UNITED MEDICAL CENTER - WASHINGTON, DC

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Addresss:
1310 SOUTHERN AVENUE SE
WASHINGTON, DC, 20032
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (202) 574-6611

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Proprietary
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Rehabilitation Units

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 24.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 24.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 844.00
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 3.00
Occupational Therapists : 9.10
Physical Therapists : 9.40
Registered Pharmacists : 7.60
Respiratory Therapists : 26.00
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 2.00
Physicians : 14.50
Medical Social Workers : 4.60
Physician Assistants : 5.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 450
Total Certified: 450
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 20
Rehabilitation Unit Beds: 16

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Dental Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency 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

Process of Care

Heart Attack

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

50
State:

15
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
This Hospital:

100.0%
District of Columbia:

98.3%

Heart Failure

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

90.0%
District of Columbia:

97.1%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

85.0%
State:

91.6%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

53.0%
District of Columbia:

84.2%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.5%

Pneumonia

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

77.0%
State:

87.1%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

78.0%
State:

90.1%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

99.0%
District of Columbia:

98.6%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
This Hospital:

99.0%
District of Columbia:

97.0%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

62.0%
State:

80.8%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

44.0%
State:

77.3%

Surgery

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

87.0%
District of Columbia:

96.4%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
Here:

82.0%
District of Columbia:

95.4%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
This Hospital:

95.0%
District of Columbia:

97.7%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
This Hospital:

85.0%
District of Columbia:

96.1%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
Here:

91.0%
State:

97.0%
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%
State:

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

74.0%
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:

53.0%
District of Columbia:

92.3%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

72.0%
District of Columbia:

91.8%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

75.0%
District of Columbia:

93.7%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

96.0%
District of Columbia:

98.5%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

9.7%
District of Columbia:

9.7%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

13.2%
District of Columbia:

11.8%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

24.2%
District of Columbia:

26.1%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

19.7%
State:

19.0%

Use of Medical Imaging

Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
Here:

3.600%
State:

6.419%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.071%
State:

0.112%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.029%
State:

0.045%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
Here:

4.100%
State:

3.208%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Severe pressure sores (bed sores)
Here:

0.355%
State:

0.204%

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

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

$28,375
State:

$24,276
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,639
State:

$7,618
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

1.42%
State:

0.99%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,184
District of Columbia:

$15,037
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,519
State:

$4,835
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

1.68%
State:

1.21%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$26,153
District of Columbia:

$20,432
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,504
State:

$7,158
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

2.84%
District of Columbia:

1.81%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$19,054
District of Columbia:

$16,270
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,353
District of Columbia:

$5,309
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

2.32%
State:

1.83%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$28,815
State:

$25,480
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,427
State:

$8,881
Number of discharges: 32
This Hospital:

4.13%
District of Columbia:

1.60%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$35,804
District of Columbia:

$31,823
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,383
State:

$10,629
Number of discharges: 38
Here:

4.90%
State:

1.32%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,631
District of Columbia:

$19,111
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,637
District of Columbia:

$6,580
Number of discharges: 26
Here:

3.35%
District of Columbia:

1.46%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$22,615
State:

$21,544
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,575
State:

$7,576
Number of discharges: 26
This Hospital:

3.35%
State:

0.96%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$36,489
State:

$29,895
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,492
State:

$10,846
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

1.68%
State:

0.87%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$20,694
State:

$19,552
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,678
District of Columbia:

$6,641
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

2.84%
State:

2.98%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$24,985
District of Columbia:

$27,979
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,949
District of Columbia:

$8,900
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

2.45%
District of Columbia:

1.74%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$28,510
State:

$25,439
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,113
State:

$9,102
Number of discharges: 48
Here:

6.19%
State:

3.82%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$30,356
State:

$38,984
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,023
State:

$13,625
Number of discharges: 51
Here:

6.58%
State:

2.59%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$20,572
District of Columbia:

$17,665
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,424
District of Columbia:

$6,032
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

2.97%
State:

1.83%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$31,247
District of Columbia:

$36,913
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,850
District of Columbia:

$10,567
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.55%
District of Columbia:

1.90%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$22,141
District of Columbia:

$21,712
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,194
State:

$6,901
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

3.10%
State:

2.93%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$23,418
District of Columbia:

$19,201
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,474
State:

$6,460
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.55%
State:

2.52%
Other Circulatory System Diagnoses with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$35,430
District of Columbia:

$54,924
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,363
District of Columbia:

$17,257
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

1.94%
District of Columbia:

1.45%
Other Vascular Procedures with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$40,257
District of Columbia:

$79,056
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$23,591
State:

$28,106
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

1.94%
State:

1.30%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$34,001
State:

$37,492
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,984
District of Columbia:

$12,399
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

2.71%
District of Columbia:

0.67%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$20,485
State:

$20,334
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,298
State:

$7,460
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

2.06%
State:

2.19%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$30,013
State:

$25,402
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,108
District of Columbia:

$9,053
Number of discharges: 37
This Hospital:

4.77%
District of Columbia:

2.91%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$27,293
State:

$40,825
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,191
State:

$15,541
Number of discharges: 34
Here:

4.39%
State:

2.10%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$38,502
District of Columbia:

$33,836
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,590
State:

$11,277
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

1.68%
State:

0.34%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support 96+ Hours
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$95,176
State:

$159,064
Average Total Payments
Here:

$34,423
State:

$49,004
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

2.32%
District of Columbia:

0.64%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$54,369
State:

$69,937
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$17,593
District of Columbia:

$20,888
Number of discharges: 34
Here:

4.39%
District of Columbia:

0.92%
Seizures without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$21,676
State:

$26,781
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,031
District of Columbia:

$7,792
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

3.10%
District of Columbia:

0.84%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis with Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$89,911
State:

$152,433
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$37,338
State:

$52,222
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

2.32%
District of Columbia:

0.45%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$57,351
District of Columbia:

$54,713
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$15,403
State:

$17,738
Number of discharges: 32
This Hospital:

4.13%
State:

2.45%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$40,003
State:

$31,627
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,138
District of Columbia:

$10,213
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

1.81%
State:

0.90%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$33,720
District of Columbia:

$28,864
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,940
State:

$9,037
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

3.10%
District of Columbia:

1.94%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$42,423
District of Columbia:

$41,583
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,712
District of Columbia:

$13,415
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

1.94%
District of Columbia:

1.10%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$18,845
District of Columbia:

$17,252
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,617
District of Columbia:

$6,030
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

1.68%
State:

0.81%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$21,377
District of Columbia:

$18,488
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,677
State:

$6,557
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

2.84%
District of Columbia:

1.80%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 12%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

20%
State:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

20%
State:

21%
Always
Here:

60%
State:

69%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

13%
District of Columbia:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

19%
District of Columbia:

18%
Always
Here:

68%
State:

76%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

32%
District of Columbia:

21%
Usually
Here:

22%
District of Columbia:

28%
Always
This Hospital:

46%
District of Columbia:

51%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

19%
State:

12%
Usually
This Hospital:

20%
District of Columbia:

24%
Always
Here:

61%
State:

64%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

37%
District of Columbia:

26%
Usually
Here:

15%
State:

18%
Always
Here:

48%
District of Columbia:

56%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

26%
District of Columbia:

17%
Usually
This Hospital:

22%
State:

23%
Always
Here:

52%
District of Columbia:

60%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

21%
District of Columbia:

15%
Usually
This Hospital:

26%
State:

30%
Always
Here:

53%
State:

55%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

62%
State:

77%
No
Here:

38%
District of Columbia:

23%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

29%
State:

13%
7 or 8
Here:

32%
State:

29%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

39%
State:

58%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

25%
State:

9%
Yes, probably
Here:

37%
District of Columbia:

28%
Yes, definitely
Here:

38%
District of Columbia:

63%

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