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3000 HOSPITAL BLVD.
ROSWELL, GA 30076
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Performance Measures 

See how we compare with national and state averages on quality measures:

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Heart Attack

A heart attack (also known as acute myocardial infarction, or AMI) occurs when the arteries leading to the heart become blocked, depriving the heart of oxygen.  The quality measures below tell you how well North Fulton Hospital follows recommended guidelines for heart attack treatment. Click here to see how North Fulton Hospital rates in the following areas.

  • Heart attack patients given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
  • Heart attack patients given Aspirin at arrival
  • Heart attack patients given Aspirin at discharge
  • Heart attack patients beta blocker at discharge
  • Heart attack patients given smoking cessation advice/counseling

 

 

Heart Failure

Heart failure occurs when the heart struggles to pump enough blood to deliver oxygen to the body.  The quality measures below tell you how well North Fulton Hospital follows recommended guidelines for the treatment of heart failure.  Click here to see how North Fulton Hospital rates in the following areas.

  • Heart failure patients given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
  • Heart failure patients given an evaluation of Left Ventricular Systolic (LVS) Function
  • Heart failure patients given discharge instructions
  • Heart failure patients given smoking cessation advice/counseling

 

 

Pneumonia

Pneumonia is a severe lung infection that causes breathing difficulty, fever, cough, and fatigue.  The quality measures below tell you how well North Fulton Hospital follows recommended guidelines for treating pneumonia.  Click here to see how North Fulton Hospital rates in the following areas.

  • Pneumonia patients assessed and given Influenza vaccine
  • Pneumonia patients assessed and given Pheumococcal vaccination
  • Pneumonia patients given initial antibiotic(s) within six hours after arrival
  • Pneumonia patients given smoking cessation advice/counseling
  • Pneumonia patients given the most appropriate initial antibiotics
  • Percent of pneumonia patients whose initial emergency room blood culture was performed prior to the administration of the first hospital dose of antibiotics

 

 

Surgery

The quality measures below tell you how well North Fulton Hospital follows recommended guidelines for care before, during, and after surgery.  Click here to see how North Fulton Hospital rates in the following areas.

  • Surgery Patients Who Received Preventative Antibiotic(s) One Hour before Incision
  • Surgery Patients Who Received the Appropriate Preventative Antibiotic(s) for Their Surgery
  • Surgery Patients Who Received Treatment to Prevent Blood Clots within 24 Hours before or after Selected Surgeries
  • Surgery Patients Whose Doctors Ordered Treatments to Prevent Blood Clots (Venous Thromboembolism) for Certain Types of Surgeries
  • Surgery Patients Whose Preventative Antibiotic(s) Are Stopped within 24 Hours after Surgery
  • Surgery Patients Who Had Hair Removed Using a Safer Method
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