FORT WASHINGTON HOSPITAL - FORT WASHINGTON, MD

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Addresss:
11711 LIVINGSTON ROAD
FORT WASHINGTON, MD, 20744
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (301) 292-7000

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

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Registered Professional Nurses : 58.40
Other Salaried Personnel : 69.25
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 2.00
Dieticians : 0.50
Registered Pharmacists : 3.75
Respiratory Therapists : 2.25
Physicians : 0.25
Medical Social Workers : 1.00
Residents (Physicians) : 2.25

Number Of Beds
Total: 37
Total Certified: 37

Provided Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Home Health Services
Inpatient Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Operating Room Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pharmacy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services

Process of Care

Heart Failure

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

98.0%
State:

99.0%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

93.0%
State:

96.4%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

98.0%
State:

90.9%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
Maryland:

98.9%

Pneumonia

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

86.0%
State:

95.4%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
Here:

93.0%
Maryland:

94.7%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
State:

98.5%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
This Hospital:

67.0%
State:

95.6%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

88.0%
State:

93.2%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

91.0%
Maryland:

96.0%

Surgery

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

98.0%
Maryland:

97.3%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
Here:

90.0%
Maryland:

96.6%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
This Hospital:

97.0%
Maryland:

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

96.0%
Maryland:

96.3%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
Here:

96.0%
State:

97.2%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
Here:

99.0%
State:

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

88.0%
Maryland:

93.8%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
This Hospital:

94.0%
State:

95.1%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
This Hospital:

98.0%
Maryland:

99.4%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

8.6%
State:

10.7%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

11.0%
Maryland:

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

26.5%
Maryland:

25.9%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

20.3%
Maryland:

20.1%

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

Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$6,611
Maryland:

$8,118
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,215
State:

$7,451
Number of discharges: 30
This Hospital:

4.83%
Maryland:

1.96%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$6,786
Maryland:

$5,639
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,379
Maryland:

$5,353
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

2.74%
State:

2.27%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,940
State:

$9,296
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,346
State:

$8,495
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

2.42%
Maryland:

2.25%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,176
Maryland:

$11,975
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,385
State:

$11,190
Number of discharges: 28
This Hospital:

4.51%
Maryland:

1.75%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$6,757
State:

$7,166
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,351
Maryland:

$6,480
Number of discharges: 30
Here:

4.83%
Maryland:

1.53%
Cranial and Peripheral Nerve Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$5,696
Maryland:

$8,360
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,354
Maryland:

$7,881
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

2.42%
Maryland:

0.43%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$5,721
Maryland:

$8,011
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,381
State:

$7,556
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

2.74%
State:

0.80%
Dysequilibrium
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$6,170
State:

$5,981
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,887
Maryland:

$5,642
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

2.09%
Maryland:

0.61%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$6,605
State:

$7,199
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,209
Maryland:

$6,697
Number of discharges: 51
Here:

8.21%
State:

3.15%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,264
Maryland:

$9,748
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,768
Maryland:

$9,186
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

2.74%
Maryland:

1.75%
G.I. Hemorrhage without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$5,169
State:

$6,722
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,859
Maryland:

$6,345
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.93%
Maryland:

0.78%
G.I. Obstruction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$5,008
Maryland:

$8,564
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,707
State:

$8,079
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

1.77%
Maryland:

0.69%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,085
State:

$9,592
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,599
State:

$8,904
Number of discharges: 47
Here:

7.57%
State:

3.32%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,891
State:

$14,074
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,118
State:

$13,124
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

2.74%
State:

2.55%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$5,135
State:

$6,755
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,827
Maryland:

$6,193
Number of discharges: 39
Here:

6.28%
Maryland:

1.28%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$6,658
Maryland:

$7,524
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,306
Maryland:

$6,969
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

3.86%
State:

3.07%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$28,495
State:

$21,231
Average Total Payments
Here:

$26,785
State:

$20,049
Number of discharges: 34
This Hospital:

5.48%
Maryland:

5.11%
Medical Back Problems without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$7,111
Maryland:

$7,838
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,793
Maryland:

$7,407
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

2.09%
State:

1.05%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,853
State:

$11,250
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,022
Maryland:

$10,597
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

1.77%
State:

0.89%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$6,516
Maryland:

$7,190
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,162
Maryland:

$6,656
Number of discharges: 30
This Hospital:

4.83%
Maryland:

2.22%
Other Digestive System Diagnoses with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$6,649
State:

$9,481
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,343
Maryland:

$8,943
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

2.09%
Maryland:

0.66%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$5,419
State:

$7,826
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,094
Maryland:

$7,280
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

2.58%
State:

1.34%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,844
Maryland:

$23,044
Average Total Payments
Here:

$18,654
State:

$21,694
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

1.77%
Maryland:

0.80%
Seizures without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$5,972
State:

$7,873
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,614
State:

$7,427
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

2.09%
Maryland:

0.85%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,591
State:

$18,810
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,896
Maryland:

$17,647
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

2.58%
State:

4.40%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$8,734
Maryland:

$9,727
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,210
Maryland:

$9,167
Number of discharges: 34
Here:

5.48%
Maryland:

2.93%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$5,596
State:

$6,640
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,260
Maryland:

$6,055
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

1.77%
Maryland:

0.89%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$6,394
State:

$6,616
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,010
State:

$6,242
Number of discharges: 36
This Hospital:

5.80%
State:

2.52%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: Between 100 and 299
Survey Response Rate: 30%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

10%
Maryland:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

18%
State:

19%
Always
Here:

72%
State:

74%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
Maryland:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

13%
State:

16%
Always
Here:

80%
Maryland:

78%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

16%
Maryland:

14%
Usually
This Hospital:

28%
Maryland:

28%
Always
This Hospital:

56%
Maryland:

58%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

10%
State:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

21%
Maryland:

24%
Always
Here:

69%
Maryland:

67%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

33%
Maryland:

24%
Usually
Here:

16%
State:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

51%
Maryland:

57%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

16%
State:

13%
Usually
Here:

18%
State:

22%
Always
Here:

66%
Maryland:

65%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

19%
State:

14%
Usually
Here:

23%
Maryland:

31%
Always
This Hospital:

58%
Maryland:

55%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

80%
Maryland:

82%
No
Here:

20%
Maryland:

18%

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

6 or lower
Here:

12%
State:

10%
7 or 8
Here:

27%
State:

26%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

61%
Maryland:

64%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

8%
Maryland:

6%
Yes, probably
Here:

26%
State:

27%
Yes, definitely
Here:

66%
State:

67%

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