VA MARYLAND HEALTHCARE SYSTEM - BALTIMORE - BALTIMORE, MD

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Addresss:
10 NORTH GREENE STREET
BALTIMORE, MD, 21201
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (410) 605-7016

Hospital Type: ACUTE CARE - VETERANS ADMINISTRATION
Hospital Owner: Government Federal
Emergency Services: Yes

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Number Of Beds
Total: 137
Total Certified: 137

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

98.9%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

100.0%
Maryland:

97.6%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
This Hospital:

100.0%
Maryland:

98.7%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.1%

Heart Failure

Percent of patients who were given an evaluation of Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

100.0%
Maryland:

99.0%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

97.0%
Maryland:

96.4%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

94.0%
Maryland:

90.9%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

98.9%

Pneumonia

Percent of Patients Given Initial Antibiotic(s) within 6 Hours After Arrival
This Hospital:

92.0%
State:

95.4%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

97.0%
Maryland:

94.7%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
State:

98.5%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
Here:

94.0%
Maryland:

95.6%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
Here:

96.0%
State:

93.2%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
This Hospital:

99.0%
State:

96.0%

Surgery

Percent of Surgery Patients given an antibiotic at the right time (within one hour before surgery) to help prevent infection
This Hospital:

97.0%
State:

97.3%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
This Hospital:

96.0%
Maryland:

96.6%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
Here:

96.0%
Maryland:

97.9%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
Here:

90.0%
State:

96.3%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
Here:

92.0%
State:

97.2%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
Here:

100.0%
Maryland:

99.9%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose urinary catheters were removed on the first or second day after surgery
This Hospital:

86.0%
State:

93.8%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
Here:

100.0%
Maryland:

95.1%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

14.8%
Maryland:

15.1%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

9.9%
Maryland:

10.7%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

12.6%
State:

10.9%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

22.4%
State:

20.7%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

28.3%
Maryland:

25.9%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

23.9%
State:

20.1%

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