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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2003

Effectiveness of Care: Nursing Home and Home Health Care

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Nursing Facility Care
Chronic care: Percent of residents with pain.
Chronic care: Stage 1-4 pressure ulcer prevalence.
Chronic care: Restraint use prevalence.


Nursing Facility Care

Measure Title

Chronic care: Percent of residents with pain.

Measure Source

CMS Nursing Home Quality Initiative.

Tables

Percent of long term residents with pain, by state, by

  • Race

Data Source

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Minimum Data Set extract. Nursing Home Resident Profile Table.

Denominator

Long-term care residents with a valid target assessment.

Numerator

Residents with moderate pain at least daily or horrible/excruciating pain at any frequency on the target assessment.

Comments

Excludes admission assessments and assessments with inconsistent responses regarding the measure.

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Nursing Facility Care

Measure Title

Chronic care: Stage 1-4 pressure ulcer prevalence.

Measure Source

CMS Nursing Home Quality Initiative.

Tables

Percent of long term residents with pressure sores, by state, by

  • Race

Data Source

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Minimum Data Set extract. Nursing Home Resident Profile Table.

Denominator

Long-term care residents with a valid target assessment.

Numerator

Residents with pressure ulcers (Stage 1-4) on target assessment.

Comments

Excludes admission assessments.

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Nursing Facility Care

Measure Title

Chronic care: Restraint use prevalence.

Measure Source

CMS Nursing Home Quality Initiative.

Tables

Percent of long term residents in physical restraints, by state, by

  • Race

Data Source

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Minimum Data Set extract. Nursing Home Resident Profile Table.

Denominator

Long-term care residents with a valid target assessment.

Numerator

Residents who were physically restrained daily on target assessment.

Comments

Excludes admission assessments.


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