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Address
16251 SYLVESTER ROAD SW
BURIEN, WA, 98166
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (206) 244-9970

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

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

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

$35,190
Washington:

$39,743
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,649
State:

$12,509
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.72%
State:

0.81%
Alcohol/Drug Abuse or Dependence without Rehabilitation Therapy without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$7,863
State:

$16,862
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,475
State:

$4,829
Number of discharges: 62
Here:

4.05%
State:

0.55%
Back and Neck Procedures Except Spinal Fusion without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$29,976
State:

$28,115
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,647
State:

$7,349
Number of discharges: 26
This Hospital:

1.70%
Washington:

1.40%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,919
Washington:

$19,185
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,618
State:

$6,018
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

1.57%
State:

1.51%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,277
State:

$28,223
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,261
Washington:

$9,007
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

1.05%
Washington:

0.97%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,802
State:

$13,725
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,026
State:

$4,102
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

1.37%
Washington:

1.45%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$23,320
State:

$19,246
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,674
State:

$6,076
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

1.57%
Washington:

1.91%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,198
State:

$17,037
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,682
State:

$4,013
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.78%
State:

1.57%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$19,392
Washington:

$21,239
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,519
State:

$6,897
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

1.24%
State:

1.39%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$22,263
State:

$26,545
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,887
State:

$8,452
Number of discharges: 49
This Hospital:

3.20%
Washington:

1.58%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,466
State:

$16,601
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,804
Washington:

$5,152
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

1.37%
State:

1.09%
Circulatory Disorders Except Acute Myocardial Infarction, with Card Cath without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$26,302
State:

$33,474
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,976
Washington:

$8,253
Number of discharges: 28
This Hospital:

1.83%
Washington:

1.16%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$29,174
State:

$31,299
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,797
Washington:

$9,120
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.72%
Washington:

0.64%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,785
Washington:

$19,342
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,805
Washington:

$5,262
Number of discharges: 30
This Hospital:

1.96%
State:

2.94%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$19,950
Washington:

$23,921
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,949
Washington:

$7,355
Number of discharges: 34
This Hospital:

2.22%
Washington:

2.16%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$56,214
Washington:

$40,443
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,438
Washington:

$12,983
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.85%
Washington:

0.63%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$24,476
Washington:

$22,674
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,908
State:

$7,340
Number of discharges: 29
This Hospital:

1.90%
Washington:

2.88%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$35,672
State:

$33,350
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,955
Washington:

$10,380
Number of discharges: 69
Here:

4.51%
State:

2.56%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,584
Washington:

$16,567
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,488
State:

$4,783
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

1.63%
Washington:

1.13%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$56,593
State:

$48,552
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,515
Washington:

$13,275
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

1.18%
Washington:

1.35%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$62,127
Washington:

$65,675
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$19,827
Washington:

$21,408
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.78%
State:

0.34%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$36,557
Washington:

$36,430
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,259
Washington:

$10,543
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.78%
State:

0.30%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$24,715
State:

$27,759
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,871
State:

$8,157
Number of discharges: 32
Here:

2.09%
State:

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

$51,602
State:

$41,719
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,853
Washington:

$13,528
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

0.98%
Washington:

1.08%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$19,150
Washington:

$22,533
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,489
State:

$5,833
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

0.98%
State:

1.11%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$25,422
Washington:

$24,041
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,304
State:

$8,362
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

0.98%
State:

0.98%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$19,743
State:

$17,974
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,257
State:

$5,488
Number of discharges: 42
This Hospital:

2.75%
State:

2.50%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$73,135
Washington:

$78,857
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$21,637
State:

$24,146
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.72%
State:

0.38%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$55,447
Washington:

$53,039
Average Total Payments
Here:

$14,135
State:

$15,499
Number of discharges: 89
Here:

5.82%
State:

8.63%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$124,851
State:

$125,961
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$34,955
State:

$41,484
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.85%
Washington:

0.60%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$22,235
Washington:

$23,633
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,842
Washington:

$8,548
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

1.24%
State:

0.82%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,912
Washington:

$17,265
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,636
Washington:

$5,005
Number of discharges: 23
This Hospital:

1.50%
Washington:

1.76%
Other Circulatory System Diagnoses with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$54,516
State:

$43,040
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,164
State:

$13,929
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

1.18%
Washington:

0.66%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Drug-Eluting Stent without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$65,041
Washington:

$67,630
Average Total Payments
Here:

$14,322
State:

$15,228
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

0.98%
Washington:

1.59%
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$36,717
State:

$37,797
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,950
State:

$11,809
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.72%
Washington:

0.48%
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,450
State:

$16,522
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,206
Washington:

$4,592
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.85%
State:

0.53%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$26,393
Washington:

$30,125
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,438
Washington:

$9,273
Number of discharges: 33
This Hospital:

2.16%
Washington:

2.14%
Pulmonary Embolism without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$20,071
State:

$24,751
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,785
State:

$7,605
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.85%
State:

0.60%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,249
State:

$18,056
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,449
State:

$5,663
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

1.37%
State:

1.00%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$25,540
State:

$23,090
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,053
State:

$7,310
Number of discharges: 57
Here:

3.73%
State:

2.21%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$26,599
State:

$36,802
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,758
State:

$11,881
Number of discharges: 32
This Hospital:

2.09%
State:

1.57%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$23,632
State:

$27,953
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,956
Washington:

$9,836
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

0.92%
Washington:

0.88%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$42,617
State:

$42,369
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,713
State:

$14,185
Number of discharges: 29
Here:

1.90%
State:

1.17%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support 96+ Hours
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$144,232
State:

$148,788
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$37,102
Washington:

$42,822
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

0.98%
State:

0.25%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$58,589
Washington:

$60,778
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$15,228
Washington:

$16,998
Number of discharges: 33
Here:

2.16%
Washington:

1.22%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis with Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$172,815
State:

$159,578
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$41,917
State:

$49,178
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.72%
Washington:

0.25%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$41,558
Washington:

$42,650
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,756
State:

$13,695
Number of discharges: 170
Here:

11.11%
Washington:

6.12%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$26,254
State:

$24,246
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,774
State:

$8,168
Number of discharges: 70
This Hospital:

4.58%
Washington:

1.94%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$21,560
Washington:

$21,638
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,761
State:

$7,154
Number of discharges: 45
Here:

2.94%
Washington:

2.75%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$33,750
Washington:

$32,426
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,875
Washington:

$10,267
Number of discharges: 29
Here:

1.90%
Washington:

1.85%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,465
State:

$15,579
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,736
State:

$5,032
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

1.57%
Washington:

0.98%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,609
Washington:

$18,489
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,801
State:

$5,200
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

1.05%
Washington:

1.45%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,906
Washington:

$19,711
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,896
Washington:

$5,141
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

1.37%
Washington:

0.95%

Provided Services

  • Nuclear Medicine Services
  • Acute Renal Dialysis Services
  • Alcohol And/Or Drug Services
  • Anatomical Laboratory Services
  • Anesthesia Services
  • Blood Bank Services
  • Burn Care Unit Services
  • Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Services
  • Certified Trauma Center Services
  • Chiropractice Services
  • Clinical Laboratory Services
  • Diagnostic Radiology Services
  • Dietary Services
  • Emergency Services
  • Home Health Services
  • Hospice Services
  • ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
  • ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
  • Inpatient Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
  • Inpatient Surgical Services
  • Long Term Care (Swing-Beds) Services
  • Neonatal Nursery Services
  • Obstetric Services
  • Occupational Therapy Services
  • Operating Room Services
  • Optometric Services
  • Organ Bank Services
  • Organ Transplant 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

Employment Full-Time Equivalent

Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 29.50
Registered Professional Nurses : 200.50
Other Salaried Personnel : 566.00
Dieticians : 2.25
Occupational Therapists : 3.50
Registered Pharmacists : 10.25
Respiratory Therapists : 11.00
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 1.50
Medical Social Workers : 9.00

Number Of Beds

Total: 279
Total Certified: 279
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 20
Rehabilitation Unit Beds: 8

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

0.384%
State:

0.623%
Blood infection from a catheter in a large vein
Here:

0.192%
Washington:

0.380%
Severe pressure sores (bed sores)
This Hospital:

0.192%
State:

0.298%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

43.600%
Washington:

37.691%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.090%
State:

0.091%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.034%
Washington:

0.016%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
Here:

1.300%
State:

2.223%

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
This Hospital:

7%
Washington:

4%
Usually
Here:

21%
Washington:

20%
Always
This Hospital:

72%
Washington:

76%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
Washington:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

18%
Washington:

17%
Always
Here:

75%
State:

79%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

14%
State:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

30%
State:

27%
Always
This Hospital:

56%
Washington:

64%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

9%
State:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

25%
State:

24%
Always
Here:

66%
State:

69%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

24%
State:

19%
Usually
Here:

21%
State:

20%
Always
This Hospital:

55%
State:

61%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

10%
Washington:

8%
Usually
Here:

22%
State:

20%
Always
Here:

68%
State:

72%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

14%
Washington:

13%
Usually
This Hospital:

33%
Washington:

34%
Always
This Hospital:

53%
State:

53%

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

Yes
Here:

83%
Washington:

85%
No
This Hospital:

17%
State:

15%

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

6 or lower
Here:

10%
State:

8%
7 or 8
Here:

24%
State:

23%
9 or 10
Here:

66%
State:

69%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

6%
State:

4%
Yes, probably
Here:

26%
State:

23%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

68%
Washington:

73%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.3%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
This Hospital:

97.0%
Washington:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

87.0%
State:

96.5%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
Washington:

98.8%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.7%
Percent of Patients Given PCI Within 90 Minutes Of Arrival
This Hospital:

70.0%
State:

91.6%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
This Hospital:

13
State:

11
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

96.9%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
This Hospital:

93.0%
Washington:

98.0%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
State:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

91.0%
Washington:

95.4%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

87.0%
Washington:

88.9%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
Washington:

99.2%

Pneumonia

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

97.0%
State:

96.5%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

99.0%
Washington:

96.8%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

97.0%
Washington:

98.4%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
This Hospital:

97.0%
State:

95.0%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

93.0%
State:

93.0%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
This Hospital:

96.0%
Washington:

96.2%

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:

97.4%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
Here:

99.0%
Washington:

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

97.0%
Washington:

98.3%
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%
State:

97.8%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
This Hospital:

100.0%
Washington:

98.4%
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%
Washington:

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

96.0%
Washington:

92.1%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
Here:

98.0%
Washington:

96.5%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

98.0%
State:

95.1%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

99.0%
State:

96.0%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

100.0%
Washington:

99.8%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

17.2%
State:

15.8%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

12.5%
State:

12.7%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

13.2%
State:

12.5%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

18.9%
Washington:

18.5%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

22.6%
Washington:

24.0%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

16.8%
State:

17.7%

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