ARMC Quality Report Card

ARMC results from April 2011 – March 2012.
State and national averages from hospitalcompare.hhs.gov

Clinical Indicators ARMC
Rating
National
Average
SC
Average
Heart Attack   
Aspirin at discharge
99% 99% 99%
Primary PCI within 90 minutes of arrival
98% 95% 99%
Statin prescribed at discharge
92% 98% 98%
Heart Failure
Discharge instructions 94% 93% 94%
Assessment of left ventricular function – How well is the heart muscle functioning? 99% 99% 99%
ACE inhibitor or ARB for left ventricular systolic dysfunction 97% 96% 98%
Pneumonia
Blood cultures done before 1st antibiotic dose 99% 97% 98%
Patients given the most appropriate initial antibiotic 99% 95% 96%
Surgical Care Improvement  
Antibiotic given within 1 hour
100% 98% 99%
Appropriate antibiotic given 99% 99% 99%
Percent of surgery patients whose antibiotics are stopped within 24 hours after surgery 98% 97% 98%
Cardiac post-op blood sugar
81% 96% 98%
Surgery patients whose urinary catheters were removed on the first or second day after surgery 93% 95% 97%
Percentage of patients whose temperature was managed during surgery
100% 100% 100%
Beta blocker given after surgery
94% 97% 97%
VTE Prophylaxis ordered
100% 98% 98%
VTE Prophylaxis received 98% 97% 98%
Outpatient Surgical Prevention   
Patients who received preventive antibiotics within one hour prior to incision 100% 97% 98%
Patients who received an appropriate antibiotic 98% 97% 97%
Immunizations   
Influenza Vaccine 95% 86% 91%
Pneumococcal Vaccine 91% 88% 93%
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Aiken Regional Medical Centers is owned and operated by a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc.(UHS), a King of Prussia, PA-based company, that is one of the largest healthcare management companies in the nation.     

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Aiken, SC 29801
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