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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 the MGH’s performance on a selection of measures stratified by race, please go to - 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
99%
Oct 2016 - Mar 2017 data: Percentage of patients assessed and given an annual influenza vaccination. Higher values are better.
100%
The CMS 90th percentile. Benchmark is based on Oct 2015 - Mar 2016 data.
MGH's performance was below the CMS 90th percentile, but greater than (+/- 2 pts) the national average of 94%.
MeasureOur Current PerformanceComparison GroupHow We Compare
Perinatal Care
Elective Delivery
0%
Jan - Dec 2016: 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 2016 data.
MGH achieved the best performance possible, meeting the CMS 90th percentile.
MeasureOur Current PerformanceComparison GroupHow We Compare
Venous Thromboembolism
Warfarin Therapy Discharge Instructions
95%
Jan - Dec 2016 data: Percentage of patients on Warfarin Therapy receiving written discharge instructions. Higher values are better.
100%
The CMS 90th percentile. Benchmark is based on Jan - Dec 2016 data.
MGH's performance was below the CMS 90th percentile, but greater than (+/- 2 pts) the national average of 93%.
Hospital Acquired Potentially Preventable Venous Thromboembolism
1%
Jan - Dec 2016 data: 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 2016 data.
MGH's performance was above the CMS 90th percentile, but in line with (+/- 2 pts) the national average of 2%.
MeasureOur Current PerformanceComparison GroupHow We Compare
Stroke
IV tPA - Arrive by 2 Hour, Treat by 3 Hour
96%
Jan - Dec 2016: Percentage of eligible stroke patients who receive tPA treatment within 3 hours of time last known well. Higher values are better.
90%
The GWTG national rate for academic hospitals. Benchmark is based on Jan - Dec 2016 data.
MGH's performance was above the national rate for academic hospitals (90%).
Door to IV tPA: Percent (%) within 60 Minutes
96%
Jan - Dec 2016: Percentage of eligible stroke patients treated with tPA within 60 minutes of ED arrival. Higher values are better.
82%
The GWTG national rate for academic hospitals. Benchmark is based on Jan - Dec 2016 data.
MGH's performance was above the national rate for academic hospitals (82%).
Door to IV tPA: Median Time
42 Minutes
Jan - Dec 2016: Median time in minutes from ED arrival to administration of tPA for ischemic stroke patients. Lower values are better.
46 Minutes
The GWTG national median for academic hospitals. Benchmark is based on Jan - Dec 2016 data.
MGH's performance was below the national benchmark for academic hopsitals (46 minutes).
Door to CT Scan: Percent (%) within 25 Minutes
21%
Jan - Dec 2016: Percentage of patients who receive brain imaging within 25 minutes of ED arrival. Higher values are better.
39%
The GWTG national rate for academic hospitals. Benchmark is based on Jan - Dec 2016 data.
MGH's performance was below the national rate for academic hospitals (39%).
Door to CT Scan: Median Time
34 Minutes
Jan - Dec 2016: Median time in minutes from ED arrival to brain imaging. Lower values are better.
17 Minutes
The GWTG national median for academic hospitals. Benchmark is based on Jan - Dec 2016 data.
MGH's performance was above the national benchmark for academic hospitals (17 minutes).

 

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