Pneumonia: Correct Antibiotics Prescribed for Non-ICU Pneumonia Patients

Receiving an appropriate antibiotic to treat community-acquired pneumonia in patients who are not in an intensive care unit improves their health outcomes.

This measure reports how often patients with community-acquired pneumonia not cared for in intensive care units, were given the correct antibiotic within 24 hours of hospital arrival.

A high score is better than a low score.

 The chart above shows how Cedars-Sinai's performance on this measure compared with the top 10% of hospitals in the United States, the national average for hospitals, the top 10% of hospitals in California and the California average. 

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