Critical Access Hospital in Paulding, OH 45879

Performance: Timely and Effective Care - Process of Care Measures

1035 West Wayne St. Paulding, OH 45879
Phone: (419) 399-4080

The measures of timely and effective care at Paulding County 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.

Emergency Department Care

The emergency department quality measures comprise sample data of all hospitalized inpatients, regardless of diagnosis or clinical condition. The waiting times at different hospitals varies depending on the number of factors including: number of patients seen, staffing levels, hospital efficiency, admitting procedures and the availability of beds for admitted patients.

MeasureHospital AverageHow this Hospital Compares
Left Without Being Seen0% Measure: Left Without Being Seen
This emergency department measure is based on a sample size of 4544. Sample data was collected between 01/01/2013 and 12/31/2013

Percentage of emergency room patients who leave without being seen by a doctor.

A lower percentage is better.

ER VolumeLow (0 - 19,999 patients annually) Measure: ER Volume
Sample data was collected between 01/01/2013 and 12/31/2013

The Emergency Department Volume (EDV) measure is based on the volume of patients seen per year and is provided by the hospital for the Outpatient Quality Reporting Program.

  • Very High: values greater than 60,000 patients per year.
  • High: values ranging from 40,000 to 59,999 patients per year.
  • Medium: values ranging from 20,000 to 39,999 patients per year.
  • Low: Values below 19,999 patients per year.