We strive to provide the highest quality, evidence-based medical care to our patients. Data obtained from our Electronic Medical Record (EMR) indicates that Jefferson Health primary and specialty care providers in New Jersey are performing well above the national average in managing patients' high blood pressure, high blood sugar and vaccinating patients against pneumonia, and are performing slightly above the national average to help patients quit smoking.
We’re pleased to provide this data so you can be confident that the level of care you receive in our medical offices exceeds national expectations.
CMS/NCQH Quality Measures
4th Quarter 2017
*Performance scores will be updated quarterly.
Click on a link below to see individual KHA provider performance in each quality measure:
- Controlling High Blood Pressure - Percentage of patients aged 18-85 years who had a diagnosis of hypertension and whose blood pressure was adequately controlled (<140/90mmHg) during the measurement period.
- Controlling High Blood Sugar - Percentage of diabetes patients aged 18-75 years who had HgA1C ≤ 8% during the last 6 months.
- Tobacco Use Screening & Intervention - Percentage of patients aged 18+ who were screened for tobacco use one or more times within 24 months and who received cessation counseling intervention if identified as a tobacco user.
- Pneumonia Vaccination - Percentage of patients aged 65+ who have received a pneumococcal vaccine.