ARKANSAS VALLEY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER - LA JUNTA, CO

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Addresss:
1100 CARSON AVENUE
LA JUNTA, CO, 81050
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (719) 383-6000

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

Overall Star Rating: 3 Stars
Health Inspections Star Rating: 2 Stars
Nurse Staffing Star Rating: 5 Stars
Quality Measures Star Rating: 3 Stars
RN Only Star Rating: 5 Stars

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 6.50
Registered Professional Nurses : 73.50
Other Salaried Personnel : 233.75
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 2.00
Dieticians : 1.50
Occupational Therapists : 2.75
Physical Therapists : 4.50
Registered Pharmacists : 2.25
Respiratory Therapists : 9.00
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 2.00
Physicians : 2.00
Medical Social Workers : 3.00
Physician Assistants : 1.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 78
Total Certified: 78

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Home Health Services
Hospice Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Long Term Care (Swing-Beds) Services
Neonatal Nursery Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Optometric Services
Organ Transplant Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services

Use of Medical Imaging

Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
Here:

4.300%
Colorado:

8.917%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.075%
Colorado:

0.136%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.022%
Colorado:

0.028%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
This Hospital:

5.200%
Colorado:

4.979%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
This Hospital:

1.000%
State:

1.941%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 29%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

4%
Colorado:

4%
Usually
Here:

21%
State:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

75%
Colorado:

78%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

2%
State:

4%
Usually
Here:

14%
Colorado:

15%
Always
This Hospital:

84%
Colorado:

81%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

10%
Colorado:

7%
Usually
Here:

25%
State:

24%
Always
This Hospital:

65%
Colorado:

69%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

6%
State:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

27%
Colorado:

23%
Always
Here:

67%
State:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

21%
Colorado:

17%
Usually
This Hospital:

20%
Colorado:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

59%
State:

64%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

4%
State:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

19%
State:

19%
Always
Here:

77%
Colorado:

74%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
Colorado:

7%
Usually
Here:

36%
State:

30%
Always
This Hospital:

57%
State:

63%

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

Yes
Here:

82%
State:

86%
No
Here:

18%
Colorado:

14%

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

6 or lower
Here:

10%
State:

7%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

32%
Colorado:

20%
9 or 10
Here:

58%
Colorado:

73%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

5%
State:

4%
Yes, probably
Here:

36%
Colorado:

20%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

59%
State:

76%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

0.556%
State:

0.765%

Complaint Deficiency

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
This Hospital:

20
Colorado:

8
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
This Hospital:

99.0%
Colorado:

97.8%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
State:

98.5%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

91.0%
State:

97.4%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

90.0%
Colorado:

93.6%

Pneumonia

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

90.0%
Colorado:

97.0%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
Here:

93.0%
State:

97.0%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

96.0%
Colorado:

97.8%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
This Hospital:

80.0%
State:

94.2%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
Here:

94.0%
Colorado:

92.7%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
This Hospital:

95.0%
State:

94.4%

Surgery

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

81.0%
State:

97.9%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
Here:

100.0%
State:

97.0%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
Here:

93.0%
Colorado:

98.6%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
This Hospital:

82.0%
Colorado:

96.9%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
This Hospital:

85.0%
State:

98.0%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
Here:

99.0%
Colorado:

99.9%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose urinary catheters were removed on the first or second day after surgery
Here:

88.0%
Colorado:

93.2%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
This Hospital:

88.0%
State:

95.6%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.8%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

15.1%
Colorado:

14.2%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

10.6%
State:

11.5%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

11.7%
Colorado:

10.9%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

19.3%
Colorado:

18.7%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

22.9%
Colorado:

23.0%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

19.6%
Colorado:

17.7%

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

Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,300
State:

$23,218
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,701
Colorado:

$5,563
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

2.86%
State:

1.55%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$7,462
State:

$22,045
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,450
Colorado:

$5,516
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

2.10%
State:

1.76%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,488
Colorado:

$26,328
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,482
State:

$6,453
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

4.39%
State:

1.68%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,715
State:

$31,599
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,793
Colorado:

$7,942
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

2.10%
Colorado:

1.67%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,094
Colorado:

$18,609
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,757
Colorado:

$4,788
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

4.39%
State:

1.13%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,354
Colorado:

$21,923
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,840
State:

$4,804
Number of discharges: 39
This Hospital:

7.44%
State:

3.81%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,036
Colorado:

$27,678
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,942
Colorado:

$6,667
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

4.58%
Colorado:

2.09%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,797
State:

$45,134
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,741
State:

$11,658
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

2.48%
Colorado:

0.62%
G.I. Obstruction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,117
State:

$26,472
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,352
Colorado:

$6,394
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

2.48%
State:

0.86%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,649
Colorado:

$27,517
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,734
State:

$6,762
Number of discharges: 26
This Hospital:

4.96%
State:

2.59%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,843
Colorado:

$42,116
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,795
Colorado:

$9,818
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

2.67%
State:

1.50%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,853
State:

$31,298
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,923
Colorado:

$7,439
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

3.82%
Colorado:

0.77%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$7,744
Colorado:

$20,158
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,130
State:

$5,034
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

3.05%
Colorado:

2.99%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$30,894
State:

$60,268
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,302
Colorado:

$14,362
Number of discharges: 32
This Hospital:

6.11%
State:

11.40%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$7,093
Colorado:

$19,878
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,701
Colorado:

$4,590
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

3.82%
State:

2.62%
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,560
State:

$19,033
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,245
State:

$4,278
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

2.29%
State:

0.49%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,116
State:

$40,841
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,600
Colorado:

$9,549
Number of discharges: 34
Here:

6.49%
Colorado:

0.92%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,788
Colorado:

$56,028
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,287
Colorado:

$12,961
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

3.63%
State:

0.97%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,406
State:

$30,341
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,073
Colorado:

$7,760
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

3.44%
Colorado:

1.58%
Signs and Symptoms without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,711
Colorado:

$21,122
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,566
State:

$4,592
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

2.29%
State:

1.05%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,032
State:

$25,346
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,637
Colorado:

$6,612
Number of discharges: 71
Here:

13.55%
Colorado:

3.36%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,799
Colorado:

$36,512
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,396
Colorado:

$9,377
Number of discharges: 47
Here:

8.97%
Colorado:

1.93%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$8,855
Colorado:

$22,065
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,875
Colorado:

$4,800
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

2.10%
State:

1.68%

Quality Measures

Percent of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased
Here:

18.6%
Colorado:

15.7%
Percent of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
Here:

7.0%
State:

12.4%
Percent of long-stay high-risk residents with pressure ulcers
This Hospital:

4.4%
State:

5.2%
Percent of long-stay residents who lose too much weight
Here:

6.3%
Colorado:

7.7%
Percent of long-stay low-risk residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder
This Hospital:

35.9%
Colorado:

46.6%
Percent of long-stay residents who have had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder
Here:

8.4%
Colorado:

5.4%
Percent of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection
Here:

10.9%
State:

7.0%
Percent of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms
Here:

13.3%
State:

7.1%
Percent of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury
This Hospital:

6.2%
Colorado:

4.0%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
This Hospital:

73.8%
Colorado:

91.9%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

91.4%
Percent of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
This Hospital:

28.1%
Colorado:

24.1%
Percent of short-stay residents with Pressure ulcers that are new or worsened
This Hospital:

3.1%
Colorado:

1.5%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
Here:

95.8%
Colorado:

83.9%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
Here:

96.6%
Colorado:

78.2%
Percent of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication
This Hospital:

2.0%
State:

2.1%
Percent of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication
Here:

20.0%
State:

20.4%

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