Percentage of Surgical Patients Receiving Recommended Care

This is a composite measure based on individual measures in the Surgical Care Improvement Project (SCIP). The composite measure is the proportion of surgical patients who receive all appropriate processes of care, as defined by the project. These processes include, for example, timeliness of antibiotics and the prevention of clots.

Data Source: The Surgical Care Improvement Project

Metrics Calculation

This measure reflects the percentage of patients who receive all of the appropriate care for which they are eligible. Data were collected by the hospitals according to data collection tools developed by the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) Program or related organizations. Quality performance information collected from the more than 4,000 participating hospitals is reported on Hospital Compare, a website tool developed by CMS.

 

Numerator: All surgical patients that have received recommended care as appropriate for the individual.

Denominator: All surgical patients from hospitals participating in the Surgical Care Improvement Project (SCIP) who are eligible for at least one of the SCIP measures.

Additional Information

This measure is calculated by the Oklahoma Foundation for Medical Quality using data from the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization Clinical Data Warehouse.

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Percentage of Surgical Patients Receiving Recommended Care

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Percentage of Surgical Patients Receiving Recommended Care by Age Group

Measure 29 : Percentage of Surgical Patients Receiving Recommended Care | Age Group

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Percentage of Surgical Patients Receiving Recommended Care by Ethnicity

Measure 29 : Percentage of Surgical Patients Receiving Recommended Care | Ethnicity

For more information on how ethnicity was defined, please see the Glossary under Help.

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Percentage of Surgical Patients Receiving Recommended Care by Race

Measure 29 : Percentage of Surgical Patients Receiving Recommended Care | Race

For more information on how race was defined, please see the Glossary under Help.

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Percentage of Surgical Patients Receiving Recommended Care by Region

Measure 29 : Percentage of Surgical Patients Receiving Recommended Care | Region

For more information on how regions are defined, please see the Glossary under Help.

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Percentage of Surgical Patients Receiving Recommended Care by State

Measure 29 : Percentage of Surgical Patients Receiving Recommended Care | State

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White coloring indicates that no data are available for that state.

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