Pneumonia Care Measures 

Patient admitted to Mount Sinai should receive care that has been shown to lead to the best results. To care for patients with pneumonia, a serious lung infection, we follow a series of recommended treatments. The information below shows how well Mount Sinai follows those guidelines for patients with pneumonia compared to the national average for all hospitals. Unless noted, a higher score is better.

Pneumonia Measures

Process Measures Mount Sinai
April 2013-March 2014
National Average
April 2013-March 2014
Pneumonia patients given the most appropriate initial antibiotic 95 % 96 %

 

Outcome Measures* Mount Sinai
July 2010-June 2013
National Average
July 2010-June 2013
30-day pneumonia mortality rate 9.4 % 11.9 %
30-day pneumonia unplanned readmission rate 19.0 % 17.3 %

* A lower score is better

 

Last Updated: 4/28/15