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E-QUAL Network Honor Roll

 

E-QUAL proudly recognizes the following emergency departments for exceptional performance in our 2018 learning collaboratives.

 

Sepsis | Avoidable Imaging | Chest Pain | Opioid | 2017 Awardees

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Sepsis

SEP-1
Top Performer Most Improved
Acadia General Hospital Abbeville General
Adena Regional Medical Center - Chillicothe Alliance Health Durant
Arkansas Methodist Med Ctr Anderson Regional Medical Center
Baptist Medical Center Attala Arkansas Methodist Med Ctr
Bethesda Hospital  West Baptist Medical Center
Bethesda Hospital East Baptist Medical Center - Attala
Cayuga Medical Center-Ithaca Beckley ARH Hospital
Corpus Christi Medical Center- Bay Area Capital Medical Center
Edinburg Regional Hospital Catskill Regional Medical Center
Flowers Hospital Cayuga Medical Center-Ithaca
Hardin County Medical Center Corpus Christi Medical Center - Doctors Regional
Lafayette General Medical Center Covenant Medical Center
McAllen Heart Hospital Flowers Hospital
McAllen Medical Center Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center
Minden Medical Center Merit Health Northwest Mississippi
Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home Odessa Regional Medical Center
Navicent Health Oconee Panola Medical Center
Northern Louisiana Medical Center Piedmont Newnan Hospital
Piedmont Newnan Hospital Rio Grande Regional Hospital 24 Hour Emergency Care- McAllen
Rio Grande Regional Hospital 24 Hour Emergency Care - McAllen San Angelo Community Medical Center
Rockledge Regional Medical Center Southeastern Ohio Regional Medical Center
Santa Rosa Medical Center Southwestern Medical Center
Southwest General Hospital SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - St Louis
STHS ER at Mission St. Bernard Parish Hospital
University Hospital and Clinics Summersville Regional Memorial Hospital
Upson Regional Medical Center University Health Conway
Wahiawa General Hospital Woodland Heights Medical Center

 

Quick Chart Review
Top Performer Most Improved
Beebe Medical Center  
Cape Coral Hospital Emergency Department  
Christiana Hospital  
Doctor P Phillips Hospital  
Gulf Coast Medical  Center  
Harlingen Medical Center  
South Lake Hospital  
South Seminole Hospital Longwood  
SSM St. Mary's Hospital - Madison  
St. Clare Hospital Baraboo  
St. Cloud Regional Medical Center  
St. Mary's Hospital - Janesville  
St. Peters Hospital  
West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital  

Selection Criteria:

Top performer indicates: 

  • an ED site whose performance in SEP-1 placed them in the top 10% of all participating sites, OR
  • an ED site whose performance in the Quick Chart Review was 100%.

Most improved indicates an ED site whose percent increase in performance placed them in the top 10% percent of all participating sites across a single submission category.

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Avoidable Imaging

Low Back Pain (Back CT)
Top Performer Most Improved
Acadiana Medical Center Acadiana Medical Center
Baptist Memorial Hospital Booneville Alliance Health Clinton
Bayhealth Emergency Center- Smyrna Blackwell Regional Medical Center
Bayhealth Kent General Cayuga Medical Center - Ithaca
Bayhealth Milford Memorial CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital - Kleberg
Big Bend Regional Medical Center CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Beeville
Black River Medical Center CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi - Shoreline
Blackwell Regional Medical Center CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi - South
Christus Lake Area Hospital Community Memorial Hospital of Hamilton
CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi - Memorial Freeman Hospital West
Franklin Foundation Hospital IU White LaPorte Hospital - Indiana Emergency Care
Jasper Memorial Hospital Melbourne Regional Medical Center
Melbourne Regional Medical Center Nathan Littauer Hospital & Nursing Home
Merit Health Northwest Mississippi Odessa Regional Medical Center
Monroe County Hospital Alabama Pikes Peak Regional Hospital
Northern Louisiana Medical Center Shands Lake Shore Regional Medical Center
Northridge Medical Center GA South Mississippi County Regional Medical Center
Panola Medical Center St. Joseph Medical Center in the Heights
Shands Lake Shore Regional Medical Center Summers County ARH Hospital 
St. Vincent Dunn Hospital Trumbull Memorial Hospital
Teche Regional Medical Center Unicoi County Memorial Hospital
UPMC Susquehanna Sunbury UPMC Susquehanna Sunbury
Valley Medical Center Renton UTHealth - Pittsburg
Wadley Regional Medical Center at Hope UTHealth - Quitman
Warm Springs Medical Center West Branch Regional Medical Center

 

Minor Head Trauma (Head CT)
Top Performer Most Improved
Astria Sunnyside Hospital Alliance Health Durant
Barbourville ARH Hospital Alliance Health Madill
Bartow Regional Medical Center Barbourville ARH Hospital
Big Bend Regional Medical Center Blackwell Regional Medical Center
Black River Medical Center Buchanan General Hospital
Blackwell Regional Medical Center CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi - Shoreline
Capital Medical Center CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi - South
Colorado Plains Medical Center Corpus Christi Medical Center - Doctors Regional
Community Memorial Hospital of Hamilton Dickenson Community Hospital
Dickenson Community Hospital Freeman Neosho Hospital
Driscoll Children Hospital Main Campus Hancock Medical Center
East Texas Medical Center-Cedar Creek Highlands Regional Medical Center
Franklin Foundation Hospital Holy Cross Hospital - Fort Lauderdale
Freeman Neosho Hospital Jefferson Memorial Hospital
Hancock Medical Center Keokuk Area Hospital
Johnson County Community Hospital Lafayette General Medical Center- Southwest Campus
Lafayette General Medical Center- Southwest Campus Mary Breckinridge ARH Hospital
Melbourne Regional Medical Center Melbourne Regional Medical Center
Middlesboro ARH Hospital Middlesboro ARH Hospital
Montpelier Hospital Montpelier Hospital
MultiCare Deaconess North Emergency Center Northern Louisiana Medical Center
Northridge Medical Center GA Northridge Medical Center GA
Northwest Health Physicians' Specialty Hospital Northwest Health Physicians' Specialty Hospital
Ochsner Medical Complex River Parishes Rio Grande Regional Hospital
Opelousas General Health System St. Vincent Dunn Hospital
Schuyler Hospital  Unicoi County Memorial Hospital
St. Martin Hospital UTHealth - Cedar Creek
St.Vincent Dunn Hospital UTHealth - Jacksonville
STHS ER McColl UTHealth - Pittsburg
Teche Regional Medical Center  
Telluride Medical Center  

 

Syncope (Head CT)
Top Performer Most Improved
Acadia General Hospital Abrom Kaplan Memorial Hospital
Arkansas Methodist Medical Center Astria Sunnyside Hospital
Astria Sunnyside Hospital Blackwell Regional Medical Center
Big Bend Regional Medical Center Bryan Hospital
Black River Medical Center Buchanan General Hospital
Blackwell Regional Medical Center Catskill Regional Medical Center
Bryan Hospital Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers - Bryan Hospital
Capital Medical Center Fannin Regional Hospital
Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers - Bryan Hospital Ferrell Hospital
Dickenson Community Hospital Jasper Memorial Hospital
Driscoll Children Hospital Main Campus Massac Memorial Hospital
Franklin Foundation Hospital McDowell ARH Hospital
Hancock Medical Center Merit Health Gilmore Memorial
Jasper Memorial Hospital Monroe County Hospital Alabama
Johnson County Community Hospital Morgan County ARH Hospital
Montpelier Hospital Northwest Health Physicians' Specialty Hospital
MultiCare Deaconess North Emergency Center Norton Community Hospital
Ochsner Baptist Medical Center New Orleans OhioHealth Hardin Memorial Hospital
Pikes Peak Regional Hospital OhioHealth Shelby Medical Central - Shelby
Putnam General Hospital Pikes Peak Regional Hospital
Rio Grande Regional Hospital 24 Hour Emergency Care - Edinburg Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center
Smyth County Community Hospital Rio Grande Regional Hospital 24 Hour Emergency Care - Edinburg
SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital - Wentzville Rio Grande Regional Hospital 24 Hour Emergency Care - McAllen
STHS ER at Monte Christo SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital - Wentzville
University Hospitals Samaritan Medical Center STHS ER at Monte Christo
University of Virginia Trumbull Memorial Hospital
UPMC Susquehanna Sunbury Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center
UTHealth - South Broadway University Hospitals Samaritan Medical Center
Valley Medical Center Renton UTHealth - Henderson
Wadley Regional Medical Center at Hope UTHealth - South Broadway
Warm Springs Medical Center  

 

Pulmonary Embolism (Chest CT)
Top Performer Most Improved
Valley Medical Center Renton Valley Medical Center Renton

 

Renal Colic (Abdominal CT)
Top Performer Most Improved
Foothills Hospital - Boulder Community Health Foothills Hospital - Boulder Community Health

Selection Criteria: 

Top Performer indicates and ED site whose decrease in imaging utilization placed them in the top 10% of all participating sites across a single imaging category.

Most Improved indicates and ED site whose percent decrease in imaging utilization placed them in the top 10% of all participating sites across a single imaging category.

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Chest Pain

Inpatient Admission Rate
Top Performer Most Improved
Brunswick Freestanding Emergency Department Southwest General Hospital Health System Chestnut Hill Hospital
Foothills Hospital - Boulder Community Health Foothills Hospital - Boulder Community Health
Montrose Memorial Hospital Jennersville Regional Hospital
Our Lady Of The Angels Hospital Montrose Memorial Hospital
Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center Our Lady Of The Angels Hospital
Sharp Memorial Hospital Pottstown Memorial Medical Center
St. Tammany Parish Hospital Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center
  Shore Medical Center
  St. Tammany Parish Hospital
  Suburban Hospital

 

Discharge Rate
Top Performer Most Improved
Chestnut Hill Hospital Brunswick Freestanding Emergency Department Southwest General Hospital Health System
Foothills Hospital - Boulder Community Health Chestnut Hill Hospital
Our Lady Of The Angels Hospital Foothills Hospital - Boulder Community Health
Sharp Memorial Hospital Our Lady Of The Angels Hospital
St. Tammany Parish Hospital Shore Medical Center
Thibodaux Regional Medical Center St. Tammany Parish Hospital
West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital  

Selection Criteria:

Top Performer indicates:

  • an ED site whose increase in discharge rate placed them in the top 10% all participating sites, OR
  • an ED site whose decrease in inpatient admission rate placed them in the top 10% all participating sites.

Top Improver indicates:

  • an ED site whose percent increase in discharge rate placed them in the top 10% all participating sites, OR
  • an ED site whose percent decrease in inpatient admission rate placed them in the top 10% all participating sites.

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Opioid

Atraumatic Headache
Prescribing Rate
Top Performer Most Improved
Down East Community Hospital Houlton Regional Hospital
Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center Parkview Noble Hospital
Mid Coast Hospital Parkview Warsaw Hospital
Parkview Whitley Hospital  
Sturdy Memorial Hospital  
Alternatives to Opioids Prescribing Rate
Top Performer Most Improved
Down East Community Hospital Down East Community Hospital
Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center
Parkview Regional Medical Center Mid Coast Hospital
Parkview Warsaw Hospital Parkview Regional Medical Center
Sharp Memorial Hospital Parkview Warsaw Hospital

 

Dental Pain
Prescribing Rate
Top Performer Most Improved
Adena Regional Medical Center - Chillicothe Baton Rouge General Medical Center
Baton Rouge General Medical Center Lafayette General Medical Center
Froedtert South Kenosha Medical Center SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital - St. Charles
Orange Regional Medical Center TriStar Natchez Emergency Room
TriStar Natchez Emergency Room Wilson Medical Center
Alternatives to Opioids in the ED Rate
Top Performer Most Improved
Cameron Memorial Community Hospital  Lafayette General Medical Center
Lafayette General Medical Center Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center
Ochsner Medical Center - Kenner Our Lady of of the Angels Hospital
Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital - St. Charles
SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital - St. Charles Swedish Americal Hospital

 

Low Back Pain
Prescribing Rate
Top Performer Most Improved
DeKalb Health Gwinnett Medical Center
Montefiore New Rochelle Medical City ER at Stonebridge
Northfield Hospital Emergency Department Montefiore New Rochelle
Saint Peters University Hospital Northfield Hospital Emergency Department
Sentara CarePlex Hospital  
Alternatives to Opioids Prescribing Rate
Top Performer Most Improved
Duke University Hospital Duke University Hospital
Medical City ER at Stonebridge Medical City ER at Burleson
Medical City McKinney Medical City Lewisville
Montefiore New Rochelle Medical City McKinney
Saint Peters University Hospital Northside Hospital Forsyth GA

 

Naloxone Prescribing/Dispensing Rate at Discharge
Top Performer Most Improved
University of Cincinnati Medical Center University of Cincinnati Medical Center

Selection Criteria:

Top Performer indicates:

  • an ED site whose decrease in prescribing rate placed them in the top 5 all participating sites across a single submission category, OR
  • an ED site whose increase in Alternatives to Opioids prescribing rate placed them in the top 5 all participating sites across a single submission category, OR
  • an ED site with the highest Naloxone prescribing/dispensing rate at discharge of all participating sites.

Top Improver indicates:

  • an ED site whose percent decrease in prescribing rate placed them in the top 5 all participating sites across a single submission category, OR
  • an ED site whose percent increase in Alternatives to Opioids prescribing rate placed them in the top 5 all participating sites across a single submission category, OR
  • an ED site with the highest percent increase in Naloxone prescribing/dispensing rate at discharge of all participating sites.

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For any questions regarding the selection of sites and/or the criteria, please contact us here: equal@acep.org.

 

 

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