BROOKS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL - DUNKIRK, NY

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Addresss:
529 CENTRAL AVENUE
DUNKIRK, NY, 14048
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (716) 366-1111

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

Dialysis Facility located within this hospital: BROOKS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

Other nearby hospitals and nursing homes

Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 21.30
Registered Professional Nurses : 97.31
Other Salaried Personnel : 241.80
Dieticians : 2.09
Physical Therapists : 4.00
Registered Pharmacists : 0.25
Respiratory Therapists : 8.73
Physicians : 0.17
Medical Social Workers : 1.80

Number Of Beds
Total: 133
Total Certified: 133

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Hospice Services
ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Obstetric Services
Operating Room 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
Therapeutic Radiology Services

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.0%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
New York:

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

19
New York:

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

98.0%
State:

97.3%

Heart Failure

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

95.0%
New York:

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

88.0%
State:

94.8%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

88.0%
New York:

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

92.0%
New York:

98.6%

Pneumonia

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

98.0%
New York:

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:

95.0%
State:

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

98.0%
New York:

94.8%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
Here:

91.0%
State:

90.8%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
This Hospital:

94.0%
New York:

94.0%

Surgery

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

97.0%
State:

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

98.0%
New York:

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

98.0%
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
Here:

98.0%
State:

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

97.0%
State:

98.1%
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%
State:

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

92.0%
State:

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

95.0%
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:

87.0%
State:

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

100.0%
New York:

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

99.0%
New York:

99.1%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

10.2%
State:

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

11.6%
State:

11.6%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

25.0%
State:

26.4%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

17.4%
New York:

19.8%

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:

5%
New York:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

22%
State:

20%
Always
This Hospital:

73%
State:

73%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

5%
State:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

16%
New York:

17%
Always
Here:

79%
State:

77%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

11%
New York:

15%
Usually
Here:

30%
State:

27%
Always
Here:

59%
New York:

58%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

8%
State:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

29%
New York:

25%
Always
Here:

63%
New York:

66%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

26%
New York:

24%
Usually
This Hospital:

19%
New York:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

55%
State:

58%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

9%
State:

11%
Usually
This Hospital:

22%
State:

22%
Always
This Hospital:

69%
New York:

67%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

18%
New York:

17%
Usually
Here:

37%
State:

34%
Always
Here:

45%
State:

49%

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

Yes
Here:

85%
New York:

81%
No
Here:

15%
State:

19%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

12%
New York:

12%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

33%
New York:

27%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

55%
New York:

61%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

5%
State:

7%
Yes, probably
Here:

36%
State:

29%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

59%
New York:

64%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

1.408%
State:

0.660%

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

Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,452
New York:

$21,478
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,455
New York:

$7,326
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

7.56%
New York:

2.35%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$8,090
New York:

$14,161
Average Total Payments
Here:

$2,901
State:

$5,137
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

5.88%
State:

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

$12,386
State:

$30,592
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,209
State:

$10,182
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

7.56%
New York:

1.87%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,009
State:

$22,558
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,225
State:

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

6.30%
State:

0.89%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$7,370
New York:

$18,668
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,865
State:

$6,361
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

9.24%
New York:

3.99%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$8,215
New York:

$26,907
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,412
State:

$9,020
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

10.50%
State:

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

$20,499
State:

$41,330
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,264
State:

$13,648
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

5.04%
State:

2.38%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,032
New York:

$21,451
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,457
State:

$7,036
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

8.82%
State:

2.87%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,028
State:

$45,478
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,544
State:

$17,066
Number of discharges: 47
Here:

19.75%
New York:

4.46%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$6,364
New York:

$18,413
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,330
State:

$6,139
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

4.62%
New York:

2.44%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,248
State:

$27,775
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,658
State:

$9,215
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

5.04%
New York:

1.91%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,303
State:

$24,560
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,200
New York:

$8,494
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

9.66%
New York:

2.61%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

6.700%
State:

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

0.113%
State:

0.112%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.071%
New York:

0.030%

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