The rates displayed in this graph are for discharges October 1, 2017 - September 30, 2018. Source: www.medicare.gov/hospitalcompare
- *The U.S. average includes all reporting hospitals in the United States.
- **The N.C. average includes all reporting hospitals in the state of North Carolina.
What do these scores mean?
In a survey, patients were asked whether hospital staff had discussed the help they would need at home. Patients also indicated if they were given written information about symptoms or health problems to watch for during their recovery.
What are we doing to continue to improve our quality scores?
Duke has many programs that continue to improve our quality.