EXEMPLA SAINT JOSEPH HOSPITAL - DENVER, CO

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Addresss:
1835 FRANKLIN ST
DENVER, CO, 80218
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (303) 837-7111

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Voluntary non-profit - Private
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Rehabilitation Units

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 18.50
Registered Professional Nurses : 560.50
Other Salaried Personnel : 1060.50
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 0.90
Dieticians : 7.90
Occupational Therapists : 3.10
Physical Therapists : 7.70
Registered Pharmacists : 32.60
Respiratory Therapists : 33.90
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 3.30
Physicians : 24.40
Medical Social Workers : 18.20
Medical Laboratory Technologists : 38.40
Nuclear Medicine Technicians : 4.00
Physician Assistants : 1.00
Diagnostic Radiology Technicians : 48.90
Nurse Practitioners: 13.90
Residents (Physicians) : 107.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 565
Total Certified: 565
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 37
Rehabilitation Unit Beds: 14

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis 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
Chemotherapy Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Psychiatric Services
Emergency Services
Hospice Services
ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
ICU - Neonatal Services
ICU - Surgical 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
Orthopedic Surgery Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Reconstructive Surgery Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services
Therapeutic Radiology Services

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
Here:

0.340%
Colorado:

0.765%
Blood infection from a catheter in a large vein
Here:

0.340%
State:

0.714%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
Here:

0.453%
Colorado:

0.657%
Severe pressure sores (bed sores)
Here:

0.113%
State:

0.334%

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:

99.0%
State:

99.3%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

100.0%
State:

97.9%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
This Hospital:

99.0%
State:

99.1%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.7%
Percent of Patients Given PCI Within 90 Minutes Of Arrival
This Hospital:

88.0%
Colorado:

93.3%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
Here:

5
Colorado:

8
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
This Hospital:

98.0%
Colorado:

98.9%

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 ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

91.0%
Colorado:

97.4%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

97.0%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

99.3%

Pneumonia

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

99.0%
Colorado:

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

98.0%
State:

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

100.0%
Colorado:

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

96.0%
State:

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

100.0%
Colorado:

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

100.0%
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:

97.0%
State:

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

96.0%
State:

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

99.0%
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
This Hospital:

100.0%
Colorado:

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

100.0%
State:

98.0%
Percent of all Heart Surgery Patients whose blood sugar is kept under good control in the days right after surgery
Here:

95.0%
State:

93.7%
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
This Hospital:

96.0%
Colorado:

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

97.0%
State:

95.6%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
Here:

96.0%
Colorado:

95.7%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

98.0%
Colorado:

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

100.0%
Colorado:

99.8%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

15.1%
Colorado:

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

11.8%
Colorado:

11.5%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

13.2%
State:

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

19.8%
Colorado:

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

24.8%
Colorado:

23.0%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

18.1%
State:

17.7%

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

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

$28,069
State:

$23,218
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,046
Colorado:

$5,563
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

3.12%
Colorado:

1.55%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$21,983
State:

$22,045
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,753
State:

$5,516
Number of discharges: 30
This Hospital:

6.68%
Colorado:

1.76%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$29,907
Colorado:

$17,574
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,473
State:

$3,709
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

2.45%
State:

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

$26,435
State:

$26,328
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,832
Colorado:

$6,453
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

3.34%
Colorado:

1.68%
Circulatory Disorders Except Acute Myocardial Infarction, with Card Cath without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$37,325
State:

$35,918
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,615
Colorado:

$7,504
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

2.67%
Colorado:

1.23%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$29,172
Colorado:

$21,923
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,740
State:

$4,804
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

5.57%
State:

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

$30,980
State:

$27,678
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,742
Colorado:

$6,667
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

3.34%
Colorado:

2.09%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$33,084
Colorado:

$27,517
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,853
Colorado:

$6,762
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

5.57%
Colorado:

2.59%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$27,184
State:

$20,158
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,516
State:

$5,034
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

3.34%
Colorado:

2.99%
Major Cardiovasc Procedures without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$150,232
Colorado:

$107,440
Average Total Payments
Here:

$29,428
State:

$22,158
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

4.45%
Colorado:

0.57%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$83,530
Colorado:

$60,268
Average Total Payments
Here:

$16,626
State:

$14,362
Number of discharges: 64
Here:

14.25%
State:

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

$109,576
State:

$71,151
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$21,933
State:

$17,022
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

3.56%
State:

1.13%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$29,868
Colorado:

$31,553
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,545
State:

$7,929
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

3.34%
Colorado:

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

$37,490
Colorado:

$19,878
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,452
State:

$4,590
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

5.35%
State:

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

$49,654
Colorado:

$53,117
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,268
State:

$13,088
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

2.45%
State:

0.59%
Other Vascular Procedures with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$105,961
Colorado:

$89,084
Average Total Payments
Here:

$18,203
State:

$17,455
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

2.67%
Colorado:

0.31%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$46,740
Colorado:

$34,853
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,287
Colorado:

$8,428
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

2.45%
State:

1.53%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$36,054
Colorado:

$28,838
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,594
Colorado:

$6,755
Number of discharges: 23
This Hospital:

5.12%
State:

2.02%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$43,864
Colorado:

$57,768
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,885
State:

$13,090
Number of discharges: 50
Here:

11.14%
Colorado:

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

$27,016
Colorado:

$30,341
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,471
Colorado:

$7,760
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

3.34%
State:

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

$29,050
State:

$25,346
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,435
Colorado:

$6,612
Number of discharges: 26
Here:

5.79%
Colorado:

3.36%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

7.400%
State:

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

0.019%
Colorado:

0.136%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 39%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
State:

4%
Usually
Here:

21%
State:

18%
Always
Here:

75%
Colorado:

78%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

6%
State:

4%
Usually
Here:

18%
State:

15%
Always
Here:

76%
Colorado:

81%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

8%
Colorado:

7%
Usually
Here:

25%
Colorado:

24%
Always
This Hospital:

67%
Colorado:

69%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

6%
Colorado:

6%
Usually
Here:

26%
State:

23%
Always
This Hospital:

68%
Colorado:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

15%
Colorado:

17%
Usually
This Hospital:

18%
State:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

67%
State:

64%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

9%
Colorado:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

22%
Colorado:

19%
Always
Here:

69%
State:

74%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

11%
State:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

35%
State:

30%
Always
This Hospital:

54%
State:

63%

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

Yes
Here:

86%
Colorado:

86%
No
This Hospital:

14%
State:

14%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

7%
Colorado:

7%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

21%
Colorado:

20%
9 or 10
Here:

72%
Colorado:

73%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

4%
State:

4%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

24%
Colorado:

20%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

72%
Colorado:

76%

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