Pneumonia is a serious lung infection that causes difficulty breathing, fever, cough
and fatigue. These quality measures show some of the recommended treatments for
The Appropriate Care Measure (ACM) is a patient-centered
composite score that captures whether or not a patient received all of the recommended
treatments they were eligible to receive, based on the specific condition.
A quality measure
is medical information from patient records converted into a rate
or percentage that shows how well hospitals care for their patients. You can use
this quality information to help you compare hospitals.