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Address
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

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

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

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

10.7%
South Dakota:

12.2%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

17.0%
South Dakota:

17.4%

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
Here:

88%
State:

85%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

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
This Hospital:

30%
South Dakota:

23%
Always
Here:

64%
South Dakota:

72%

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

Usually
This Hospital:

17%
State:

20%
Always
Here:

83%
South Dakota:

67%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

1%
South Dakota:

5%
Usually
Here:

7%
South Dakota:

14%
Always
This Hospital:

92%
State:

81%

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

Usually
Here:

31%
State:

25%
Always
Here:

69%
State:

69%

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

Yes
Here:

96%
State:

85%
No
Here:

4%
State:

15%

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

7 or 8
Here:

10%
State:

20%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

90%
State:

73%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

Yes, probably
This Hospital:

13%
State:

24%
Yes, definitely
Here:

87%
South Dakota:

73%

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