Note: The following measure(s) will be retired from CheckPoint in December 2014:
  • AMI-2 – Aspirin on Discharge
  • PN-3b – Blood Culture before First Abx
  • HF-1 – Discharge Instructions
  • HF-3 – ACEI/ARB for LVSD
  • SCIP-Inf-10 – Periop Temp. Management
Appleton Medical Center
Demographic Information

1818 North Meade Street
Appleton, WI  54911
920-731-4101
http://www.thedacare.org
Services: Adult Intensive Care, Cardiovascular, Emergency, Gynecology, Hospice/Palliative Care, Obstetrics, Oncology, Orthopedics, Pediatrics, Pulmonary, Urology/Nephrology
Discharges/Yr: 8448
Population: Suburban
Staffed Beds: 160
KEY
- No Cases Met Criteria. The hospital had no cases that met the measure criteria during the applicable time period.
+ Low Volume. The hospital collects data, but their volume of data was too small to report with statistical confidence.
IP In Progress. The hospital is collecting data, but does not have four quarters of data necessary for public reporting.
DNR Did not report. The hospital has not authorized CheckPoint to report this measure or the hospital has not provided data for this measure.
NA Not Applicable. The hospital does not provide this service.
Click here for definitions of Better, As Expected and Worse, with regard to Deaths.
State Benchmark - The 90th percentile of Wisconsin hospitals reporting each measure.
State Average - - The average of Wisconsin hospitals reporting each measure.
National Average - The average of hospitals in the U.S. accredited by The Joint Commission
Report generated Aug 20 2014 5:24 PM

Medical Services

Measurement data are from 10/1/2012—9/30/2013
Heart Attack Hosp.
Score
State
Benchmark
State
Average
National
Average
Aspirin at discharge (%) 100 100 100 99
PCI <90 min 95 100 96 96
Heart Failure Hosp.
Score
State
Benchmark
State
Average
National
Average
LVF assessment (%) 99 100 99 99
ACEI for LVSD (%) 95 100 97 97
Discharge Instructions (%) 97 100 96 94
Pneumonia Hosp.
Score
State
Benchmark
State
Average
National
Average
Approp Anbtc 93 100 96 95
Blood Culture Collected 99 100 98 98

Error Prevention

Measurement data are from 7/1/2013—12/31/2013
National Safety Goals Hosp.
Score
State
Benchmark
State
Average
 
Site marking (%) 100 100 98  
Procedure verification (%) 99 100 98  
Medication reconciliation (%) 99 100 91  

Surgical Services

Measurement data are from 10/1/2012—9/30/2013
Colon Surgery Hosp.
Score
State
Benchmark
National
Average
Start Antibiotics (%) 99 100 98
Appropriate Antibiotics (%) 91 100 96
Stop Antibiotics (%) 100 100 96
Hip Surgery Hosp.
Score
State
Benchmark
National
Average
Start Antibiotics (%) 100 100 99
Appropriate Antibiotics (%) 100 100 100
Stop Antibiotics (%) 99 100 98
Hysterectomy Hosp.
Score
State
Benchmark
National
Average
Start Antibiotics (%) + 100 99
Appropriate Antibiotics (%) + 100 98
Stop Antibiotics (%) + 100 98
Knee Surgery Hosp.
Score
State
Benchmark
National
Average
Start Antibiotics (%) 100 100 99
Appropriate Antibiotics (%) 100 100 100
Stop Antibiotics (%) 99 100 98
Other Cardiac Hosp.
Score
State
Benchmark
National
Average
Start Antibiotics (%) 100 100 99
Appropriate Antibiotics (%) 99 100 100
Stop Antibiotics (%) 98 100 98
Blood Sugar Controlled (%) 98 100
Vascular Surgery Hosp.
Score
State
Benchmark
National
Average
Start Antibiotics (%) 98 100 98
Appropriate Antibiotics (%) 100 100 99
Stop Antibiotics (%) 95 100 96
CABG Hosp.
Score
State
Benchmark
National
Average
Start Antibiotics (%) 99 100 99
Appropriate Antibiotics (%) 100 100 100
Stop Antibiotics (%) 100 100 99
Blood Sugar Controlled (%) 93 100
Index Hosp.
Score
State
Benchmark
State
Average
Surgical Infection Prevention index (%) 96 99 95
Surgical Care – All Procedures Hosp.
Score
State
Benchmark
National
Average
Start Antibiotics (%) 100 100 99
Appropriate Antibiotics (%) 99 100 99
Stop Antibiotics (%) 99 100 98
Clot Prevention Given (%) 100 100 98
Cath Removal (%) 98 100 97
Temp Management (%) 100 100 100
Beta Blocker Received (%) 100 100 98

 Deaths data (2012)
Deaths due to IllnessExperienceNat'l Avg(%)State Avg(%)
Acute stroke mortality rateBetter9.136.91
Gastrointestinal (GI) hemorrhage mortality rateAs Expected2.411.40
Hip fracture mortality rateBetter2.780.61
Deaths During a ProcedureExperienceNat'l Avg(%)State Avg(%)
AAA repair mortality rateAs Expected4.121.75
CABG mortality rateBetter2.581.14
CEA mortality rateBetter0.400.01
Craniotomy mortality rate+5.706.41
Hip replacement mortality rateBetter0.090.00
PTCA mortality rateBetter1.730.59
High Risk Procedure - Volumes Volume
AAA Volume 46
CABG Volume 203
CEA Volume 62
PTCA Volume 370
Incidental Appendectomy (%) 1.24

     
 Birth Measures Data (4/1/2013 - 3/31/2014)
MeasureRateState Average
Pre-Birth Steroids +93
Forceps Delivery11
Vacuum Delivery76
Breast Feeding7978
Infant Composite22
Early Elective Delivery10

     
 Patient Experience of Care Survey Data (10/1/2012 - 9/30/2013)
Measure Rate National Average State Average State Benchmark
Patients ranked hospital high 76 71 74 83
Definitely recommend hospital 78 71 74 84
Doctors always communicated well 80 82 83 89
Nurses always communicated well 78 79 82 87
Patients always received requested help 65 68 72 83
Staff always explained medications 63 64 68 76
Pain always well controlled 70 71 72 78
Always quiet at night 57 61 63 72
Room always clean 76 73 79 88
Staff provided discharge instructions 89 85 89 92

     
 Stroke Data (Measure Data are from 10/1/2012 – 9/30/2013)
Measure Rate State Average State Benchmark
STK-2: AntiThrom on Dischg 100 96 100
STK-3: Anticoag for AFib/AFlut + 92 100
STK-5: Early AntiThrom 100 96 100
STK-6: Dischg on Statin Med 96 88 100
STK-8: Stroke Education 82 91 100
STK-10: Assess for Rehab 100 97 100

     
 CMS 30-Day Mortality Data (7/1/2009 - 6/30/2012)
Measure Rate National Average State Average
Pneumonia 10.9 11.9 12.0
Heart Failure 15.1 11.7 12.4
Heart Attack 16.3 15.2 15.4

     
 CMS 30-Day Readmission Data (7/1/2009 - 6/30/2012)
Measure Rate National Average State Average
Pneumonia 14.9 17.6 17.1
Heart Failure 19.5 23.0 22.0
Heart Attack 16.8 18.3 17.7

     
 CLABSI - Central Line Associated Blood Stream Infection Data (ICU Patients) (1/1/2013 - 12/31/2013)
Measure Ratio National Comparison State Comparison
CLABSI 0.535 1.000 0.464

     
 CAUTI – Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections (1/1/2013 - 12/31/2013)
Measure Ratio National Comparison State Comparison
CAUTI 1.002 1.000 0.835

     
 Surgical Site Infections (SSI) - Colon Surgery(1/1/2013 - 12/31/2013)
Measure Ratio National Comparison State Comparison
SSI – Colon Surgery 1.504 1.000 0.962

     
 Surgical Site Infections (SSI) – Abdominal Hysterectomy (1/1/2013 - 12/31/2013)
Measure Ratio National Comparison State Comparison
SSI – Abdominal Hysterectomy 0 1.000 1.016


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