Critical Access Hospital in De Witt, AR 72042

Performance: Timely and Effective Care - Process of Care Measures

1641 Whitehead Drive De Witt, AR 72042
Phone: (870) 946-3571

The measures of timely and effective care at Dewitt Hospital & Nursing Home, Inc 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 Function25% Measure: Evaluation of Left Ventricular Function
This heart failure measure is based on a sample size of 16. 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.

A higher percentage of LVS evaluation is better.