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MISSION Act Quality Measure Community Comparison for Alexandria, LA Health Care System

Last Updated: 06/2022
Measure Measure Direction VA Hospital Results Community Benchmark VA vs. Community
Effective Care
Adequate Control of High Blood Pressure Higher is better 69.80 % 45.20 %
(2)
BETTER
Comprehensive Diabetes Care - Blood Pressure Control Higher is better 66.80 % 41.00 %
(2)
BETTER
Death rate for Congestive Heart Failure Lower is better 10.60 11.20
(1)
SAME
Death rate for COPD Lower is better N/A 8.10 Not Available
Death rate for Heart Attack Lower is better N/A 12.30 Not Available
Death rate for Pneumonia Lower is better 14.10 15.30
(1)
SAME
Flu Shots for Adults Ages 19-65 Higher is better 17.00 % 56.50 %
(2)
N/A*
Poor Blood Glucose Control Among Diabetics Lower is better 25.20 % 46.90 %
(2)
BETTER
Screening for Breast Cancer Higher is better 72.60 % 67.60 %
(2)
BETTER
Screening for Cervical Cancer Higher is better 75.40 % 69.70 %
(2)
BETTER
Smoking and Tobacco Cessation - Advise Smokers to Quit Higher is better 100.00 % 72.70 %
(2)
BETTER
Safe Care
Catheter-associated urinary tract infection Lower is better 0.000 2.018 BETTER
(9)
Central line-associated bloodstream infection Lower is better 0.000 2.128 BETTER
(9)
Veteran-Centered Care
Care Coordination Higher is better 63.00 % 61.00 %
(12)
SAME
Care Transition Higher is better 57.00 % 58.00 %
(1)
SAME
Overall Rating of Hospital Higher is better 77.00 % 76.00 %
(1)
SAME
Overall Rating of Provider Higher is better 73.00 % 73.00 %
(12)
SAME
Footnotes:
* Incomplete score; influenza season is ongoing.
1 - CMS Hospital Compare benchmark
2 - NCQA HEDIS benchmark.
9 - Greater than 1000 lines days are needed to report the HAI measure
10 - The number of cases is too few to report
12 - VA National Score