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How Does the Quality of Care for Privately Insured Compare to the US?


Compared to the U.S., the performance for New York in quality of care for privately-insured hospitalizations is in the average range.
The position of the solid arrow represents the State's performance meter score for the most recent data year.

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The meter above represents New York's balance of below average, average, and above average measures compared to the U.S. for privately-insured hospitalizations. The performance meter score is based on up to 15 measures of quality of care and is reported only if at least five measures are available. A State receives a stronger performance meter score as the number of measures for which the State is doing better than the U.S. increases. A State receives a weaker performance meter score as the number of measures for which the State is worse than the U.S increases.

Compared to the U.S., the performance for New York is in the average range.

State Hospital Care Measures for Privately Insured Compared to the U.S.
These AHRQ Inpatient Quality Indicators and Patient Safety Indicators refer to inpatient deaths and potentially avoidable complications.
Hospital Care Measures NY
Rate
(Private)
US Rate
(Private)
NY
Compared to US
(Private)

 Hospital Mortality
 
Deaths per 1,000 admissions with abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair DSU 45.14 DNC
Deaths per 1,000 admissions with coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG), age 40 and over 23.38 20.92 indicates that the State is performing similar to the U.S.
Deaths per 1,000 discharges for acute myocardial infarction (AMI) 65.63 66.86 indicates that the State is performing similar to the U.S.
Deaths per 1,000 adult admissions with congestive heart failure (CHF) 43.49 35.57 indicates that the State is performing worse than the U.S.
Deaths per 1,000 adult admissions with pneumonia 66.28 43.46 indicates that the State is performing worse than the U.S.
Deaths per 1,000 adults with percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA), age 40 and over 6.46 10.47 indicates that the State is performing better than the U.S.

 Hospital Safety
 
Deaths per 1,000 admissions in low-mortality DRGs 0.73 0.39 indicates that the State is performing worse than the U.S.
Iatrogenic pneumothorax per 1,000 discharges 0.71 0.72 indicates that the State is performing similar to the U.S.
Selected infections due to medical care per 1,000 discharges 1.63 1.74 indicates that the State is performing similar to the U.S.
Postoperative septicemia per 1,000 elective surgical discharges of 4 or more days 14.46 13.78 indicates that the State is performing similar to the U.S.
Postoperative abdominal wound dehiscence per 1,000 discharges 2.33 2.24 indicates that the State is performing similar to the U.S.

 Hospital Birth/ Obstetrics
 
Birth trauma injury to neonate per 1,000 selected live births 1.88 1.76 indicates that the State is performing similar to the U.S.
Obstetric trauma per 1,000 instrument-assisted deliveries 161.28 170.46 indicates that the State is performing similar to the U.S.
Obstetric trauma per 1,000 vaginal deliveries without instrument assistance 34.92 38.32 indicates that the State is performing similar to the U.S.
Obstetric trauma per 1,000 Cesarean deliveries 3.81 3.91 indicates that the State is performing similar to the U.S.


State Compared to U.S.:
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indicates that the State is performing similar to the U.S.indicates that the State is performing similar to the U.S.

The symbols are based on a differential of at least 10 percent.
DSU:  Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.
DNC:  Data were not collected.