Quality Reports

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) provides information about the quality of care at over 4,000 Medicare-certified hospitals across the nation. Hospital Compare is a source to find hospitals and compare their quality outcomes. Here is a small sampling of how Adventist Health Sonora is performing on certain measures, compared to the national average.

Quality Measures

​Adventist Health Sonora ​National Average
​Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who received aspirin within 24 hours of arrival ​99% ​95%​
​Percentage of patients receiving appropriate recommendation for follow up screening colonoscopy ​97%​ ​88​%
​Patients assessed and given influenza vaccination 98%​ ​93%
Percentage of mothers breastfeeding exclusively ​74% ​51% (TJC National Average)

Patient Safety Initiatives

​ Patient Safety Initiative ​Description ​Results
​Wound Care Team ​Assessment of skin and wounds, prevention of pressure ulcers ​Zero pressure ulcers in 2017,2018, Jan-May 20189
​Hand Hygiene "Secret Shopper" Observations ​Ensure hand hygiene practices of caregivers​ ​98.5% compliance in 2017, 2018 97.7% Jan-May 2019
​Reduce Hospital Onset MRSA Bloodstream Infections Best practices when handling central lines and prescribing antibiotics ​Zero Hospital Onset MRSA bloodstream infections in 2017

For more information about Hospital Compare, visit the CMS website.