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Delivering the Right Care

At Massachusetts General Hospital, we fully support the nationwide effort to ensure that patients coming into the hospital with specific conditions receive recommended care. These recommendations are based on years of research on interventions that have been proven to improve outcomes for these conditions. To view MGH’s performance on a selection of measures stratified by race, please visit - Providing Equitable Care.

Click on any of the measure names below to see a detailed description of the measure, our performance over time and what we are doing to improve. On the chart below, hover your mouse over the data columns or icons to see more information.



MeasureOur Current PerformanceComparison GroupHow We Compare
Immunization
Influenza Immunization
97%
Oct 2017 - Mar 2018: Percentage of patients assessed and given an annual influenza vaccination. Higher values are better.
100%
The CMS 90th percentile. Benchmark is based on Oct 2017 - Mar 2018 data.
MGH's performance was below the CMS 90th percentile, but greater than the national average (93%).
MeasureOur Current PerformanceComparison GroupHow We Compare
Perinatal Care
Elective Delivery
2%
Jan - Dec 2017: Percentage of patients who underwent an elective delivery when not medically necessary. Lower values are better.
0%
The CMS 90th percentile. Benchmark is based on Jan - Dec 2017 data.
MGH's performance was above the CMS 90th percentile, but equal to the national average (2%).
MeasureOur Current PerformanceComparison GroupHow We Compare
Venous Thromboembolism
Hospital Acquired Potentially Preventable Venous Thromboembolism
0%
Jan - Dec 2017: Percentage of patients who did not receive proper treatment to prevent a blood clot. Lower values are better.
0%
The CMS 90th percentile. Benchmark is based on Jan - Dec 2017 data.
MGH achieved the best performance possible (zero events).
MeasureOur Current PerformanceComparison GroupHow We Compare
Sepsis
Sepsis Early Management Bundle
37%
Jan - Dec 2017: Percentage of patients who received appropriate care for severe sepsis and septic shock. Higher values are better.
75%
The CMS 90th percentile. Benchmark is based on Jan - Dec 2017 data.
MGH's performance was below both the CMS 90th percentile (75%) and national average (50%).
MeasureOur Current PerformanceComparison GroupHow We Compare
Stroke
IV tPA - Arrive by 2 Hour, Treat by 3 Hour
88%
Jan - Dec 2017: Percentage of eligible stroke patients who receive tPA treatment within 3 hours of time last known well. Higher values are better.
93%
The GWTG national rate for academic hospitals. Benchmark is based on Jan - Dec 2017 data.
MGH's performance was below the national rate for academic hospitals (93%).
Door to IV tPA: Percent (%) within 60 Minutes
88%
Jan - Dec 2017: Percentage of eligible stroke patients treated with tPA within 60 minutes of ED arrival. Higher values are better.
85%
The GWTG national rate for academic hospitals. Benchmark is based on Jan - Dec 2017 data.
MGH's performance was above the national rate for academic hospitals (85%).
Door to IV tPA: Median Time
47 Minutes
Jan - Dec 2017: Median time in minutes from ED arrival to administration of tPA for ischemic stroke patients. Lower values are better.
49 Minutes
The GWTG national median for academic hospitals. Benchmark is based on Jan - Dec 2017 data.
MGH's performance was below the national benchmark for academic hospitals (49 minutes).
Door to CT Scan: Percent (%) within 25 Minutes
71%
Jan - Dec 2017: Percentage of patients who receive brain imaging within 25 minutes of ED arrival. Considers patients who arrive within 4.5 hours of stroke onset and receive tPA treatment. Higher values are better.
82%
The GWTG national rate for academic hospitals. Benchmark is based on Jan - Dec 2017 data.
MGH's performance was below the national rate for academic hospitals (82%).
Door to CT Scan: Median Time
21 Minutes
Jan - Dec 2017: Median time in minutes from ED arrival to brain imaging for patients who arrive within 4.5 hours of stroke onset and receive tPA treatment. Lower values are better.
13 Minutes
The GWTG national median for academic hospitals. Benchmark is based on Jan - Dec 2017 data.
MGH's performance was above the national benchmark for academic hospitals (13 minutes).
MeasureOur Current PerformanceComparison GroupHow We Compare
Endoscopy/Polyp Surveillance
Appropriate Follow-up Interval for Normal Colonoscopy in Average Risk Patients
98%
Jan - Dec 2017: Percentage of average risk patients who received an appropriate recommendation for their follow-up screening colonoscopy. Higher values are better.
100%
The CMS 90th percentile. Benchmark is based on Jan - Dec 2017 data.
MGH's performance was below the CMS 90th percentile, but greater than the national average (88%).
Colonoscopy Interval for Patients with a History of Polyps
95%
Jan - Dec 2017: Percentage of patients with a history of polyps who received their follow-up colonoscopy in the appropriate timeframe. Higher values are better.
100%
The CMS 90th percentile. Benchmark is based on Jan - Dec 2017 data.
MGH's performance was below the CMS 90th percentile, but greater than the national average (90%).

 

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