Critical Access Hospital in Onawa, IA 51040

Performance: Timely and Effective Care - Process of Care Measures

1600 Diamond Street Onawa, IA 51040
Phone: (712) 423-2311

The measures of timely and effective care at Burgess Health Center show how rapidly patients received recommended treatments known to get the best results for certain medical conditions. The timely and effective care measures (also known as “process of care” measures) indicate the percentage of patients who received timely treatments for common conditions, serious medical conditions or surgical procedures. These quality measures only apply to patients for whom the recommended treatment would be appropriate.

The data and graphs below compare applicable quality measures with state and national averages. Notice that small differences between different hospitals wont necessary indicate a material difference in the real world.

Heart Failure Care

The adequate treatment for heart failure patients depends on the area of heart affected. The "evaluation of the left ventricular systolic function" is a test that helps health providers determine whether the left side of the heart is pumping properly.

MeasureHospital AverageHow this Hospital Compares
Evaluation of Left Ventricular Function94% Measure: Evaluation of Left Ventricular Function
This heart failure measure is based on a sample size of 17. Sample data was collected between 04/01/2014 and 03/31/2015

Heart failure patients given an evaluation of Left Ventricular Systolic (LVS) function. This evaluation can tell your doctor whether the left side of your heart is pumping properly. [3]

A higher percentage of LVS evaluation is better.

Preventive Care

Hospitals play a key role in promoting and educating patients about preventive services like immunizations, screenings, treatment, and lifestyle changes the preventive care measures shows how well hospitals are providing preventive services in their communities.

MeasureHospital AverageHow this Hospital Compares
Healthcare Workers Flu Immunization98% Measure: Healthcare Workers Flu Immunization
This preventive care measure is based on a sample size of 363. Sample data was collected between 10/01/2014 and 03/31/2015

Healthcare workers given influenza vaccination.

A higher percentage of vaccinated workers is better.

  • [3] Results are based on a shorter time period than required.