GRIFFIN HOSPITAL - DERBY, CT

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Addresss:
130 DIVISION ST
DERBY, CT, 06418
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (203) 732-7500

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

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 3.01
Registered Professional Nurses : 167.01
Other Salaried Personnel : 475.40
Dieticians : 3.00
Physical Therapists : 6.52
Registered Pharmacists : 7.06
Respiratory Therapists : 9.80
Physicians : 9.48
Medical Social Workers : 1.03
Physician Assistants : 6.11
Residents (Physicians) : 30.48

Number Of Beds
Total: 160
Total Certified: 160
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 14

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
Home Health 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
Organ Bank 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

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
Here:

100.0%
Connecticut:

99.1%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
This Hospital:

100.0%
Connecticut:

98.8%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

100.0%
Connecticut:

95.9%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.0%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.9%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
This Hospital:

8
State:

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

54
Connecticut:

73
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
Here:

100.0%
State:

97.4%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
Connecticut:

97.1%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
Connecticut:

99.5%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

100.0%
Connecticut:

94.3%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

100.0%
State:

88.4%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.6%

Pneumonia

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

99.0%
State:

95.3%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

96.0%
State:

95.6%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
This Hospital:

95.0%
State:

95.5%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

91.6%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
This Hospital:

99.0%
State:

95.9%

Surgery

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

99.0%
State:

97.5%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
Here:

97.0%
State:

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

97.0%
Connecticut:

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

99.0%
Connecticut:

97.2%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
This Hospital:

99.0%
Connecticut:

97.9%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
Here:

100.0%
Connecticut:

99.8%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose urinary catheters were removed on the first or second day after surgery
Here:

99.0%
Connecticut:

92.3%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
Here:

100.0%
State:

94.6%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

96.0%
Connecticut:

95.4%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
Here:

93.0%
Connecticut:

94.5%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.4%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

15.0%
Connecticut:

14.0%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

9.9%
Connecticut:

11.0%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

10.4%
State:

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

21.4%
State:

19.9%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

27.8%
State:

25.0%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

17.5%
Connecticut:

19.0%

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

Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,170
State:

$27,386
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,955
State:

$9,347
Number of discharges: 33
Here:

2.16%
Connecticut:

0.69%
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$39,555
Connecticut:

$38,238
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,246
State:

$14,189
Number of discharges: 46
This Hospital:

3.00%
State:

1.09%
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,362
State:

$20,837
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,892
Connecticut:

$6,485
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.78%
Connecticut:

0.29%
Alcohol/Drug Abuse or Dependence without Rehabilitation Therapy without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$18,333
State:

$22,454
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,003
State:

$6,034
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.78%
Connecticut:

0.52%
Atherosclerosis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,143
State:

$13,696
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,490
Connecticut:

$4,619
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

1.50%
State:

0.46%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$25,304
State:

$20,093
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,601
Connecticut:

$6,843
Number of discharges: 28
This Hospital:

1.83%
State:

1.67%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$33,069
Connecticut:

$30,562
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,691
Connecticut:

$10,269
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

1.18%
State:

1.11%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,076
State:

$13,908
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,586
State:

$4,693
Number of discharges: 32
This Hospital:

2.09%
State:

1.50%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,246
Connecticut:

$17,391
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,558
Connecticut:

$6,829
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

1.37%
Connecticut:

2.20%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,621
Connecticut:

$13,775
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,271
State:

$4,433
Number of discharges: 51
This Hospital:

3.33%
Connecticut:

2.05%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$21,925
State:

$20,121
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,480
State:

$7,670
Number of discharges: 29
Here:

1.89%
Connecticut:

1.65%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$30,946
Connecticut:

$25,184
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,214
State:

$9,367
Number of discharges: 38
This Hospital:

2.48%
Connecticut:

2.02%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,957
Connecticut:

$15,964
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,938
Connecticut:

$5,852
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

1.37%
Connecticut:

1.04%
Degenerative Nervous System Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$21,583
Connecticut:

$24,671
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,152
State:

$7,990
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.72%
State:

0.41%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$18,203
State:

$17,901
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,661
State:

$6,035
Number of discharges: 49
This Hospital:

3.20%
State:

3.42%
Fractures of Hip and Pelvis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,332
Connecticut:

$18,180
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,173
Connecticut:

$5,643
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.72%
State:

0.31%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$22,026
Connecticut:

$23,273
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,751
State:

$8,238
Number of discharges: 42
Here:

2.74%
Connecticut:

2.28%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$34,799
Connecticut:

$43,378
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,278
State:

$14,645
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

1.11%
Connecticut:

0.83%
G.I. Obstruction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$26,117
Connecticut:

$22,058
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,383
State:

$7,886
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

1.05%
Connecticut:

0.75%
G.I. Obstruction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,756
State:

$15,343
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,999
Connecticut:

$5,328
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.72%
State:

0.65%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$26,284
State:

$23,261
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,899
Connecticut:

$8,225
Number of discharges: 75
This Hospital:

4.90%
Connecticut:

3.23%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$34,720
Connecticut:

$34,260
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,896
Connecticut:

$12,013
Number of discharges: 47
This Hospital:

3.07%
Connecticut:

2.85%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,142
Connecticut:

$16,051
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,215
State:

$5,485
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

1.63%
State:

1.22%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$44,239
State:

$40,189
Average Total Payments
Here:

$14,188
Connecticut:

$14,834
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

1.63%
Connecticut:

1.26%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$25,736
Connecticut:

$29,179
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,096
Connecticut:

$9,446
Number of discharges: 31
Here:

2.02%
Connecticut:

1.39%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$39,343
State:

$46,661
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,460
Connecticut:

$16,241
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.85%
Connecticut:

0.89%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,967
Connecticut:

$21,952
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,368
Connecticut:

$6,692
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.85%
State:

0.83%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,600
State:

$17,907
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,100
Connecticut:

$6,303
Number of discharges: 53
This Hospital:

3.46%
State:

3.14%
Major Gastrointestinal Disorders and Peritoneal Infections with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$25,336
State:

$29,465
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,078
State:

$10,693
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.85%
Connecticut:

0.49%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$45,653
Connecticut:

$39,932
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$16,053
Connecticut:

$16,970
Number of discharges: 38
Here:

2.48%
Connecticut:

5.53%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$63,784
Connecticut:

$55,818
Average Total Payments
Here:

$18,021
Connecticut:

$20,526
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.78%
Connecticut:

0.85%
Medical Back Problems without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,171
Connecticut:

$20,180
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,269
State:

$6,693
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

1.31%
Connecticut:

0.83%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$22,462
State:

$27,258
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,857
Connecticut:

$9,759
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

1.05%
Connecticut:

0.78%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,585
Connecticut:

$16,214
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,725
State:

$5,761
Number of discharges: 64
This Hospital:

4.18%
Connecticut:

2.20%
Other Digestive System Diagnoses with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$22,394
State:

$22,504
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,788
State:

$8,385
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.78%
State:

0.69%
Permanent Cardiac Pacemaker Implant with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$54,767
Connecticut:

$55,408
Average Total Payments
Here:

$19,448
State:

$20,625
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.72%
State:

0.45%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$31,578
Connecticut:

$28,498
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,977
Connecticut:

$10,512
Number of discharges: 39
This Hospital:

2.55%
State:

1.82%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,940
State:

$18,463
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,503
State:

$6,672
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

1.18%
State:

1.07%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,332
State:

$22,174
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,825
State:

$8,399
Number of discharges: 60
Here:

3.92%
Connecticut:

2.40%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$33,979
Connecticut:

$36,172
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,959
State:

$13,936
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

1.44%
Connecticut:

1.43%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$22,482
State:

$28,675
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,099
Connecticut:

$11,336
Number of discharges: 29
Here:

1.89%
Connecticut:

1.30%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$35,269
State:

$39,858
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$15,330
State:

$16,055
Number of discharges: 53
Here:

3.46%
State:

1.45%
Seizures without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,945
Connecticut:

$20,329
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,259
State:

$6,538
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.72%
Connecticut:

0.66%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$42,584
State:

$42,041
Average Total Payments
Here:

$14,684
State:

$15,726
Number of discharges: 87
This Hospital:

5.68%
State:

4.77%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$26,230
State:

$24,014
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,190
Connecticut:

$9,143
Number of discharges: 37
Here:

2.42%
Connecticut:

1.68%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$23,340
Connecticut:

$22,205
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,771
State:

$8,065
Number of discharges: 51
This Hospital:

3.33%
State:

2.98%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$37,830
Connecticut:

$31,282
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,247
Connecticut:

$11,583
Number of discharges: 35
Here:

2.29%
State:

2.13%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,875
Connecticut:

$16,163
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,541
State:

$5,689
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.72%
State:

1.07%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,807
State:

$17,349
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,490
Connecticut:

$5,919
Number of discharges: 64
Here:

4.18%
State:

2.87%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,796
Connecticut:

$18,401
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,635
Connecticut:

$5,864
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

1.63%
Connecticut:

1.26%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 28%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
State:

5%
Usually
This Hospital:

17%
State:

19%
Always
Here:

79%
Connecticut:

76%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

3%
State:

5%
Usually
Here:

17%
State:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

80%
State:

78%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

8%
Connecticut:

11%
Usually
This Hospital:

25%
Connecticut:

28%
Always
Here:

67%
State:

61%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

6%
State:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

23%
State:

25%
Always
Here:

71%
State:

69%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

19%
State:

21%
Usually
Here:

20%
State:

20%
Always
Here:

61%
State:

59%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

6%
State:

8%
Usually
This Hospital:

17%
State:

21%
Always
Here:

77%
State:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

9%
Connecticut:

16%
Usually
Here:

34%
State:

34%
Always
Here:

57%
State:

50%

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

Yes
Here:

87%
State:

82%
No
This Hospital:

13%
Connecticut:

18%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

6%
State:

9%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

20%
State:

25%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

74%
Connecticut:

66%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

3%
State:

5%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

20%
Connecticut:

24%
Yes, definitely
Here:

77%
State:

71%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Objects Accidentally Left in the Body After Surgery
This Hospital:

0.163%
Connecticut:

0.100%
Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

0.163%
State:

0.552%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
This Hospital:

0.327%
Connecticut:

0.559%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

27.800%
State:

31.695%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
This Hospital:

17.900%
State:

12.604%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.032%
Connecticut:

0.092%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.002%
Connecticut:

0.021%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
This Hospital:

4.200%
Connecticut:

5.008%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
This Hospital:

2.400%
Connecticut:

2.037%

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