Tennessee

Tennessee

Overall Rank: 43

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TN 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
  • Low percentage of low-care nursing home residents
  • High flu vaccination coverage

Challenges

  • High prevalence of smoking
  • Limited availability of home-delivered meals
  • High prevalence of frequent mental distress

Highlights

  • In the past year, low-care nursing home residents decreased 40% from 10.6% to 6.4% of residents.
  • In the past year, flu vaccination coverage decreased 8% from 73.4% to 67.2% of adults aged 65+.
  • In the past year, preventable hospitalizations decreased 11% from 73.1 to 64.8 discharges per 1,000 Medicare beneficiaries.
  • In the past 2 years, hip fractures decreased 16% from 8.8 to 7.4 hospitalizations per 1,000 Medicare beneficiaries.
  • In the past 3 years, hospital deaths decreased 32% from 33.7% to 22.8% of decedents 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 40 60.6 view View Actions
All Determinants - Senior 39 -0.142 view View Actions
All Outcomes - Senior 45 -0.298 view View Actions
Behaviors - Seniors 33 -0.041 view View Actions
Clinical Care - Seniors 33 -0.018 view View Actions
Community - Seniors 45 -0.106 view View Actions
Community & Environment - Macro - Seniors 42 -0.042 view View Actions
Community & Environment - Micro - Seniors 49 -0.065 view View Actions
Community Support 43 411 view View Actions
Dedicated Health Care Provider 19 95 view View Actions
Dental Visit - Seniors 43 58.6 view View Actions
Diabetes Management 10 83 view View Actions
Excessive Drinking - Seniors 1 2.9 view View Actions
Falls 33 30.1 view View Actions
Flu Vaccine 6 67.2 view View Actions
Food Insecurity 46 19.7 view View Actions
Frequent Mental Distress - Seniors 49 9.9 view View Actions
Geriatrician Shortfall 46 81.2 view View Actions
Health Screenings 18 87.3 view View Actions
Health Status - Seniors 43 35 view View Actions
Hip Fracture - Seniors 48 7.4 view View Actions
Home Health Care - Seniors 45 61.2 view View Actions
Home-Delivered Meals 48 9.2 view View Actions
Hospice Care - Seniors 39 45.6 view View Actions
Hospital Deaths - Seniors 35 22.8 view View Actions
Hospital Readmissions - Seniors 35 15.2 view View Actions
ICU Use - Seniors 35 14.2 view View Actions
Low-Care Nursing Home Residents 5 6.4 view View Actions
Nursing Home Quality 36 40.7 view View Actions
Obesity - Seniors 5 23.9 view View Actions
Overall - Senior 43 -0.44 view View Actions
Pain Management - Seniors 9 48.9 view View Actions
Physical Inactivity - Seniors 39 34.4 view View Actions
Policy - Seniors 18 0.024 view View Actions
Poverty - Seniors 38 10.1 view View Actions
Premature Death - Seniors 43 2227.2 view View Actions
Prescription Drug Coverage-Seniors 22 85 view View Actions
Preventable Hospitalizations-Seniors 43 64.8 view View Actions
Recommended Hospital Care-Seniors 37 97 view View Actions
Smoking - Seniors 49 12.7 view View Actions
SNAP Reach 13 80.7 view View Actions
Teeth Extractions - Seniors 46 22.4 view View Actions
Underweight - Seniors 49 2.4 view View Actions
Volunteerism 37 21.8 view View Actions


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