ALBANY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL - ALBANY, NY

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Addresss:
600 NORTHERN BOULEVARD
ALBANY, NY, 12204
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (518) 471-3221

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Voluntary non-profit - Private
Emergency Services: Yes

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 28.28
Registered Professional Nurses : 136.27
Other Salaried Personnel : 376.58
Dieticians : 1.21
Occupational Therapists : 2.83
Physical Therapists : 6.98
Registered Pharmacists : 11.93
Respiratory Therapists : 6.46
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 0.78
Physicians : 5.61
Medical Social Workers : 2.05
Medical Laboratory Technologists : 23.43
Nuclear Medicine Technicians : 1.81
Physician Assistants : 4.14
Diagnostic Radiology Technicians : 12.78
Nurse Practitioners: 0.92
Psychologists : 0.12

Number Of Beds
Total: 165
Total Certified: 165

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Ambulance (Owned) Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Audiology Services
Blood Bank Services
CT Scanner Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Dedicated Emergency Department Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Hospice Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Neurosurgical Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Opthalmic Surgery Services
Orthopedic Surgery Services
Outpatient Rehabilitation Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.0%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
New York:

98.9%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

98.6%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
Here:

12
New York:

10
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
Here:

97.0%
State:

97.3%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
Here:

77.0%
State:

96.6%

Heart Failure

Percent of patients who were given an evaluation of Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

99.0%
New York:

99.1%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

86.0%
State:

94.8%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

88.0%
State:

92.8%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
New York:

98.6%

Pneumonia

Percent of Patients Given Initial Antibiotic(s) within 6 Hours After Arrival
Here:

94.0%
State:

93.8%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

96.0%
State:

95.8%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
State:

98.5%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
This Hospital:

94.0%
New York:

94.8%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

96.0%
New York:

90.8%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

95.0%
State:

94.0%

Surgery

Percent of Surgery Patients given an antibiotic at the right time (within one hour before surgery) to help prevent infection
Here:

98.0%
New York:

97.6%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
Here:

97.0%
State:

96.4%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
Here:

93.0%
State:

97.7%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
This Hospital:

95.0%
State:

97.2%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
Here:

97.0%
New York:

98.1%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.8%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose urinary catheters were removed on the first or second day after surgery
This Hospital:

89.0%
State:

92.6%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
This Hospital:

73.0%
State:

95.0%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

90.0%
State:

94.9%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
Here:

95.0%
New York:

94.4%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.1%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

16.8%
State:

14.3%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

15.4%
New York:

11.0%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

12.5%
New York:

11.6%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

20.6%
New York:

20.9%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

25.9%
State:

26.4%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

19.2%
State:

19.8%

Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) - Medicare Provider Charge Data

Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$8,303
State:

$15,605
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,103
New York:

$4,967
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

1.48%
New York:

1.64%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,847
State:

$21,478
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,809
State:

$7,326
Number of discharges: 50
This Hospital:

4.35%
New York:

2.35%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$7,431
State:

$14,161
Average Total Payments
Here:

$2,911
New York:

$5,137
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.04%
New York:

2.94%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,231
State:

$23,013
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,336
New York:

$8,087
Number of discharges: 30
This Hospital:

2.61%
New York:

1.94%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$7,129
New York:

$16,960
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,107
New York:

$6,071
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

1.83%
New York:

1.51%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,756
State:

$22,558
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,469
State:

$8,117
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

1.31%
New York:

0.89%
Disorders of Pancreas Except Malignancy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,103
New York:

$30,605
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,467
State:

$9,117
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

1.13%
State:

0.15%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,435
State:

$18,668
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,859
New York:

$6,361
Number of discharges: 65
Here:

5.66%
State:

3.99%
Fractures of Hip and Pelvis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$7,638
State:

$19,845
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,803
New York:

$5,974
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.04%
State:

0.44%
Fx, Sprn, Strn and Disl Except Femur, Hip, Pelvis and Thigh without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,912
State:

$20,757
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,987
New York:

$6,412
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.96%
New York:

0.50%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,223
New York:

$27,960
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,573
State:

$8,863
Number of discharges: 37
This Hospital:

3.22%
State:

1.98%
G.I. Hemorrhage without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,311
New York:

$19,019
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,812
State:

$6,378
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

1.22%
New York:

0.59%
G.I. Obstruction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,242
State:

$25,800
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,925
State:

$7,975
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

1.83%
New York:

0.56%
G.I. Obstruction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$7,897
New York:

$18,125
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,500
New York:

$5,409
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

1.57%
New York:

0.44%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,538
New York:

$26,907
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,372
State:

$9,020
Number of discharges: 67
This Hospital:

5.83%
State:

3.05%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,335
New York:

$41,330
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,010
State:

$13,648
Number of discharges: 30
This Hospital:

2.61%
State:

2.38%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$7,275
State:

$17,445
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,648
New York:

$5,979
Number of discharges: 28
This Hospital:

2.44%
State:

1.37%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$23,103
New York:

$44,953
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,664
New York:

$15,635
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

1.65%
New York:

0.97%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,259
New York:

$33,214
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,194
State:

$10,434
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

1.22%
New York:

1.22%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,929
State:

$24,933
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,260
New York:

$7,235
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

1.65%
New York:

0.66%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,452
New York:

$33,952
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,593
New York:

$11,059
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

1.57%
New York:

0.79%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,097
New York:

$21,451
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,204
New York:

$7,036
Number of discharges: 84
Here:

7.31%
New York:

2.87%
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy without C.D.E. without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,434
State:

$27,953
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,773
State:

$10,109
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.96%
State:

0.22%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$26,285
New York:

$45,478
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,738
New York:

$17,066
Number of discharges: 45
This Hospital:

3.92%
New York:

4.46%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$46,612
New York:

$128,517
Average Total Payments
Here:

$27,829
State:

$46,905
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

1.22%
State:

0.47%
Medical Back Problems without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,935
New York:

$23,275
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,831
New York:

$7,174
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

1.65%
New York:

1.10%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,226
New York:

$18,413
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,697
New York:

$6,139
Number of discharges: 31
This Hospital:

2.70%
New York:

2.44%
Other Digestive System Diagnoses with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,001
New York:

$26,025
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,392
New York:

$9,109
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

1.13%
State:

0.70%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,826
State:

$21,786
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,423
State:

$7,426
Number of discharges: 34
Here:

2.96%
State:

1.60%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,554
New York:

$27,775
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,723
State:

$9,215
Number of discharges: 39
Here:

3.39%
New York:

1.91%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$21,994
State:

$42,937
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,976
State:

$15,655
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

1.57%
New York:

1.29%
Renal Failure without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,407
New York:

$18,806
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,600
New York:

$5,953
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

1.83%
New York:

0.31%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,871
New York:

$34,266
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,260
New York:

$11,846
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

1.13%
State:

0.66%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$21,190
New York:

$47,465
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,012
New York:

$17,315
Number of discharges: 41
This Hospital:

3.57%
State:

5.04%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,333
New York:

$29,226
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,016
State:

$9,822
Number of discharges: 23
This Hospital:

2.00%
State:

1.68%
Signs and Symptoms without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,398
New York:

$18,747
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,763
New York:

$6,160
Number of discharges: 33
This Hospital:

2.87%
State:

0.89%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,440
State:

$24,560
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,379
State:

$8,494
Number of discharges: 68
Here:

5.92%
State:

2.61%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,684
State:

$38,332
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,704
State:

$12,495
Number of discharges: 29
This Hospital:

2.52%
New York:

1.49%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,026
New York:

$17,401
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,791
New York:

$5,941
Number of discharges: 32
This Hospital:

2.79%
State:

1.04%
Spinal Fusion Except Cervical without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$43,737
State:

$74,410
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$20,068
New York:

$31,590
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

1.31%
New York:

0.50%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,827
State:

$19,174
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,850
State:

$6,619
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

1.57%
New York:

3.39%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,366
New York:

$20,693
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,952
New York:

$6,227
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

1.48%
New York:

1.33%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
Here:

1.060%
State:

0.660%

Use of Medical Imaging

Outpatients with low back pain who had an MRI without trying recommended treatments first, such as physical therapy.
Here:

28.800%
State:

30.865%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
This Hospital:

8.700%
New York:

11.437%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.057%
New York:

0.112%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 35%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
State:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

18%
New York:

20%
Always
This Hospital:

75%
New York:

73%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

8%
State:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

19%
New York:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

73%
New York:

77%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

14%
State:

15%
Usually
This Hospital:

27%
New York:

27%
Always
Here:

59%
State:

58%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

8%
State:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

24%
New York:

25%
Always
This Hospital:

68%
New York:

66%

How often did staff explain about medicines before giving them to patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

26%
State:

24%
Usually
This Hospital:

17%
New York:

18%
Always
Here:

57%
New York:

58%

How often were the patients' rooms and bathrooms kept clean?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

14%
State:

11%
Usually
This Hospital:

23%
New York:

22%
Always
This Hospital:

63%
State:

67%

How often was the area around patients' rooms kept quiet at night?

Sometimes or never
Here:

16%
State:

17%
Usually
This Hospital:

30%
State:

34%
Always
Here:

54%
State:

49%

Were patients given information about what to do during their recovery at home?

Yes
This Hospital:

86%
New York:

81%
No
This Hospital:

14%
New York:

19%

How do patients rate the hospital overall on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest)?

6 or lower
This Hospital:

12%
State:

12%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

24%
State:

27%
9 or 10
Here:

64%
State:

61%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

7%
New York:

7%
Yes, probably
Here:

25%
New York:

29%
Yes, definitely
Here:

68%
New York:

64%

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