MEMORIAL HOSPITAL OF RHODE ISLAND - PAWTUCKET, RI

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Addresss:
111 BREWSTER STREET
PAWTUCKET, RI, 02860
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (401) 729-2000

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

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 37.75
Registered Professional Nurses : 287.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 900.25
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 4.00
Dieticians : 5.00
Occupational Therapists : 9.00
Physical Therapists : 23.00
Registered Pharmacists : 9.25
Respiratory Therapists : 23.75
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 7.00
Physicians : 74.25
Medical Social Workers : 30.00
Physician Assistants : 2.00
Residents (Physicians) : 75.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 294
Total Certified: 294
Rehabilitation Unit Beds: 18

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Dental Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Home Health Services
ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)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

Use of Medical Imaging

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

44.200%
State:

36.944%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
Here:

12.300%
Rhode Island:

8.983%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.056%
Rhode Island:

0.058%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.014%
Rhode Island:

0.025%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
This Hospital:

4.200%
Rhode Island:

6.215%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
Here:

4.700%
Rhode Island:

3.500%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 29%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
Rhode Island:

5%
Usually
This Hospital:

18%
State:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

77%
State:

78%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

5%
Rhode Island:

5%
Usually
This Hospital:

15%
State:

15%
Always
Here:

80%
State:

80%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

12%
Rhode Island:

11%
Usually
This Hospital:

25%
Rhode Island:

25%
Always
This Hospital:

63%
State:

64%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

9%
State:

7%
Usually
Here:

22%
Rhode Island:

23%
Always
This Hospital:

69%
State:

70%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

22%
State:

22%
Usually
Here:

16%
State:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

62%
State:

60%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

6%
Rhode Island:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

18%
State:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

76%
Rhode Island:

74%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

15%
State:

15%
Usually
Here:

35%
Rhode Island:

33%
Always
Here:

50%
Rhode Island:

52%

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

Yes
Here:

86%
Rhode Island:

84%
No
This Hospital:

14%
State:

16%

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

6 or lower
Here:

11%
Rhode Island:

9%
7 or 8
Here:

26%
Rhode Island:

24%
9 or 10
Here:

63%
State:

67%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

7%
Rhode Island:

5%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

25%
Rhode Island:

24%
Yes, definitely
Here:

68%
State:

71%

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

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

$23,117
Rhode Island:

$26,763
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,237
State:

$9,217
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

1.47%
Rhode Island:

0.93%
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$34,372
State:

$36,548
Average Total Payments
Here:

$14,915
State:

$13,423
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

1.61%
State:

1.50%
Alcohol/Drug Abuse or Dependence without Rehabilitation Therapy without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,553
State:

$13,947
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,018
State:

$5,724
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

1.27%
Rhode Island:

1.41%
Bronchitis and Asthma with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$22,425
State:

$19,756
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,225
State:

$7,002
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

1.34%
Rhode Island:

0.52%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,353
State:

$18,230
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,849
State:

$6,469
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

1.61%
State:

1.67%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$26,603
Rhode Island:

$25,418
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,888
Rhode Island:

$9,327
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

1.21%
State:

1.24%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,496
Rhode Island:

$13,569
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,363
State:

$4,388
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

1.34%
Rhode Island:

1.63%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,368
State:

$17,718
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,647
State:

$6,540
Number of discharges: 61
This Hospital:

4.09%
Rhode Island:

2.68%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,258
State:

$16,579
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,207
Rhode Island:

$4,466
Number of discharges: 48
This Hospital:

3.22%
State:

1.12%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$21,877
Rhode Island:

$21,210
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,948
State:

$7,438
Number of discharges: 57
This Hospital:

3.82%
State:

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

$26,063
State:

$26,087
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,068
State:

$9,037
Number of discharges: 52
Here:

3.49%
State:

2.72%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,979
State:

$16,321
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,957
Rhode Island:

$5,720
Number of discharges: 47
Here:

3.15%
State:

2.13%
Cranial and Peripheral Nerve Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$19,665
Rhode Island:

$20,271
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,174
Rhode Island:

$7,514
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.80%
Rhode Island:

0.29%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$22,393
Rhode Island:

$19,723
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,012
State:

$6,668
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

1.14%
Rhode Island:

0.66%
Dysequilibrium
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,087
State:

$17,808
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,028
State:

$5,197
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

1.27%
State:

0.30%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$39,839
State:

$31,551
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,056
Rhode Island:

$10,193
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.80%
State:

0.66%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,526
Rhode Island:

$17,386
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,861
Rhode Island:

$5,638
Number of discharges: 71
Here:

4.76%
State:

3.50%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,673
Rhode Island:

$21,900
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,416
State:

$7,586
Number of discharges: 44
Here:

2.95%
Rhode Island:

2.29%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$34,445
State:

$43,215
Average Total Payments
Here:

$15,490
Rhode Island:

$14,394
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.94%
Rhode Island:

0.76%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$19,016
Rhode Island:

$21,321
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,329
Rhode Island:

$7,724
Number of discharges: 84
This Hospital:

5.63%
State:

3.68%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$33,789
Rhode Island:

$32,785
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,146
State:

$11,381
Number of discharges: 44
This Hospital:

2.95%
Rhode Island:

2.79%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,262
State:

$15,776
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,536
Rhode Island:

$5,330
Number of discharges: 31
This Hospital:

2.08%
State:

1.26%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$33,646
State:

$25,466
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,489
State:

$8,829
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

1.14%
State:

1.29%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$19,396
Rhode Island:

$26,205
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,291
Rhode Island:

$9,493
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

1.41%
Rhode Island:

1.00%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,418
State:

$17,854
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,652
State:

$5,911
Number of discharges: 63
Here:

4.22%
State:

3.91%
Major Gastrointestinal Disorders and Peritoneal Infections with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$24,724
State:

$27,794
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,136
Rhode Island:

$9,837
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.80%
Rhode Island:

0.76%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$44,692
Rhode Island:

$33,838
Average Total Payments
Here:

$20,638
Rhode Island:

$15,601
Number of discharges: 39
This Hospital:

2.61%
State:

5.41%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$82,983
State:

$100,327
Average Total Payments
Here:

$49,052
Rhode Island:

$40,647
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.80%
Rhode Island:

0.57%
Medical Back Problems without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$21,220
State:

$24,816
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,028
Rhode Island:

$7,164
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

1.07%
State:

0.64%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,209
State:

$15,711
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,309
Rhode Island:

$5,418
Number of discharges: 41
Here:

2.75%
Rhode Island:

1.63%
Peripheral Vascular Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,090
State:

$22,048
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,270
State:

$7,752
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.80%
State:

0.58%
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,754
State:

$18,718
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,699
State:

$5,621
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

1.21%
Rhode Island:

0.51%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$26,846
State:

$36,804
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,926
Rhode Island:

$11,446
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.94%
State:

0.82%
Red Blood Cell Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$21,907
Rhode Island:

$26,932
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,564
State:

$9,937
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.74%
State:

0.35%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,363
Rhode Island:

$16,051
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,345
Rhode Island:

$6,044
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

1.47%
State:

1.45%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$23,495
Rhode Island:

$21,210
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,603
State:

$8,030
Number of discharges: 55
This Hospital:

3.69%
Rhode Island:

2.28%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$37,348
State:

$34,913
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,927
State:

$13,176
Number of discharges: 26
Here:

1.74%
State:

1.09%
Renal Failure without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,229
Rhode Island:

$16,495
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,361
Rhode Island:

$5,691
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.87%
Rhode Island:

0.26%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$36,687
State:

$29,114
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,103
Rhode Island:

$11,282
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

1.41%
State:

1.54%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$48,064
Rhode Island:

$42,870
Average Total Payments
Here:

$19,248
Rhode Island:

$16,067
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

1.07%
State:

1.18%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$68,783
State:

$58,850
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$22,472
State:

$20,615
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

1.07%
Rhode Island:

0.65%
Seizures without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,144
State:

$17,839
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,883
State:

$6,096
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

1.61%
Rhode Island:

0.74%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$34,659
Rhode Island:

$39,819
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$17,077
State:

$14,491
Number of discharges: 54
This Hospital:

3.62%
State:

4.74%
Signs and Symptoms without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,540
Rhode Island:

$16,546
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,949
Rhode Island:

$5,676
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

0.94%
Rhode Island:

0.54%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$21,793
State:

$20,549
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,529
State:

$7,512
Number of discharges: 51
Here:

3.42%
Rhode Island:

3.53%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$32,192
Rhode Island:

$33,362
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,367
Rhode Island:

$11,892
Number of discharges: 29
This Hospital:

1.94%
State:

1.75%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,650
State:

$15,047
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,803
State:

$5,213
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

1.47%
Rhode Island:

1.34%
Spinal Fusion Except Cervical without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$50,030
Rhode Island:

$49,275
Average Total Payments
Here:

$32,072
Rhode Island:

$29,851
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.74%
State:

1.06%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,946
State:

$17,849
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,723
State:

$5,828
Number of discharges: 54
This Hospital:

3.62%
Rhode Island:

2.10%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,106
Rhode Island:

$18,948
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,129
State:

$6,095
Number of discharges: 28
This Hospital:

1.88%
State:

0.82%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

96.0%
Rhode Island:

99.5%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
This Hospital:

97.0%
State:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.4%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
Here:

20
State:

10
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack were transferred to another hospital
This Hospital:

103
Rhode Island:

64
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
Here:

100.0%
State:

97.2%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
This Hospital:

96.0%
Rhode Island:

97.1%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
State:

98.9%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

90.0%
State:

94.6%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

99.0%
Rhode Island:

86.0%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

96.0%
State:

98.7%

Pneumonia

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

95.0%
State:

95.1%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

98.0%
State:

96.9%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
Rhode Island:

97.9%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
Here:

96.0%
State:

95.2%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
Here:

89.0%
Rhode Island:

88.3%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

97.0%
Rhode Island:

91.6%

Surgery

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

99.0%
Rhode Island:

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

98.0%
Rhode Island:

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

97.0%
State:

98.2%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
This Hospital:

97.0%
Rhode Island:

96.6%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
This Hospital:

97.0%
State:

97.8%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
This Hospital:

99.0%
State:

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

86.0%
State:

89.7%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
Here:

99.0%
State:

95.7%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
Here:

98.0%
Rhode Island:

96.2%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

95.0%
State:

95.8%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.8%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

14.9%
Rhode Island:

14.2%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

12.8%
State:

11.8%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

12.8%
State:

12.3%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

20.8%
Rhode Island:

20.1%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

28.4%
State:

25.8%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

22.1%
State:

20.0%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

0.334%
Rhode Island:

0.479%
Blood infection from a catheter in a large vein
Here:

1.003%
Rhode Island:

0.564%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
Here:

0.501%
State:

0.470%
Severe pressure sores (bed sores)
Here:

0.167%
State:

0.230%

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