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Pneumonia: Correct Antibiotics Given to ICU Patients
Evidence shows that patients in intensive care units (ICUs) who have community-acquired pneumonia who received the appropriate antibiotic quickly had better outcomes.
This measure reports how often patients with community-acquired pneumonia in ICUs were given the correct antibiotic within 24 hours of hospital arrival.
A high score is better than a low score.
The chart above shows how Cedars-Sinai's performance on this measure compared with the top 10% of hospitals in the United States, the national average for hospitals, the top 10% of hospitals in California and the California average.