HHC - New York Health and Hospitals Corporation
HHC InFocus - Understanding Our Quality & Safety Performance
Pain Management

HHC follows best practices for pain management of long term care residents, including pain assessments and re-assessments for all; the use of pain-intensity scales to help caregivers both monitor and treat pain; the administration of appropriate pain medications in a timely fashion; and simple non-pharmaceutical pain treatments such as heat packs, massage, and better bed positioning.

Patients with Moderate to Severe Pain in Nursing Homes
January 2013 - December 2013

Facility-Specific Data
Pain Management
Note: Percent of nursing home residents who self-report moderate to severe pain. [Note: Data is risk-adjusted.] 
Data Source: Equip for Quality (NYAHSA), based on the CMS Quality Measures.