Resident Health Quality » Samaritan Health Center

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 15.4 19.5 20.0 18.2
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury 0.0 2.1 3.8 2.8
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased 13.3 12.0 14.6 12.4
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 3.8 1.8 6.7 4.8
Percentage of high risk long-stay residents with pressure ulcers 2.6 1.3 2.3 1.9
Percentage of long-stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder 0.0 0.0 1.0 0.5
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection 2.2 1.0 2.0 2.1
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication 15.6 11.5 11.5 12.6
Percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained 1.1 1.0 1.0 1.0

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 76.0 82.4 96.7 83.8
Percentage of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication 1.6 0.0 0.0 0.5
Percentage of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 9.6 10.3 1.6 6.5
Percentage of short-stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened 2.4 1.8 1.3 1.9

Additional Quality Measures - Long Stay Residents [1]

Q1 Q2 Q3 Avg
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication 20.5 15.5 15.4 15.8
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 98.1 98.1 98.1 96.9
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight 4.3 4.2 5.9 4.7
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine 98.9 99.0 99.0 98.7
Percentage of low risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder 60.4 61.0 71.7 63.4
Percentage of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms 2.2 2.1 3.0 2.9

Additional Quality Measures - Short Stay Residents [2]

Q1 Q2 Q3 Avg
Percentage of short-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine 90.1 92.6 90.0 90.5
Percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 84.9 84.9 84.9 84.2

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