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Pneumonia

Pneumonia

Higher percentages are better (some of the recommended care given to patients only if appropriate.) 

Data current as of December 2010

Hospital Process of Care Measure Rex Healthcare
United States Average
Percent of pneumonia patients given pneumococcal vaccination 96% 92%
Percent of pneumonia patients whose initial emergency room blood culture was performed prior to the administration of the first hospital dose of antibiotics 94% 95%
Percent of pneumonia patients given smoking cessation advice/counseling 98% 97%
Percent of pneumonia patients given initial antibiotic(s) within six hours after arrival 92% 95%
Percent of pneumonia patients given the most appropriate initial antibiotic(s) 96% 91%
Percent of pneumonia patients assessed and given influenza vaccination 91% 91%