Quality of Patient Care at Bronson at Home

Published on August 25, 2014

Quality of Patient Care at Bronson at Home

While the quality of patient care star rating provides a summary of agency performance, you may prefer to compare agencies on the individual measures that are related to the types of services you'll need, based on your own condition.

Quality Rating

★★★

The star ratings are based on 7 measures of quality that give a general overview of performance.

  • A 4- or 5-star rating means that the agency performed better than other agencies on the 7 measured care practices and outcomes.
  • A 1- or 2-star rating means that the agency's average performance on the 7 measured care practices and outcomes was below the averages of other agencies.
  • Across the country, most agencies fall "in the middle" with 3 or 3½ stars.

Managing Daily Activities

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1/1/2019 - 12/31/2019

Bronson at Home National Average

How often patients got better at walking or moving around.

Higher percentages are better

73.2% 79.6%

How often patients got better at getting in and out of bed.

Higher percentages are better

75.0% 81.1%

How often patients got better at bathing.

Higher percentages are better

78.3% 82.3%

Treating Symptoms

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1/1/2019 - 12/31/2019

Bronson at Home

National Average

How often patients’ breathing improved.

Higher percentages are better

82.5% 82.8%

How often patients’ wounds improved or healed after an operation.

Higher percentages are better

88.3% 92.3%

How often patients have pressure ulcers/pressure injuries that are new or worsened.

Lower percentages are better

0.2% 0.1%

Preventing Harm

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1/1/2019 - 12/31/2019

Bronson at Home National Average

How often the home health team began their patients’ care in a timely manner.

Higher percentages are better

98.2% 95.7%

How often the home health team taught patients (or their family caregivers) about their drugs.

Higher percentages are better

99.9% 98.6%

How often patients got better at taking their drugs correctly by mouth.

Higher percentages are better

64.1% 75%

How often the home health team checked patients’ risk of falling.

Higher percentages are better

99.9% 99.6%

How often the home health team checked patients for depression.

Higher percentages are better

99.8% 97.4%

How often the home health team determined whether patients received a flu shot for the current flu season.

Higher percentages are better

82.6% 78.7%

How often the home health team made sure that their patients have received a pneumococcal vaccine (pneumonia shot).

Higher percentages are better

92.9% 82.2%

For patients with diabetes, how often the home health team got doctor’s orders, gave foot care, and taught patients about foot care.

Higher percentages are better

99.2% 96.4%

How often physician-recommended actions to address medication issues were completed timely.

Higher percentages are better

98.4% 94.0%

Preventing Unplanned Hospital Care

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1/1/2019 - 12/31/2019

Bronson at Home National Average

How often home health patients had to be admitted to the hospital.

Lower percentages are better

15.2% 15.4%

How often patients receiving home health care needed any urgent, unplanned care in the hospital emergency room – without being admitted to the hospital.

Lower percentages are better

15.1% 13.0%

How often patients remained in the community after discharge from home health.

Higher percentages are better

91.2% 78.6%

How often patients were re-admitted to the hospital for a potentially-preventable condition after discharge from home health.

Lower percentages are better

3.2% 3.5%

Payment & Value of Care

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1/1/2019 - 12/31/2019

Bronson at Home National Average

How much Medicare spends on an episode of care at this agency, compared to Medicare spending across all agencies nationally.

Higher (lower) ratios means that the agency spends more (less) on an episode of care than the Medicare national average.

0.88 1

Reviewed by Bronson Patient Safety & Quality on March 02, 2021

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