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LEWIS COUNTY GENERAL HOSPITAL - LOWVILLE, NY

 



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Address
7785 NORTH STATE STREET
LOWVILLE, NY, 13367
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (315) 376-5200

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Government - Local
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Swing Bed Hospitals


Overall Star Rating: 3 Stars
Health Inspections Star Rating: 3 Stars
Nurse Staffing Star Rating: 2 Stars
Quality Measures Star Rating: 4 Stars
RN Only Star Rating: 1 Star

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

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

$6,197
New York:

$23,294
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,777
State:

$7,529
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

6.67%
New York:

1.43%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$7,276
New York:

$15,605
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,120
State:

$4,967
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

4.71%
State:

1.64%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,368
New York:

$23,013
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,075
State:

$8,087
Number of discharges: 27
Here:

10.59%
State:

1.94%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$5,573
State:

$16,960
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,247
State:

$6,071
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

6.67%
State:

1.51%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$6,415
State:

$18,668
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,118
State:

$6,361
Number of discharges: 28
This Hospital:

10.98%
State:

3.99%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,795
New York:

$26,907
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,933
State:

$9,020
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

5.10%
State:

3.05%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,727
State:

$33,214
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,617
New York:

$10,434
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

4.31%
New York:

1.22%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$5,823
New York:

$21,451
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,716
New York:

$7,036
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

4.71%
New York:

2.87%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$30,012
State:

$45,478
Average Total Payments
Here:

$15,291
State:

$17,066
Number of discharges: 32
This Hospital:

12.55%
New York:

4.46%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$6,962
New York:

$18,413
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,027
State:

$6,139
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

6.67%
State:

2.44%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,661
State:

$47,465
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,453
State:

$17,315
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

6.27%
State:

5.04%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,073
New York:

$29,226
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,196
State:

$9,822
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

6.67%
New York:

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

$7,550
State:

$24,560
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,215
State:

$8,494
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

9.80%
State:

2.61%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$5,795
State:

$17,401
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,157
New York:

$5,941
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

4.31%
State:

1.04%

Provided Services

  • Nuclear Medicine Services
  • Anatomical Laboratory Services
  • Anesthesia Services
  • Blood Bank Services
  • CT Scanner Services
  • Child/Adolescent Psychiatric Services
  • Clinical Laboratory Services
  • Dedicated Emergency Department Services
  • Dental Services
  • Diagnostic Radiology Services
  • Dietary Services
  • Emergency Psychiatric Services
  • Emergency Services
  • Geriatric Psychiatric Services
  • ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
  • ICU - Surgical Services
  • Inpatient Surgical Services
  • Long Term Care (Swing-Beds) Services
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Mri) Services
  • Neonatal Nursery Services
  • Obstetric Services
  • Occupational Therapy Services
  • Operating Room Services
  • Opthalmic Surgery Services
  • Orthopedic Surgery Services
  • Outpatient Rehabilitation 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

Employment Full-Time Equivalent

Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 14.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 52.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 279.00
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 2.00
Dieticians : 1.00
Occupational Therapists : 2.00
Physical Therapists : 4.00
Physicians : 8.00
Medical Social Workers : 1.00
Medical Laboratory Technologists : 15.00
Nuclear Medicine Technicians : 1.00

Number Of Beds

Total: 54
Total Certified: 54

Use of Medical Imaging

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

4.600%
New York:

11.437%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.500%
State:

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

0.142%
New York:

0.030%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
This Hospital:

2.500%
State:

5.961%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 40%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

4%
New York:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

21%
State:

20%
Always
Here:

75%
New York:

73%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

2%
State:

6%
Usually
Here:

11%
New York:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

87%
State:

77%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

8%
New York:

15%
Usually
Here:

24%
New York:

27%
Always
Here:

68%
State:

58%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
New York:

9%
Usually
Here:

24%
New York:

25%
Always
Here:

69%
State:

66%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

17%
New York:

24%
Usually
This Hospital:

17%
New York:

18%
Always
Here:

66%
New York:

58%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
State:

11%
Usually
Here:

19%
State:

22%
Always
This Hospital:

74%
New York:

67%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

10%
State:

17%
Usually
Here:

35%
New York:

34%
Always
This Hospital:

55%
State:

49%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

85%
State:

81%
No
This Hospital:

15%
State:

19%

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

6 or lower
Here:

6%
New York:

12%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

21%
New York:

27%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

73%
State:

61%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

2%
New York:

7%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

25%
New York:

29%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

73%
State:

64%

Quality Measures

Percent of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased
Here:

21.4%
State:

15.6%
Percent of long-stay high-risk residents with pressure ulcers
This Hospital:

2.0%
State:

8.4%
Percent of long-stay residents who lose too much weight
This Hospital:

5.8%
State:

6.4%
Percent of long-stay low-risk residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder
This Hospital:

41.9%
State:

41.1%
Percent of long-stay residents who have had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder
This Hospital:

2.6%
State:

3.1%
Percent of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection
Here:

23.0%
New York:

6.8%
Percent of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms
Here:

1.5%
State:

12.6%
Percent of long-stay residents who were physically restrained
Here:

0.7%
New York:

2.3%
Percent of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury
Here:

4.3%
State:

2.9%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
Here:

99.3%
New York:

96.7%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

97.3%
Percent of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
This Hospital:

25.5%
New York:

16.9%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
This Hospital:

95.2%
State:

86.9%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
Here:

96.8%
State:

85.0%
Percent of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication
This Hospital:

6.1%
State:

3.1%
Percent of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication
This Hospital:

22.1%
State:

20.8%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

93.0%
New York:

99.0%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
This Hospital:

83.0%
State:

98.9%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
This Hospital:

73.0%
State:

98.6%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
Here:

9
New York:

10
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
Here:

100.0%
State:

97.3%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
Here:

58.0%
State:

96.6%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
New York:

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

57.0%
New York:

94.8%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

85.0%
State:

92.8%

Pneumonia

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

98.0%
State:

93.8%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
Here:

93.0%
New York:

95.8%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

83.0%
State:

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

94.0%
New York:

94.8%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
Here:

88.0%
State:

90.8%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
This Hospital:

90.0%
State:

94.0%

Surgery

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

91.0%
State:

97.6%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
This Hospital:

99.0%
New York:

96.4%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
This Hospital:

93.0%
New York:

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:

89.0%
New York:

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

89.0%
New York:

98.1%
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%
New York:

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

85.0%
State:

92.6%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
Here:

90.0%
State:

95.0%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

96.0%
State:

99.1%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

15.0%
State:

14.3%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

12.3%
New York:

11.0%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

10.3%
State:

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

23.3%
New York:

26.4%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

17.2%
State:

19.8%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

0.810%
New York:

0.660%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
Here:

1.619%
State:

0.461%

Complaint Deficiency

Make sure menus meet the resident's nutritional needs and that there is a prepared menu by which nutritious meals have been planned for the resident and followed: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Follow policies and procedures to convey the resident's personal funds to the appropriate party responsible after the resident's death: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Make sure menus meet the resident's nutritional needs and that there is a prepared menu by which nutritious meals have been planned for the resident and followed: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Construction that can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Keep each resident free from physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident: Some (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Assist those residents who need total help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene: Some (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

1) Make sure that each resident's drug regimen is free from unnecessary drugs; 2) Each resident's entire drug/medication is managed and monitored to achieve highest well being: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Operate and provide services according to Federal, State, and local laws and professional standards: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Make sure that the nursing home area is free from accident hazards and risks and provides supervision to prevent avoidable accidents: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

1) Hire only people with no legal history of abusing, neglecting or mistreating residents; or 2) report and investigate any acts or reports of abuse, neglect or mistreatment of residents: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Make sure that residents receive treatment/services to not only continue, but improve the ability to care for themselves: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Make sure that the nursing home area is free from accident hazards and risks and provides supervision to prevent avoidable accidents: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Make sure that each resident gets a nutritional and well balanced diet, unless it is not possible to do so: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

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