CARTHAGE AREA HOSPITAL, INC - CARTHAGE, NY

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Addresss:
1001 WEST STREET
CARTHAGE, NY, 13619
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (315) 493-1000

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

Overall Star Rating: 4 Stars
Health Inspections Star Rating: 3 Stars
Nurse Staffing Star Rating: 4 Stars
Quality Measures Star Rating: 2 Stars
RN Only Star Rating: 3 Stars

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 24.50
Registered Professional Nurses : 42.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 142.50
Dieticians : 1.00
Physical Therapists : 3.00
Registered Pharmacists : 1.00
Respiratory Therapists : 2.75
Medical Social Workers : 1.75

Number Of Beds
Total: 48
Total Certified: 48
Rehabilitation Unit Beds: 10

Provided Services
Anesthesia Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Inpatient Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Long Term Care (Swing-Beds) 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
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services

Complaint Deficiency

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

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

$17,289
New York:

$23,294
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,922
State:

$7,529
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

3.80%
State:

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

$7,913
State:

$15,605
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,215
New York:

$4,967
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

7.91%
New York:

1.64%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,219
New York:

$21,478
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,091
State:

$7,326
Number of discharges: 30
Here:

9.49%
State:

2.35%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,167
New York:

$30,592
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,847
New York:

$10,182
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

4.11%
State:

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

$11,691
State:

$16,960
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,435
New York:

$6,071
Number of discharges: 27
This Hospital:

8.54%
State:

1.51%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,462
State:

$18,668
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,392
State:

$6,361
Number of discharges: 36
Here:

11.39%
State:

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

$23,247
New York:

$26,907
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,908
State:

$9,020
Number of discharges: 29
This Hospital:

9.18%
New York:

3.05%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,778
New York:

$17,445
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,914
New York:

$5,979
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

6.96%
New York:

1.37%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,875
State:

$21,451
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,808
State:

$7,036
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

6.96%
New York:

2.87%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,271
New York:

$18,413
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,148
New York:

$6,139
Number of discharges: 30
This Hospital:

9.49%
State:

2.44%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,532
State:

$21,786
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,965
New York:

$7,426
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

4.75%
State:

1.60%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,494
State:

$24,560
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,351
State:

$8,494
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

6.96%
State:

2.61%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,881
State:

$17,401
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,176
New York:

$5,941
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

6.33%
State:

1.04%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,640
State:

$20,693
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,424
New York:

$6,227
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

4.11%
New York:

1.33%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

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

14
New York:

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

100.0%
New York:

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 Discharge Instructions
Here:

58.0%
New York:

92.8%

Pneumonia

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

87.0%
New York:

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

76.0%
State:

95.8%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
New York:

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

65.0%
State:

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

82.0%
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:

86.0%
State:

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

90.0%
New York:

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

85.0%
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:

44.0%
State:

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

44.0%
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%
New York:

99.8%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

65.0%
State:

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

6.0%
State:

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

97.0%
New York:

99.1%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

17.3%
New York:

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

12.7%
New York:

11.0%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

12.9%
New York:

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

24.6%
New York:

26.4%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

18.2%
New York:

19.8%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
Here:

0.803%
State:

0.660%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

4.600%
New York:

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

0.270%
State:

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

0.031%
State:

0.030%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: Between 100 and 299
Survey Response Rate: 30%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

5%
State:

7%
Usually
Here:

20%
New York:

20%
Always
Here:

75%
New York:

73%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
New York:

6%
Usually
Here:

19%
New York:

17%
Always
Here:

77%
State:

77%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

9%
State:

15%
Usually
Here:

26%
New York:

27%
Always
Here:

65%
State:

58%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

4%
New York:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

27%
State:

25%
Always
Here:

69%
State:

66%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

19%
State:

24%
Usually
Here:

19%
State:

18%
Always
Here:

62%
State:

58%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

5%
New York:

11%
Usually
This Hospital:

18%
New York:

22%
Always
This Hospital:

77%
New York:

67%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

12%
State:

17%
Usually
Here:

33%
New York:

34%
Always
This Hospital:

55%
New York:

49%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

87%
State:

81%
No
Here:

13%
New York:

19%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

14%
State:

12%
7 or 8
Here:

18%
State:

27%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

68%
New York:

61%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

8%
State:

7%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

23%
New York:

29%
Yes, definitely
Here:

69%
New York:

64%

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