%
  
95%
  
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%
100%
100%
100%
  
100%
  
100%
  
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 their surgery 98%  
  
98%  
  
100%
97%  
  
94%  
  
97%  
  
98% 
  
96%
  
100%
  
97%
  
Surgery patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries 97%  
  
99%  
  
100%
98%  
  
100%
100%
98%  
  
98%
  
100%
  
98%
  
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 95%  
  
99% 
  
99% 
  
95%  
  
99% 
  
99% 
  
97%  
  
97%
  
100%
  
97%
  

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

More recent data is also available reporting discharges from July 2011 to June 2012.

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.

Not Available

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



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