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    Physician Group Clinical Care, Quality Report

    Clinical Care Ratings, Sutter Health Affiliated Medical Groups
    (2011 Measurement Year)

    Physician Organization Clinical Care Ratings data sources: http://www.opa.ca.gov/Pages/Home.aspx (Commercial)
    http://iha.ncqa.org/reportcard/ (Medicare)

    The Physician Group Clinical Care Ratings shown in the Pay for Performance Report Card are 29 clinical measures taken from patient services data recorded by physician groups and health plans. These measures are based on the medical services provided to commercial and Medicare advantage HMO or Point of Service (POS) members, respectively, who received care from physician groups during 2011.
    Note: 2011 measurement year percentile ranking scores for the commercial and Medical measures include data from Kaiser's 28 reporting units.

    Commercial (19)

    • Breast cancer screening
      Sutter Health Avg. - 85%
      California Avg. - 76%
      90th Percentile State Performance - 88%
    • Evidence based cervical cancer screening - appropriately screened
      Sutter Health Avg.- 48%
      California Avg.- 44%
      90th Percentile State Performance - 74%
    • Colorectal Cancer Screening
      Sutter Health Avg. - 74%
      California Avg. - 57%
      90th Percentile State Performance - 77%
    • Childhood immunizations: MMR
      Sutter Health Avg.- 93%
      California Avg.- 91%
      90th Percentile State Performance - 96%
    • Childhood immunizations:(VZV)
      Sutter Health Avg.- 93%
      California Avg.- 91%
      90th Percentile State Performance - 96%
    • Adolescent Immunizations Combo
      Sutter Health Avg. - 63%
      California Avg. - 55%
      90th Percentile State Performance - 76%
    • Asthma Medication Ratio
      Sutter Health Avg. - 81%
      California Avg. - 74%
      90th Percentile State Performance - 88%
    • Upper Respiratory Infection
      Sutter Health Avg. - 97%
      California Avg. - 90%
      90th Percentile State Performance - 98%
    • Testing for Children with Pharyngitis
      Sutter Health Avg. - 72%
      California Avg. - 65%
      90th Percentile State Performance - 95%
    • Testing chlamydia
      Sutter Health Avg.- 59%
      California Avg.- 54%
      90th Percentile State Performance - 72%
    • Monitoring patients on persistent medications
      Sutter Health Avg.- 84%
      California Avg.- 81%
      90th Percentile State Performance - 89%
    • Avoidance of antibiotics for adults with acute bronchitis
      Sutter Health Avg.- 48%
      California Avg.- 43%
      90th Percentile State Performance - 69%
    • Imaging studies for low back pain
      Sutter Health Avg.- 87%
      California Avg.- 80%
      90th Percentile State Performance - 88%
    • Diabetes care: HbA1c screening
      Sutter Health Avg. - 90%
      California Avg.- 86%
      90th Percentile State Performance - 94%
    • Diabetes care: HbA1c control (<7)
      Sutter Health Avg. - 46%
      California Avg. - 38%
      90th Percentile State Performance - 54%
    • Diabetes care: LDL Screening
      Sutter Health Avg.- 87%
      California Avg.- 84%
      90th Percentile State Performance - 93%
    • Optimal Diabetes Combo#1
      Sutter Health Avg.- 35%
      California Avg.- 31%
      90th Percentile State Performance - 47%
    • Cardiovascular management - LDL screening
      Sutter Health Avg.- 92%
      California Avg.- 89%
      90th Percentile State Performance - 97%
    • Cardiovascular management - LDL control (<100)
      Sutter Health Avg.- 67%
      California Avg.- 63%
      90th Percentile State Performance - 79%
    Key
    Sutter Health Average: The Sutter Health System Average (mean) is calculated by adding up all of the scores for a particular measure and then dividing by the number of groups.
    California Statewide Average
    Our goal is to perform among the 90th Percentile of medical groups statewide.


    Medicare(9)

    • Breast cancer screening
      Sutter Health Avg. - 87%
      California Avg. - 80%
      90th Percentile State Performance - 92%
    • Colorectal cancer screening
      Sutter Health Avg. - 80%
      California Avg. - 64%
      90th Percentile State Performance - 87%
    • Monitoring patients on persistent medications
      Sutter Health Avg. - 92%
      California Avg. - 92%
      90th Percentile State Performance - 97%
    • Diabetes care: HbA1c screening
      Sutter Health Avg. - 93%
      California Avg.- 93%
      90th Percentile State Performance - 97%
    • Diabetes care: LDL Screening
      Sutter Health Avg.- 92%
      California Avg.- 89%
      90th Percentile State Performance - 97%
    • Diabetes care: Optimal Diabetes Care Combo#1
      Sutter Health Avg.- 52%
      California Avg.- 50%
      90th Percentile State Performance - 67%
    • Cardiovascular management: LDL screening
      Sutter Health Avg.- 94%
      California Avg.- 93%
      90th Percentile State Performance - 98%
    • Cardiovascular management: LDL control <100
      Sutter Health Avg.- 71%
      California Avg.- 70%
      90th Percentile State Performance - 82%
    Key
    Sutter Health Average: The Sutter Health System Average (mean) is calculated by adding up all of the scores for a particular measure and then dividing by the number of groups.
    California Statewide Average
    Our goal is to perform among the 90th Percentile of medical groups statewide.


    Efficiency (1)

    • Genetic Prescreening
      Sutter Health Avg.- 75%
      California Avg.- 76%
      90th Percentile State Performance - 81%
    Key
    Sutter Health Average: The Sutter Health System Average (mean) is calculated by adding up all of the scores for a particular measure and then dividing by the number of groups.
    California Statewide Average
    Our goal is to perform among the 90th Percentile of medical groups statewide.