CHESTER RIVER HOSPITAL CENTER - CHESTERTOWN, MD

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Addresss:
100 BROWN ST
CHESTERTOWN, MD, 21620
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (410) 778-7668

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

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Registered Professional Nurses : 6.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 24.00
Dieticians : 1.00
Registered Pharmacists : 1.00
Respiratory Therapists : 0.25
Physicians : 1.00
Medical Social Workers : 0.25

Number Of Beds
Total: 64
Total Certified: 64

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Obstetric Services
Operating Room Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Psychiatric Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 30%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

6%
State:

7%
Usually
Here:

17%
Maryland:

19%
Always
Here:

77%
Maryland:

74%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

3%
Maryland:

6%
Usually
Here:

16%
Maryland:

16%
Always
Here:

81%
State:

78%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

10%
Maryland:

14%
Usually
Here:

26%
Maryland:

28%
Always
Here:

64%
Maryland:

58%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
State:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

21%
State:

24%
Always
This Hospital:

72%
State:

67%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

18%
Maryland:

24%
Usually
Here:

20%
State:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

62%
Maryland:

57%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

13%
State:

13%
Usually
Here:

21%
Maryland:

22%
Always
Here:

66%
Maryland:

65%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

12%
Maryland:

14%
Usually
This Hospital:

34%
Maryland:

31%
Always
Here:

54%
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%
Maryland:

18%

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

6 or lower
Here:

8%
Maryland:

10%
7 or 8
Here:

28%
State:

26%
9 or 10
Here:

64%
State:

64%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

6%
Maryland:

6%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

30%
Maryland:

27%
Yes, definitely
Here:

64%
Maryland:

67%

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

Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$5,615
State:

$6,984
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,278
State:

$6,613
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

1.11%
State:

0.45%
Bronchitis and Asthma with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,310
Maryland:

$8,569
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,752
State:

$8,089
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

1.82%
Maryland:

0.49%
Bronchitis and Asthma without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$6,835
State:

$6,021
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,425
State:

$5,691
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

1.61%
State:

0.27%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,576
State:

$7,643
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,062
State:

$7,204
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

1.92%
State:

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

$4,794
State:

$5,519
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,507
Maryland:

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

2.32%
State:

1.59%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$7,903
State:

$8,118
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,429
State:

$7,451
Number of discharges: 32
This Hospital:

3.23%
Maryland:

1.96%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$4,774
State:

$5,639
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,487
State:

$5,353
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

2.12%
Maryland:

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

$9,428
Maryland:

$9,296
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,862
State:

$8,495
Number of discharges: 39
This Hospital:

3.94%
Maryland:

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

$14,768
State:

$11,975
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,882
State:

$11,190
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

2.22%
State:

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

$7,669
Maryland:

$7,166
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,209
Maryland:

$6,480
Number of discharges: 33
Here:

3.33%
Maryland:

1.53%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$6,662
Maryland:

$7,199
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,262
Maryland:

$6,697
Number of discharges: 70
Here:

7.06%
State:

3.15%
Fractures of Hip and Pelvis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$7,944
Maryland:

$6,638
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,467
State:

$6,245
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

1.11%
Maryland:

0.33%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,626
State:

$9,748
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,049
Maryland:

$9,186
Number of discharges: 23
This Hospital:

2.32%
Maryland:

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

$5,752
Maryland:

$6,722
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,407
Maryland:

$6,345
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.21%
State:

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

$9,863
Maryland:

$8,564
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,396
Maryland:

$8,079
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

1.51%
State:

0.69%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,827
Maryland:

$9,592
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,237
Maryland:

$8,904
Number of discharges: 71
This Hospital:

7.16%
Maryland:

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

$12,184
State:

$14,074
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,453
State:

$13,124
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

1.31%
Maryland:

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

$6,195
Maryland:

$6,755
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,823
State:

$6,193
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

1.72%
Maryland:

1.28%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$7,543
State:

$10,720
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,090
State:

$10,102
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

1.51%
Maryland:

1.61%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,469
Maryland:

$8,179
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,961
State:

$7,720
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

1.21%
State:

0.85%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,073
State:

$11,307
Average Total Payments
Here:

$16,048
Maryland:

$10,641
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

1.41%
State:

0.82%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,562
State:

$7,524
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,048
Maryland:

$6,969
Number of discharges: 56
Here:

5.65%
State:

3.07%
Major Gastrointestinal Disorders and Peritoneal Infections with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,620
Maryland:

$11,342
Average Total Payments
Here:

$16,563
Maryland:

$10,734
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.21%
Maryland:

0.47%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$25,498
Maryland:

$21,231
Average Total Payments
Here:

$23,995
Maryland:

$20,049
Number of discharges: 42
This Hospital:

4.24%
State:

5.11%
Medical Back Problems without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,234
State:

$7,838
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,740
Maryland:

$7,407
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

2.32%
State:

1.05%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$8,971
Maryland:

$7,190
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,461
State:

$6,656
Number of discharges: 41
Here:

4.14%
State:

2.22%
Other Circulatory System Diagnoses with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,171
State:

$10,013
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,561
State:

$9,444
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

1.21%
Maryland:

0.37%
Peripheral Vascular Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,046
State:

$9,500
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,503
State:

$8,949
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

1.11%
Maryland:

0.62%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$24,327
State:

$15,347
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$22,868
Maryland:

$14,189
Number of discharges: 42
Here:

4.24%
State:

1.37%
Pulmonary Embolism without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,267
State:

$10,230
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,411
State:

$9,658
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

1.21%
State:

0.61%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,479
Maryland:

$7,826
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,911
State:

$7,280
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

1.41%
State:

1.34%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,155
State:

$9,262
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,425
State:

$8,724
Number of discharges: 32
This Hospital:

3.23%
State:

2.14%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,464
State:

$13,525
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,716
State:

$12,111
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

1.31%
Maryland:

0.70%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,013
Maryland:

$18,810
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$15,992
State:

$17,647
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

2.42%
Maryland:

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

$16,720
Maryland:

$10,565
Average Total Payments
Here:

$15,717
State:

$9,947
Number of discharges: 27
Here:

2.72%
Maryland:

1.83%
Signs and Symptoms without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,757
State:

$7,277
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,172
Maryland:

$6,865
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

2.02%
State:

0.98%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,441
Maryland:

$9,727
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,773
Maryland:

$9,167
Number of discharges: 60
This Hospital:

6.05%
Maryland:

2.93%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$6,789
State:

$6,616
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,381
State:

$6,242
Number of discharges: 28
Here:

2.83%
State:

2.52%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$5,781
Maryland:

$6,892
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,434
State:

$6,493
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

1.51%
Maryland:

1.43%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

100.0%
Maryland:

98.9%

Heart Failure

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

98.0%
State:

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

80.0%
State:

96.4%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

76.0%
State:

90.9%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

94.0%
State:

98.9%

Pneumonia

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

100.0%
Maryland:

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

98.0%
State:

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

90.0%
State:

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

82.0%
Maryland:

95.6%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

83.0%
State:

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

96.0%
Maryland:

96.0%

Surgery

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

94.0%
Maryland:

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

98.0%
Maryland:

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

99.0%
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:

88.0%
State:

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

88.0%
Maryland:

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%
State:

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

82.0%
Maryland:

93.8%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
This Hospital:

89.0%
State:

95.1%
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
Here:

14.8%
State:

15.1%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

10.2%
State:

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

11.2%
Maryland:

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

19.7%
Maryland:

20.7%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

26.9%
State:

25.9%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

17.9%
State:

20.1%

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