COLORADO PLAINS MEDICAL CENTER - FORT MORGAN, CO

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Addresss:
1000 LINCOLN ST
FORT MORGAN, CO, 80701
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (970) 867-3391

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

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 7.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 42.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 94.00
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 2.00
Dieticians : 1.00
Occupational Therapists : 1.00
Physical Therapists : 8.00
Registered Pharmacists : 2.00
Respiratory Therapists : 5.00
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 1.00
Physicians : 2.00
Medical Laboratory Technologists : 7.00
Nuclear Medicine Technicians : 1.00
Physician Assistants : 1.00
Diagnostic Radiology Technicians : 0.72
Nurse Practitioners: 1.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 50
Total Certified: 50
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 10
Rehabilitation Unit Beds: 10

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
CT Scanner Services
Certified Trauma Center Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Psychiatric Services
Emergency Services
Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripter Services
Home Health Services
ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
ICU - Pediatric Services
ICU - Surgical Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Long Term Care (Swing-Beds) Services
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Mri) Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Organ Bank Services
Orthopedic Surgery Services
Outpatient Rehabilitation 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

Use of Medical Imaging

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

8.600%
Colorado:

8.917%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.148%
State:

0.136%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.012%
Colorado:

0.028%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
Here:

1.300%
Colorado:

4.979%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

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

4
State:

8
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
This Hospital:

96.0%
State:

97.8%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
State:

98.5%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

97.0%
State:

93.6%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.3%

Pneumonia

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

100.0%
State:

97.0%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

98.0%
Colorado:

97.0%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
Colorado:

97.8%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
Here:

100.0%
Colorado:

94.2%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

92.7%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

100.0%
State:

94.4%

Surgery

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

100.0%
Colorado:

97.9%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
This Hospital:

95.0%
State:

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

100.0%
Colorado:

98.6%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
This Hospital:

100.0%
Colorado:

96.9%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
Here:

100.0%
State:

98.0%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
Here:

100.0%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

93.2%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
Here:

96.0%
Colorado:

95.6%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

100.0%
Colorado:

99.8%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

11.9%
State:

11.5%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

11.8%
State:

10.9%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

23.1%
Colorado:

23.0%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

18.2%
State:

17.7%

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

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

$20,587
Colorado:

$26,328
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,889
Colorado:

$6,453
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

9.22%
Colorado:

1.68%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$20,514
Colorado:

$18,609
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,486
State:

$4,788
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

7.77%
State:

1.13%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,683
State:

$21,923
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,326
Colorado:

$4,804
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

5.83%
State:

3.81%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$25,696
State:

$27,517
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,517
Colorado:

$6,762
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

8.74%
Colorado:

2.59%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,381
State:

$18,863
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,207
State:

$4,447
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

5.83%
State:

0.83%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,751
Colorado:

$20,158
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,833
State:

$5,034
Number of discharges: 26
This Hospital:

12.62%
Colorado:

2.99%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$76,500
Colorado:

$60,268
Average Total Payments
Here:

$16,313
State:

$14,362
Number of discharges: 33
Here:

16.02%
State:

11.40%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,611
State:

$19,878
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,114
Colorado:

$4,590
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

10.68%
Colorado:

2.62%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$30,941
Colorado:

$57,768
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,391
State:

$13,090
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

5.34%
State:

4.19%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$24,058
Colorado:

$25,346
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,176
Colorado:

$6,612
Number of discharges: 26
Here:

12.62%
Colorado:

3.36%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$23,185
State:

$18,020
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,347
Colorado:

$4,599
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

5.34%
State:

1.16%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Severe pressure sores (bed sores)
Here:

1.037%
State:

0.334%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 28%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

4%
State:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

19%
Colorado:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

77%
Colorado:

78%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
Colorado:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

17%
Colorado:

15%
Always
Here:

79%
Colorado:

81%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
State:

7%
Usually
Here:

23%
Colorado:

24%
Always
Here:

70%
State:

69%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

5%
Colorado:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

22%
State:

23%
Always
This Hospital:

73%
State:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

15%
State:

17%
Usually
Here:

21%
State:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

64%
Colorado:

64%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
State:

7%
Usually
Here:

17%
State:

19%
Always
Here:

76%
State:

74%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
State:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

26%
State:

30%
Always
This Hospital:

67%
State:

63%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

86%
Colorado:

86%
No
This Hospital:

14%
Colorado:

14%

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

6 or lower
Here:

8%
Colorado:

7%
7 or 8
Here:

30%
State:

20%
9 or 10
Here:

62%
Colorado:

73%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

5%
State:

4%
Yes, probably
Here:

34%
Colorado:

20%
Yes, definitely
Here:

61%
State:

76%

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