Resident Health Quality » Alaris Health at Essex

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 9.4 5.4 10.1 9.0
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury 1.4 0.0 0.7 0.7
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased 8.6 4.8 8.6 7.2
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Percentage of high risk long-stay residents with pressure ulcers 5.4 6.7 10.0 7.5
Percentage of long-stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder 0.9 0.9 1.1 1.1
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection 0.0 0.8 2.3 1.3
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication 16.3 15.6 14.0 15.1
Percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained 0.0 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 69.7 61.9 58.2 62.4
Percentage of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication 0.0 0.6 0.6 0.6
Percentage of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 0.0 0.0 0.6 0.4
Percentage of short-stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened 0.2 0.7 0.3 0.3

Additional Quality Measures - Long Stay Residents [1]

Q1 Q2 Q3 Avg
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication 5.0 2.3 3.8 3.6
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 99.4 100.0 100.0 99.5
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight 4.4 3.8 4.5 4.9
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine 100.0 100.0 100.0 99.8
Percentage of low risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder 57.4 51.0 59.2 54.8
Percentage of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Additional Quality Measures - Short Stay Residents [2]

Q1 Q2 Q3 Avg
Percentage of short-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine 92.8 94.8 90.9 89.8
Percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 92.7 92.6 92.6 90.1

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