TABLE 3

Selected Clinical Quality Indicators According to Diagnosis With Performance Measures

ConditionMedian Hospital Performance, %No. of Hospitals Included in ABCABC, %
Asthma
 CXR46.1524.5
 Ipratropium bromide ≥0 d73.352.4
 Ipratropium bromide ≥1 d7.840.3
 Ipratropium bromide ≥2 d1.550
 Antibiotics15.756.6
Bronchiolitis
 Viral test45.040.6
 CXR52.9432.4
 Steroids18.136.4
 Antibiotics37.0518.5
 Bronchodilator ≥0 d74.4418.9
 Bronchodilator ≥1 d30.330
 Bronchodilator ≥2 d11.430
Pneumonia
 C-reactive protein 19.350.1
 Erythrocyte sedimentation rate8.253.5
 Complete blood cell count 55.1528.8
 Viral test24.651.5
 Initial narrow-spectrum antibiotics27.3560.7