FAULKNER HOSPITAL - BOSTON, MA

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Addresss:
1153 CENTRE STREET
BOSTON, MA, 02130
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (617) 983-7000

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

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 2.40
Registered Professional Nurses : 147.97
Other Salaried Personnel : 572.54
Dieticians : 2.40
Occupational Therapists : 1.60
Physical Therapists : 5.80
Registered Pharmacists : 5.00
Respiratory Therapists : 5.00
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 1.00
Physicians : 15.47
Medical Social Workers : 3.60
Physician Assistants : 2.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 122
Total Certified: 122
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 24

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Alcohol And/Or Drug Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Psychiatric Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.7%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
Here:

12
Massachusetts:

9
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack were transferred to another hospital
This Hospital:

58
State:

62
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
Here:

100.0%
Massachusetts:

97.2%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
Massachusetts:

99.4%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

95.9%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

94.2%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
State:

98.7%

Pneumonia

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

100.0%
State:

96.6%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

97.0%
State:

96.6%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
State:

97.7%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
Here:

100.0%
State:

96.0%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

100.0%
Massachusetts:

95.1%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

99.0%
State:

96.2%

Surgery

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

100.0%
State:

98.3%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
Here:

99.0%
Massachusetts:

97.5%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
This Hospital:

99.0%
Massachusetts:

98.8%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
This Hospital:

99.0%
Massachusetts:

97.8%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
Here:

99.0%
Massachusetts:

98.3%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
Here:

99.0%
Massachusetts:

99.9%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose urinary catheters were removed on the first or second day after surgery
Here:

99.0%
State:

92.9%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
Here:

100.0%
State:

97.3%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

97.0%
State:

96.2%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
Here:

95.0%
State:

96.5%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

100.0%
Massachusetts:

99.7%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

14.8%
State:

14.3%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

11.1%
Massachusetts:

10.4%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

11.2%
Massachusetts:

10.9%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

21.3%
State:

20.6%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

26.3%
Massachusetts:

25.3%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

20.5%
Massachusetts:

19.2%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

39.000%
State:

34.287%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
This Hospital:

17.200%
State:

9.164%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.030%
Massachusetts:

0.074%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.002%
State:

0.008%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
Here:

6.200%
Massachusetts:

5.508%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
Here:

1.500%
Massachusetts:

2.235%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 35%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

2%
Massachusetts:

5%
Usually
Here:

15%
Massachusetts:

17%
Always
Here:

83%
Massachusetts:

78%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

2%
State:

5%
Usually
Here:

13%
Massachusetts:

15%
Always
This Hospital:

85%
Massachusetts:

80%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
Massachusetts:

10%
Usually
Here:

23%
Massachusetts:

26%
Always
This Hospital:

70%
Massachusetts:

64%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
State:

7%
Usually
Here:

18%
State:

22%
Always
Here:

75%
State:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

16%
Massachusetts:

19%
Usually
Here:

19%
Massachusetts:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

65%
State:

62%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

8%
State:

8%
Usually
Here:

18%
Massachusetts:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

74%
Massachusetts:

73%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

14%
Massachusetts:

15%
Usually
Here:

33%
Massachusetts:

34%
Always
Here:

53%
Massachusetts:

51%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

91%
State:

86%
No
Here:

9%
Massachusetts:

14%

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

6 or lower
Here:

5%
Massachusetts:

8%
7 or 8
Here:

22%
State:

24%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

73%
State:

68%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

3%
Massachusetts:

4%
Yes, probably
Here:

17%
State:

23%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

80%
State:

73%

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

Alcohol/Drug Abuse or Dependence without Rehabilitation Therapy without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,460
State:

$8,093
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,372
State:

$5,182
Number of discharges: 114
Here:

5.42%
State:

1.55%
Atherosclerosis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,705
State:

$9,468
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,864
Massachusetts:

$4,509
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.57%
Massachusetts:

0.53%
Bronchitis and Asthma without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,151
State:

$9,205
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,718
Massachusetts:

$5,274
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

0.76%
State:

0.38%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,748
State:

$12,625
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,507
State:

$6,629
Number of discharges: 34
Here:

1.62%
Massachusetts:

1.66%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$33,005
State:

$18,415
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,019
State:

$9,696
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.62%
State:

1.00%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,689
State:

$9,061
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,433
State:

$4,421
Number of discharges: 52
Here:

2.47%
Massachusetts:

1.61%
Cellulitis with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,986
Massachusetts:

$20,256
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,776
State:

$11,884
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.52%
Massachusetts:

0.28%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,277
Massachusetts:

$11,351
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,181
State:

$6,458
Number of discharges: 60
This Hospital:

2.85%
State:

2.40%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,465
State:

$9,185
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,257
Massachusetts:

$4,239
Number of discharges: 74
Here:

3.52%
State:

2.24%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,206
State:

$12,798
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,179
Massachusetts:

$7,244
Number of discharges: 34
This Hospital:

1.62%
State:

2.28%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,875
Massachusetts:

$16,231
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,473
Massachusetts:

$8,802
Number of discharges: 26
This Hospital:

1.24%
Massachusetts:

2.26%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,630
Massachusetts:

$9,969
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,889
State:

$5,450
Number of discharges: 47
This Hospital:

2.23%
State:

1.72%
Cranial and Peripheral Nerve Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,578
Massachusetts:

$15,171
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,772
Massachusetts:

$7,206
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

0.81%
State:

0.41%
Degenerative Nervous System Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$19,259
Massachusetts:

$16,358
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,359
Massachusetts:

$7,647
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.52%
Massachusetts:

0.55%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,537
Massachusetts:

$12,197
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,386
State:

$6,605
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

0.81%
State:

0.69%
Dysequilibrium
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,238
Massachusetts:

$11,223
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,769
State:

$4,966
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.67%
State:

0.61%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$26,791
State:

$19,186
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,361
State:

$9,654
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

0.76%
Massachusetts:

0.68%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,524
State:

$12,124
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,708
State:

$5,687
Number of discharges: 105
This Hospital:

4.99%
State:

4.36%
Fractures of Hip and Pelvis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,879
Massachusetts:

$10,973
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,287
Massachusetts:

$5,256
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.52%
State:

0.42%
Fx, Sprn, Strn and Disl Except Femur, Hip, Pelvis and Thigh without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,177
State:

$11,257
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,531
State:

$5,486
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

0.95%
State:

0.71%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$23,541
State:

$17,305
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,856
State:

$8,001
Number of discharges: 44
Here:

2.09%
State:

2.01%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$28,993
Massachusetts:

$27,685
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,676
Massachusetts:

$13,824
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

1.05%
Massachusetts:

0.69%
G.I. Hemorrhage without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,538
State:

$11,898
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,872
State:

$5,640
Number of discharges: 47
Here:

2.23%
State:

0.48%
G.I. Obstruction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,527
State:

$11,121
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,033
State:

$5,063
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

0.76%
Massachusetts:

0.52%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,811
State:

$15,544
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,375
Massachusetts:

$7,997
Number of discharges: 68
This Hospital:

3.23%
State:

3.29%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$30,370
State:

$20,800
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,954
State:

$11,374
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

0.76%
State:

2.49%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,600
Massachusetts:

$11,002
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,372
Massachusetts:

$5,276
Number of discharges: 72
This Hospital:

3.42%
State:

1.40%
Hypertension without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$20,762
Massachusetts:

$11,253
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,938
State:

$5,090
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.62%
Massachusetts:

0.32%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$27,138
State:

$21,398
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,132
Massachusetts:

$9,714
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.62%
State:

1.28%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$23,587
Massachusetts:

$17,699
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,197
State:

$6,528
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

0.86%
State:

0.70%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$29,140
State:

$15,868
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,213
Massachusetts:

$8,932
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

1.14%
Massachusetts:

1.16%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,422
State:

$11,735
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,176
State:

$5,950
Number of discharges: 154
This Hospital:

7.32%
Massachusetts:

3.33%
Major Gastrointestinal Disorders and Peritoneal Infections with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$25,688
State:

$17,258
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,275
State:

$9,740
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

0.67%
Massachusetts:

0.61%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$36,720
Massachusetts:

$34,815
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$16,232
State:

$16,169
Number of discharges: 158
This Hospital:

7.51%
Massachusetts:

5.05%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$63,374
Massachusetts:

$47,736
Average Total Payments
Here:

$20,872
State:

$20,782
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

0.71%
Massachusetts:

0.73%
Medical Back Problems without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,097
State:

$13,283
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,184
Massachusetts:

$6,375
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

0.81%
State:

1.27%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,177
State:

$17,371
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,332
Massachusetts:

$9,228
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.57%
State:

0.65%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,477
Massachusetts:

$11,032
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,327
Massachusetts:

$5,408
Number of discharges: 93
This Hospital:

4.42%
Massachusetts:

2.34%
Other Circulatory System Diagnoses with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$37,167
State:

$32,993
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,093
State:

$15,874
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

0.81%
State:

0.51%
Other Vascular Procedures with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$42,421
State:

$69,347
Average Total Payments
Here:

$22,644
State:

$28,688
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

0.67%
State:

0.40%
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,818
State:

$11,310
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,102
Massachusetts:

$5,178
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

0.90%
State:

0.57%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$43,314
Massachusetts:

$18,051
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,455
Massachusetts:

$9,910
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.57%
Massachusetts:

1.08%
Pulmonary Embolism without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,838
State:

$18,441
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,738
Massachusetts:

$8,312
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

0.71%
State:

0.46%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,880
State:

$12,727
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,111
Massachusetts:

$6,341
Number of discharges: 28
Here:

1.33%
State:

1.15%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,742
Massachusetts:

$14,101
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,633
Massachusetts:

$7,793
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

1.14%
Massachusetts:

2.19%
Renal Failure without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,994
Massachusetts:

$10,608
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,095
State:

$5,236
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

0.90%
State:

0.34%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$27,371
State:

$20,284
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,735
State:

$10,835
Number of discharges: 31
This Hospital:

1.47%
Massachusetts:

1.09%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$50,054
Massachusetts:

$26,638
Average Total Payments
Here:

$16,224
Massachusetts:

$15,116
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.57%
Massachusetts:

1.06%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$58,697
State:

$39,531
Average Total Payments
Here:

$17,803
Massachusetts:

$18,650
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.62%
State:

0.77%
Seizures without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,943
Massachusetts:

$14,164
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,026
State:

$6,348
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

0.95%
State:

0.94%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$47,194
Massachusetts:

$27,269
Average Total Payments
Here:

$15,282
Massachusetts:

$14,585
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

1.00%
State:

3.66%
Signs and Symptoms without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,880
Massachusetts:

$11,667
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,159
Massachusetts:

$5,423
Number of discharges: 35
This Hospital:

1.66%
Massachusetts:

0.80%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$19,732
Massachusetts:

$14,686
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,606
State:

$7,667
Number of discharges: 114
This Hospital:

5.42%
State:

3.03%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$30,162
Massachusetts:

$20,722
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,840
State:

$11,062
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

1.00%
State:

1.66%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,534
State:

$10,334
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,361
Massachusetts:

$5,319
Number of discharges: 67
Here:

3.19%
Massachusetts:

1.20%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,896
State:

$10,915
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,753
State:

$5,557
Number of discharges: 83
Here:

3.95%
Massachusetts:

2.83%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,054
State:

$13,501
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,651
Massachusetts:

$5,542
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

0.86%
State:

0.97%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
Here:

0.301%
Massachusetts:

0.520%

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