Georgia

Georgia

Overall Rank: 39

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GA Overall - Senior (2013-2016) see more
  • Weighted sum of the number of standard deviations each core measure is from the national average

Strengths

  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking
  • High hospice care use
  • High percentage of health screenings

Challenges

  • Low flu vaccination coverage
  • High hip fracture rate
  • Low percentage of quality nursing home beds

Highlights

  • In the past year, SNAP reach decreased 21% from 87.7% to 69.3% of adults aged 65+ in poverty.
  • In the past year, nursing home quality increased 22% from 28.4% to 34.6% of beds rated 4- or 5-stars.
  • In the past 2 years, preventable hospitalizations decreased 15% from 65.2 to 55.1 discharges per 1,000 Medicare beneficiaries.
  • In the past 3 years, smoking decreased 25% from 10.8% to 8.1% of adults aged 65+.
  • In the past 3 years, very good or excellent health status increased 16% from 32.9% to 38.1% of adults aged 65+.

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Core Measure Impact

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Core Measures

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Measures Rank Value History Take Action
Able-bodied 38 62.2 view View Actions
All Determinants - Senior 37 -0.13 view View Actions
All Outcomes - Senior 41 -0.137 view View Actions
Behaviors - Seniors 24 0.003 view View Actions
Clinical Care - Seniors 28 -0.001 view View Actions
Community - Seniors 46 -0.113 view View Actions
Community & Environment - Macro - Seniors 44 -0.085 view View Actions
Community & Environment - Micro - Seniors 42 -0.028 view View Actions
Community Support 37 452 view View Actions
Dedicated Health Care Provider 35 93.1 view View Actions
Dental Visit - Seniors 37 62.1 view View Actions
Diabetes Management 23 81.5 view View Actions
Excessive Drinking - Seniors 9 4.9 view View Actions
Falls 25 28.6 view View Actions
Flu Vaccine 45 54.7 view View Actions
Food Insecurity 37 16 view View Actions
Frequent Mental Distress - Seniors 41 8.4 view View Actions
Geriatrician Shortfall 32 73.5 view View Actions
Health Screenings 11 88.7 view View Actions
Health Status - Seniors 40 38.1 view View Actions
Hip Fracture - Seniors 42 7 view View Actions
Home Health Care - Seniors 47 53.5 view View Actions
Home-Delivered Meals 47 10.8 view View Actions
Hospice Care - Seniors 5 60.3 view View Actions
Hospital Deaths - Seniors 14 19.1 view View Actions
Hospital Readmissions - Seniors 28 14.9 view View Actions
ICU Use - Seniors 27 12.3 view View Actions
Low-Care Nursing Home Residents 19 10 view View Actions
Nursing Home Quality 42 34.6 view View Actions
Obesity - Seniors 37 29.5 view View Actions
Overall - Senior 39 -0.267 view View Actions
Pain Management - Seniors 11 47.9 view View Actions
Physical Inactivity - Seniors 41 34.6 view View Actions
Policy - Seniors 26 -0.018 view View Actions
Poverty - Seniors 39 10.4 view View Actions
Premature Death - Seniors 39 2017 view View Actions
Prescription Drug Coverage-Seniors 34 84 view View Actions
Preventable Hospitalizations-Seniors 32 55.1 view View Actions
Recommended Hospital Care-Seniors 32 97.3 view View Actions
Smoking - Seniors 16 8.1 view View Actions
SNAP Reach 21 69.3 view View Actions
Teeth Extractions - Seniors 40 19.3 view View Actions
Underweight - Seniors 20 1.5 view View Actions
Volunteerism 44 19.3 view View Actions


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