Quality

Surgical Care Improvement Project Core Measures

  • Department of:
  • Adena Regional Medical Center
  • Adena Pike Medical Center

Higher percentages are better and recommended care is given to patients when appropriate.

Hospital Process of Core Measures

Explanation of Care

Adena Regional Medical Center

Ohio Average

National Average

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.

Hospitals can reduce the risk of heart problems associated with surgery by making sure you continue your home medications before, during, and after surgery.

98%

97%

96%

Surgery patients who were given an antibiotic at the right time, within one hour before surgery, to help prevent infection.

Giving the right antibiotic at the right time before surgery.

100%

98%

98%

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

Surgery patients are given the right antibiotic to help prevent infection.

99%

99%

98%

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

Stopping the antibiotic within the right timeframe after surgery.

98%

97%

97%

Heart surgery patients whose blood sugar (blood glucose) is kept under good control in the days right after surgery.

Maintaining your temperature and blood sugar at normal levels.

96%

96%

95%

Surgery patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery, who had hair removed using a safer method (electric clippers or hair removal cream – not a razor).

Surgical patients who need hair removal from the surgical area before surgery, will have hair removed using a safe method.

100%

100%

100%

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

Removing the tube that drains your bladder in a timely manner after surgery decreases the risk of urinary tract infections.

99%

95%

94%

Surgery patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries.

Hospitals can help reduce risks of blood clots by giving medication and/or using devices that increase circulation in the legs.

99%

98%

98%

Patients who got treatment at the right time (within 24 hours before or after their surgery) to help prevent blood clots after certain types of surgery.

Hospitals can help reduce risks of blood clots by giving medication and/or using devices that increase circulation in the legs.

98%

97%

97%