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Quality Indicators with Graphs

 

 

What does this show you? The graph above shows the estimated 30-day death (mortality) Death Rate for Pneumonia Patients at each of the hospitals you selected, compared to the U.S. National 30-day death rate for all Medicare patients treated for Pneumonia. The death rates shown here have been risk-adjusted. This means that they take into account how sick patients were before they were admitted to the hospital. BERKSHIRE MEDICAL CENTER INC has a Death Rate for Pneumonia Patients death rate that is lower (better) than the national rate.

 

What does this show you? "Readmission" is when patients who have had a recent hospital stay need to go back into a hospital again. Medicare looks at how many Rate of Readmission for Pneumonia Patients patients need to be readmitted to the hospital within 30 days of their discharge. The information above tells you how the hospitals you selected compare to the U.S. National Rate of Readmission for Pneumonia Patients. Each hospital’s rate of readmission is risk-adjusted : meaning it takes into account how sick patients were before they were admitted to the hospital.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 


Berkshire Medical Center

Quality of Outpatient Services

Data from:

Hospital Compare

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services · 200 Independence Avenue, S.W. · Washington, D.C. 20201 


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