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Compared to the U.S., the performance for New York in quality of care for Medicare compared to privately insured is in the weak range.
Compared to the U.S., the performance for New York in quality of care for Medicaid compared to privately insured is in the strong range.
Compared to the U.S., the performance for New York in quality of care for uninsured compared to privately insured is in the average range.

The position of the solid triangle represents the State’s performance score for the most recent data year.

Compared to the U.S., the performance for New York in quality of care compared to privately insured is in the weak range for Medicare, in the strong range for Medicaid, and in the average range for the uninsured.

Quality of Hospital Care by Expected Primary Payer
These AHRQ Inpatient Quality Indicators and Patient Safety Indicators refer to inpatient deaths and potentially avoidable complications. For each measure, a higher number of admissions signals poorer quality of hospital care.
 
 Hospital Care Measures
 
Privately
Insured
Medicare Medicaid Uninsured

 Hospital Mortality
 
Deaths per 1,000 admissions with abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair DSU 74.08 DSU DSU
Deaths per 1,000 admissions with coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG), age 40 and over 23.38 20.21 20.43 DSU
Deaths per 1,000 discharges for acute myocardial infarction (AMI) 65.63 70.84 69.30 100.56
Deaths per 1,000 adult admissions with congestive heart failure (CHF) 43.49 36.56 27.46 45.12
Deaths per 1,000 adult admissions with pneumonia 66.28 50.52 49.68 52.71
Deaths per 1,000 adults with percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA), age 40 and over 6.46 7.81 9.51 15.70

 Hospital Safety
 
Deaths per 1,000 admissions in low-mortality DRGs 0.73 DSU 0.41 DSU
Iatrogenic pneumothorax per 1,000 discharges 0.71 0.63 0.73 0.45
Selected infections due to medical care per 1,000 discharges 1.63 2.26 1.77 1.16
Postoperative septicemia per 1,000 elective surgical discharges of 4 or more days 14.46 20.45 15.65 DSU
Postoperative abdominal wound dehiscence per 1,000 discharges 2.33 2.70 4.00 DSU

 Hospital Birth/ Obstetrics
 
Birth trauma injury to neonate per 1,000 selected live births 1.88 DSU 1.65 1.60
Obstetric trauma per 1,000 instrument-assisted deliveries 161.28 DSU 119.09 166.11
Obstetric trauma per 1,000 vaginal deliveries without instrument assistance 34.92 29.39 23.02 23.80
Obstetric trauma per 1,000 Cesarean deliveries 3.81 DSU 3.46 DSU


DSU:  Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.
DNC:  Data were not collected.