AVERA DESMET MEMORIAL HOSPITAL - CAH - DE SMET, SD

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Addresss:
306 PRAIRIE AVENUE SW, PO BOX 160
DE SMET, SD, 57231
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (605) 854-3329

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

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Registered Professional Nurses : 8.90
Other Salaried Personnel : 7.66
Occupational Therapists : 0.06
Physical Therapists : 0.60
Medical Social Workers : 0.01
Diagnostic Radiology Technicians : 1.13

Number Of Beds
Total: 25
Total Certified: 25

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Blood Bank Services
CT Scanner Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Long Term Care (Swing-Beds) Services
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Mri) Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Organ Bank Services
Organ Transplant Services
Outpatient Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: Fewer than 100
Survey Response Rate: 48%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Usually
This Hospital:

12%
State:

15%
Always
Here:

88%
South Dakota:

82%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

1%
South Dakota:

2%
Usually
Here:

11%
State:

13%
Always
This Hospital:

88%
State:

85%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

2%
State:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

12%
South Dakota:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

86%
State:

76%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

6%
State:

5%
Usually
Here:

30%
South Dakota:

23%
Always
Here:

64%
State:

72%

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

Usually
This Hospital:

17%
State:

20%
Always
This Hospital:

83%
State:

67%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

1%
State:

5%
Usually
This Hospital:

7%
South Dakota:

14%
Always
This Hospital:

92%
South Dakota:

81%

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

Usually
Here:

31%
South Dakota:

25%
Always
Here:

69%
South Dakota:

69%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

96%
South Dakota:

85%
No
This Hospital:

4%
South Dakota:

15%

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

7 or 8
Here:

10%
South Dakota:

20%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

90%
South Dakota:

73%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

Yes, probably
Here:

13%
South Dakota:

24%
Yes, definitely
Here:

87%
State:

73%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

10.7%
South Dakota:

12.2%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

17.0%
South Dakota:

17.4%

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