Resident Health Quality » Ketchikan Medical Center New Horizons Transitional Care

Used in Quality Measure Five Star Rating - Long Stay Residents [1]

Q1 Q2 Q3 Avg
Percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move independently worsened * * * 38.3
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury * 5.0 5.0 3.9
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased * * * 24.2
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain * * * 42.1
Percentage of high risk long-stay residents with pressure ulcers * * * 4.8
Percentage of long-stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder * * * 1.4
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection * 5.0 0.0 2.6
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication * * * 12.7
Percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained * 0.0 0.0 0.0

Used in Quality Measure Five Star Rating - Short Stay Residents [2]

Q1 Q2 Q3 Avg
Percentage of short-stay residents who made improvements in function * * * 47.0
Percentage of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication * * * 0.0
Percentage of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain * * * 19.1
Percentage of short-stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened 4.7 * * 1.5

Additional Quality Measures - Long Stay Residents [1]

Q1 Q2 Q3 Avg
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication * 30.0 25.0 27.6
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 95.7 95.7 95.7 96.6
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight * * * 4.6
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine * 100.0 100.0 100.0
Percentage of low risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder * * * 39.1
Percentage of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms * * 0.0 5.3

Additional Quality Measures - Short Stay Residents [2]

Q1 Q2 Q3 Avg
Percentage of short-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine 95.5 * * 97.1
Percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 80.8 80.8 80.8 83.2
  1. * The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Nursing homes regularly collect assessment information on all their residents using a form called the Minimum Data Set. The information collected includes the residents' health, physical functioning, mental status, and general well being. Nursing homes self-report this information to Medicare.

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References

  1. http://www.medicare.gov/NursingHomeCompare/Data/Long-Stay-Residents.html
  2. http://www.medicare.gov/NursingHomeCompare/Data/Short-Stay-Residents.html