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|Duke Raleigh Hospital||99%|
|Duke University Hospital||100%|
|Durham Regional Hospital||99%|
The rates displayed in this graph are for discharges April 2011 through March 2012.
(1) The U.S. average includes all reporting hospitals in the United States.
(2) The N.C. average includes all reporting hospitals in the state of North Carolina.
(3) "Top Hospitals" represent the top 10% of hospitals nationwide. These hospitals achieved 100% on this measure.
The percentage of eligible pneumonia patients who received screening for and/or vaccination against pneumonia.
The pneumococcal vaccine may help lower the risk of complications for pneumonia caused by bacteria, as well as prevent future cases. Patients with pneumonia should be given the vaccine if they have not been vaccinated recently.
Duke has enacted several initiatives to improve our performance. These include: