VHS BROWNSVILLE HOSPITAL COMPANY, LLC - BROWNSVILLE, TX

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Addresss:
1040 W JEFFERSON ST
BROWNSVILLE, TX, 78520
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (956) 544-1400

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Proprietary
Emergency Services: Yes

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 80.50
Registered Professional Nurses : 94.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 434.50
Dieticians : 1.00
Physical Therapists : 3.00
Registered Pharmacists : 6.75
Respiratory Therapists : 21.25
Medical Social Workers : 1.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 243
Total Certified: 243
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 37

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Dental Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Home Health Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Neonatal Nursery 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

Use of Medical Imaging

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

7.500%
Texas:

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

0.123%
Texas:

0.250%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.066%
Texas:

0.110%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
Here:

2.000%
Texas:

2.420%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 23%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

6%
State:

5%
Usually
Here:

17%
Texas:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

77%
State:

78%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
Texas:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

16%
Texas:

13%
Always
This Hospital:

80%
State:

83%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

9%
State:

10%
Usually
Here:

24%
Texas:

23%
Always
This Hospital:

67%
Texas:

67%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

6%
Texas:

7%
Usually
Here:

20%
State:

21%
Always
Here:

74%
State:

72%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

20%
State:

19%
Usually
Here:

15%
State:

17%
Always
Here:

65%
State:

64%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

8%
Texas:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

21%
Texas:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

71%
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:

30%
Texas:

25%
Always
This Hospital:

61%
State:

67%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

84%
State:

83%
No
Here:

16%
Texas:

17%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

7%
State:

8%
7 or 8
Here:

21%
Texas:

21%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

72%
State:

71%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

5%
State:

5%
Yes, probably
Here:

23%
State:

23%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

72%
State:

72%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Objects Accidentally Left in the Body After Surgery
Here:

0.186%
State:

0.256%
Falls and injuries
Here:

0.186%
Texas:

0.881%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
Here:

0.930%
Texas:

0.531%
Signs of Uncontrolled Blood Sugar
Here:

0.186%
State:

0.218%

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

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

$67,872
State:

$37,029
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,562
Texas:

$7,756
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

1.14%
State:

0.50%
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$93,473
Texas:

$56,705
Average Total Payments
Here:

$14,394
Texas:

$12,129
Number of discharges: 43
This Hospital:

2.72%
Texas:

0.85%
Bronchitis and Asthma with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$40,879
Texas:

$28,888
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,766
Texas:

$5,710
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.70%
Texas:

0.52%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$43,392
State:

$25,580
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,735
State:

$5,548
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

1.01%
State:

1.35%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$45,041
Texas:

$39,117
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,908
State:

$8,276
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

0.89%
State:

0.84%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$34,508
Texas:

$17,909
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,586
State:

$3,737
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

1.20%
Texas:

1.48%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$44,127
State:

$22,187
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,629
State:

$5,512
Number of discharges: 43
This Hospital:

2.72%
Texas:

2.13%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$25,605
Texas:

$21,153
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,417
State:

$3,684
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

1.08%
State:

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

$66,841
State:

$29,940
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,690
Texas:

$6,395
Number of discharges: 26
Here:

1.64%
Texas:

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

$78,217
Texas:

$35,718
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,219
State:

$7,640
Number of discharges: 39
Here:

2.47%
State:

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

$40,262
Texas:

$22,469
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,757
State:

$4,747
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

0.95%
Texas:

1.59%
Circulatory Disorders Except Acute Myocardial Infarction, with Card Cath without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$48,506
Texas:

$41,312
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,735
State:

$7,361
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

1.14%
Texas:

1.54%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$42,209
Texas:

$25,425
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,635
State:

$5,709
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.76%
Texas:

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

$46,528
State:

$24,361
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,762
Texas:

$4,830
Number of discharges: 43
Here:

2.72%
Texas:

3.07%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$51,394
State:

$30,533
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,958
State:

$6,742
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

1.52%
Texas:

1.83%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$106,251
State:

$52,594
Average Total Payments
Here:

$14,343
State:

$11,790
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

1.45%
State:

0.73%
G.I. Hemorrhage without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$43,685
Texas:

$21,763
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,738
Texas:

$4,668
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.76%
Texas:

0.43%
G.I. Obstruction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$60,983
State:

$28,958
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,321
State:

$6,052
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

1.20%
State:

0.64%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$59,841
State:

$29,852
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,271
State:

$6,718
Number of discharges: 27
This Hospital:

1.71%
Texas:

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

$93,920
State:

$46,288
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,718
State:

$9,846
Number of discharges: 98
Here:

6.20%
Texas:

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

$39,428
Texas:

$20,982
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,503
Texas:

$4,507
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

0.95%
State:

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

$68,560
State:

$55,186
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,716
Texas:

$11,865
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

1.20%
State:

1.25%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$59,118
Texas:

$44,529
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,297
Texas:

$9,899
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

1.20%
Texas:

0.35%
Hypertension without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$23,152
State:

$21,529
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,929
State:

$4,067
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.82%
State:

0.48%
Infectious and Parasitic Diseases with O.R. Procedure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$235,654
State:

$151,066
Average Total Payments
Here:

$38,939
Texas:

$37,618
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

1.52%
Texas:

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

$62,087
Texas:

$36,171
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,124
State:

$7,674
Number of discharges: 35
Here:

2.21%
Texas:

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

$114,087
Texas:

$58,647
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$15,122
Texas:

$12,879
Number of discharges: 27
This Hospital:

1.71%
Texas:

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

$29,165
Texas:

$28,468
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,582
State:

$5,476
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.82%
Texas:

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

$61,769
State:

$34,831
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,487
Texas:

$7,778
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

1.52%
Texas:

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

$28,310
Texas:

$22,532
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,117
Texas:

$5,086
Number of discharges: 50
This Hospital:

3.16%
Texas:

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

$58,925
Texas:

$60,653
Average Total Payments
Here:

$16,436
Texas:

$13,908
Number of discharges: 28
This Hospital:

1.77%
Texas:

6.27%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$267,055
Texas:

$150,283
Average Total Payments
Here:

$40,112
Texas:

$36,010
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.70%
Texas:

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

$49,599
Texas:

$32,026
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,910
State:

$7,792
Number of discharges: 35
This Hospital:

2.21%
Texas:

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

$33,133
Texas:

$20,255
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,554
Texas:

$4,589
Number of discharges: 48
Here:

3.04%
State:

2.39%
Other Circulatory System Diagnoses with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$113,867
Texas:

$54,093
Average Total Payments
Here:

$16,035
State:

$12,909
Number of discharges: 59
Here:

3.73%
State:

0.86%
Other Digestive System Diagnoses with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$44,311
Texas:

$31,108
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,985
Texas:

$6,860
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.76%
Texas:

0.55%
Other Vascular Procedures with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$88,426
State:

$86,969
Average Total Payments
Here:

$25,638
State:

$21,111
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.82%
Texas:

0.69%
Peripheral Vascular Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$65,450
Texas:

$26,933
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,852
State:

$6,471
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.82%
Texas:

0.55%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$104,586
State:

$41,085
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,193
Texas:

$8,523
Number of discharges: 37
Here:

2.34%
State:

1.20%
Red Blood Cell Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$47,943
Texas:

$37,426
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,078
Texas:

$8,666
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

1.14%
Texas:

0.42%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$43,254
Texas:

$22,785
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,390
Texas:

$5,348
Number of discharges: 23
This Hospital:

1.45%
State:

1.52%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$52,588
Texas:

$29,456
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,068
Texas:

$6,717
Number of discharges: 26
This Hospital:

1.64%
State:

2.33%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$66,411
Texas:

$44,595
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,056
Texas:

$10,908
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

1.58%
Texas:

1.68%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$118,988
State:

$42,475
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,843
State:

$9,270
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

1.52%
State:

0.80%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$108,680
Texas:

$61,030
Average Total Payments
Here:

$16,106
State:

$13,022
Number of discharges: 35
Here:

2.21%
Texas:

0.87%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support 96+ Hours
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$177,566
State:

$155,606
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$34,749
Texas:

$33,988
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.89%
State:

0.41%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$108,960
State:

$70,898
Average Total Payments
Here:

$18,168
State:

$15,222
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

1.33%
Texas:

1.10%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis with Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$176,570
State:

$170,190
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$37,586
Texas:

$39,582
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

1.52%
Texas:

0.37%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$98,991
State:

$55,259
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$15,402
State:

$12,623
Number of discharges: 146
This Hospital:

9.23%
Texas:

4.83%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$55,269
Texas:

$31,223
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,124
Texas:

$7,429
Number of discharges: 37
Here:

2.34%
Texas:

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

$72,292
State:

$30,598
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,127
State:

$6,580
Number of discharges: 34
Here:

2.15%
State:

2.99%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$85,477
Texas:

$46,624
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,701
Texas:

$9,603
Number of discharges: 38
Here:

2.40%
Texas:

1.99%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$39,645
State:

$21,702
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,538
Texas:

$4,627
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

0.95%
State:

1.33%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$36,594
State:

$26,197
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,759
Texas:

$4,788
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

1.27%
Texas:

1.55%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$38,242
Texas:

$26,817
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,872
State:

$4,792
Number of discharges: 49
This Hospital:

3.10%
Texas:

1.11%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

98.0%
State:

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

99.0%
State:

98.8%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

97.0%
State:

97.9%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

94.0%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
State:

97.4%

Heart Failure

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

99.0%
Texas:

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

88.0%
State:

96.8%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

98.0%
State:

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

100.0%
Texas:

99.5%

Pneumonia

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

88.0%
Texas:

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

94.0%
Texas:

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

100.0%
State:

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

94.0%
State:

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

91.0%
Texas:

94.7%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
This Hospital:

96.0%
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%
State:

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

97.0%
Texas:

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

97.0%
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:

89.0%
Texas:

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

89.0%
State:

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

96.0%
State:

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

100.0%
Texas:

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

94.0%
Texas:

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

99.0%
Texas:

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

84.0%
State:

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

96.0%
Texas:

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

100.0%
Texas:

99.7%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

15.4%
Texas:

15.6%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

11.7%
State:

11.2%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

11.1%
Texas:

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

19.7%
State:

19.3%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

27.3%
Texas:

24.2%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

17.1%
State:

18.0%

User Contributions:

Abraham
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Sep 11, 2017 @ 11:11 am
I was just wondering if this is the place where i have stayed? I have been in Brownsville for two years and did go to the hospital and would like to see how I could get information about my stay, thank you,

Abraham Resendez
1645 W. Elizabeth
457-437774

Thank you,

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