Stroke Quality Ratings

Ischemic stroke patients who received medicine to break up a blood clot within 3 hours after symptoms started

Patients that received t-PA within three (3) hours after symptoms start can limit the damage and disability.

Genesis No cases met criteria for this metric
State Average 65%
National Average 66%

Ischemic stroke patients who received medication known to prevent complications caused by blood clots within 2 days of arriving at hospital

Patients who receive medication within two (2) days of arriving at the hospital reduce the risk of complications.

Genesis 98%
State Average 98%
National Average 98%

Ischemic or hemorrhagic stroke patients who received treatment to keep blood clots from forming anywhere in the body within 2 days of arriving at the hospital

Patients are at increased risk of developing new blood clots in their veins that break off and travel to other parts of the body.

Genesis 88%
State Average 95%
National Average 94%

Ischemic stroke patients who received a prescription for medicine known to prevent complications caused by blood clots before discharge

Patients are at risk for developing complications like another stroke.

Genesis 100%
State Average 99%
National Average 99%

Ischemic stroke patients with a type of irregular heartbeat who were given a prescription for a blood thinner at discharge

Patients who have an irregular heartbeat are at greater risk of having another stroke.

Genesis Too few cases to be included
State Average 95%
National Average 95%

Ischemic stroke patients needing medicine to lower cholesterol, who were given a prescription before discharge

Patients with ischemic stroke who have high cholesterol, taking statins can help lower the chance of another stroke.

Genesis 95%
State Average 95%
National Average 94%

Ischemic or hemorrhagic stroke patients or caregivers who received written educational materials about stroke care and prevention during the hospital stay

Educating patients and caregivers about stroke care and prevention helps patients live healthier lives.

Genesis 100%
State Average 92%
National Average 88%

Ischemic or hemorrhagic stroke patients who were evaluated for rehabilitation services

Stroke rehabilitation can help patients relearn those lost skills and regain independence.

Genesis 96%
State Average 98%
National Average 97%

Source: Hospital Compare

January 2013 through September 2013

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