Mercy Hospital Compared to All Maine Hospitals
For the current year Mercy Hospital There is too little variation in the data to compare performance for this measure Pneumonia Care
= Percent of opportunities when this hospital actually uses best practices for the current year
= Percent of opportunities when this hospital actually used best practices for the previous year
Yellow = Performance spread or range for all Maine hospitals for the current year
How to Read This Meter
Black arrow () shows how often a hospital treats patients with a specific health problem using the best accepted medical practices for the current year.
Dashed arrow () shows the previous year. The health problem is noted at the top.
Yellow shows the spread of performance for Maine hospitals. The low end of the yellow range is the value for the hospital with the lowest percent of patients receiving best practices for the current year. The high end is the value for the hospital with the highest percent of patients receiving best practices for the current year.
Click on the meter to examine all of the accepted best practices for this health problem.
Box above legend notes how this hospital compares to all or similar Maine hospitals—better, the same, or worse in applying these best practices.
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