ELLSWORTH COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER - ELLSWORTH, KS

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Addresss:
1604 AYLWARD AVENUE
ELLSWORTH, KS, 67439
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (785) 472-3111

Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Government - Local
Emergency Services: Yes

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 7.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 19.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 93.00
Dieticians : 1.00
Physical Therapists : 2.50
Registered Pharmacists : 0.11
Respiratory Therapists : 2.00
Medical Laboratory Technologists : 2.00
Physician Assistants : 2.00
Diagnostic Radiology Technicians : 4.00
Nurse Practitioners: 1.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 20
Total Certified: 20

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

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: Between 100 and 299
Survey Response Rate: 23%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

4%
Kansas:

3%
Usually
This Hospital:

21%
Kansas:

17%
Always
Here:

75%
Kansas:

80%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

1%
State:

3%
Usually
Here:

18%
State:

14%
Always
Here:

81%
State:

83%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
State:

6%
Usually
Here:

22%
Kansas:

24%
Always
Here:

73%
Kansas:

70%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

5%
State:

5%
Usually
Here:

40%
Kansas:

24%
Always
This Hospital:

55%
Kansas:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

16%
State:

17%
Usually
This Hospital:

24%
Kansas:

19%
Always
Here:

60%
State:

64%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

1%
Kansas:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

10%
State:

18%
Always
Here:

89%
State:

75%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

5%
Kansas:

7%
Usually
Here:

36%
State:

28%
Always
Here:

59%
State:

65%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

74%
Kansas:

85%
No
This Hospital:

26%
Kansas:

15%

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

6 or lower
Here:

3%
Kansas:

6%
7 or 8
Here:

28%
State:

20%
9 or 10
Here:

69%
State:

74%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

1%
Kansas:

3%
Yes, probably
Here:

26%
Kansas:

21%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

73%
Kansas:

76%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

100.0%
Kansas:

99.1%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
This Hospital:

50.0%
State:

99.1%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

98.7%

Heart Failure

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

86.0%
Kansas:

96.1%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

80.0%
Kansas:

95.8%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

50.0%
Kansas:

89.1%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

50.0%
Kansas:

98.5%

Pneumonia

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

96.0%
Kansas:

96.4%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

89.0%
State:

97.9%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
Kansas:

97.0%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
This Hospital:

75.0%
State:

90.7%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

100.0%
Kansas:

92.6%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

77.0%
State:

93.5%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

11.7%
State:

12.0%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

12.5%
State:

12.2%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

25.9%
Kansas:

24.3%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

21.5%
State:

18.2%

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