FAIRBANKS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL - FAIRBANKS, AK

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Addresss:
1650 COWLES STREET
FAIRBANKS, AK, 99701
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (907) 452-8181

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Voluntary non-profit - Other
Emergency Services: Yes

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 30.79
Registered Professional Nurses : 245.32
Other Salaried Personnel : 544.06
Dieticians : 1.98
Occupational Therapists : 5.19
Physical Therapists : 11.65
Registered Pharmacists : 7.32
Respiratory Therapists : 8.89
Medical Social Workers : 4.65

Number Of Beds
Total: 162
Total Certified: 162

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Alcohol And/Or Drug Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Chiropractice Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Home Health Services
ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Neonatal Nursery Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Psychiatric Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services
Therapeutic Radiology Services

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

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

$23,583
Alaska:

$20,804
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,574
State:

$8,970
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

1.67%
State:

1.64%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$19,785
Alaska:

$18,174
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,483
State:

$6,770
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

2.27%
State:

2.20%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$21,014
Alaska:

$22,958
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,587
State:

$9,535
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

3.79%
State:

2.54%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,371
Alaska:

$18,891
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,777
Alaska:

$6,354
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

1.82%
State:

1.32%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,230
State:

$22,659
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,304
Alaska:

$10,570
Number of discharges: 35
This Hospital:

5.30%
Alaska:

2.51%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$20,748
State:

$34,448
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$16,454
State:

$12,877
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

3.18%
Alaska:

2.65%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,380
State:

$17,779
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,963
State:

$7,968
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

2.12%
State:

2.13%
Circulatory Disorders Except Acute Myocardial Infarction, with Card Cath without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$40,642
Alaska:

$45,742
Average Total Payments
Here:

$16,470
Alaska:

$12,942
Number of discharges: 48
This Hospital:

7.27%
Alaska:

2.33%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$26,812
Alaska:

$19,374
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,549
State:

$7,746
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

2.12%
State:

3.42%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$22,715
State:

$27,417
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,888
Alaska:

$10,988
Number of discharges: 27
Here:

4.09%
Alaska:

2.62%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$24,224
State:

$32,060
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,216
Alaska:

$11,119
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

2.27%
State:

3.53%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$26,817
State:

$49,620
Average Total Payments
Here:

$20,250
Alaska:

$15,952
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.82%
Alaska:

1.81%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$54,546
Alaska:

$54,957
Average Total Payments
Here:

$26,140
State:

$21,010
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

1.97%
Alaska:

0.93%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$36,186
State:

$38,355
Average Total Payments
Here:

$16,413
Alaska:

$12,093
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

3.33%
Alaska:

2.47%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$28,336
State:

$49,669
Average Total Payments
Here:

$25,443
Alaska:

$19,648
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

1.67%
State:

0.73%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,431
State:

$26,973
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,313
Alaska:

$8,772
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

1.97%
Alaska:

1.37%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,562
State:

$19,253
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,852
State:

$7,940
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

1.82%
State:

3.06%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$71,426
Alaska:

$63,290
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$30,920
Alaska:

$21,161
Number of discharges: 61
Here:

9.24%
State:

10.55%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$68,054
State:

$77,621
Average Total Payments
Here:

$40,596
Alaska:

$29,369
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

3.18%
State:

1.42%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$109,477
State:

$149,573
Average Total Payments
Here:

$77,566
Alaska:

$65,351
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

1.97%
Alaska:

0.59%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Drug-Eluting Stent without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$59,368
State:

$81,855
Average Total Payments
Here:

$27,268
Alaska:

$20,250
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

3.33%
State:

2.13%
Psychoses
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$30,892
State:

$36,672
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,036
State:

$11,116
Number of discharges: 81
This Hospital:

12.27%
Alaska:

2.25%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,156
Alaska:

$21,585
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,022
State:

$8,866
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

2.27%
State:

1.19%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$23,326
Alaska:

$29,566
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,936
State:

$10,849
Number of discharges: 31
This Hospital:

4.70%
Alaska:

2.39%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$35,839
State:

$50,600
Average Total Payments
Here:

$22,691
Alaska:

$17,778
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

3.33%
Alaska:

1.01%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$53,030
State:

$65,093
Average Total Payments
Here:

$31,378
Alaska:

$25,952
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.82%
Alaska:

0.91%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$47,015
Alaska:

$56,689
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$28,533
State:

$21,009
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

3.18%
Alaska:

4.15%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$24,827
Alaska:

$24,128
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,980
Alaska:

$10,791
Number of discharges: 30
This Hospital:

4.55%
State:

5.21%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$39,625
State:

$49,778
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$20,417
State:

$15,317
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

1.67%
State:

1.79%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 23%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

4%
State:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

17%
Alaska:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

79%
State:

77%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
State:

4%
Usually
Here:

18%
Alaska:

16%
Always
Here:

77%
State:

80%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

6%
Alaska:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

20%
State:

24%
Always
This Hospital:

74%
State:

67%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

5%
Alaska:

7%
Usually
Here:

22%
Alaska:

25%
Always
Here:

73%
Alaska:

68%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

16%
State:

16%
Usually
This Hospital:

19%
State:

18%
Always
Here:

65%
Alaska:

66%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
State:

9%
Usually
Here:

17%
State:

21%
Always
Here:

76%
State:

70%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

9%
State:

10%
Usually
Here:

32%
Alaska:

30%
Always
Here:

59%
State:

60%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

87%
State:

85%
No
Here:

13%
Alaska:

15%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

8%
Alaska:

9%
7 or 8
Here:

21%
Alaska:

25%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

71%
State:

66%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

4%
Alaska:

4%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

22%
State:

26%
Yes, definitely
Here:

74%
Alaska:

70%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
Here:

0.790%
State:

1.414%
Blood infection from a catheter in a large vein
Here:

0.395%
State:

0.622%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
Here:

0.395%
State:

0.732%
Severe pressure sores (bed sores)
Here:

0.395%
Alaska:

0.363%
Signs of Uncontrolled Blood Sugar
Here:

0.395%
State:

0.395%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
Here:

100.0%
State:

100.0%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
This Hospital:

99.0%
State:

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

95.0%
Alaska:

96.7%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
Here:

99.0%
State:

98.5%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
Alaska:

99.5%
Percent of Patients Given PCI Within 90 Minutes Of Arrival
This Hospital:

100.0%
Alaska:

90.7%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
This Hospital:

99.0%
State:

98.8%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
Alaska:

97.5%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

98.2%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

99.0%
Alaska:

93.7%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
Alaska:

99.3%

Pneumonia

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

96.0%
Alaska:

95.7%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
Here:

97.0%
Alaska:

94.8%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
Alaska:

96.8%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
Here:

94.0%
Alaska:

95.2%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

92.0%
State:

91.2%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
This Hospital:

100.0%
Alaska:

97.0%

Children's Asthma

Percent of Children Who Received Reliever Medication While Hospitalized for Asthma
Here:

100.0%
State:

100.0%
Percent of Children Who Received Systemic Corticosteroid Medication While Hospitalized for Asthma
This Hospital:

100.0%
Alaska:

100.0%
Percent of Children and their Caregivers Who Received a Home Management Plan of Care Document While Hospitalized for Asthma
Here:

94.0%
State:

94.0%

Surgery

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

99.0%
Alaska:

97.2%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
Here:

99.0%
Alaska:

98.8%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
This Hospital:

98.0%
State:

97.9%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
Here:

94.0%
Alaska:

95.2%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
Here:

96.0%
State:

95.3%
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%
Alaska:

99.7%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose urinary catheters were removed on the first or second day after surgery
Here:

97.0%
Alaska:

95.4%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
This Hospital:

96.0%
Alaska:

95.2%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

92.0%
State:

94.8%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
Here:

98.0%
Alaska:

96.3%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

100.0%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

15.5%
Alaska:

14.5%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

15.6%
State:

12.5%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

13.4%
State:

12.1%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

18.0%
Alaska:

18.6%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

23.3%
State:

23.2%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

17.7%
Alaska:

17.4%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

54.600%
Alaska:

50.511%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
This Hospital:

6.300%
State:

10.007%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.067%
State:

0.077%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.003%
State:

0.006%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
Here:

6.400%
Alaska:

5.947%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
Here:

1.200%
State:

1.200%

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