MEMORIAL HOSPITAL SWEETWATER COUNTY - ROCK SPRINGS, WY

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Addresss:
1200 COLLEGE DRIVE
ROCK SPRINGS, WY, 82901
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (307) 362-3711

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

Dialysis Facility located within this hospital: MEM HOSP OF SWEETWATER COUNTY/DIALYSIS

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 2.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 105.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 248.00
Dieticians : 2.00
Physical Therapists : 3.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 99
Total Certified: 99

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Home Health Services
Hospice Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical 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

Process of Care

Heart Attack

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

9
State:

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

99.0%
State:

98.1%
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got drugs to break up blood clots within 30 minutes of arrival
Here:

53
Wyoming:

76
Median Time to Fibrinolysis
Here:

28
Wyoming:

24

Heart Failure

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

70.0%
Wyoming:

93.6%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

63.0%
State:

82.8%

Pneumonia

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

90.0%
State:

97.7%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
Here:

89.0%
State:

96.2%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
Wyoming:

93.5%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
Here:

93.0%
State:

94.5%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
This Hospital:

83.0%
Wyoming:

95.4%

Surgery

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

81.0%
Wyoming:

97.0%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
Here:

91.0%
State:

95.3%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
Here:

81.0%
Wyoming:

98.3%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
This Hospital:

77.0%
State:

93.9%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
Here:

76.0%
Wyoming:

95.2%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
Here:

99.0%
Wyoming:

99.7%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose urinary catheters were removed on the first or second day after surgery
Here:

69.0%
State:

91.4%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
Here:

80.0%
Wyoming:

94.2%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
Here:

75.0%
Wyoming:

93.9%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
Here:

57.0%
Wyoming:

95.2%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

99.0%
State:

99.6%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

12.4%
State:

12.6%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

13.5%
Wyoming:

12.0%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

23.5%
State:

23.9%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

16.8%
Wyoming:

17.8%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
Here:

0.965%
Wyoming:

1.114%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
This Hospital:

1.931%
State:

1.027%

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

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

$16,429
Wyoming:

$13,649
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,161
Wyoming:

$6,589
Number of discharges: 26
Here:

20.47%
Wyoming:

2.82%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,379
State:

$15,906
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,793
State:

$6,620
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

11.81%
State:

3.29%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,760
Wyoming:

$18,179
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,190
Wyoming:

$8,861
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

8.66%
State:

2.54%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,885
Wyoming:

$18,591
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,132
Wyoming:

$8,826
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

16.54%
State:

3.53%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,254
Wyoming:

$13,094
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,569
State:

$5,830
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

9.45%
State:

1.62%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,128
State:

$15,499
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,700
Wyoming:

$6,977
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

10.24%
Wyoming:

3.41%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$36,824
State:

$49,155
Average Total Payments
Here:

$20,868
Wyoming:

$19,637
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

8.66%
Wyoming:

9.52%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,134
State:

$18,717
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,060
State:

$8,934
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

14.17%
Wyoming:

1.55%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

51.700%
State:

44.325%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
Here:

21.600%
State:

9.239%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.110%
Wyoming:

0.198%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.035%
Wyoming:

0.027%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
Here:

4.800%
Wyoming:

5.257%

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:

4%
State:

4%
Usually
Here:

19%
Wyoming:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

77%
Wyoming:

78%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
State:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

16%
State:

16%
Always
This Hospital:

77%
Wyoming:

80%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

6%
Wyoming:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

23%
Wyoming:

22%
Always
This Hospital:

71%
State:

71%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

10%
Wyoming:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

29%
State:

24%
Always
Here:

61%
State:

69%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

17%
State:

17%
Usually
Here:

14%
Wyoming:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

69%
Wyoming:

64%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

11%
State:

8%
Usually
This Hospital:

20%
State:

19%
Always
Here:

69%
State:

73%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

10%
Wyoming:

8%
Usually
This Hospital:

29%
Wyoming:

32%
Always
This Hospital:

61%
Wyoming:

60%

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

Yes
Here:

83%
State:

86%
No
This Hospital:

17%
Wyoming:

14%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

11%
Wyoming:

9%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

32%
Wyoming:

26%
9 or 10
Here:

57%
Wyoming:

65%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

8%
Wyoming:

5%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

37%
Wyoming:

28%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

55%
State:

67%

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