KNOX COMMUNITY HOSPITAL - MOUNT VERNON, OH

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Addresss:
1330 COSHOCTON ROAD
MOUNT VERNON, OH, 43050
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (740) 393-9000

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 : 12.50
Registered Professional Nurses : 96.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 312.75
Dieticians : 2.00
Occupational Therapists : 1.00
Physical Therapists : 6.00
Registered Pharmacists : 4.00
Respiratory Therapists : 12.00
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 1.00
Medical Social Workers : 1.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 166
Total Certified: 166
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 15

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 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
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

0.315%
Ohio:

0.740%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
This Hospital:

1.573%
State:

0.391%

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

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

$14,980
State:

$27,522
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,702
Ohio:

$7,485
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

2.46%
State:

0.53%
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$25,683
State:

$39,579
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,855
Ohio:

$11,622
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

1.99%
State:

0.87%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,337
Ohio:

$17,343
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,141
Ohio:

$5,360
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

2.34%
State:

1.61%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,615
State:

$12,756
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,548
State:

$3,704
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

2.93%
Ohio:

1.70%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,063
Ohio:

$14,248
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,148
State:

$5,264
Number of discharges: 30
Here:

3.52%
Ohio:

2.07%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,524
Ohio:

$18,588
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,692
State:

$6,116
Number of discharges: 29
This Hospital:

3.40%
Ohio:

2.58%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,975
Ohio:

$23,243
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,537
Ohio:

$7,305
Number of discharges: 29
Here:

3.40%
State:

2.57%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,483
Ohio:

$13,703
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,592
State:

$4,558
Number of discharges: 36
This Hospital:

4.22%
State:

1.95%
Circulatory Disorders Except Acute Myocardial Infarction, with Card Cath without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$24,146
Ohio:

$29,294
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,695
Ohio:

$7,304
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

1.88%
State:

1.71%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,878
State:

$15,976
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,465
State:

$4,676
Number of discharges: 28
Here:

3.28%
Ohio:

3.54%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,084
Ohio:

$21,460
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,223
Ohio:

$6,445
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

2.81%
State:

1.96%
G.I. Obstruction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,038
Ohio:

$18,846
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,603
State:

$5,866
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.41%
State:

0.59%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,484
Ohio:

$20,118
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,154
Ohio:

$6,456
Number of discharges: 45
Here:

5.28%
State:

3.25%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$24,797
State:

$30,968
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,192
State:

$9,501
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

1.64%
Ohio:

2.81%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$7,750
Ohio:

$13,715
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,109
Ohio:

$4,264
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

1.64%
Ohio:

1.27%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$24,386
Ohio:

$39,606
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,684
State:

$11,457
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

1.88%
Ohio:

0.96%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,431
Ohio:

$14,573
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,714
State:

$4,878
Number of discharges: 36
Here:

4.22%
Ohio:

2.95%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$30,945
State:

$43,077
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,671
State:

$13,260
Number of discharges: 86
This Hospital:

10.08%
Ohio:

5.47%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,622
Ohio:

$13,909
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,266
Ohio:

$4,364
Number of discharges: 31
Here:

3.63%
State:

2.09%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Drug-Eluting Stent without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$49,021
Ohio:

$53,681
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,350
Ohio:

$13,355
Number of discharges: 32
This Hospital:

3.75%
Ohio:

1.75%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,486
State:

$27,367
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,973
State:

$8,324
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

2.34%
Ohio:

1.62%
Pulmonary Embolism without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$21,841
Ohio:

$22,409
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,377
Ohio:

$6,845
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

1.29%
Ohio:

0.45%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,513
Ohio:

$17,326
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,953
State:

$5,281
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

1.76%
Ohio:

1.29%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,800
State:

$20,095
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,196
Ohio:

$6,487
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

1.88%
Ohio:

2.36%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$28,018
Ohio:

$38,412
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,779
Ohio:

$12,482
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

1.88%
State:

0.98%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$30,214
State:

$49,977
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$15,926
Ohio:

$14,939
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

1.76%
Ohio:

1.18%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$25,312
State:

$39,192
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,504
State:

$12,220
Number of discharges: 39
This Hospital:

4.57%
Ohio:

3.71%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,701
Ohio:

$22,359
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,887
Ohio:

$7,104
Number of discharges: 29
Here:

3.40%
Ohio:

1.14%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,519
State:

$18,745
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,206
Ohio:

$6,275
Number of discharges: 58
Here:

6.80%
State:

2.85%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$22,031
Ohio:

$29,030
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,705
State:

$9,075
Number of discharges: 32
Here:

3.75%
Ohio:

2.14%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,579
Ohio:

$13,590
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,297
Ohio:

$4,407
Number of discharges: 28
Here:

3.28%
Ohio:

1.11%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,888
Ohio:

$16,283
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,464
State:

$4,578
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

1.52%
Ohio:

2.11%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
Here:

98.0%
Ohio:

99.4%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
This Hospital:

98.0%
State:

99.1%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

100.0%
Ohio:

98.4%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
Ohio:

99.3%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

90.0%
Ohio:

99.9%
Percent of Patients Given PCI Within 90 Minutes Of Arrival
This Hospital:

87.0%
Ohio:

95.5%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
This Hospital:

8
Ohio:

7
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

96.0%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
Here:

92.0%
State:

97.8%

Heart Failure

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

99.0%
State:

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

93.0%
State:

96.8%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

77.0%
Ohio:

94.0%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

88.0%
State:

99.4%

Pneumonia

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

98.0%
Ohio:

96.3%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

94.0%
Ohio:

97.6%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
Ohio:

98.8%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
This Hospital:

97.0%
State:

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

91.0%
Ohio:

94.8%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
This Hospital:

93.0%
Ohio:

96.7%

Surgery

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

97.0%
Ohio:

98.2%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
Here:

99.0%
State:

97.2%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
Here:

97.0%
State:

98.8%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
Here:

93.0%
State:

97.1%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
This Hospital:

93.0%
Ohio:

98.2%
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:

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

100.0%
State:

94.6%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
Here:

97.0%
Ohio:

97.1%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

94.0%
State:

95.7%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
Here:

97.0%
State:

96.3%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

100.0%
Ohio:

99.7%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

16.4%
Ohio:

15.3%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

15.2%
Ohio:

11.2%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

12.4%
State:

11.6%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

19.4%
Ohio:

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

22.7%
State:

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

16.6%
State:

19.0%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

27.800%
State:

34.110%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
This Hospital:

6.700%
Ohio:

8.691%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.523%
State:

0.119%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.127%
State:

0.024%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
Here:

8.100%
State:

5.607%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 35%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

2%
Ohio:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

17%
Ohio:

17%
Always
Here:

81%
Ohio:

79%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

3%
Ohio:

5%
Usually
This Hospital:

16%
Ohio:

16%
Always
This Hospital:

81%
Ohio:

79%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

3%
State:

8%
Usually
This Hospital:

24%
Ohio:

25%
Always
This Hospital:

73%
State:

67%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

6%
State:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

23%
Ohio:

24%
Always
This Hospital:

71%
State:

70%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

18%
Ohio:

20%
Usually
This Hospital:

19%
State:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

63%
Ohio:

62%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
State:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

18%
Ohio:

19%
Always
Here:

75%
Ohio:

74%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

8%
State:

11%
Usually
This Hospital:

36%
State:

32%
Always
This Hospital:

56%
State:

57%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

85%
Ohio:

85%
No
Here:

15%
State:

15%

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

6 or lower
Here:

5%
Ohio:

8%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

25%
State:

22%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

70%
State:

70%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

3%
State:

4%
Yes, probably
Here:

31%
State:

25%
Yes, definitely
Here:

66%
Ohio:

71%

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