MAINE COAST MEMORIAL HOSPITAL - ELLSWORTH, ME

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Addresss:
50 UNION ST
ELLSWORTH, ME, 04605
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (207) 667-5311

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

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 14.20
Registered Professional Nurses : 88.25
Other Salaried Personnel : 310.23
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 4.80
Dieticians : 3.00
Occupational Therapists : 1.80
Physical Therapists : 1.00
Registered Pharmacists : 2.60
Respiratory Therapists : 5.30
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 2.00
Physicians : 22.30
Medical Social Workers : 1.45
Physician Assistants : 6.00

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
Hospice 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
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

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

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

$16,172
State:

$17,212
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,285
State:

$7,677
Number of discharges: 31
This Hospital:

3.98%
Maine:

1.43%
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,284
State:

$25,538
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,168
State:

$12,045
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

3.21%
State:

1.59%
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,030
Maine:

$13,020
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,805
Maine:

$5,531
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

2.44%
Maine:

0.89%
Atherosclerosis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,238
Maine:

$10,573
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,636
Maine:

$3,985
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

2.31%
Maine:

0.64%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,238
Maine:

$12,630
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,106
Maine:

$5,606
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

1.67%
Maine:

2.00%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,161
Maine:

$9,756
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,552
Maine:

$3,940
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

2.18%
State:

1.79%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,254
State:

$14,315
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,225
Maine:

$5,795
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

2.31%
State:

1.99%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,185
Maine:

$9,936
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,430
Maine:

$3,564
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

2.57%
State:

1.43%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,433
Maine:

$14,306
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,325
State:

$6,528
Number of discharges: 26
Here:

3.34%
Maine:

2.69%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,757
Maine:

$18,521
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,216
State:

$8,032
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

1.80%
Maine:

2.32%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,563
State:

$10,886
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,499
Maine:

$4,923
Number of discharges: 31
Here:

3.98%
State:

1.67%
Degenerative Nervous System Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$20,536
State:

$18,683
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,009
Maine:

$6,939
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.54%
State:

0.43%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,969
Maine:

$12,349
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,977
State:

$4,900
Number of discharges: 42
This Hospital:

5.39%
State:

3.68%
Fx, Sprn, Strn and Disl Except Femur, Hip, Pelvis and Thigh without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,318
Maine:

$11,392
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,777
Maine:

$4,831
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.54%
State:

0.36%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,852
Maine:

$15,660
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,015
Maine:

$6,775
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

2.05%
State:

1.82%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,302
Maine:

$15,313
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,387
Maine:

$6,810
Number of discharges: 39
Here:

5.01%
State:

3.65%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,512
Maine:

$22,568
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,287
Maine:

$10,010
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

1.67%
Maine:

2.09%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,039
State:

$11,729
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,193
Maine:

$4,598
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

1.80%
Maine:

1.23%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$33,525
Maine:

$31,415
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,761
State:

$12,288
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

1.54%
Maine:

1.39%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,933
Maine:

$17,191
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,203
Maine:

$7,621
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

1.93%
Maine:

1.72%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$25,719
Maine:

$28,330
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,813
Maine:

$13,029
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

1.41%
Maine:

0.77%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,310
Maine:

$11,986
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,871
State:

$5,264
Number of discharges: 32
This Hospital:

4.11%
Maine:

2.31%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$40,263
State:

$31,667
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,122
Maine:

$13,897
Number of discharges: 65
This Hospital:

8.34%
Maine:

7.55%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$46,121
Maine:

$40,734
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$16,360
State:

$17,723
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

1.41%
Maine:

0.90%
Medical Back Problems without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,641
Maine:

$12,819
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,117
State:

$5,510
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

1.93%
Maine:

1.06%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,657
Maine:

$11,003
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,313
Maine:

$4,532
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

2.05%
State:

1.64%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,826
State:

$21,838
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,017
Maine:

$8,951
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

1.41%
Maine:

1.65%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,721
Maine:

$15,297
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,282
State:

$6,784
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

1.80%
State:

2.06%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,130
Maine:

$26,140
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,159
Maine:

$11,297
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

1.41%
Maine:

0.94%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$27,254
State:

$30,707
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,294
Maine:

$13,381
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

1.67%
Maine:

4.23%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,521
State:

$17,487
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,023
State:

$7,807
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

2.70%
State:

1.75%
Signs and Symptoms without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,342
Maine:

$11,065
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,279
Maine:

$4,614
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

2.44%
State:

0.82%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,926
Maine:

$15,404
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,316
State:

$6,810
Number of discharges: 75
This Hospital:

9.63%
State:

3.64%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$24,975
State:

$23,730
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,143
Maine:

$9,907
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

3.21%
Maine:

2.09%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,931
Maine:

$11,834
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,356
Maine:

$4,679
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

2.70%
State:

1.06%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,469
Maine:

$12,003
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,612
State:

$4,779
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.54%
Maine:

1.55%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
Here:

100.0%
Maine:

99.8%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
This Hospital:

100.0%
Maine:

99.8%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.7%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
Here:

6
State:

6
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
Here:

100.0%
Maine:

98.7%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

97.7%

Heart Failure

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

98.0%
State:

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

100.0%
Maine:

96.7%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

81.0%
Maine:

95.1%

Pneumonia

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

99.0%
Maine:

97.9%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

91.0%
Maine:

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

100.0%
State:

98.3%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
This Hospital:

88.0%
Maine:

96.3%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

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

99.0%
Maine:

97.6%

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%
Maine:

98.7%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
This Hospital:

97.0%
State:

98.2%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
Here:

100.0%
State:

98.9%
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:

97.7%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
Here:

100.0%
State:

98.3%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
Here:

100.0%
Maine:

100.0%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose urinary catheters were removed on the first or second day after surgery
This Hospital:

89.0%
Maine:

94.7%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
Here:

92.0%
State:

96.6%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

98.0%
Maine:

96.3%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

97.0%
Maine:

96.6%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
This Hospital:

100.0%
Maine:

99.8%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

15.5%
Maine:

14.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

13.6%
State:

11.7%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

12.0%
Maine:

11.9%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

18.9%
State:

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

25.6%
State:

23.8%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

18.7%
Maine:

17.9%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

44.000%
State:

38.723%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
This Hospital:

1.800%
Maine:

7.557%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.062%
Maine:

0.075%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.005%
Maine:

0.019%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
Here:

4.200%
Maine:

5.252%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
This Hospital:

1.100%
State:

1.299%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 41%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

2%
State:

3%
Usually
Here:

14%
Maine:

16%
Always
This Hospital:

84%
Maine:

81%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

2%
State:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

11%
State:

13%
Always
Here:

87%
Maine:

83%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

3%
Maine:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

19%
State:

22%
Always
Here:

78%
Maine:

71%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

2%
State:

5%
Usually
This Hospital:

21%
State:

22%
Always
This Hospital:

77%
State:

73%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

12%
State:

16%
Usually
Here:

15%
Maine:

18%
Always
Here:

73%
Maine:

66%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

5%
State:

5%
Usually
This Hospital:

13%
Maine:

17%
Always
Here:

82%
Maine:

78%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

12%
Maine:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

33%
State:

31%
Always
Here:

55%
Maine:

59%

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

Yes
Here:

89%
State:

86%
No
Here:

11%
Maine:

14%

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

6 or lower
Here:

3%
Maine:

6%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

19%
State:

20%
9 or 10
Here:

78%
Maine:

74%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

1%
State:

3%
Yes, probably
Here:

16%
Maine:

21%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

83%
Maine:

76%

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