ATLANTIC GENERAL HOSPITAL - BERLIN, MD

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Addresss:
9733 HEALTHWAY DRIVE
BERLIN, MD, 21811
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (410) 641-9601

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 : 5.50
Registered Professional Nurses : 51.20
Other Salaried Personnel : 135.00
Dieticians : 1.00
Registered Pharmacists : 2.00
Medical Social Workers : 1.50

Number Of Beds
Total: 62
Total Certified: 62

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Hospice Services
Inpatient Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
Long Term Care (Swing-Beds) Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services

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

Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$5,926
Maryland:

$9,981
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,571
Maryland:

$9,404
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.70%
State:

0.83%
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,258
State:

$18,555
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,583
Maryland:

$17,464
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.76%
Maryland:

0.65%
Atherosclerosis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$3,070
State:

$5,832
Average Total Payments
Here:

$2,971
Maryland:

$5,522
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

0.87%
Maryland:

0.48%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$5,149
State:

$7,643
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,840
Maryland:

$7,204
Number of discharges: 29
Here:

1.69%
Maryland:

1.45%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$3,726
Maryland:

$5,519
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,503
Maryland:

$5,147
Number of discharges: 35
This Hospital:

2.03%
State:

1.59%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$7,771
State:

$8,118
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,305
Maryland:

$7,451
Number of discharges: 48
Here:

2.79%
State:

1.96%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$3,307
State:

$5,639
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,150
Maryland:

$5,353
Number of discharges: 57
This Hospital:

3.31%
Maryland:

2.27%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$7,563
State:

$9,296
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,147
Maryland:

$8,495
Number of discharges: 38
This Hospital:

2.21%
Maryland:

2.25%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,958
State:

$11,975
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,241
State:

$11,190
Number of discharges: 52
Here:

3.02%
State:

1.75%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$5,734
Maryland:

$7,166
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,453
State:

$6,480
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

1.05%
Maryland:

1.53%
Degenerative Nervous System Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$7,243
State:

$11,246
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,808
State:

$10,593
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

1.05%
Maryland:

0.74%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$8,222
State:

$8,011
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,729
Maryland:

$7,556
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.81%
State:

0.80%
Disorders of Pancreas Except Malignancy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$7,083
Maryland:

$9,613
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,658
State:

$9,072
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.76%
Maryland:

0.38%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$6,325
State:

$7,199
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,945
State:

$6,697
Number of discharges: 49
This Hospital:

2.85%
State:

3.15%
Fractures of Hip and Pelvis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$5,681
State:

$6,638
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,443
Maryland:

$6,245
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.64%
Maryland:

0.33%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,286
State:

$9,748
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,793
Maryland:

$9,186
Number of discharges: 45
This Hospital:

2.61%
Maryland:

1.75%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,972
State:

$16,664
Average Total Payments
Here:

$15,014
Maryland:

$15,702
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

0.81%
State:

0.68%
G.I. Hemorrhage without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$5,546
Maryland:

$6,722
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,213
State:

$6,345
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.70%
Maryland:

0.78%
G.I. Obstruction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$6,413
State:

$8,564
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,028
State:

$8,079
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

1.22%
State:

0.69%
G.I. Obstruction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$5,535
Maryland:

$6,247
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,400
State:

$5,916
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.81%
Maryland:

0.41%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$5,733
Maryland:

$9,592
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,390
Maryland:

$8,904
Number of discharges: 59
Here:

3.43%
State:

3.32%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$8,104
Maryland:

$14,074
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,618
Maryland:

$13,124
Number of discharges: 59
Here:

3.43%
Maryland:

2.55%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$4,736
State:

$6,755
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,452
State:

$6,193
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

1.22%
Maryland:

1.28%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,672
Maryland:

$18,512
Average Total Payments
Here:

$14,732
Maryland:

$17,419
Number of discharges: 35
This Hospital:

2.03%
State:

0.85%
Infectious and Parasitic Diseases with O.R. Procedure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$31,285
State:

$45,419
Average Total Payments
Here:

$29,408
State:

$42,842
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

0.87%
Maryland:

0.64%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$6,631
State:

$10,720
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,281
State:

$10,102
Number of discharges: 46
Here:

2.67%
State:

1.61%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,654
State:

$18,485
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,074
Maryland:

$17,395
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

1.10%
State:

0.96%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$5,392
State:

$8,179
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,110
State:

$7,720
Number of discharges: 27
Here:

1.57%
Maryland:

0.85%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$6,262
Maryland:

$11,307
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,886
State:

$10,641
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.64%
Maryland:

0.82%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$6,683
Maryland:

$7,524
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,313
Maryland:

$6,969
Number of discharges: 41
This Hospital:

2.38%
Maryland:

3.07%
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy without C.D.E. with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,541
State:

$13,729
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,789
State:

$12,965
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.64%
Maryland:

0.20%
Major Gastrointestinal Disorders and Peritoneal Infections with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,508
Maryland:

$11,342
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,935
State:

$10,734
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

1.28%
State:

0.47%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$35,174
Maryland:

$31,529
Average Total Payments
Here:

$33,278
State:

$29,696
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.70%
State:

0.26%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$23,923
State:

$21,231
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$22,519
Maryland:

$20,049
Number of discharges: 111
This Hospital:

6.45%
State:

5.11%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$25,826
State:

$25,612
Average Total Payments
Here:

$24,367
Maryland:

$24,137
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

1.45%
Maryland:

0.68%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$32,380
State:

$47,515
Average Total Payments
Here:

$30,438
State:

$44,718
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

1.10%
State:

0.48%
Medical Back Problems without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$7,435
State:

$7,838
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,989
Maryland:

$7,407
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.76%
Maryland:

1.05%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$7,566
State:

$11,250
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,112
Maryland:

$10,597
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

1.05%
Maryland:

0.89%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$5,352
Maryland:

$7,190
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,055
State:

$6,656
Number of discharges: 50
This Hospital:

2.91%
State:

2.22%
Other Circulatory System Diagnoses with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,215
Maryland:

$19,006
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,525
State:

$17,894
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.64%
State:

0.78%
Peripheral Vascular Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$5,261
Maryland:

$9,500
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,945
State:

$8,949
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.64%
State:

0.62%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,072
State:

$15,347
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,527
Maryland:

$14,189
Number of discharges: 71
This Hospital:

4.13%
Maryland:

1.37%
Pulmonary Embolism without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$6,393
State:

$10,230
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,009
Maryland:

$9,658
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

0.99%
State:

0.61%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$5,535
Maryland:

$7,826
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,203
State:

$7,280
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.76%
Maryland:

1.34%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,078
Maryland:

$9,262
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,593
Maryland:

$8,724
Number of discharges: 40
This Hospital:

2.32%
Maryland:

2.14%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$8,482
Maryland:

$16,366
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,973
State:

$15,408
Number of discharges: 26
Here:

1.51%
State:

1.18%
Renal Failure without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$5,446
State:

$6,303
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,119
Maryland:

$5,940
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

0.81%
Maryland:

0.59%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$8,259
Maryland:

$13,525
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,764
Maryland:

$12,111
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.64%
State:

0.70%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,263
Maryland:

$18,144
Average Total Payments
Here:

$18,107
State:

$17,083
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.70%
State:

0.54%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,854
Maryland:

$23,044
Average Total Payments
Here:

$17,723
Maryland:

$21,694
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

0.99%
State:

0.80%
Seizures without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$6,926
Maryland:

$7,873
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,510
Maryland:

$7,427
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

0.99%
State:

0.85%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,350
State:

$18,810
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,510
Maryland:

$17,647
Number of discharges: 85
This Hospital:

4.94%
Maryland:

4.40%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$7,730
Maryland:

$10,565
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,276
State:

$9,947
Number of discharges: 37
Here:

2.15%
Maryland:

1.83%
Signs and Symptoms without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$5,944
State:

$7,277
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,588
State:

$6,865
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.70%
Maryland:

0.98%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$7,552
State:

$9,727
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,116
State:

$9,167
Number of discharges: 64
Here:

3.72%
State:

2.93%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,499
Maryland:

$14,392
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,809
Maryland:

$13,544
Number of discharges: 45
This Hospital:

2.61%
State:

1.05%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$5,470
State:

$6,640
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,142
Maryland:

$6,055
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.70%
Maryland:

0.89%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$4,210
State:

$6,616
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,957
State:

$6,242
Number of discharges: 34
Here:

1.98%
State:

2.52%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$4,810
Maryland:

$6,892
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,600
Maryland:

$6,493
Number of discharges: 30
Here:

1.74%
Maryland:

1.43%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

100.0%
Maryland:

98.9%

Heart Failure

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

98.0%
State:

99.0%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

100.0%
Maryland:

96.4%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

98.0%
Maryland:

90.9%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

82.0%
State:

98.9%

Pneumonia

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

99.0%
Maryland:

95.4%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

95.0%
Maryland:

94.7%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

86.0%
Maryland:

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

97.0%
Maryland:

95.6%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

95.0%
Maryland:

93.2%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
This Hospital:

98.0%
State:

96.0%

Surgery

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

98.0%
State:

97.3%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
Here:

93.0%
State:

96.6%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
This Hospital:

93.0%
Maryland:

97.9%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
Here:

94.0%
State:

96.3%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
Here:

95.0%
Maryland:

97.2%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
This Hospital:

100.0%
Maryland:

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

97.0%
State:

93.8%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
This Hospital:

98.0%
State:

95.1%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.4%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

15.8%
Maryland:

15.1%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

13.3%
State:

10.7%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

10.8%
Maryland:

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

23.0%
Maryland:

25.9%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

20.2%
State:

20.1%

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
Here:

5%
Maryland:

7%
Usually
Here:

21%
Maryland:

19%
Always
Here:

74%
Maryland:

74%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
State:

6%
Usually
Here:

19%
Maryland:

16%
Always
This Hospital:

74%
Maryland:

78%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

9%
Maryland:

14%
Usually
This Hospital:

28%
State:

28%
Always
This Hospital:

63%
State:

58%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

6%
Maryland:

9%
Usually
Here:

23%
Maryland:

24%
Always
Here:

71%
State:

67%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

24%
State:

24%
Usually
Here:

20%
State:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

56%
Maryland:

57%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

13%
State:

13%
Usually
This Hospital:

24%
State:

22%
Always
This Hospital:

63%
State:

65%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

16%
Maryland:

14%
Usually
Here:

38%
Maryland:

31%
Always
This Hospital:

46%
Maryland:

55%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

82%
Maryland:

82%
No
Here:

18%
State:

18%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

9%
Maryland:

10%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

26%
Maryland:

26%
9 or 10
Here:

65%
State:

64%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

5%
Maryland:

6%
Yes, probably
Here:

25%
Maryland:

27%
Yes, definitely
Here:

70%
Maryland:

67%

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