PERFORMANCE AT LAFAYETTE SURGICAL SPECIALTY HOSPITAL

Acute Care Hospital in Lafayette, LA 70508

Performance: Timely and Effective Care - Process of Care Measures

LAFAYETTE SURGICAL SPECIALTY HOSPITAL
1101 Kaliste Saloom Rd Lafayette, LA 70508
Phone: (337) 769-4100

The measures of timely and effective care at Lafayette Surgical Specialty Hospital 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.

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
Patients Flu Immunization99% Measure: Patients Flu Immunization
This preventive care measure is based on a sample size of 434. Sample data was collected between 10/01/2014 and 03/31/2015

Percentage of patients assessed and given influenza vaccination.

A higher percentage of vaccinated patients is better.

Healthcare Workers Flu Immunization75% Measure: Healthcare Workers Flu Immunization
This preventive care measure is based on a sample size of 418. 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.

Surgical Care

The surgical care measures show how well hospitals follow the best practices of surgical care that help prevent complications after certain surgeries like colon surgery, hip replacement, knee replacement, hysterectomy, cardiac surgery and vascular surgery.

MeasureHospital AverageHow this Hospital Compares
Antibiotic within 1 Hour100% Measure: Antibiotic within 1 Hour
This surgical care improvement project measure is based on a sample size of 143. Sample data was collected between 04/01/2014 and 03/31/2015

Percentage of surgery patients who were given an antibiotic within one hour before surgery to help prevent infection.

A higher percentage is better.

Antibiotic Discontinued After 24 Hours97% Measure: Antibiotic Discontinued After 24 Hours
This surgical care improvement project measure is based on a sample size of 143. Sample data was collected between 04/01/2014 and 03/31/2015

Percentage of surgery patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped within 24 hours after surgery.

A higher percentage is better.

VTE Prophylaxis100% Measure: VTE Prophylaxis
This surgical care improvement project measure is based on a sample size of 133. Sample data was collected between 04/01/2014 and 03/31/2015

Percentage of patients who got treatment within 24 hours before or after their surgery to help prevent blood clots after certain types of surgery.

A higher percentage is better.

Beta-Blocker Prior to Admission100% Measure: Beta-Blocker Prior to Admission
This surgical care improvement project measure is based on a sample size of 52. Sample data was collected between 04/01/2014 and 03/31/2015

Percentage of surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on the beta blockers during the period just before and after their surgery.

A higher percentage is better.

Antibiotic Selection99% Measure: Antibiotic Selection
This surgical care improvement project measure is based on a sample size of 143. Sample data was collected between 04/01/2014 and 03/31/2015

Percentage of surgery patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection.

A higher percentage is better.

Catheter Removal99% Measure: Catheter Removal
This surgical care improvement project measure is based on a sample size of 97. Sample data was collected between 04/01/2014 and 03/31/2015

Percentage of surgery patients whose urinary catheters were removed on the first or second day after surgery.

A higher percentage is better.

Blood Clot Care

The blood clot care quality measures show how well hospitals provide the recommended treatments that might prevent or treat blood clots.

MeasureHospital AverageHow this Hospital Compares
Treatment to Prevent Blood Clots100% Measure: Treatment to Prevent Blood Clots
This blood clot prevention and treatment measure is based on a sample size of 389. Sample data was collected between 04/01/2014 and 03/31/2015

Percentage of patients who got treatment to prevent blood clots on the day of or day after hospital admission or surgery.

A higher percentage is better.