The North Carolina Center for Hospital Quality and Patient Safety has updated its online quality report card (NC Hospital Quality Performance Report) to include quality data from 4/1/07 – 6/30/07 and an additional timeframe for trending.
More quality measures will be added to the NC Hospital Quality Performance Report: future measures in years 2007-2008 may include:
– Patient perceptions (i.e., the HCAHP Survey),
– 30-day mortality rates for heart attack and heart failure, and
– Expanded information on surgical care that include steps taken to prevent venous thromboembolism and surgical site infections.