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Floyd Medical Center Scores “B” on Safety

The latest hospital safety grades released Monday morning show a continuance of “B” in scoring for Floyd Medical Center in Rome.

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The latest hospital safety grades released Monday morning show a continuance of “B” in scoring for Floyd Medical Center in Rome.

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The grade was announced this week as part of a biannual report card issued, in which Floyd Medical Center has previously scored grades of B, B, B, B.  The healthcare report card is produced twice a year by The Leapfrog Group, an independent, national not-for-profit organization founded more than a decade ago by the nation’s leading employers and private health care experts. The Leapfrog Group advocates for public access to quality and safety data from all U.S. hospitals.

Floyd Medical Center Detailed Scorecard

Outcomes measures include errors, accidents, and injuries that this hospital has publicly reported.

Measure The Hospital’s Score Worst Performing Hospital Avg. Performing Hospital Best Performing Hospital Data Source Time Period Covered
Dangerous object left in patient’s body What’s This? 0.000 0.354 0.017 0.000 CMS 07/01/2017 – 06/30/2019
Air or gas bubble in the blood What’s This? 0.000 0.037 0.000 0.000 CMS 07/01/2017 – 06/30/2019
Patient falls and injuries What’s This? 0.416 1.716 0.432 0.000 CMS 07/01/2017 – 06/30/2019
Infection in the blood What’s This? 1.120 2.513 0.669 0.000 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Survey 07/01/2018 – 06/30/2019
Infection in the urinary tract What’s This? 0.685 2.452 0.724 0.000 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Survey 07/01/2018 – 06/30/2019
Surgical site infection after colon surgery What’s This? 0.701 2.797 0.809 0.000 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Survey 07/01/2018 – 06/30/2019
MRSA Infection What’s This? 1.152 2.863 0.791 0.000 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Survey 07/01/2018 – 06/30/2019
C. diff. Infection What’s This? 0.770 1.733 0.583 0.000 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Survey 07/01/2018 – 06/30/2019
Dangerous bed sores What’s This? 0.22 2.78 0.58 0.03 CMS 07/01/2017 – 06/30/2019
Death from treatable serious complications What’s This? 194.08 215.05 164.44 82.00 CMS 07/01/2017 – 06/30/2019
Collapsed lung What’s This? 0.31 0.43 0.25 0.10 CMS 07/01/2017 – 06/30/2019
Serious breathing problem What’s This? 4.53 12.99 6.36 1.52 CMS 07/01/2017 – 06/30/2019
Dangerous blood clot What’s This? 2.72 6.93 3.74 1.53 CMS 07/01/2017 – 06/30/2019
Surgical wound splits open What’s This? 0.99 1.20 0.91 0.67 CMS 07/01/2017 – 06/30/2019
Accidental cuts and tears What’s This? 0.90 2.36 1.26 0.47 CMS 07/01/2017 – 06/30/2019

Process measures include the management structures and procedures a hospital has in place to protect patients from errors, accidents, and injuries.

Measure The Hospital’s Score Worst Performing Hospital Avg. Performing Hospital Best Performing Hospital Data Source Time Period Covered
Doctors order medications through a computer What’s This? 100 5 83.56 100 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Survey 2019
Safe medication administration What’s This? 100 5 83.44 100 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Survey 2019
Specially trained doctors care for ICU patients What’s This? 50 5 60.35 100 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Survey 2019
Effective leadership to prevent errors What’s This? 120.00 9.23 117.31 120.00 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Survey 2019
Staff work together to prevent errors What’s This? 120.00 0.00 116.86 120.00 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Survey 2019
Enough qualified nurses What’s This? 100.00 17.65 98.37 100.00 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Survey 2019
Handwashing What’s This? 60 24 59.10 60 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Survey 2019
Communication with nurses What’s This? 91 74 91.06 96 CMS 10/01/2018 – 09/30/2019
Communication with doctors What’s This? 89 81 90.94 97 CMS 10/01/2018 – 09/30/2019
Responsiveness of hospital staff What’s This? 85 65 84.29 94 CMS 10/01/2018 – 09/30/2019
Communication about medicines What’s This? 74 60 77.75 88 CMS 10/01/2018 – 09/30/2019
Communication about discharge What’s This? 83 66 86.51 93 CMS 10/01/2018 – 09/30/2019

You can read the complete Fall 2020 report card here.

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