Blood Clot Prevention Treatment Quality Ratings

Patients who received treatment to prevent blood clots on the day of or day after hospital admission or surgery

Patients who have to stay in bed for long periods of time increase their risk for blood clots.

Genesis 81%
State Average 88%
National Average 85%

Patients who received treatment to prevent blood clots on the day of or day after being admitted to the intensive care unit

Patients who have to stay in bed for long periods of time increase their risk for blood clots.

Genesis 85%
State Average 93%
National Average 92%

Patients who developed a blood clot while in the hospital who did not get treatment

Patients who have to stay in bed for long periods of time increase their risk for blood clots.

Genesis 17%
State Average 6%
National Average 10%

Patients with blood clots who received the recommended treatment, which includes two different blood thinner medications at the same time

Patients who develop blood clots need to get treatment quickly to help prevent others from forming.

Genesis 88%
State Average 93%
National Average 93%

Patients with blood clots who were treated with an intravenous blood thinner, and then were checked to determine if the blood thinner was increasing the patients risk of bleeding

Risk for bleeding increases because blood thinners increase the time it takes your blood to clot.

Genesis 100%
State Average 98%
National Average 97%

Patients with blood clots who were discharged on a blood thinner medication and received written instructions about that medication

Educating patients on how to take the medication and the possible side effects can help prevent problems.

Genesis 82%
State Average 79%
National Average 75%

Source: Hospital Compare

January 2013-September 2013

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