CANTON-POTSDAM HOSPITAL - POTSDAM, NY

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Addresss:
50 LEROY STREET
POTSDAM, NY, 13676
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (315) 265-3300

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 : 26.50
Registered Professional Nurses : 97.40
Other Salaried Personnel : 347.40
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 0.60
Dieticians : 2.00
Occupational Therapists : 2.10
Physical Therapists : 5.90
Registered Pharmacists : 3.10
Respiratory Therapists : 3.00
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 1.30
Physicians : 5.50
Medical Social Workers : 0.60
Medical Laboratory Technologists : 14.40
Nuclear Medicine Technicians : 2.00
Physician Assistants : 3.50
Diagnostic Radiology Technicians : 6.20
Nurse Practitioners: 4.20

Number Of Beds
Total: 94
Total Certified: 94

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Alcohol And/Or Drug Services
Ambulance (Owned) Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
CT Scanner Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Dedicated Emergency Department Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripter Services
ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
ICU - Surgical Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Mri) Services
Neonatal Nursery Services
Neurosurgical Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Opthalmic Surgery Services
Orthopedic Surgery Services
Outpatient Rehabilitation Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Positron Emission Tomography (Pet) Scan Services
Postoperative Recovery Room 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: 32%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
New York:

7%
Usually
Here:

19%
State:

20%
Always
This Hospital:

76%
State:

73%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

3%
State:

6%
Usually
Here:

13%
New York:

17%
Always
Here:

84%
State:

77%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

8%
New York:

15%
Usually
Here:

26%
New York:

27%
Always
This Hospital:

66%
New York:

58%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

8%
New York:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

26%
New York:

25%
Always
Here:

66%
State:

66%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

19%
State:

24%
Usually
This Hospital:

17%
State:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

64%
New York:

58%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

6%
State:

11%
Usually
Here:

14%
New York:

22%
Always
This Hospital:

80%
New York:

67%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

15%
New York:

17%
Usually
This Hospital:

34%
State:

34%
Always
This Hospital:

51%
State:

49%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

85%
State:

81%
No
This Hospital:

15%
State:

19%

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

6 or lower
Here:

10%
State:

12%
7 or 8
Here:

26%
New York:

27%
9 or 10
Here:

64%
New York:

61%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

4%
New York:

7%
Yes, probably
Here:

27%
State:

29%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

69%
New York:

64%

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

Alcohol/Drug Abuse or Dependence without Rehabilitation Therapy without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$7,950
New York:

$14,817
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,312
State:

$6,759
Number of discharges: 43
This Hospital:

5.49%
State:

0.85%
Atherosclerosis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$6,744
State:

$15,244
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,864
State:

$5,248
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

1.79%
State:

0.63%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,000
New York:

$23,294
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,386
New York:

$7,529
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

2.30%
State:

1.43%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$5,426
New York:

$15,605
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,778
State:

$4,967
Number of discharges: 27
This Hospital:

3.45%
New York:

1.64%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,549
State:

$21,478
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,454
New York:

$7,326
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

2.55%
New York:

2.35%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$7,727
New York:

$14,161
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,645
New York:

$5,137
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

1.92%
State:

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

$8,075
New York:

$23,013
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,153
State:

$8,087
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

3.07%
State:

1.94%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,512
New York:

$30,592
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,512
New York:

$10,182
Number of discharges: 50
Here:

6.39%
New York:

1.87%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$7,448
New York:

$16,960
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,778
New York:

$6,071
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

2.30%
State:

1.51%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,860
New York:

$22,558
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,505
State:

$8,117
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

1.66%
New York:

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

$7,695
New York:

$18,668
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,754
New York:

$6,361
Number of discharges: 61
Here:

7.79%
New York:

3.99%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,437
State:

$27,960
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,866
New York:

$8,863
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

2.68%
New York:

1.98%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,264
State:

$26,907
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,661
New York:

$9,020
Number of discharges: 43
This Hospital:

5.49%
New York:

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

$11,661
New York:

$41,330
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,103
New York:

$13,648
Number of discharges: 23
This Hospital:

2.94%
New York:

2.38%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,224
State:

$17,445
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,542
New York:

$5,979
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

1.40%
New York:

1.37%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$21,277
New York:

$44,953
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,279
New York:

$15,635
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

2.04%
New York:

0.97%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,241
New York:

$33,214
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,655
State:

$10,434
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

2.68%
State:

1.22%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,443
State:

$33,952
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,915
State:

$11,059
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

1.40%
State:

0.79%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,332
New York:

$21,451
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,106
State:

$7,036
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

2.17%
State:

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

$31,031
State:

$45,478
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,922
New York:

$17,066
Number of discharges: 61
This Hospital:

7.79%
New York:

4.46%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$26,056
New York:

$61,440
Average Total Payments
Here:

$16,512
State:

$21,855
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

1.79%
New York:

0.58%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$7,474
State:

$18,413
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,530
New York:

$6,139
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

2.81%
New York:

2.44%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,588
New York:

$32,228
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,510
State:

$10,299
Number of discharges: 31
This Hospital:

3.96%
State:

0.89%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$8,012
State:

$27,775
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,432
New York:

$9,215
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

1.53%
New York:

1.91%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,609
State:

$47,465
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,208
State:

$17,315
Number of discharges: 30
This Hospital:

3.83%
New York:

5.04%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,830
State:

$29,226
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,868
State:

$9,822
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

2.30%
New York:

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

$9,298
New York:

$24,560
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,513
State:

$8,494
Number of discharges: 51
This Hospital:

6.51%
New York:

2.61%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,302
New York:

$38,332
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,599
New York:

$12,495
Number of discharges: 36
Here:

4.60%
New York:

1.49%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,628
New York:

$17,401
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,703
State:

$5,941
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.53%
New York:

1.04%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,230
New York:

$19,174
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,754
New York:

$6,619
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

2.04%
New York:

3.39%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$8,990
New York:

$20,693
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,846
State:

$6,227
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

1.79%
State:

1.33%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

39.500%
State:

30.865%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
This Hospital:

4.100%
State:

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

0.066%
New York:

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

0.006%
State:

0.030%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
Here:

5.800%
New York:

5.961%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

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

10
State:

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

100.0%
State:

97.3%
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got drugs to break up blood clots within 30 minutes of arrival
This Hospital:

100
New York:

72
Median Time to Fibrinolysis
This Hospital:

20
New York:

26

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
New York:

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

100.0%
New York:

94.8%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

91.0%
State:

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

100.0%
New York:

98.6%

Pneumonia

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

97.0%
State:

93.8%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

91.0%
New York:

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)
Here:

92.0%
New York:

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

89.0%
State:

90.8%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

98.0%
State:

94.0%

Surgery

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

99.0%
New York:

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

100.0%
New York:

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

99.0%
New York:

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:

99.0%
New York:

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

99.0%
New York:

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%
New York:

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

95.0%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

95.0%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
Here:

100.0%
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:

100.0%
New York:

99.1%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

16.8%
New York:

14.3%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

12.1%
State:

11.0%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

10.5%
New York:

11.6%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

23.6%
New York:

26.4%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

19.1%
State:

19.8%

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