Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs that causes dyspnea (difficulty breathing), fever, coughing and fatigue. Pneumonia may lead to serious health consequences including death if left untreated.
Process of care measures indicate how many patients at Piedmont Hospital receive treatments commonly regarded as effective in treating pneumonia. To help you gauge the relevance of these findings, we compare our scores to other facilities at the national and state level. Please select the dropdown tabs below to see the results and definitions associated with each measure.
Data for Piedmont Hospital is for July 2010 – June 2011. Data for Georgia and National scores are for January – December 2010.