Pneumonia is a serious lung infection that causes difficulty breathing, fever, cough and fatigue.
|Data listed is from January 1, 2012 - June 30, 2013
Jan - Mar 2014
|Pneumonia patients whose initial emergency room blood culture was performed prior to the administration of the first hospital dose of antibiotics. Higher percentages are better.
|Pneumonia patients given the most appropriate initial antibiotic(s) Higher percentages are better.
U.S. Average percentages come from data found on medicare.gov/hospitalcompare