41st
71
8.63%
2.9stars
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New Mexico Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This indicates the percent of patients who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are routinely caused by residents not being moved frequently enough.

B-
8.63%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This statistic is an indication of the percentage of long-term residents that had a fall which caused major injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries could be an indicator of lower quality nursing care.

B
3.66%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This indicates the percentage of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes linked to poor hygiene.

B+
2.31%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This indicates the percentage of residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be helpful for many residents, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used appropriately. In some situations, increased usage of these drugs may indicate that a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.

B
16.21%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This tells you the percent of patients who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. These medications are prescribed to patients experiencing anxiety or depression.

A-
14.92%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This is the percent of patients showing symptoms of depression.

B
3.45%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This tells you the percent of patients who were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.

C
84.7%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This indicates the percentage of residents that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's may indicate deterioration of a patient's well-being.

B-
17%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term residents who were able to retain mobility. Many would argue that mobility is vital to patients physical and mental health.

B
16.84%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

Measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. Avoiding hospitalizations is important to maintaining the physical well-being of nursing home patients.

B
1.67

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This metric tracks the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term resident care.

B
16.84

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This metric tracks the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to measure patient care during rehabilitation.

C
14.23

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This indicates the percentage of short-term care residents that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Higher levels of autonomy with ADL's usually correlates with higher quality rehabilitation.

B-
64.75%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

New Mexico's
Nursing Home Quality
B-
B-
Long-Term Care
B
Inspection Reports
B
Nurse Quality
B+
Short-Term Care
More information about New Mexico
Number of Hospitals: 46
Number of Dialysis facilities: 58
Number of Medicaid beds: 6,944

Best Nurse Quality

  1. Miners Colfax Medical Center
  2. Village at Northrise (the) - Desert Willow I
  3. La Vida Llena
  4. New Mexico State Veterans Home
  5. San Pedro Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
New Mexico is ranked as the 35th best state in the nation for nurse quality.

Best Short Term Care

  1. Carlsbad Medical Center - Tcu
  2. Village at Northrise (the) - Desert Willow I
  3. Mimbres Memorial Nursing Home
  4. Advanced Health Care of Albuquerque
  5. Canyon Transitional Rehabilitation Center
New Mexico is ranked as the 24th best state in the nation for short term care.

Best Long Term Care

  1. La Vida Llena
  2. Clayton Nursing and Rehab
  3. Farwell Care and Rehabilitation Center
  4. Ambrosio Guillen Texas State Veterans Home
  5. Taos Living Center
New Mexico is ranked as the 39th best state in the nation for long term care.

Best Health Inspection Rating

  1. Welbrook Senior Living
  2. The Bartlett Skilled Nursing and Assisted Living
  3. Carlsbad Medical Center - Tcu
  4. La Vida Llena
  5. Lea Regional Medical Center - Transitional Care Un
New Mexico is ranked as the 49th best state in the nation for inspection ratings.

New Mexico cities

City # of Nursing Homes # of Dialysis within 10 miles # of Hospitals within 10 miles Average Nursing Home Rating
Alamogordo211
B-
Albuquerque19177
B-
Carlsbad321
B+
Clovis331
B+
Farmington411
B
Gallup222
C
Hobbs321
B
Las Cruces653
C
Las Vegas211
B-
Raton211
B
Rio Rancho352
B-
Roswell312
C
Santa Fe242
B-
Truth Or Consequences201
C