ALASKA REGIONAL HOSPITAL - ANCHORAGE, AK

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Addresss:
2801 DEBARR ROAD
ANCHORAGE, AK, 99508
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (907) 276-1131

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 : 3.60
Registered Professional Nurses : 235.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 268.00
Dieticians : 2.00
Occupational Therapists : 8.00
Physical Therapists : 9.00
Registered Pharmacists : 7.00
Respiratory Therapists : 16.00
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 3.00
Medical Social Workers : 3.00
Physician Assistants : 2.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 238
Total Certified: 238
Rehabilitation Unit Beds: 10

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
Hospice Services
ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Long Term Care (Swing-Beds) Services
Neonatal Nursery Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Organ Bank 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
Speech Pathology Services
Therapeutic Radiology Services

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Blood infection from a catheter in a large vein
Here:

0.633%
Alaska:

0.622%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

5.400%
State:

10.007%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.037%
State:

0.077%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.005%
Alaska:

0.006%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 41%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

6%
Alaska:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

20%
State:

19%
Always
Here:

74%
State:

77%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

4%
Alaska:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

17%
State:

16%
Always
Here:

79%
State:

80%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

10%
Alaska:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

26%
State:

24%
Always
Here:

64%
Alaska:

67%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

8%
State:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

25%
Alaska:

25%
Always
This Hospital:

67%
Alaska:

68%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

19%
Alaska:

16%
Usually
This Hospital:

18%
State:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

63%
State:

66%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

11%
Alaska:

9%
Usually
Here:

20%
State:

21%
Always
Here:

69%
Alaska:

70%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

8%
Alaska:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

28%
Alaska:

30%
Always
Here:

64%
Alaska:

60%

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

Yes
Here:

87%
State:

85%
No
Here:

13%
State:

15%

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

6 or lower
Here:

7%
Alaska:

9%
7 or 8
Here:

28%
State:

25%
9 or 10
Here:

65%
State:

66%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

6%
State:

4%
Yes, probably
Here:

26%
State:

26%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

68%
Alaska:

70%

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

Back and Neck Procedures Except Spinal Fusion without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$33,638
Alaska:

$28,922
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,386
Alaska:

$8,859
Number of discharges: 29
Here:

4.45%
State:

1.37%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$24,058
Alaska:

$18,174
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,161
Alaska:

$6,770
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

1.69%
State:

2.20%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$25,604
State:

$22,958
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,388
Alaska:

$9,535
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

2.30%
Alaska:

2.54%
Cervical Spinal Fusion without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$71,744
Alaska:

$57,532
Average Total Payments
Here:

$18,291
State:

$18,016
Number of discharges: 30
Here:

4.61%
Alaska:

1.11%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$42,556
Alaska:

$34,448
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,367
State:

$12,877
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

3.38%
Alaska:

2.65%
Circulatory Disorders Except Acute Myocardial Infarction, with Card Cath without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$49,011
State:

$45,742
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,412
State:

$12,942
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

2.15%
Alaska:

2.33%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$23,532
Alaska:

$19,374
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,660
State:

$7,746
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.84%
Alaska:

3.42%
Extracranial Procedures without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$34,805
State:

$34,805
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,402
Alaska:

$8,402
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

3.53%
Alaska:

0.37%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$37,078
Alaska:

$27,417
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,990
State:

$10,988
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

2.15%
Alaska:

2.62%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$46,252
State:

$32,060
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,950
State:

$11,119
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

3.38%
Alaska:

3.53%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$66,703
Alaska:

$49,620
Average Total Payments
Here:

$14,198
State:

$15,952
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

2.15%
State:

1.81%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$31,073
State:

$38,355
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,971
Alaska:

$12,093
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

1.69%
State:

2.47%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$27,423
State:

$19,253
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,188
State:

$7,940
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

1.69%
State:

3.06%
Major Cardiovasc Procedures without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$113,627
Alaska:

$103,040
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$33,013
Alaska:

$30,515
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

2.92%
State:

0.49%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$69,695
Alaska:

$63,290
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$17,540
Alaska:

$21,161
Number of discharges: 194
This Hospital:

29.80%
Alaska:

10.55%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$88,168
State:

$77,621
Average Total Payments
Here:

$20,307
State:

$29,369
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

2.15%
Alaska:

1.42%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Drug-Eluting Stent without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$102,016
State:

$81,855
Average Total Payments
Here:

$18,313
State:

$20,250
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

2.76%
Alaska:

2.13%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$46,478
Alaska:

$49,021
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,902
Alaska:

$12,003
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

2.76%
State:

1.17%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$32,060
Alaska:

$29,566
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,923
State:

$10,849
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

2.30%
Alaska:

2.39%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$65,845
Alaska:

$50,600
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,326
Alaska:

$17,778
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

1.69%
State:

1.01%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$73,759
Alaska:

$58,199
Average Total Payments
Here:

$15,982
Alaska:

$16,418
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

1.69%
State:

0.47%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$72,749
Alaska:

$56,689
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$16,458
State:

$21,009
Number of discharges: 39
Here:

5.99%
State:

4.15%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$31,729
Alaska:

$31,890
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,268
State:

$11,149
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

2.61%
Alaska:

1.95%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$33,907
State:

$24,128
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,938
Alaska:

$10,791
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

2.00%
Alaska:

5.21%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$53,894
Alaska:

$49,778
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,437
Alaska:

$15,317
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

2.00%
State:

1.79%
Spinal Fusion Except Cervical without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$152,780
Alaska:

$105,432
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$40,029
Alaska:

$37,784
Number of discharges: 41
Here:

6.30%
State:

1.92%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
Here:

100.0%
State:

100.0%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
Alaska:

98.5%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

95.0%
State:

96.7%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
Alaska:

98.5%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
Alaska:

99.5%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
Here:

99.0%
Alaska:

98.8%

Heart Failure

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

98.0%
Alaska:

97.5%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

100.0%
State:

98.2%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

98.0%
State:

93.7%
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:

98.0%
Alaska:

95.7%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
Here:

95.0%
Alaska:

94.8%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

97.0%
State:

96.8%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
Here:

95.0%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

91.2%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

97.0%

Surgery

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

99.0%
Alaska:

97.2%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
Here:

98.0%
Alaska:

98.8%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
Here:

98.0%
State:

97.9%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
Here:

98.0%
Alaska:

95.2%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
This Hospital:

97.0%
Alaska:

95.3%
Percent of all Heart Surgery Patients whose blood sugar is kept under good control in the days right after surgery
Here:

91.0%
State:

94.6%
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:

99.7%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose urinary catheters were removed on the first or second day after surgery
This Hospital:

95.0%
Alaska:

95.4%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
This Hospital:

94.0%
State:

95.2%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
Here:

94.0%
Alaska:

94.8%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
Here:

96.0%
Alaska:

96.3%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

100.0%
Alaska:

100.0%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

14.5%
State:

14.5%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

13.4%
State:

12.5%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

12.5%
State:

12.1%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

17.8%
State:

18.6%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

23.9%
State:

23.2%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

17.4%
State:

17.4%

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