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Bone Marrow Transplant Performance Results

Monitoring our care helps us evaluate and improve the way we deliver care. We emphasize areas where experts agree on the best treatment for a certain condition. (For more detail, click on each underlined measure below. A dash " - " means that there is no available comparison.)

DHMC 2002-2009 Top 10% Average
HOSPITAL STAY

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Average length of hospital stay: The average total number of days that patients stay at the hospital for their autologous transplant. 24
Days
- 23
Days
Time for the transplant to take hold: The average number of days until engraftment (the time until the transplant takes hold) for autologous transplants. 14
Days
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SURVIVAL - Multiple Myeloma

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Multiple myeloma - 100 day survival: Percent of multiple myeloma patients living 100 or more days following their autologous transplant procedure. 100% - 97%
Multiple myeloma - 1 year survival: Percent of multiple myeloma patients living one or more years following their autologous transplant procedure. 91% - 89%
Multiple myeloma - 3 year survival: Percent of multiple myeloma patients living three or more years following their autologous transplant procedure. 71% - 67%
Multiple myeloma - 5 year survival: Percent of multiple myeloma patients living five or more years following their autologous transplant procedure. 58% - 49%
SURVIVAL - Leukemia

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Leukemia - 100 day survival: Percent of acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) patients living 100 or more days following their autologous transplant procedure. 86% - 94%
Leukemia - 1 year survival: Percent of acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) patients living one or more years following their autologous transplant procedure. 56% - 68%
Leukemia - 3 year survival: Percent of acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) patients living three or more years following their autologous transplant procedure. 32% - 46%
Leukemia - 5 year survival: Percent of acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) patients living five or more years following their autologous transplant procedure. 41% - 39%
SURVIVAL - Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

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Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma - 100 day survival: Percent of Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma patients living 100 or more days following their autologous transplant procedure. 93% - 93%
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma - 1 year survival: Percent of Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma patients living one or more years following their autologous transplant procedure. 80% - 77%
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma - 3 year survival: Percent of Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma patients living three or more years following their autologous transplant procedure. 62% - 61%
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma - 5 year survival: Percent of Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma patients living five or more years following their autologous transplant procedure. 53% - 53%

We ask our patients to rate our care as one way to evaluate and improve our services. (For more detail, click on each underlined measure below. A dash " - " means that there is no available comparison.)

DHMC 2007-2009 Top 10% Average
HOSPITAL STAY

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Overall care: BMT patients rated the overall care they received during their hospital stay using a scale of Very Good (100) to Very Poor (0). 94
- 89
Nursing care: BMT patients rated the nurses who cared for them during their hospital stay using a scale of Very Good (100) to Very Poor (0). 94
- 88
Visitor and family services: BMT patients rated services for visitors and family at the hospital using a scale of Very Good (100) to Very Poor (0). 89
- 86
Emotional support: BMT patients rated how well their emotional and spiritual needs were met during their hospital stay using a scale of Very Good (100) to Very Poor (0). 88
- 84
Pain management: BMT patients rated how well their pain was controlled during their hospital stay using a scale of Very Good (100) to Very Poor (0). 90
- 86
APPOINTMENT WITH DOCTOR

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Likely to return for care: BMT patients rated how likely they are to return to Dartmouth Hitchcock for care using a scale of Very Good (100) to Very Poor (0). 91
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Likely to recommend: BMT patients rated how likely they are to recommend Dartmouth Hitchcock using a scale of Very Good (100) to Very Poor (0). 93
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Doctors' clinical skills: BMT patients rated the clinical skills of their doctor using a scale of Excellent (100) to Poor (0). 94
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Doctors' thoroughness: BMT patients rated the thoroughness of their doctor using a scale of Excellent (100) to Poor (0). 93
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Involved in decisions: BMT patients rated how well they were involved in their medical decisions using a scale of Excellent (100) to Poor (0). 89
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Nurses' caring/concern: BMT patients rated the caring and concern shown by nursing staff during a visit to their doctor using a scale of Excellent (100) to Poor (0). 88
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Staff sensitivity: BMT patients rated the sensitivity of all staff to their personal needs during a visit to their doctor using a scale of Excellent (100) to Poor (0). 89
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Conversation about paying for care: BMT patients rated the conversation about what they will need to pay for care using a scale of Excellent (100) to Poor (0). 82
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Helped you find a way to pay: BMT patients rated the helpfulness of finding a way to pay using a scale of Excellent (100) to Poor (0). 75
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Where to go for more information

We are interested in your feedback and questions. Please send email to: QualityReports@hitchcock.org to let us know if this is helpful, or if you need something you can't find here.