CRETE AREA MEDICAL CENTER - CRETE, NE

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Addresss:
P O BOX 220, 2910 BETTEN DR
CRETE, NE, 68333
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (402) 826-7997

Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Voluntary non-profit - Private
Emergency Services: Yes

Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 11.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 30.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 62.30
Dieticians : 1.00
Occupational Therapists : 1.00
Physical Therapists : 1.00
Registered Pharmacists : 0.75
Medical Social Workers : 1.00
Medical Laboratory Technologists : 5.00
Diagnostic Radiology Technicians : 3.50

Number Of Beds
Total: 25
Total Certified: 25

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
CT Scanner Services
Chemotherapy Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Dental Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Home Health Services
Hospice Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Long Term Care (Swing-Beds) Services
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Mri) Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Opthalmic Surgery Services
Organ Bank Services
Orthopedic Surgery Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: Between 100 and 299
Survey Response Rate: 33%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

2%
State:

3%
Usually
Here:

17%
Nebraska:

16%
Always
This Hospital:

81%
Nebraska:

81%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

1%
State:

2%
Usually
Here:

12%
Nebraska:

14%
Always
Here:

87%
State:

84%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

3%
State:

5%
Usually
This Hospital:

29%
Nebraska:

23%
Always
This Hospital:

68%
State:

72%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

3%
Nebraska:

4%
Usually
Here:

23%
Nebraska:

25%
Always
Here:

74%
Nebraska:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

9%
Nebraska:

15%
Usually
This Hospital:

19%
Nebraska:

21%
Always
This Hospital:

72%
Nebraska:

64%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
Nebraska:

6%
Usually
Here:

15%
Nebraska:

16%
Always
Here:

81%
Nebraska:

78%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
State:

7%
Usually
Here:

24%
State:

30%
Always
Here:

69%
Nebraska:

63%

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

Yes
Here:

82%
State:

87%
No
Here:

18%
State:

13%

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

6 or lower
Here:

2%
Nebraska:

5%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

22%
State:

21%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

76%
Nebraska:

74%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

1%
Nebraska:

2%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

21%
Nebraska:

23%
Yes, definitely
Here:

78%
State:

75%

Process of Care

Pneumonia

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

100.0%
Nebraska:

97.3%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

98.1%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

97.1%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
This Hospital:

88.0%
Nebraska:

94.1%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
Here:

100.0%
State:

93.8%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

100.0%
State:

93.9%

Surgery

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

88.0%
Nebraska:

97.0%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

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

94.0%
State:

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

100.0%
Nebraska:

97.5%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
This Hospital:

100.0%
Nebraska:

98.5%
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:

100.0%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

100.0%
Nebraska:

99.8%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

11.5%
State:

12.4%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

11.6%
State:

12.3%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

25.1%
Nebraska:

24.4%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

19.2%
Nebraska:

18.4%

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