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Quality Report - Pneumonia

Pneumonia is a serious lung infection that may cause difficulty breathing, fever, cough and fatigue. Because pneumonia is a serious illness, it is important that the hospital identify these patients as quickly as possible to ensure that they receive the best possible treatment in a timely manner. The quality rating for pneumonia measures the hospital's compliance with the recommended treatment.

 *Percentages are based on data reported by The Joint Commission from July 2012-June 2013 (most recent available).

Pneumonia: National Quality Improvement Goals
Higher percentages are better

Blood cultures for pneumonia patients admitted through the Emergency Department.

Blood cultures for pneumonia patients in intensive care units.

Initial antibiotic selection for community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) in immunocompetent non-ICU patient