Pneumonia
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Pneumonia Process of Care Measures: Pneumonia is a serious lung infection that causes difficulty breathing, fever, cough and fatigue. These measures show some of the recommended treatments for pneumonia. Data from Hospital Compare: January 2012 through January 2013.



Pneumonia patients assessed and given Pneumococcal Vaccine:

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Pneumonia patients whose initial emergency room blood culture was performed prior to the administration of the first hospital dose of antibiotics:

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Pneumonia patients given initial antibiotic(s) within 6 hours after arrival:

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Pneumonia patients assessed and given Pneumococcal Vaccination:

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Patients assessed and given Influenza Vaccine:

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Pneumonia patients given smoking cessation advice/counseling:



Pneumonia patients given the most appropriate initial antibiotic(s):



Patients assessed and given pneumonia vaccination (higher percentages are better):