Quality Measures

Steve Baumert

Steve Baumert
President & CEO
Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital

Scientific studies have shown that patients with certain medical and surgical conditions benefit from specific tests, treatments and medications, many of which need to be delivered in a timely way to get optimal benefit.

At Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital, we work together as a team to review recommended guidelines and standardize their best practices to ensure that all patients in the system get the care that has been shown to be of benefit as soon as possible.

We are pleased to share our scores on these
nationally-measured benchmarks:

Click on any Interactive Chart to see more information.

Procedure/Service Interactive Chart
Heart Attack Show data Download Comprehensive Report Download Measures Chart
Heart Failure Show data
Pneumonia Show data
Surgery Show data
Procedure/Service Interactive Chart
Antibiotics received one hour prior to surgery Show data Download
Comprehensive
Report
Dr. Olson
Discusses Quality
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Antibiotic selection appropriate for surgical cases Show data
Antibiotics discontinued 24 hours after surgery Show data
Blood sugar kept under control after surgery Show data
Safe hair removal (electric clippers or removal creams) Show data
Treatment ordered to prevent lood clots after surgery Show data
Treatment delivered to prevent blood clots after surgery Show data
Procedure/Service Interactive Chart
Health Care-associated infections Show data Download
Comprehensive
Report
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Nursing-sensitive indicators Show data
Safety Goals
Improve the accuracy of patient identification. Implemented
Improve the effectiveness of communication among caregivers. Implemented
Improve the safety of using medications. Implemented
Reduce the risk of health care-associated infections. Implemented
Accurately and completely reconcile medications across the continuum of care. Implemented
Reduce the risk of patient harm resulting from falls. Implemented
Encourage patients' active involvement in their own care as a patient safety strategy. Implemented
The organization identifies safety risks inherent in its patient population. Implemented
Universal Protocol Implemented
Procedure/Service Interactive Chart
Patient Experience - Adult Inpatient Show data Download
Comprehensive
Report
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Data Last Updated: July 19, 2012
Source: www.hospitalcompare.hhs.gov


View the reports on the following sites:

Joint Commission
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospital Compare

Data Last Updated: December 10, 2008
Source: www.hospitalcompare.hhs.gov