NORTH TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER - GAINESVILLE, TX

Submitted by:Douglas Lewis, Medical Director Emergency Department
Gainesville Memorial Hospital is closed. New facility operating under the name of NORTH TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER located at 1900 Hospital Boulevard in Gainesville is the new facility. phone no. above.

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Addresss:
1900 HOSPITAL BLVD
GAINESVILLE, TX, 76240
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (940) 612-8600

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Government - Hospital District or Authority
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Swing Bed Hospitals

Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 34.60
Registered Professional Nurses : 73.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 140.70
Dieticians : 1.50
Registered Pharmacists : 3.00
Respiratory Therapists : 8.00
Medical Social Workers : 1.50
Medical Laboratory Technologists : 6.50
Nuclear Medicine Technicians : 11.00
Diagnostic Radiology Technicians : 10.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 60
Total Certified: 60

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
CT Scanner Services
Certified Trauma Center Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Dedicated Emergency Department Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Home Health Services
ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
ICU - Surgical Services
Inpatient Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Long Term Care (Swing-Beds) Services
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Mri) Services
Neonatal Nursery Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Opthalmic Surgery Services
Orthopedic Surgery Services
Outpatient Rehabilitation Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services

Use of Medical Imaging

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

48.100%
Texas:

37.857%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
This Hospital:

8.000%
State:

8.275%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.261%
State:

0.250%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Infection from a Urinary Catheter
Here:

1.263%
Texas:

0.531%
Signs of Uncontrolled Blood Sugar
This Hospital:

0.632%
Texas:

0.218%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

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

8
Texas:

8
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
This Hospital:

93.0%
State:

95.6%

Heart Failure

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

94.0%
Texas:

98.7%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

100.0%
State:

96.8%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

96.0%
State:

93.1%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
Texas:

99.5%

Pneumonia

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

97.0%
State:

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

96.0%
Texas:

97.4%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
Texas:

98.9%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
This Hospital:

87.0%
Texas:

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

79.0%
State:

94.7%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

95.0%
State:

96.2%

Surgery

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

91.0%
Texas:

98.4%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
This Hospital:

92.0%
State:

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

98.0%
Texas:

98.4%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
Here:

87.0%
Texas:

96.7%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
Here:

87.0%
State:

97.6%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
Here:

100.0%
Texas:

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

88.0%
State:

95.1%
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:

96.7%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

100.0%
Texas:

99.7%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

15.3%
Texas:

15.6%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

11.8%
State:

11.2%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

13.2%
State:

11.8%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

24.4%
Texas:

24.2%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

19.3%
State:

18.0%

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:

5%
State:

5%
Usually
Here:

22%
State:

17%
Always
Here:

73%
State:

78%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

4%
Texas:

4%
Usually
Here:

20%
Texas:

13%
Always
Here:

76%
State:

83%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

8%
Texas:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

25%
Texas:

23%
Always
Here:

67%
State:

67%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
Texas:

7%
Usually
Here:

21%
Texas:

21%
Always
This Hospital:

75%
State:

72%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

23%
Texas:

19%
Usually
This Hospital:

24%
State:

17%
Always
Here:

53%
State:

64%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

8%
Texas:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

19%
Texas:

18%
Always
Here:

73%
Texas:

73%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

14%
Texas:

8%
Usually
This Hospital:

25%
State:

25%
Always
Here:

61%
State:

67%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

81%
Texas:

83%
No
This Hospital:

19%
Texas:

17%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

12%
Texas:

8%
7 or 8
Here:

29%
Texas:

21%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

59%
Texas:

71%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

7%
Texas:

5%
Yes, probably
Here:

34%
Texas:

23%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

59%
Texas:

72%

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

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,946
State:

$35,718
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,161
Texas:

$7,640
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

7.29%
State:

2.27%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,676
State:

$22,469
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,929
Texas:

$4,747
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

6.48%
State:

1.59%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,175
Texas:

$24,361
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,153
State:

$4,830
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

7.29%
Texas:

3.07%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,039
State:

$29,852
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,749
State:

$6,718
Number of discharges: 26
This Hospital:

10.53%
State:

3.09%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$21,189
State:

$46,288
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,058
State:

$9,846
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

7.69%
State:

2.71%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$21,727
State:

$36,171
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,377
Texas:

$7,674
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

4.86%
Texas:

1.60%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,870
Texas:

$22,532
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,139
State:

$5,086
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

8.50%
State:

3.62%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$68,413
Texas:

$60,653
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,231
State:

$13,908
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

10.12%
State:

6.27%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,653
State:

$20,255
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,938
Texas:

$4,589
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

4.45%
State:

2.39%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,821
Texas:

$29,456
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,807
Texas:

$6,717
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

8.91%
Texas:

2.33%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$21,924
Texas:

$55,259
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,994
Texas:

$12,623
Number of discharges: 32
Here:

12.96%
Texas:

4.83%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$21,873
Texas:

$30,598
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,526
Texas:

$6,580
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

6.07%
State:

2.99%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,624
Texas:

$21,702
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,911
State:

$4,627
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

4.86%
Texas:

1.33%

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