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Address
200 GROTON ROAD
AYER, MA, 01432
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (978) 784-9000

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Proprietary
Emergency Services: Yes

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

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

$9,705
State:

$9,061
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,549
State:

$4,421
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

2.75%
State:

1.61%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,112
State:

$11,351
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,022
Massachusetts:

$6,458
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

4.12%
Massachusetts:

2.40%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,875
Massachusetts:

$9,185
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,424
State:

$4,239
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

2.23%
State:

2.24%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,948
Massachusetts:

$12,798
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,619
State:

$7,244
Number of discharges: 39
This Hospital:

6.70%
State:

2.28%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,473
State:

$16,231
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,945
Massachusetts:

$8,802
Number of discharges: 62
This Hospital:

10.65%
Massachusetts:

2.26%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,822
Massachusetts:

$9,969
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,414
Massachusetts:

$5,450
Number of discharges: 27
Here:

4.64%
Massachusetts:

1.72%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,831
Massachusetts:

$12,124
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,435
State:

$5,687
Number of discharges: 41
This Hospital:

7.04%
Massachusetts:

4.36%
Fractures of Hip and Pelvis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,421
State:

$10,973
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,273
State:

$5,256
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

1.89%
State:

0.42%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,735
Massachusetts:

$17,305
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,042
State:

$8,001
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

3.09%
Massachusetts:

2.01%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,165
Massachusetts:

$15,544
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,702
Massachusetts:

$7,997
Number of discharges: 30
Here:

5.15%
State:

3.29%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,811
Massachusetts:

$20,800
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,771
State:

$11,374
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

2.75%
Massachusetts:

2.49%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,346
State:

$11,002
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,267
Massachusetts:

$5,276
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

2.23%
Massachusetts:

1.40%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$34,364
Massachusetts:

$34,898
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,736
State:

$14,569
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

2.58%
State:

0.99%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,636
Massachusetts:

$11,735
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,701
Massachusetts:

$5,950
Number of discharges: 62
This Hospital:

10.65%
Massachusetts:

3.33%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$45,664
State:

$34,815
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,099
State:

$16,169
Number of discharges: 28
Here:

4.81%
Massachusetts:

5.05%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,964
Massachusetts:

$11,032
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,306
Massachusetts:

$5,408
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

3.09%
State:

2.34%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,829
State:

$14,101
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,938
Massachusetts:

$7,793
Number of discharges: 29
This Hospital:

4.98%
State:

2.19%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,308
State:

$22,295
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,297
State:

$12,764
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

2.06%
State:

1.23%
Renal Failure without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,438
Massachusetts:

$10,608
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,808
State:

$5,236
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

2.06%
State:

0.34%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,243
Massachusetts:

$14,686
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,942
State:

$7,667
Number of discharges: 47
This Hospital:

8.08%
Massachusetts:

3.03%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,061
State:

$10,334
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,399
Massachusetts:

$5,319
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

3.78%
State:

1.20%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,365
Massachusetts:

$10,915
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,465
State:

$5,557
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

2.75%
State:

2.83%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,082
State:

$13,501
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,552
State:

$5,542
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

1.89%
State:

0.97%

Provided Services

  • Nuclear Medicine Services
  • Anatomical Laboratory Services
  • Anesthesia Services
  • Blood Bank Services
  • Clinical Laboratory Services
  • Diagnostic Radiology Services
  • Dietary Services
  • Emergency Services
  • Hospice Services
  • ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
  • ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
  • Inpatient Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
  • Inpatient Surgical 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
  • Respiratory Care Services
  • Social Services
  • Speech Pathology Services
  • Therapeutic Radiology Services

Employment Full-Time Equivalent

Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 6.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 68.25
Other Salaried Personnel : 213.50
Physical Therapists : 3.50
Registered Pharmacists : 2.75
Respiratory Therapists : 5.25
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 1.00
Medical Social Workers : 0.50

Number Of Beds

Total: 57
Total Certified: 57

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

0.521%
Massachusetts:

0.520%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
This Hospital:

0.521%
State:

0.513%
Signs of Uncontrolled Blood Sugar
Here:

0.521%
State:

0.198%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 32%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

6%
Massachusetts:

5%
Usually
Here:

18%
Massachusetts:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

76%
Massachusetts:

78%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

6%
Massachusetts:

5%
Usually
Here:

16%
Massachusetts:

15%
Always
This Hospital:

78%
Massachusetts:

80%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

13%
Massachusetts:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

30%
State:

26%
Always
Here:

57%
State:

64%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
State:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

22%
State:

22%
Always
This Hospital:

71%
Massachusetts:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

17%
Massachusetts:

19%
Usually
This Hospital:

20%
Massachusetts:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

63%
Massachusetts:

62%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

6%
State:

8%
Usually
This Hospital:

18%
State:

19%
Always
Here:

76%
State:

73%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

11%
State:

15%
Usually
This Hospital:

33%
Massachusetts:

34%
Always
Here:

56%
State:

51%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

85%
State:

86%
No
This Hospital:

15%
Massachusetts:

14%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

9%
State:

8%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

31%
State:

24%
9 or 10
Here:

60%
State:

68%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

5%
Massachusetts:

4%
Yes, probably
Here:

32%
Massachusetts:

23%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

63%
Massachusetts:

73%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

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

12
State:

9
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
Here:

96.0%
State:

97.2%

Heart Failure

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

99.0%
Massachusetts:

99.4%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

93.0%
State:

95.9%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

74.0%
State:

94.2%

Pneumonia

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

98.0%
State:

96.6%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
Here:

92.0%
State:

96.6%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

92.0%
State:

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

99.0%
State:

96.0%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

95.1%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
This Hospital:

90.0%
State:

96.2%

Surgery

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

98.0%
Massachusetts:

98.3%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
This Hospital:

96.0%
Massachusetts:

97.5%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
Here:

100.0%
Massachusetts:

98.8%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
Here:

99.0%
Massachusetts:

97.8%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
This Hospital:

99.0%
State:

98.3%
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%
Massachusetts:

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

91.0%
Massachusetts:

92.9%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
Here:

96.0%
State:

97.3%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

88.0%
Massachusetts:

96.2%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
Here:

92.0%
State:

96.5%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.7%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

16.9%
State:

14.3%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

10.8%
Massachusetts:

10.4%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

10.8%
Massachusetts:

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

25.6%
Massachusetts:

25.3%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

18.8%
Massachusetts:

19.2%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

18.300%
State:

9.164%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.087%
Massachusetts:

0.074%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
Here:

4.000%
Massachusetts:

5.508%

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