Vascular Surgeries

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Emergency Care

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Readmission Rates

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Vascular surgery is a type of surgery that is performed on the arteries and veins that
lie outside the heart. Some possible reasons for undergoing vascular surgery include
aneurysms, deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
, and varicose veins.

Vascular surgery is most often performed at the MSHA facility in Johnson City, TN
(Johnson City Medical Center).

 Surgery Type

All 

Vascular Only

Preventive Antibiotics Given within an Hour
of a Surgical Incision
**  (Higher Is Better)

99%

99%

94%

94%

Selection of the most Appropriate Antibiotic** (Higher Is Better)

99%

99%

98%

98%

Discontinuation of Preventive Antibiotics within 24 Hrs of surgery** (Higher Is Better)

98%

98%

91%

91%

Continuation of Beta Blocker Medications for Eligible Patients** (Higher Is Better)

98%

97%

 98%

98%

Urinary Catheter Removal Prior to Post-Op Day 2** (Higher Is Better)

97%

96%

94% 

94% 

 Perioperative Temperature Management** (Higher Is Better)

100%

100%

100%

100%

* National average, state average, MSHA and facility data are for the period from July 2012 - June 2013. The national average and state average data are provided by Hospital Compare, a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services which reports results from hospitals submitting data to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).  

** MSHA Data is specifically for this type of surgery; National and State data is for all surgical procedures.