How does Houston Methodist Hospital rank in the treatment of pneumonia? The information linked to below shows how closely Houston Methodist follows recommended guidelines for pneumonia treatment.
Source: Hospital Compare
Hospitals in Houston Methodist
Houston Methodist Hospital
Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital
Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital
Houston Methodist San Jacinto Hospital
Houston Methodist West Hosptial
Pneumonia Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Pneumonia Patients Whose Initial Emergency Room Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To The Administration Of The First Hospital Dose Of Antibiotics
Pneumonia Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Pneumonia Patients Given Initial Antibiotic(s) within 6 Hours After Arrival
Appropriate Antibiotic Selection for Pneumonia Patients
Pneumonia Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid created a consumer-oriented website called Hospital Compare, which allows you to compare hospitals across the nation using 26 quality measures. These 26 measures only concern heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, and the prevention of surgical infections. Over 4,000 hospitals, including Houston Methodist Hospital, have voluntarily reported data on quality of care. Above you can see how Houston Methodist Hospital compares to the state and national average. Hospital Compare can be accessed at www.HospitalCompare.hhs.gov or at www.medicare.gov.