UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER AT BRACKENRIDGE - AUSTIN, TX

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Addresss:
601 E 15TH STREET
AUSTIN, TX, 78701
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (512) 324-7000

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Government - Local
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Rehabilitation Units

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 29.60
Registered Professional Nurses : 501.15
Other Salaried Personnel : 7361.16
Dieticians : 4.80
Physical Therapists : 16.60
Registered Pharmacists : 22.00
Respiratory Therapists : 51.90
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 1.00
Physicians : 2.00
Medical Social Workers : 2.60

Number Of Beds
Total: 399
Total Certified: 399
Rehabilitation Unit Beds: 30

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Services
Certified Trauma Center Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Dental Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Neonatal Nursery Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Organ Bank Services
Organ Transplant Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Psychiatric Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services
Therapeutic Radiology Services

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
This Hospital:

99.0%
State:

98.8%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
Texas:

98.9%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
Texas:

99.8%
Percent of Patients Given PCI Within 90 Minutes Of Arrival
This Hospital:

92.0%
State:

94.0%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

97.4%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
Texas:

98.7%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

99.0%
State:

96.8%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

99.0%
Texas:

93.1%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
Texas:

99.5%

Pneumonia

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

98.0%
State:

96.4%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
Here:

98.0%
State:

97.4%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
Texas:

98.9%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
Here:

98.0%
State:

95.2%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
Here:

97.0%
Texas:

94.7%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

90.0%
Texas:

96.2%

Surgery

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

100.0%
Texas:

98.4%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
This Hospital:

97.0%
State:

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

98.0%
State:

98.4%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
Here:

96.0%
Texas:

96.7%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
This Hospital:

97.0%
Texas:

97.6%
Percent of all Heart Surgery Patients whose blood sugar is kept under good control in the days right after surgery
This Hospital:

94.0%
State:

94.4%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
This Hospital:

99.0%
State:

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

92.0%
Texas:

95.1%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
Here:

93.0%
State:

96.7%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
Here:

98.0%
State:

97.2%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
Here:

98.0%
State:

96.5%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.7%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

16.2%
State:

15.6%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

11.1%
State:

11.2%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

10.9%
Texas:

11.8%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

19.4%
Texas:

19.3%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

26.4%
Texas:

24.2%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

17.1%
State:

18.0%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

0.609%
State:

0.881%
Blood infection from a catheter in a large vein
This Hospital:

0.609%
State:

0.614%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
Here:

0.406%
Texas:

0.531%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

3.600%
State:

8.275%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.184%
Texas:

0.250%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
Here:

1.400%
Texas:

5.401%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 18%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

6%
Texas:

5%
Usually
Here:

20%
Texas:

17%
Always
Here:

74%
Texas:

78%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

8%
State:

4%
Usually
Here:

18%
Texas:

13%
Always
Here:

74%
Texas:

83%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

12%
State:

10%
Usually
Here:

26%
Texas:

23%
Always
This Hospital:

62%
State:

67%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

8%
Texas:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

26%
State:

21%
Always
This Hospital:

66%
Texas:

72%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

23%
Texas:

19%
Usually
This Hospital:

18%
Texas:

17%
Always
Here:

59%
State:

64%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

11%
Texas:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

25%
State:

18%
Always
Here:

64%
State:

73%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

9%
Texas:

8%
Usually
This Hospital:

27%
State:

25%
Always
This Hospital:

64%
State:

67%

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

Yes
Here:

83%
Texas:

83%
No
This Hospital:

17%
Texas:

17%

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

6 or lower
Here:

8%
Texas:

8%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

26%
Texas:

21%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

66%
Texas:

71%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

5%
Texas:

5%
Yes, probably
Here:

26%
Texas:

23%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

69%
State:

72%

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

Back and Neck Procedures Except Spinal Fusion without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$40,942
State:

$31,687
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,947
Texas:

$6,679
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

1.57%
Texas:

0.47%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$21,450
Texas:

$25,580
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,774
State:

$5,548
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

1.76%
Texas:

1.35%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,677
Texas:

$17,909
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,979
State:

$3,737
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

1.18%
State:

1.48%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$22,346
Texas:

$22,187
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,883
Texas:

$5,512
Number of discharges: 37
Here:

3.63%
Texas:

2.13%
Cervical Spinal Fusion without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$64,694
Texas:

$57,689
Average Total Payments
Here:

$16,391
State:

$13,787
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

1.67%
Texas:

0.45%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$19,783
Texas:

$21,153
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,602
State:

$3,684
Number of discharges: 47
Here:

4.61%
State:

1.64%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$21,522
Texas:

$29,940
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,627
Texas:

$6,395
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

1.47%
Texas:

2.05%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$27,716
State:

$35,718
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,518
State:

$7,640
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

1.37%
State:

2.27%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,948
Texas:

$22,469
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,856
State:

$4,747
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

1.57%
Texas:

1.59%
Degenerative Nervous System Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$25,882
State:

$29,257
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,581
State:

$6,351
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

1.67%
State:

0.30%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,650
Texas:

$25,425
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,739
State:

$5,709
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

1.67%
State:

0.71%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$22,960
State:

$24,361
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,857
State:

$4,830
Number of discharges: 28
This Hospital:

2.75%
State:

3.07%
Fx, Sprn, Strn and Disl Except Femur, Hip, Pelvis and Thigh without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$23,113
Texas:

$22,552
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,597
State:

$4,696
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.18%
State:

0.19%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$31,072
Texas:

$30,533
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,151
State:

$6,742
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

1.96%
Texas:

1.83%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$32,408
Texas:

$29,852
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,143
State:

$6,718
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

2.06%
State:

3.09%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$46,245
State:

$46,288
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,902
State:

$9,846
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

2.35%
State:

2.71%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,271
Texas:

$20,982
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,636
Texas:

$4,507
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

1.57%
State:

1.18%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$71,200
State:

$55,186
Average Total Payments
Here:

$14,616
Texas:

$11,865
Number of discharges: 32
This Hospital:

3.14%
Texas:

1.25%
Hypertension without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$19,685
State:

$21,529
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,007
Texas:

$4,067
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

1.47%
State:

0.48%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$47,185
State:

$36,171
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,599
Texas:

$7,674
Number of discharges: 49
Here:

4.80%
State:

1.60%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$79,680
State:

$58,647
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$16,639
State:

$12,879
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

2.16%
Texas:

0.95%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$29,512
Texas:

$28,468
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,593
State:

$5,476
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

1.76%
State:

0.81%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$47,707
State:

$34,831
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,537
Texas:

$7,778
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

1.08%
Texas:

1.15%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$23,446
Texas:

$22,532
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,328
Texas:

$5,086
Number of discharges: 32
Here:

3.14%
State:

3.62%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$77,889
State:

$60,653
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$20,038
State:

$13,908
Number of discharges: 33
Here:

3.24%
State:

6.27%
Medical Back Problems without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$29,367
State:

$27,706
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,675
Texas:

$5,557
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

2.45%
Texas:

0.64%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$19,016
Texas:

$32,026
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,011
State:

$7,792
Number of discharges: 32
This Hospital:

3.14%
Texas:

1.15%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$22,831
Texas:

$20,255
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,620
Texas:

$4,589
Number of discharges: 26
This Hospital:

2.55%
State:

2.39%
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$25,180
State:

$45,629
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,734
Texas:

$10,467
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

1.37%
State:

0.22%
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,337
Texas:

$20,590
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,073
Texas:

$4,281
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

2.16%
Texas:

0.31%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$37,060
Texas:

$41,085
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,556
State:

$8,523
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

1.18%
State:

1.20%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,417
Texas:

$22,785
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,697
State:

$5,348
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

1.47%
Texas:

1.52%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$29,780
Texas:

$29,456
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,129
State:

$6,717
Number of discharges: 41
Here:

4.02%
Texas:

2.33%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$35,786
State:

$44,595
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,976
Texas:

$10,908
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

1.86%
State:

1.68%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$80,973
State:

$70,898
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$19,563
State:

$15,222
Number of discharges: 30
This Hospital:

2.94%
Texas:

1.10%
Seizures without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$28,620
State:

$25,913
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,189
Texas:

$5,335
Number of discharges: 43
Here:

4.22%
State:

0.63%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$72,876
Texas:

$55,259
Average Total Payments
Here:

$15,546
Texas:

$12,623
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

2.45%
State:

4.83%
Signs and Symptoms without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$22,756
State:

$21,891
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,380
Texas:

$4,614
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

2.45%
State:

0.61%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$44,252
State:

$46,624
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,860
Texas:

$9,603
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

1.37%
State:

1.99%
Spinal Fusion Except Cervical without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$151,718
State:

$103,546
Average Total Payments
Here:

$39,454
Texas:

$25,970
Number of discharges: 41
Here:

4.02%
Texas:

1.13%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$24,932
State:

$26,197
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,877
Texas:

$4,788
Number of discharges: 60
Here:

5.88%
State:

1.55%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$21,579
Texas:

$26,817
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,873
State:

$4,792
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

1.67%
Texas:

1.11%

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