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 80%
State Average 86%
National Average 82%

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 79%
State Average 82%
National Average 90%

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 Too few cases to report
State Average 6.0%
National Average 11%

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 87%
State Average 92%
National Average 91%

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 97%
National Average 96%

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 80%
State Average 74%
National Average 70%

Source: Hospital Compare

January 2013-March 2013

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