Venous Thromboembolism Care Measures

The Joint Commission has established treatment guidelines that when followed have been shown to help patients recover more quickly with fewer complications or lasting effects. Cedars-Sinai's performance for The Joint Commission measures compared to other medical centers and hospitals around the nation are highlighted below.

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Venous Thromboembolism Care Quality Measures

The following measures are based on evidence that the practices described in the left column lead to better outcomes for patients who are at risk for a venous thromboembolism.


Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) Care Quality Measures Cedars-Sinai (Jul - Sep 2017)

All Hospitals Nationwide
(April 2016 - March 2017)

 Top 10% Scored at least  Average
Hospital Acquired Potentially Preventable VTE: the percentage who acquired a venous thrombosis while in the hospital that may have been preventable (a lower number is better) 0% 0%  2%