DENVER HEALTH MEDICAL CENTER - DENVER, CO

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Addresss:
777 BANNOCK ST
DENVER, CO, 80204
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (303) 436-6000

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Government - State
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Rehabilitation Units

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 59.60
Registered Professional Nurses : 710.20
Other Salaried Personnel : 2600.00
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 18.80
Dieticians : 9.30
Occupational Therapists : 12.50
Physical Therapists : 9.00
Registered Pharmacists : 66.50
Respiratory Therapists : 22.40
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 4.50
Physicians : 202.50
Medical Social Workers : 37.00
Medical Laboratory Technologists : 46.25
Nuclear Medicine Technicians : 2.00
Physician Assistants : 35.50
Diagnostic Radiology Technicians : 18.00
Nurse Practitioners: 47.70
Residents (Physicians) : 214.00
Psychologists : 8.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 398
Total Certified: 398
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 49
Rehabilitation Unit Beds: 7

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Alcohol And/Or Drug Services
Ambulance (Owned) Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Audiology Services
Blood Bank Services
CT Scanner Services
Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Services
Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Services
Certified Trauma Center Services
Chemotherapy Services
Child/Adolescent Psychiatric Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Dedicated Emergency Department Services
Dental Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Psychiatric Services
Emergency Services
Forensic Psychiatric Services
Geriatric Psychiatric Services
Gerontological Specialty Services
Hospice Services
ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
ICU - Neonatal Services
ICU - Pediatric Services
ICU - Surgical Services
Inpatient Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Mri) Services
Neonatal Nursery Services
Neurosurgical Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Opthalmic Surgery Services
Optometric Services
Orthopedic Surgery Services
Outpatient Rehabilitation Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Outppatient Psychiatric Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Psychiatric Services
Reconstructive Surgery Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services
Therapeutic Radiology Services
Urgent Care Center Services

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

0.204%
Colorado:

0.765%
Blood infection from a catheter in a large vein
This Hospital:

0.407%
Colorado:

0.714%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
Here:

1.628%
Colorado:

0.657%
Signs of Uncontrolled Blood Sugar
Here:

0.407%
Colorado:

0.243%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

50.000%
Colorado:

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

8.100%
Colorado:

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

0.003%
State:

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

0.033%
State:

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

2.200%
State:

4.979%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
This Hospital:

0.600%
State:

1.941%

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:

$19,731
State:

$20,091
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,980
Colorado:

$4,878
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

2.63%
State:

0.31%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$20,088
State:

$23,218
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,440
Colorado:

$5,563
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

2.08%
Colorado:

1.55%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,907
State:

$22,045
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,433
Colorado:

$5,516
Number of discharges: 23
This Hospital:

3.19%
Colorado:

1.76%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,920
Colorado:

$17,574
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,570
State:

$3,709
Number of discharges: 46
This Hospital:

6.37%
Colorado:

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

$11,249
State:

$26,328
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,654
Colorado:

$6,453
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

1.80%
State:

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

$20,492
State:

$31,599
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,828
State:

$7,942
Number of discharges: 41
Here:

5.68%
State:

1.67%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,379
State:

$20,883
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,410
Colorado:

$5,573
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

2.63%
Colorado:

0.58%
Disorders of Pancreas Except Malignancy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$22,676
State:

$29,229
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,405
State:

$7,075
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

2.35%
State:

0.29%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$20,397
Colorado:

$33,717
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,523
State:

$7,884
Number of discharges: 28
Here:

3.88%
Colorado:

0.78%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,811
Colorado:

$21,923
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,514
Colorado:

$4,804
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

2.91%
Colorado:

3.81%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,631
State:

$27,678
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,272
State:

$6,667
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

2.77%
Colorado:

2.09%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$33,395
State:

$45,134
Average Total Payments
Here:

$17,912
Colorado:

$11,658
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

3.32%
State:

0.62%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$20,930
Colorado:

$27,517
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,623
Colorado:

$6,762
Number of discharges: 28
Here:

3.88%
Colorado:

2.59%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$40,433
Colorado:

$42,116
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$16,941
Colorado:

$9,818
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

2.91%
Colorado:

1.50%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$82,798
State:

$88,709
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$29,608
Colorado:

$19,875
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

1.80%
Colorado:

0.29%
Infectious and Parasitic Diseases with O.R. Procedure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$123,812
State:

$151,962
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$57,972
Colorado:

$37,063
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.66%
State:

0.62%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,766
Colorado:

$20,158
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,864
Colorado:

$5,034
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

2.35%
Colorado:

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

$46,336
State:

$60,268
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$21,149
State:

$14,362
Number of discharges: 27
Here:

3.74%
Colorado:

11.40%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$26,962
State:

$31,553
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,040
State:

$7,929
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

2.08%
Colorado:

0.85%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$27,404
State:

$19,878
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,112
Colorado:

$4,590
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

2.49%
State:

2.62%
Other Circulatory System Diagnoses with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$36,503
Colorado:

$53,117
Average Total Payments
Here:

$17,155
Colorado:

$13,088
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

1.94%
State:

0.59%
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$18,764
State:

$47,382
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,213
State:

$10,552
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

1.94%
Colorado:

0.38%
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,015
State:

$19,033
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,301
Colorado:

$4,278
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

1.94%
State:

0.49%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$21,694
State:

$34,853
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,977
Colorado:

$8,428
Number of discharges: 23
This Hospital:

3.19%
State:

1.53%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$38,917
Colorado:

$28,838
Average Total Payments
Here:

$14,820
State:

$6,755
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

2.08%
State:

2.02%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$40,306
Colorado:

$49,460
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$19,406
State:

$11,474
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

3.32%
Colorado:

1.12%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$67,708
Colorado:

$72,724
Average Total Payments
Here:

$24,336
Colorado:

$15,637
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

1.52%
State:

0.95%
Seizures without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,585
Colorado:

$25,232
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,290
State:

$5,628
Number of discharges: 30
This Hospital:

4.16%
State:

0.71%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$56,180
State:

$57,768
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$20,475
State:

$13,090
Number of discharges: 43
This Hospital:

5.96%
State:

4.19%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$25,570
Colorado:

$30,341
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,778
Colorado:

$7,760
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

2.63%
State:

1.58%
Signs and Symptoms without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,438
State:

$21,122
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,215
State:

$4,592
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

2.22%
State:

1.05%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$22,875
State:

$36,512
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,634
Colorado:

$9,377
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

3.46%
State:

1.93%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,808
State:

$22,065
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,253
State:

$4,800
Number of discharges: 37
Here:

5.12%
Colorado:

1.68%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

99.7%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
State:

98.9%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

97.4%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

90.0%
State:

93.6%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
Colorado:

99.3%

Pneumonia

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

91.0%
State:

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

94.0%
State:

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

100.0%
Colorado:

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

95.0%
State:

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

87.0%
Colorado:

92.7%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
This Hospital:

82.0%
State:

94.4%

Surgery

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

98.0%
Colorado:

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

97.0%
State:

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

99.0%
Colorado:

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:

98.0%
Colorado:

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

99.0%
State:

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%
Colorado:

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

93.0%
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)
This Hospital:

94.0%
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 Failure
Here:

11.4%
State:

11.5%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

10.6%
Colorado:

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

24.0%
State:

23.0%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

17.7%
Colorado:

17.7%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 27%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
State:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

19%
Colorado:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

74%
Colorado:

78%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
Colorado:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

17%
Colorado:

15%
Always
This Hospital:

78%
Colorado:

81%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

13%
Colorado:

7%
Usually
Here:

29%
State:

24%
Always
Here:

58%
Colorado:

69%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
State:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

25%
State:

23%
Always
This Hospital:

68%
Colorado:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

19%
Colorado:

17%
Usually
This Hospital:

18%
Colorado:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

63%
State:

64%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

16%
State:

7%
Usually
Here:

23%
State:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

61%
State:

74%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

9%
State:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

29%
Colorado:

30%
Always
This Hospital:

62%
State:

63%

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

Yes
Here:

82%
State:

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
This Hospital:

8%
Colorado:

7%
7 or 8
Here:

23%
Colorado:

20%
9 or 10
Here:

69%
Colorado:

73%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

6%
Colorado:

4%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

25%
Colorado:

20%
Yes, definitely
Here:

69%
State:

76%

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