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Address
3421 WEST NINTH STREET
WATERLOO, IA, 50702
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (319) 272-8000

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Voluntary non-profit - Church
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Rehabilitation Units

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:

$8,568
State:

$11,417
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,011
Iowa:

$4,078
Number of discharges: 35
This Hospital:

2.42%
State:

0.61%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,172
State:

$14,064
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,583
Iowa:

$5,086
Number of discharges: 27
This Hospital:

1.86%
Iowa:

1.40%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$18,433
Iowa:

$20,085
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,372
Iowa:

$7,436
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

1.24%
State:

1.06%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,556
State:

$10,063
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,471
Iowa:

$3,469
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

1.17%
State:

1.74%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,156
Iowa:

$13,154
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,953
Iowa:

$5,126
Number of discharges: 45
Here:

3.11%
Iowa:

1.90%
Cervical Spinal Fusion without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$39,703
Iowa:

$39,235
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,467
State:

$12,970
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

1.45%
Iowa:

0.23%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,951
Iowa:

$16,587
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,576
Iowa:

$5,845
Number of discharges: 30
This Hospital:

2.07%
State:

1.73%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,176
State:

$19,159
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,985
Iowa:

$7,031
Number of discharges: 30
Here:

2.07%
State:

1.99%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,662
Iowa:

$12,605
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,372
Iowa:

$4,509
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

1.24%
Iowa:

1.27%
Circulatory Disorders Except Acute Myocardial Infarction, with Card Cath without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$30,875
Iowa:

$24,739
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,588
Iowa:

$6,989
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

1.17%
Iowa:

1.97%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,528
Iowa:

$14,219
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,322
Iowa:

$4,496
Number of discharges: 31
Here:

2.14%
Iowa:

3.04%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,791
State:

$17,952
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,058
Iowa:

$6,324
Number of discharges: 47
This Hospital:

3.25%
State:

2.18%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$27,178
State:

$32,007
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,088
Iowa:

$11,147
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.83%
State:

0.62%
G.I. Obstruction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,703
State:

$16,379
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,875
Iowa:

$5,800
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

1.31%
State:

0.81%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,247
State:

$16,806
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,205
Iowa:

$6,239
Number of discharges: 38
This Hospital:

2.62%
State:

2.83%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$22,179
State:

$25,059
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,675
Iowa:

$8,916
Number of discharges: 40
This Hospital:

2.76%
State:

2.16%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,671
State:

$11,964
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,117
State:

$4,146
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.76%
State:

1.28%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$35,398
Iowa:

$35,552
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,126
State:

$11,140
Number of discharges: 42
This Hospital:

2.90%
State:

1.61%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,234
State:

$20,141
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,328
State:

$7,017
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

1.04%
Iowa:

1.56%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,739
Iowa:

$18,269
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,452
Iowa:

$7,082
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.83%
State:

0.70%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,468
State:

$13,302
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,451
State:

$4,858
Number of discharges: 35
This Hospital:

2.42%
State:

2.36%
Major Cardiovasc Procedures without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$53,116
Iowa:

$71,090
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$17,353
Iowa:

$19,795
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

1.04%
Iowa:

0.60%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$32,112
State:

$37,395
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,785
State:

$12,819
Number of discharges: 126
Here:

8.70%
State:

9.59%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$48,667
Iowa:

$45,138
Average Total Payments
Here:

$15,271
State:

$15,879
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.90%
Iowa:

0.83%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,275
State:

$12,163
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,199
State:

$4,344
Number of discharges: 26
Here:

1.80%
Iowa:

2.12%
Other Kidney and Urinary Tract Diagnoses with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,377
Iowa:

$22,459
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,062
State:

$7,319
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.90%
Iowa:

0.25%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Drug-Eluting Stent with Major Complications or 4+ Vessels/Stents
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$71,458
Iowa:

$67,998
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$19,136
Iowa:

$19,871
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

1.38%
Iowa:

0.69%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Drug-Eluting Stent without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$59,385
Iowa:

$47,353
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,112
State:

$12,273
Number of discharges: 41
This Hospital:

2.83%
Iowa:

2.16%
Permanent Cardiac Pacemaker Implant with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$40,559
State:

$48,590
Average Total Payments
Here:

$15,618
State:

$15,767
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

1.10%
State:

0.43%
Permanent Cardiac Pacemaker Implant without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$30,401
Iowa:

$40,664
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,014
Iowa:

$11,975
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.76%
Iowa:

0.49%
Psychoses
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$7,164
Iowa:

$10,781
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,586
Iowa:

$5,895
Number of discharges: 233
Here:

16.09%
Iowa:

2.40%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,593
Iowa:

$24,601
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,812
Iowa:

$7,871
Number of discharges: 49
This Hospital:

3.38%
State:

1.86%
Pulmonary Embolism without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,236
State:

$18,419
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,393
State:

$6,487
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

1.45%
State:

0.61%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,239
State:

$16,911
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,050
Iowa:

$6,278
Number of discharges: 41
Here:

2.83%
Iowa:

2.15%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$25,581
Iowa:

$30,832
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,748
Iowa:

$10,243
Number of discharges: 29
Here:

2.00%
Iowa:

1.27%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$29,439
State:

$31,794
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,305
State:

$11,832
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

1.31%
State:

1.05%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$31,447
State:

$47,645
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,251
Iowa:

$14,831
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

1.04%
Iowa:

0.96%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$25,298
Iowa:

$32,614
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,101
Iowa:

$11,654
Number of discharges: 29
Here:

2.00%
State:

3.97%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,716
Iowa:

$18,145
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,767
Iowa:

$6,920
Number of discharges: 29
Here:

2.00%
Iowa:

1.72%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,688
Iowa:

$16,050
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,891
State:

$6,064
Number of discharges: 34
Here:

2.35%
Iowa:

3.31%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$22,715
State:

$24,809
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,598
State:

$8,640
Number of discharges: 34
This Hospital:

2.35%
Iowa:

2.33%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,858
Iowa:

$12,176
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,322
State:

$4,314
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.83%
Iowa:

1.47%
Spinal Fusion Except Cervical without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$65,658
Iowa:

$66,462
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$23,007
State:

$24,175
Number of discharges: 49
Here:

3.38%
Iowa:

0.93%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,682
State:

$14,006
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,365
State:

$4,339
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.90%
State:

1.21%

Provided Services

  • Alcohol And/Or Drug Services
  • Anatomical Laboratory Services
  • Anesthesia Services
  • Blood Bank Services
  • Clinical Laboratory Services
  • Diagnostic Radiology Services
  • Dietary Services
  • Emergency Services
  • Hospice Services
  • Inpatient Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
  • Inpatient Surgical Services
  • Obstetric Services
  • Occupational Therapy Services
  • Operating Room Services
  • Organ Transplant 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

Employment Full-Time Equivalent

Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 1.25
Registered Professional Nurses : 11.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 36.25
Dieticians : 0.25
Occupational Therapists : 1.00
Physical Therapists : 2.00
Registered Pharmacists : 1.00
Respiratory Therapists : 1.50
Medical Social Workers : 1.00

Number Of Beds

Total: 49
Total Certified: 49
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 8

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

0.372%
Iowa:

0.754%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.4%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
This Hospital:

100.0%
Iowa:

99.6%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
This Hospital:

97.0%
Iowa:

99.0%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
Iowa:

99.8%
Percent of Patients Given PCI Within 90 Minutes Of Arrival
This Hospital:

87.0%
Iowa:

93.5%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
This Hospital:

97.0%
State:

97.1%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
Iowa:

96.9%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

96.0%
State:

95.7%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

85.0%
State:

90.2%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
Iowa:

99.0%

Pneumonia

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

98.0%
State:

97.4%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

99.0%
State:

97.8%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
State:

97.7%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
Here:

91.0%
State:

93.4%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

91.6%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

94.3%

Surgery

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

99.0%
State:

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

94.0%
Iowa:

96.3%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
This Hospital:

99.0%
Iowa:

98.7%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
This Hospital:

96.0%
Iowa:

96.3%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
Here:

97.0%
Iowa:

97.2%
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:

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

95.0%
State:

94.2%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
This Hospital:

84.0%
Iowa:

96.5%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
Here:

97.0%
State:

95.7%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

97.0%
State:

97.7%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
This Hospital:

100.0%
Iowa:

99.6%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

15.7%
Iowa:

14.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

13.4%
State:

12.0%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

11.7%
Iowa:

12.0%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

18.5%
Iowa:

18.5%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

23.3%
State:

23.7%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

16.2%
State:

17.9%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

35.300%
Iowa:

34.389%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
This Hospital:

9.100%
Iowa:

8.069%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.031%
Iowa:

0.138%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.003%
Iowa:

0.031%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
This Hospital:

6.100%
Iowa:

4.961%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
This Hospital:

2.200%
State:

1.519%

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
This Hospital:

5%
State:

3%
Usually
This Hospital:

23%
State:

17%
Always
Here:

72%
Iowa:

80%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

5%
State:

3%
Usually
This Hospital:

18%
Iowa:

13%
Always
Here:

77%
State:

84%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

12%
Iowa:

6%
Usually
Here:

30%
State:

25%
Always
This Hospital:

58%
State:

69%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

8%
Iowa:

5%
Usually
Here:

28%
Iowa:

24%
Always
This Hospital:

64%
State:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

21%
State:

15%
Usually
Here:

22%
Iowa:

21%
Always
Here:

57%
Iowa:

64%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

9%
Iowa:

6%
Usually
Here:

19%
Iowa:

16%
Always
This Hospital:

72%
Iowa:

78%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

11%
Iowa:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

31%
Iowa:

30%
Always
Here:

58%
Iowa:

63%

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

Yes
Here:

82%
State:

85%
No
Here:

18%
State:

15%

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

6 or lower
Here:

9%
State:

6%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

26%
State:

20%
9 or 10
Here:

65%
Iowa:

74%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

4%
State:

3%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

28%
Iowa:

22%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

68%
Iowa:

75%

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