CARLSBAD MEDICAL CENTER - CARLSBAD, NM

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Addresss:
2430 WEST PIERCE
CARLSBAD, NM, 88220
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (575) 887-4570

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

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 8.47
Registered Professional Nurses : 105.66
Other Salaried Personnel : 227.14
Dieticians : 1.00
Occupational Therapists : 3.65
Physical Therapists : 6.29
Registered Pharmacists : 4.40
Respiratory Therapists : 10.47
Physicians : 1.00
Medical Social Workers : 1.00
Physician Assistants : 1.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 116
Total Certified: 116
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 10
Rehabilitation Unit Beds: 10

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
Home Health Services
ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Neonatal Nursery 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

Use of Medical Imaging

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

10.200%
State:

8.249%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.079%
State:

0.125%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.078%
New Mexico:

0.051%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
Here:

4.300%
State:

4.100%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.4%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
Here:

5
New Mexico:

9
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
Here:

96.0%
New Mexico:

96.8%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
State:

94.5%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

100.0%
State:

95.1%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

96.0%
New Mexico:

82.0%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

95.6%

Pneumonia

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

100.0%
New Mexico:

96.0%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
Here:

99.0%
State:

95.1%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
New Mexico:

92.0%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

92.6%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
Here:

96.0%
State:

92.4%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

100.0%
State:

92.4%

Surgery

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

99.0%
State:

97.8%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
This Hospital:

98.0%
State:

97.1%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
Here:

99.0%
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
This Hospital:

97.0%
New Mexico:

95.1%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
Here:

99.0%
State:

96.6%
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
Here:

97.0%
New Mexico:

94.8%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
This Hospital:

98.0%
New Mexico:

94.0%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
Here:

100.0%
State:

94.7%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

100.0%
New Mexico:

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

100.0%
State:

99.5%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

15.3%
New Mexico:

16.2%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

10.8%
State:

12.0%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

12.7%
New Mexico:

12.4%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

21.0%
State:

18.2%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

23.0%
State:

23.4%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

19.2%
New Mexico:

17.2%

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

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

$17,853
New Mexico:

$14,925
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,856
State:

$5,027
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

1.15%
State:

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

$17,985
New Mexico:

$16,430
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,593
New Mexico:

$3,888
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

2.20%
State:

0.51%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$21,475
State:

$19,869
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,038
State:

$5,909
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

1.47%
State:

1.10%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,919
State:

$13,507
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,511
New Mexico:

$3,929
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

2.52%
State:

1.52%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$27,738
New Mexico:

$17,374
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,085
State:

$6,234
Number of discharges: 30
Here:

3.15%
New Mexico:

2.61%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,101
New Mexico:

$15,555
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,832
State:

$4,089
Number of discharges: 29
This Hospital:

3.04%
New Mexico:

1.52%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$32,525
State:

$24,329
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,959
State:

$6,837
Number of discharges: 35
This Hospital:

3.67%
New Mexico:

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

$33,259
State:

$27,808
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,463
State:

$8,744
Number of discharges: 51
This Hospital:

5.35%
State:

2.08%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$27,869
State:

$16,644
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,345
State:

$5,297
Number of discharges: 39
Here:

4.09%
State:

2.06%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$31,890
State:

$18,426
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,975
State:

$6,079
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

1.57%
State:

0.75%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$23,980
State:

$17,803
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,427
New Mexico:

$5,275
Number of discharges: 57
This Hospital:

5.98%
State:

3.84%
Extracranial Procedures without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$42,013
State:

$31,716
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,232
State:

$6,129
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

1.15%
State:

0.48%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$33,341
New Mexico:

$22,079
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,151
New Mexico:

$7,339
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

1.78%
New Mexico:

2.00%
G.I. Obstruction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$26,264
New Mexico:

$20,108
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,534
New Mexico:

$6,517
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

1.36%
New Mexico:

0.67%
G.I. Obstruction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$20,748
New Mexico:

$17,563
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,906
New Mexico:

$4,418
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

1.36%
New Mexico:

0.38%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$26,299
State:

$22,253
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,013
State:

$7,098
Number of discharges: 28
This Hospital:

2.94%
State:

2.56%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$36,163
New Mexico:

$34,840
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,900
New Mexico:

$10,485
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

1.78%
New Mexico:

1.46%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,899
New Mexico:

$15,552
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,164
New Mexico:

$4,687
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

2.62%
State:

1.12%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$62,990
New Mexico:

$44,226
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,289
New Mexico:

$13,352
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

1.89%
New Mexico:

1.59%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$60,503
State:

$35,103
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,303
New Mexico:

$10,145
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

1.36%
New Mexico:

0.59%
Hypertension without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,455
New Mexico:

$15,181
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,788
State:

$4,704
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

1.15%
State:

0.19%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$35,985
New Mexico:

$27,688
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,085
New Mexico:

$8,166
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

1.68%
State:

1.50%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$26,116
New Mexico:

$16,098
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,712
New Mexico:

$5,731
Number of discharges: 33
This Hospital:

3.46%
State:

3.57%
Major Gastrointestinal Disorders and Peritoneal Infections with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$28,743
New Mexico:

$25,841
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,928
State:

$8,929
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

1.36%
New Mexico:

0.52%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$77,849
New Mexico:

$50,767
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,942
New Mexico:

$14,985
Number of discharges: 53
This Hospital:

5.56%
State:

7.85%
Medical Back Problems without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$37,806
New Mexico:

$20,083
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,046
New Mexico:

$6,047
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.26%
New Mexico:

0.68%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$21,934
New Mexico:

$15,601
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,549
State:

$4,952
Number of discharges: 37
Here:

3.88%
State:

3.13%
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,288
New Mexico:

$15,630
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,822
New Mexico:

$4,910
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

1.47%
New Mexico:

0.73%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$27,220
New Mexico:

$22,553
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,014
State:

$7,207
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

1.89%
New Mexico:

2.03%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$48,559
State:

$40,444
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,593
State:

$14,331
Number of discharges: 114
This Hospital:

11.96%
State:

5.00%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$30,412
State:

$24,193
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,227
New Mexico:

$8,339
Number of discharges: 63
Here:

6.61%
New Mexico:

2.27%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$36,802
State:

$20,805
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,728
New Mexico:

$7,451
Number of discharges: 32
This Hospital:

3.36%
State:

4.13%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$40,227
State:

$31,826
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,434
State:

$10,412
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

1.47%
State:

2.43%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$26,142
New Mexico:

$14,600
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,363
New Mexico:

$5,393
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

1.78%
State:

2.45%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$23,987
New Mexico:

$18,060
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,253
State:

$5,061
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

1.47%
New Mexico:

1.13%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$25,450
State:

$18,906
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,512
State:

$5,100
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

1.15%
New Mexico:

0.85%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 25%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
State:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

18%
State:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

75%
State:

76%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

9%
State:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

15%
New Mexico:

15%
Always
Here:

76%
State:

79%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

11%
New Mexico:

12%
Usually
Here:

26%
State:

22%
Always
Here:

63%
New Mexico:

66%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

8%
State:

8%
Usually
Here:

24%
New Mexico:

22%
Always
This Hospital:

68%
State:

70%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

23%
State:

19%
Usually
This Hospital:

23%
State:

17%
Always
Here:

54%
State:

64%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

10%
New Mexico:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

18%
New Mexico:

20%
Always
Here:

72%
New Mexico:

70%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

11%
State:

12%
Usually
This Hospital:

31%
New Mexico:

29%
Always
This Hospital:

58%
State:

59%

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

Yes
Here:

80%
State:

81%
No
Here:

20%
State:

19%

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

6 or lower
Here:

14%
New Mexico:

11%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

29%
New Mexico:

26%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

57%
New Mexico:

63%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

12%
New Mexico:

7%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

33%
New Mexico:

31%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

55%
New Mexico:

62%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

0.569%
New Mexico:

1.211%
Blood infection from a catheter in a large vein
Here:

0.284%
New Mexico:

0.452%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
Here:

1.137%
State:

0.747%
Severe pressure sores (bed sores)
Here:

0.284%
New Mexico:

0.625%
Signs of Uncontrolled Blood Sugar
This Hospital:

0.284%
New Mexico:

0.195%

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