PERFORMANCE AT RIVER VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER
Critical Access Hospital in Dardanelle, AR 72834
Performance: Timely and Effective Care - Process of Care Measures
RIVER VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER
200 North Third Street Dardanelle, AR 72834
Phone: (479) 229-4677
The measures of timely and effective care at River Valley Medical 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.
Pneumonia is a lung infection that might be by caused by a bacteria or a virus. If the cause of pneumonia is bacterial, hospitals will treat the infection with the appropriate antibiotics.
|Measure||Hospital Average||How this Hospital Compares|
|Pneumonia Patients given Antibiotic(s)||95% Measure: Pneumonia Patients given Antibiotic(s)|
This pneumonia measure is based on a sample size of 21. Sample data was collected between 04/01/2014 and 03/31/2015
Percentage of patients with pneumonia who received an initial antibiotic regimen during the first 24 hours consistent with current guidelines.
A higher percentage is better.