BRISTOL HOSPITAL - BRISTOL, CT

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Addresss:
BREWSTER RD
BRISTOL, CT, 06010
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (860) 585-3000

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

Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 0.72
Registered Professional Nurses : 189.60
Other Salaried Personnel : 597.62
Dieticians : 3.95
Occupational Therapists : 1.10
Physical Therapists : 2.60
Registered Pharmacists : 6.60
Respiratory Therapists : 14.38
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 0.25
Physicians : 4.70
Medical Social Workers : 10.93

Number Of Beds
Total: 134
Total Certified: 134
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 16

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Alcohol And/Or Drug 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
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room 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

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 31%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
Connecticut:

5%
Usually
Here:

20%
Connecticut:

19%
Always
Here:

75%
State:

76%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
Connecticut:

5%
Usually
This Hospital:

20%
Connecticut:

17%
Always
Here:

76%
State:

78%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

13%
Connecticut:

11%
Usually
This Hospital:

25%
State:

28%
Always
Here:

62%
Connecticut:

61%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
State:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

27%
Connecticut:

25%
Always
This Hospital:

66%
State:

69%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

20%
Connecticut:

21%
Usually
Here:

20%
State:

20%
Always
Here:

60%
Connecticut:

59%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

8%
Connecticut:

8%
Usually
This Hospital:

26%
Connecticut:

21%
Always
Here:

66%
State:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

19%
Connecticut:

16%
Usually
Here:

33%
State:

34%
Always
Here:

48%
State:

50%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

86%
State:

82%
No
Here:

14%
State:

18%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

13%
State:

9%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

27%
Connecticut:

25%
9 or 10
Here:

60%
Connecticut:

66%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

6%
Connecticut:

5%
Yes, probably
Here:

32%
Connecticut:

24%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

62%
State:

71%

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

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

$19,855
State:

$27,386
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,846
Connecticut:

$9,347
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

1.06%
Connecticut:

0.69%
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$27,460
State:

$38,238
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,128
Connecticut:

$14,189
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

1.18%
Connecticut:

1.09%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,565
Connecticut:

$20,093
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,397
Connecticut:

$6,843
Number of discharges: 36
This Hospital:

2.13%
State:

1.67%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$25,573
State:

$30,562
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,465
State:

$10,269
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

1.42%
State:

1.11%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,046
Connecticut:

$13,908
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,743
Connecticut:

$4,693
Number of discharges: 30
This Hospital:

1.77%
State:

1.50%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,337
State:

$17,391
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,429
Connecticut:

$6,829
Number of discharges: 55
Here:

3.25%
State:

2.20%
Cervical Spinal Fusion without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$34,717
Connecticut:

$39,074
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,616
Connecticut:

$17,016
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.65%
State:

0.25%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,938
Connecticut:

$13,775
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,605
State:

$4,433
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

1.36%
Connecticut:

2.05%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,158
Connecticut:

$20,121
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,203
Connecticut:

$7,670
Number of discharges: 73
This Hospital:

4.32%
Connecticut:

1.65%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$21,784
State:

$25,184
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,583
Connecticut:

$9,367
Number of discharges: 37
This Hospital:

2.19%
Connecticut:

2.02%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,879
State:

$15,964
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,716
Connecticut:

$5,852
Number of discharges: 42
Here:

2.48%
Connecticut:

1.04%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,030
State:

$19,434
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,418
Connecticut:

$6,979
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.71%
Connecticut:

0.62%
Dysequilibrium
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,641
State:

$14,536
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,189
Connecticut:

$5,371
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.71%
State:

0.37%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$18,540
State:

$27,299
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,572
State:

$10,030
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

1.06%
State:

0.62%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,412
State:

$17,901
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,703
Connecticut:

$6,035
Number of discharges: 54
This Hospital:

3.19%
State:

3.42%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,672
Connecticut:

$23,273
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,548
Connecticut:

$8,238
Number of discharges: 46
This Hospital:

2.72%
State:

2.28%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$30,012
State:

$43,378
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,336
Connecticut:

$14,645
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

0.83%
Connecticut:

0.83%
G.I. Hemorrhage without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,671
Connecticut:

$16,524
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,595
Connecticut:

$5,755
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.71%
Connecticut:

0.55%
G.I. Obstruction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,289
Connecticut:

$22,058
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,038
State:

$7,886
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

0.95%
Connecticut:

0.75%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$19,562
State:

$23,261
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,641
Connecticut:

$8,225
Number of discharges: 60
Here:

3.55%
Connecticut:

3.23%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$24,311
Connecticut:

$34,260
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,464
Connecticut:

$12,013
Number of discharges: 80
Here:

4.73%
State:

2.85%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,464
State:

$16,051
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,493
State:

$5,485
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

1.01%
State:

1.22%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$31,364
State:

$40,189
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,760
State:

$14,834
Number of discharges: 32
Here:

1.89%
Connecticut:

1.26%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$48,288
State:

$69,630
Average Total Payments
Here:

$18,704
State:

$25,496
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.65%
State:

0.33%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,410
State:

$29,179
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,437
State:

$9,446
Number of discharges: 27
This Hospital:

1.60%
Connecticut:

1.39%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,817
Connecticut:

$21,952
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,288
State:

$6,692
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

0.95%
Connecticut:

0.83%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,919
State:

$24,295
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,475
State:

$9,612
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

1.48%
Connecticut:

1.26%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,502
Connecticut:

$17,907
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,051
State:

$6,303
Number of discharges: 72
This Hospital:

4.26%
Connecticut:

3.14%
Major Gastrointestinal Disorders and Peritoneal Infections with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$25,869
State:

$29,465
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,246
Connecticut:

$10,693
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.77%
State:

0.49%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$37,258
Connecticut:

$39,932
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,794
Connecticut:

$16,970
Number of discharges: 30
Here:

1.77%
Connecticut:

5.53%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$43,093
State:

$55,818
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$16,264
Connecticut:

$20,526
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.65%
Connecticut:

0.85%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$80,056
State:

$113,178
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$28,869
State:

$42,390
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.77%
Connecticut:

0.55%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$18,697
Connecticut:

$27,258
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,083
Connecticut:

$9,759
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

1.01%
State:

0.78%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,215
Connecticut:

$16,214
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,504
State:

$5,761
Number of discharges: 47
Here:

2.78%
Connecticut:

2.20%
Other Circulatory System Diagnoses with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$35,101
State:

$45,997
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,475
State:

$15,871
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.65%
State:

0.56%
Other Digestive System Diagnoses with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,482
State:

$22,504
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,516
Connecticut:

$8,385
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.71%
State:

0.69%
Permanent Cardiac Pacemaker Implant with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$36,289
Connecticut:

$55,408
Average Total Payments
Here:

$16,409
State:

$20,625
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

1.01%
Connecticut:

0.45%
Permanent Cardiac Pacemaker Implant without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$29,423
Connecticut:

$44,876
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,221
State:

$16,505
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

0.95%
Connecticut:

0.42%
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,068
Connecticut:

$18,795
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,075
State:

$5,576
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

1.01%
Connecticut:

0.42%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$19,056
Connecticut:

$28,498
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,398
Connecticut:

$10,512
Number of discharges: 46
Here:

2.72%
State:

1.82%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,028
State:

$18,463
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,217
Connecticut:

$6,672
Number of discharges: 26
Here:

1.54%
Connecticut:

1.07%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,312
State:

$22,174
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,276
Connecticut:

$8,399
Number of discharges: 42
This Hospital:

2.48%
State:

2.40%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$36,378
Connecticut:

$36,172
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,436
Connecticut:

$13,936
Number of discharges: 23
This Hospital:

1.36%
State:

1.43%
Renal Failure without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,753
State:

$15,890
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,319
Connecticut:

$5,463
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.65%
Connecticut:

0.36%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,015
Connecticut:

$28,675
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,661
State:

$11,336
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.77%
Connecticut:

1.30%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$31,031
State:

$39,858
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,566
State:

$16,055
Number of discharges: 29
Here:

1.71%
Connecticut:

1.45%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$36,986
State:

$60,321
Average Total Payments
Here:

$14,837
Connecticut:

$19,466
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

1.18%
Connecticut:

0.93%
Seizures without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,054
Connecticut:

$20,329
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,885
Connecticut:

$6,538
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.77%
State:

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

$28,072
Connecticut:

$42,041
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,150
Connecticut:

$15,726
Number of discharges: 99
Here:

5.85%
State:

4.77%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,637
State:

$24,014
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,321
Connecticut:

$9,143
Number of discharges: 44
This Hospital:

2.60%
Connecticut:

1.68%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,978
Connecticut:

$22,205
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,409
Connecticut:

$8,065
Number of discharges: 95
Here:

5.62%
State:

2.98%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$26,244
State:

$31,282
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,225
State:

$11,583
Number of discharges: 50
Here:

2.96%
Connecticut:

2.13%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,586
State:

$16,163
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,643
State:

$5,689
Number of discharges: 32
Here:

1.89%
State:

1.07%
Spinal Fusion Except Cervical without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$87,622
Connecticut:

$72,578
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$24,542
State:

$31,271
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.65%
Connecticut:

0.66%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,286
State:

$17,349
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,795
Connecticut:

$5,919
Number of discharges: 27
This Hospital:

1.60%
Connecticut:

2.87%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,451
State:

$18,401
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,793
Connecticut:

$5,864
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.77%
Connecticut:

1.26%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.1%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
This Hospital:

97.0%
Connecticut:

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

97.0%
Connecticut:

99.0%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
Here:

10
State:

9
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack were transferred to another hospital
Here:

70
State:

73
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
Here:

96.0%
State:

97.4%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
Here:

97.0%
Connecticut:

97.1%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
Connecticut:

99.5%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

96.0%
Connecticut:

94.3%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

84.0%
Connecticut:

88.4%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

95.0%
Connecticut:

99.6%

Pneumonia

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

92.0%
State:

95.3%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

87.0%
State:

95.6%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

92.0%
State:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
Here:

85.0%
Connecticut:

95.5%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
Here:

89.0%
Connecticut:

91.6%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
This Hospital:

94.0%
State:

95.9%

Surgery

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

98.0%
Connecticut:

97.5%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
This Hospital:

100.0%
Connecticut:

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

95.0%
Connecticut:

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

97.0%
State:

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

98.0%
State:

97.9%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
Here:

100.0%
Connecticut:

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

95.0%
State:

92.3%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
Here:

98.0%
Connecticut:

94.6%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
Here:

96.0%
Connecticut:

95.4%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

98.0%
Connecticut:

94.5%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

98.0%
Connecticut:

99.4%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

15.3%
Connecticut:

14.0%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

12.0%
State:

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

12.5%
State:

10.9%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

20.4%
State:

19.9%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

26.0%
Connecticut:

25.0%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

20.3%
Connecticut:

19.0%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

0.591%
Connecticut:

0.552%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
This Hospital:

0.197%
State:

0.559%
Severe pressure sores (bed sores)
This Hospital:

0.394%
Connecticut:

0.384%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

46.500%
Connecticut:

31.695%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
This Hospital:

13.100%
State:

12.604%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.009%
Connecticut:

0.092%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
Here:

7.200%
State:

5.008%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
Here:

1.100%
Connecticut:

2.037%

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