Carolinas HealthCare System

Hospital Recent Data

Recent Data
Includes Discharges from
April 2012 through March 2013
Carolinas Medical Center CMC-Mercy CMC-Pineville CMC-University CMC-NorthEast CMC-Lincoln CMC-Union
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Percent of heart attack patients given aspirin at discharge 99% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 96%
Percent of heart attack patients given fibrinolytic medication within 30 minutes of arrival N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Percent of heart attack patients given PCI within 90 minutes of arrival 97% N/A 100% N/A 98% N/A N/A
Percent of heart attack patients given a prescription for a statin at discharge 99% 100% 100% 100% 99% 100% 100%
Heart Failure
Percent of heart failure patients given discharge instructions 98% 99% 100% 100% 96% 100% 98%
Percent of heart failure patients given an evaluation of left ventricular systolic (LVS) function 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Percent of heart failure patients given ACE inhibitor or ARB for feft ventricular systolic dysfunction (LVSD) 95% 92% 99% 100% 98% 100% 95%
Pneumonia
Percent of pneumonia patients whose initial emergency room blood culture was performed prior to the administration of the first hospital dose of antibiotics 98% 93% 100% 96% 99% 97% 98%
Percent of pneumonia patients given the most appropriate initial antibiotic(s) 97% 97% 99% 98% 97% 97% 99%
Surgical Care
Percent of surgery patients who were given an antibiotic at the right time (within one hour before surgery ) to help prevent infection 98% 100% 100% 100% 100% 99% 99%
Percent of surgery patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection 98% 100% 100% 99% 100% 99% 100%
Percent of surgery patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 horus after surgery ) 96% 99% 99% 98% 98% 98% 97%
Percent of all heart surgery patients whose blood sugar (blood glucose) is kept under good control in the days right after surgery 99% 100% 100% N/A 98% N/A N/A
Percent of surgery patients whose urinary catheters were removed on the first or second day after surgery 93% 100% 99% 97% 97% 100% 97%
Percent of surgery patients 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%
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 97% 99% 99% 96% 99% 98% 98%
Percent of surgery patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries 97% 100% 99% 96% 98% 99% 100%
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 97% 100% 99% 94% 97% 98% 99%
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