Infection Prevention

Data Collection Dates: October 2009-September 2010 (most current data available)

The quality measures below illustrate Winona Health’s work on each measure by combining all patients treated for a particular condition. The quality measures broadly describe the care provided by Winona Health. In this chart, higher percentages are better.

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Winona
Health
State
Average
Surgery patients who were given an antibiotic at the right time (within one hour before surgery) to prevent infection. 98% 96%
Surgery patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection. 87% 98%
Surgery patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery). 93% 97%
All heart surgery patients whose blood sugar (blood glucose) is kept under good control in the days right after surgery. n/a 92%
Surgery patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery, who had hair removed using a safer method (electric clipper). 100% 99%
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