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E-QUAL Network Honor Roll

 

E-QUAL proudly recognizes the following emergency departments for exceptional performance in our 2019 learning collaboratives.

E-QUAL Honor Roll Map 2019

Sepsis | Avoidable Imaging | Chest Pain | Opioid | 2018 Awardees2017 Awardees

 

Sepsis

SEP-1
Top Performer Most Improved
Alliance Health Durant Alliance Health Durant
Baptist Medical Center Attala Baptist Medical Center Attala
Colorado Plains Medical Center Colorado Plains Medical Center
Johnston Health Johnston Health
McAllen Heart Hospital McAllen Heart Hospital
Minden Medical Center Minden Medical Center
Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home
UNC Rockingham Health Care UNC Rockingham Health Care
Wilson Medical Center Wilson Medical Center
Meadows Regional Medical Center Meadows Regional Medical Center
New Orleans East Hospital New Orleans East Hospital
Summersville Regional Medical Center Summersville Regional Medical Center
Cayuga Medical Center-Ithaca Baptist Memorial Hospital Booneville
Edinburg Regional Medical Center-Main Campus Franklin Woods Community Hospital
Fannin Regional Hospital Smyth County Community Hospital
Willis-Knighton Pierremont Health Center Christus Spohn Hospital Kleberg
Anderson Hospital Andalusia Health
Navicent Health Baldwin Cayuga Medical Center-Ithaca
Siloam Springs Regional Hospital Edinburg Regional Medical Center-Main Campus
Willis Knighton Medical Center Fannin Regional Hospital
North Mississippi Medical Center Willis-Knighton Pierremont Health Center
Sebastian River Medical Center Anderson Hospital
Bethesda Hospital  West Navicent Health Baldwin
Freeman Hospital West Siloam Springs Regional Hospital
Melbourne Regional Medical Center Willis Knighton Medical Center
Rockledge Regional Medical Center Christus Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi-South
Lake Regional Health System Fort Duncan Regional Medical Center
Doctors Hospital of Laredo Norton Community Hospital
University Hospital and Clinics Odessa Regional Medical Center
UPMC Lock Haven Baptist Medical Center
Indian Path Community Hospital Christus Spohn Hospital-Alice
Ochsner Baptist Medical Center Harris Regional Hospital
Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center Rio Grande Regional Hospital 24 Hour Emergency Care- Edinburg
Blanchard Valley Hospital Citizens Medical Center
STHS ER at Mission Willis-Knighton South and The Center for Women's Health
Wahiawa General Hospital  

 

Quick Chart Review
Top Performer Most Improved
Four Corners Free Standing Emergency Department Four Corners Free Standing Emergency Department
Tupperware Free Standing Emergency Department Tupperware Free Standing Emergency Department
Suburban Hospital Sonora Regional Medical Center
Cape Coral Hospital Suburban Hospital
Chatham Hospital Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital
Health Central Twin Cities Community Hospital
Orlando Regional Medical Center UNC Medical Center Hillsborough
Sun Prairie EMS  
St. Peters Hospital  
St. Cloud Regional Medical Center  
South Lake Hospital  
South Seminole Hospital Longwood  
IU Health Arnett  
St. Mary's Hospital - Janesville   

Selection Criteria:

Top performer indicates an ED site whose performance in: 

  • SEP-1 placed them in the top 20% of all participating sites, OR
  • the Quick Chart Review placed them in the top 25% of all participating sites with a minimum of 20 cases reported.

Most improved indicates an ED site whose performance improvement in:

  • SEP-1 placed them in the top 20% of all participating sites, OR
  • the Quick Chart Review placed them in the top 25% of all participating sites.

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Avoidable Imaging

Low Back Pain (Back CT)
Top Performer Most Improved
Bayhealth Kent General Brunswick Freestanding Emergency Department - Southwest General Hospital Health System
Brunswick Freestanding Emergency Department - Southwest General Hospital Health System  

 

Low Back Pain (Back X-Ray)
Top Performer Most Improved
Bayhealth Kent General Bayhealth Kent General
Brunswick Freestanding Emergency Department - Southwest General Hospital Health System Brunswick Freestanding Emergency Department - Southwest General Hospital Health System

 

Minor Head Trauma (Head CT)
Top Performer Most Improved
Parkview Warsaw Hospital NorthBay Medical Center
Sharp Memorial Hospital Parkview Whitley Hospital
  Sharp Memorial Hospital
  Shore Memorial Hospital

 

Syncope (Head CT)  
Top Performer Most Improved
Bayhealth Emergency Center - Smyrna Cape Coral Hosptial
Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital  

 

Pulmonary Embolism (Chest CT)
Top Performer Most Improved
Foothills Hospital - Boulder Community Health Foothills Hospital - Boulder Community Health

 

Renal Colic (Abdominal CT)
Top Performer Most Improved
NorthBay Medical Center NorthBay Medical Center
Bonner General Hospital  

Selection Criteria: 

Top Performer indicates and ED site with:

  • the lowest Back CT and/or Back X-Ray utilization for Low Back Pain across all participating sites, OR
  • Head CT utilization for Minor Head Trauma of >50% across all participting sites, OR
  • Head CT utilization for Syncope of >50% across all participting sites, OR
  • Chest CT utilization for Pulmonary Embolism below the national benchmark across all participting sites, OR
  • the lowest Abdominal CT utilization for Renal Colic across all participating sites.

Most Improved indicates and ED site with:

  • the largest performace improvement in Back CT and/or Back X-Ray utilization for Low Back Pain across all participating sites, OR
  • a performace improvement in Head CT utilization for Minor Head Trauma of >5% across all participating sites, OR
  • the largest performace improvement in Head CT utilization for Syncope across all participating sites, OR
  • a performace improvement in Chest CT utilization for Pulmonary Embolism below the national benchmark across all participting sites, OR
  • a performace improvement in Abdominal CT utilization for Renal Colic of >5% across all participating sites.

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Chest Pain

Discharge Rate
Top Performer Most Improved
Foothills Hospital - Boulder Community Health Brunswick Freestanding Emergency Department - Southwest General Hospital Health System
Crouse Hosptial Willamette Valley Medical Center
  Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital

Selection Criteria:

Top Performer indicates an ED site with an increase in discharge rate of >75% across all participating sites.

Top Improver indicates an ED site with a percent improvement in discharge rate of >5% across 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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