Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs. These performance indicators apply to pneumonia that started before the patient’s admission to the hospital.
|Better Than U.S. Average||At or Near U.S. Average||Worse Than U.S. Average||No National Average
or Too Few Cases
This indicates if a high or low score is best for this metric. In some case the desired performance will be neutral. In this case the desired performance is neither high or low and a color rating is not assigned to the statistic of that metric..
|Blood Culture Performed Before First Antibiotic Received||High||98 %||97 %||94.7 %|
|Initial Antibiotic Selection for CAP in Immunocompetent Patients||High||93 %||95 %||91.7 %|