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Pneumonia Quality Reports

Pneumonia is a serious infection in the lungs that occurs when small droplets that contain a bacteria, virus, or fungus are breathed in.. 
 

The chart below displays the percent of UW Hospital and Clinics pneumonia patients who got all the recommended care appropriate for them, including:

  1. Smoking cessation education
  2. Pneumovax and influenza vaccination screening
  3. Received antibiotics within six hours of arrival
  4. Antibiotic treatment consistent with recommendation (both in and outside of ICU)
  5. Blood cultures collected in emergency department and given to ICU patients within 24 hours of arrival 
Key
  • Vertical axis: Percentage of patients who received all recommended care
  • Horizontal axis: Fiscal quarter and year
 

 

2011 Q1

2011 Q2

2011 Q3

2011 Q4

2012 Q1 

2012 Q2

2012 Q3

2012 Q4

2013 Q1

2013 Q2

2013 Q3

2013 Q4

UW Health

95

97.6

94.4

90

87.5

90.3

91.3

100

100

94 100 100

Benchmark

86.5

91.6

93

88.3

96.8

96.4

96.9

96.2

 96.8  96.9  97.4 96.9

 

Benchmark: Median of University Healthsystem Consortium (UHC) member hospitals