GARRETT COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL - OAKLAND, MD

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Addresss:
251 N FOURTH ST
OAKLAND, MD, 21550
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (301) 533-4173

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

Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Registered Professional Nurses : 64.75
Other Salaried Personnel : 237.75
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 2.25
Dieticians : 1.25
Physical Therapists : 3.75
Registered Pharmacists : 3.25
Respiratory Therapists : 1.24
Physicians : 3.25
Medical Social Workers : 1.75

Number Of Beds
Total: 76
Total Certified: 76

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Dental Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Hospice Services
ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
Inpatient Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
Inpatient Surgical 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

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 34%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

4%
Maryland:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

19%
Maryland:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

77%
Maryland:

74%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

1%
Maryland:

6%
Usually
Here:

14%
State:

16%
Always
Here:

85%
State:

78%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
State:

14%
Usually
This Hospital:

26%
State:

28%
Always
This Hospital:

69%
Maryland:

58%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

6%
Maryland:

9%
Usually
Here:

24%
Maryland:

24%
Always
Here:

70%
Maryland:

67%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

21%
State:

24%
Usually
Here:

21%
State:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

58%
State:

57%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

8%
State:

13%
Usually
Here:

16%
State:

22%
Always
Here:

76%
State:

65%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

17%
State:

14%
Usually
Here:

37%
State:

31%
Always
This Hospital:

46%
State:

55%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

85%
Maryland:

82%
No
This Hospital:

15%
State:

18%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

6%
State:

10%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

25%
State:

26%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

69%
Maryland:

64%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

4%
State:

6%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

24%
State:

27%
Yes, definitely
Here:

72%
State:

67%

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

Atherosclerosis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$4,622
Maryland:

$5,832
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,344
State:

$5,522
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

2.77%
State:

0.48%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$5,342
State:

$7,643
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,022
State:

$7,204
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

1.85%
Maryland:

1.45%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$4,343
Maryland:

$5,519
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,131
State:

$5,147
Number of discharges: 23
This Hospital:

3.54%
Maryland:

1.59%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$6,243
Maryland:

$8,118
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,868
State:

$7,451
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

1.69%
State:

1.96%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$4,517
State:

$5,639
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,246
State:

$5,353
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

1.85%
State:

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

$8,558
Maryland:

$9,296
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,082
State:

$8,495
Number of discharges: 32
Here:

4.92%
State:

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

$9,495
State:

$11,975
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,925
State:

$11,190
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

3.54%
Maryland:

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

$6,894
Maryland:

$7,166
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,481
State:

$6,480
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

2.77%
Maryland:

1.53%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$7,032
State:

$8,011
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,610
State:

$7,556
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.85%
State:

0.80%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$6,578
Maryland:

$7,199
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,184
State:

$6,697
Number of discharges: 39
This Hospital:

6.00%
State:

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

$9,406
Maryland:

$9,748
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,920
State:

$9,186
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

2.15%
Maryland:

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

$7,554
State:

$6,722
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,101
Maryland:

$6,345
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

2.15%
State:

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

$5,274
State:

$8,564
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,958
Maryland:

$8,079
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.85%
Maryland:

0.69%
G.I. Obstruction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$4,278
Maryland:

$6,247
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,021
State:

$5,916
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

2.77%
Maryland:

0.41%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,091
State:

$9,592
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,546
State:

$8,904
Number of discharges: 32
Here:

4.92%
State:

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

$14,741
State:

$14,074
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,856
State:

$13,124
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

2.15%
Maryland:

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

$5,557
Maryland:

$6,755
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,223
State:

$6,193
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

2.31%
State:

1.28%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,610
Maryland:

$14,931
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,734
State:

$14,041
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

2.15%
Maryland:

0.27%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$7,836
Maryland:

$10,720
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,396
State:

$10,102
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

3.38%
Maryland:

1.61%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$6,741
State:

$7,524
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,337
State:

$6,969
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

3.69%
Maryland:

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

$19,875
Maryland:

$21,231
Average Total Payments
Here:

$18,697
Maryland:

$20,049
Number of discharges: 78
This Hospital:

12.00%
State:

5.11%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$23,425
State:

$25,612
Average Total Payments
Here:

$22,020
State:

$24,137
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

2.00%
State:

0.68%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$6,040
State:

$7,190
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,677
State:

$6,656
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

2.31%
State:

2.22%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,454
State:

$9,262
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,886
Maryland:

$8,724
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

2.92%
State:

2.14%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,754
Maryland:

$18,810
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,955
Maryland:

$17,647
Number of discharges: 41
This Hospital:

6.31%
State:

4.40%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$7,450
Maryland:

$10,565
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,003
Maryland:

$9,947
Number of discharges: 33
This Hospital:

5.08%
Maryland:

1.83%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$7,464
Maryland:

$9,727
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,016
Maryland:

$9,167
Number of discharges: 35
This Hospital:

5.38%
State:

2.93%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,110
State:

$14,392
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,443
State:

$13,544
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

2.15%
Maryland:

1.05%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$7,145
Maryland:

$6,640
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,716
State:

$6,055
Number of discharges: 23
This Hospital:

3.54%
State:

0.89%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

88.0%
State:

98.9%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
State:

98.7%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
This Hospital:

50.0%
State:

97.0%

Heart Failure

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

99.0%
State:

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

74.0%
Maryland:

96.4%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

64.0%
Maryland:

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
Here:

97.0%
Maryland:

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

98.0%
Maryland:

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

100.0%
Maryland:

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

98.0%
Maryland:

95.6%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
Here:

100.0%
Maryland:

93.2%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

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:

99.0%
State:

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

86.0%
Maryland:

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

98.0%
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:

91.0%
State:

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

91.0%
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:

100.0%
Maryland:

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

77.0%
State:

93.8%
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:

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

99.0%
State:

99.4%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

15.4%
State:

15.1%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

14.0%
Maryland:

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

13.5%
Maryland:

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

24.1%
Maryland:

25.9%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

16.7%
State:

20.1%

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