DELTA COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL - DELTA, CO

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Addresss:
1501 E 3RD STREET
DELTA, CO, 81416
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (970) 874-7681

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Government - Hospital District or Authority
Emergency Services: Yes

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 5.70
Registered Professional Nurses : 72.62
Other Salaried Personnel : 175.43
Dieticians : 1.04
Occupational Therapists : 3.25
Physical Therapists : 3.41
Registered Pharmacists : 3.59
Respiratory Therapists : 4.46
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 0.34
Physicians : 1.00
Medical Social Workers : 0.79

Number Of Beds
Total: 49
Total Certified: 49

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Home Health Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Neonatal Nursery Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Outpatient Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services
Therapeutic Radiology Services

Use of Medical Imaging

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

54.000%
State:

40.524%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
This Hospital:

10.700%
Colorado:

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

0.084%
Colorado:

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

0.005%
State:

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

2.800%
Colorado:

4.979%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Blood infection from a catheter in a large vein
Here:

0.766%
State:

0.714%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 34%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

3%
State:

4%
Usually
Here:

19%
State:

18%
Always
Here:

78%
Colorado:

78%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
Colorado:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

15%
State:

15%
Always
This Hospital:

80%
State:

81%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

8%
State:

7%
Usually
Here:

21%
Colorado:

24%
Always
Here:

71%
Colorado:

69%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

6%
State:

6%
Usually
Here:

22%
State:

23%
Always
Here:

72%
Colorado:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

18%
State:

17%
Usually
This Hospital:

17%
State:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

65%
Colorado:

64%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
Colorado:

7%
Usually
Here:

17%
Colorado:

19%
Always
Here:

76%
Colorado:

74%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

9%
State:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

32%
State:

30%
Always
Here:

59%
State:

63%

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

Yes
Here:

82%
Colorado:

86%
No
This Hospital:

18%
Colorado:

14%

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

6 or lower
Here:

7%
Colorado:

7%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

23%
State:

20%
9 or 10
Here:

70%
State:

73%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

4%
Colorado:

4%
Yes, probably
Here:

25%
State:

20%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

71%
State:

76%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

100.0%
Colorado:

99.8%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.3%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.1%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
Here:

10
Colorado:

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

98.0%
Colorado:

97.8%
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got drugs to break up blood clots within 30 minutes of arrival
Here:

64
State:

62
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
This Hospital:

75.0%
Colorado:

98.9%
Median Time to Fibrinolysis
This Hospital:

27
Colorado:

24

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
State:

98.5%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

97.0%
Colorado:

93.6%

Pneumonia

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

97.0%
State:

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

94.0%
Colorado:

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

100.0%
State:

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

96.0%
Colorado:

94.2%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
Here:

82.0%
State:

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

93.0%
State:

94.4%

Surgery

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

99.0%
State:

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

99.0%
Colorado:

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

100.0%
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%
Colorado:

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

100.0%
Colorado:

98.0%
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:

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

98.0%
Colorado:

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

100.0%
State:

95.6%
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)
Here:

100.0%
Colorado:

96.6%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
This Hospital:

99.0%
State:

99.8%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

14.9%
State:

14.2%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

12.6%
State:

11.5%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

10.6%
Colorado:

10.9%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

19.6%
State:

18.7%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

24.7%
Colorado:

23.0%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

19.0%
Colorado:

17.7%

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

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

$13,750
Colorado:

$23,218
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,956
Colorado:

$5,563
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

1.86%
State:

1.55%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$6,110
State:

$15,912
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,357
Colorado:

$3,767
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

2.29%
State:

1.24%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$8,545
State:

$22,045
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,949
Colorado:

$5,516
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

2.86%
State:

1.76%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$5,345
Colorado:

$17,574
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,353
Colorado:

$3,709
Number of discharges: 44
This Hospital:

6.29%
Colorado:

1.66%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,417
Colorado:

$26,328
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,743
Colorado:

$6,453
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

2.43%
State:

1.68%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$20,283
Colorado:

$31,599
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,794
Colorado:

$7,942
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

1.86%
Colorado:

1.67%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,724
State:

$18,609
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,215
State:

$4,788
Number of discharges: 36
This Hospital:

5.14%
Colorado:

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

$10,340
State:

$21,923
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,209
State:

$4,804
Number of discharges: 49
Here:

7.00%
Colorado:

3.81%
Fractures of Hip and Pelvis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,324
Colorado:

$20,047
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,720
Colorado:

$4,536
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.71%
Colorado:

0.58%
G.I. Hemorrhage without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,628
State:

$17,395
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,212
Colorado:

$4,616
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

2.29%
State:

0.40%
G.I. Obstruction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,625
Colorado:

$26,472
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,508
State:

$6,394
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.71%
Colorado:

0.86%
G.I. Obstruction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,029
State:

$17,581
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,817
State:

$4,229
Number of discharges: 23
This Hospital:

3.29%
Colorado:

0.60%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,830
State:

$27,517
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,712
State:

$6,762
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

3.00%
Colorado:

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

$7,912
State:

$18,863
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,941
State:

$4,447
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

3.14%
Colorado:

0.83%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,147
Colorado:

$25,220
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,697
State:

$5,189
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

2.43%
State:

0.78%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,958
Colorado:

$20,158
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,603
Colorado:

$5,034
Number of discharges: 36
Here:

5.14%
Colorado:

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

$31,815
Colorado:

$60,268
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,283
Colorado:

$14,362
Number of discharges: 109
Here:

15.57%
State:

11.40%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$69,320
State:

$134,164
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$28,040
State:

$34,875
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.71%
Colorado:

0.66%
Medical Back Problems without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,025
Colorado:

$26,093
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,851
Colorado:

$5,279
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

2.43%
Colorado:

1.33%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,598
State:

$19,878
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,188
State:

$4,590
Number of discharges: 42
This Hospital:

6.00%
Colorado:

2.62%
Pulmonary Embolism without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,769
State:

$26,759
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,182
Colorado:

$6,898
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

2.71%
Colorado:

1.04%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,304
State:

$30,341
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,413
Colorado:

$7,760
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

1.57%
State:

1.58%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,302
State:

$25,346
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,920
State:

$6,612
Number of discharges: 43
Here:

6.14%
State:

3.36%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$24,682
State:

$36,512
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,572
State:

$9,377
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

1.86%
Colorado:

1.93%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,810
State:

$18,020
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,181
Colorado:

$4,599
Number of discharges: 39
Here:

5.57%
State:

1.16%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$7,344
Colorado:

$22,065
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,184
State:

$4,800
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

1.86%
Colorado:

1.68%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,855
State:

$22,199
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,316
Colorado:

$4,660
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

2.14%
Colorado:

1.12%

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