8600 Old Georgetown Road | Bethesda, MD 20814

Heart Failure Care

Care Quality Measures
Suburban Hospital
October - December 2013
most recent data
State Average
April 2012 - March 2013
last available
National Average
April 2012 - March 2013
last available
Discharge instructions given
(What this measure means)
96% 94% 94%
Patient given evaluation of left ventricular systolic function
(What this measure means)
100% 99% 99%
Patient given the recommended ACEI/ARB medication
(What this measure means)
100% 97% 97%


Heart Failure

What we are doing to improve:

Nurses and physicians are working together to assure that discharge instructions are complete, including listing of the recommended medications, and that all recent diagnostic tests for heart function are documented on the current medical record.