MERCY HOSPITAL INDEPENDENCE - INDEPENDENCE, KS

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Addresss:
800 WEST MYRTLE STREET
INDEPENDENCE, KS, 67301
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (620) 331-2200

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

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 1.55
Registered Professional Nurses : 63.27
Other Salaried Personnel : 141.56
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 1.00
Dieticians : 0.25
Occupational Therapists : 1.00
Physical Therapists : 3.00
Registered Pharmacists : 3.00
Respiratory Therapists : 4.85
Physicians : 4.00
Medical Social Workers : 1.00
Physician Assistants : 2.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 92
Total Certified: 49

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Dental Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Home Health Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Long Term Care (Swing-Beds) Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Organ Bank Services
Organ Transplant Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Therapeutic Radiology Services

Use of Medical Imaging

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

2.800%
State:

7.702%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.785%
Kansas:

0.305%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.028%
Kansas:

0.037%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
This Hospital:

2.900%
State:

5.166%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

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

4
Kansas:

8
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
This Hospital:

95.0%
Kansas:

96.1%

Heart Failure

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

97.0%
Kansas:

96.1%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

84.0%
State:

89.1%

Pneumonia

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

100.0%
State:

96.4%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

96.0%
Kansas:

97.9%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

97.0%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
Here:

92.0%
Kansas:

90.7%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

92.6%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

96.0%
Kansas:

93.5%

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:

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

96.0%
Kansas:

96.5%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
Here:

94.0%
State:

98.5%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
This Hospital:

87.0%
Kansas:

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

98.0%
State:

97.7%
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%
Kansas:

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

90.0%
Kansas:

92.3%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
Here:

94.0%
Kansas:

95.6%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
This Hospital:

100.0%
Kansas:

99.8%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

12.7%
State:

12.0%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

17.0%
State:

12.2%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

26.0%
State:

24.3%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

20.5%
State:

18.2%

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

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

$26,544
State:

$21,197
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,285
Kansas:

$5,894
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

5.98%
State:

1.72%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,022
State:

$26,095
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,316
State:

$7,120
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

5.98%
Kansas:

1.52%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$26,564
State:

$23,244
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,333
State:

$6,187
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

5.98%
Kansas:

2.12%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$26,438
State:

$35,549
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,987
Kansas:

$9,051
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

7.07%
Kansas:

2.09%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$32,598
Kansas:

$41,376
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,034
Kansas:

$11,321
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

7.61%
Kansas:

1.49%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$20,753
Kansas:

$16,445
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,867
State:

$4,727
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

7.07%
Kansas:

2.56%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$47,201
State:

$39,811
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,987
Kansas:

$12,597
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

9.78%
State:

10.01%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$22,509
Kansas:

$15,554
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,700
State:

$4,223
Number of discharges: 28
This Hospital:

15.22%
State:

2.74%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$22,984
Kansas:

$23,627
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,747
Kansas:

$6,288
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

7.07%
Kansas:

2.38%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$26,690
Kansas:

$45,243
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,287
Kansas:

$12,022
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

7.61%
State:

4.77%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$28,219
State:

$26,317
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,445
Kansas:

$7,019
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

7.07%
State:

1.80%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$28,042
State:

$22,493
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,398
State:

$6,338
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

7.61%
Kansas:

3.39%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,596
State:

$16,144
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,578
State:

$4,432
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

5.98%
State:

1.39%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: Between 100 and 299
Survey Response Rate: 28%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

2%
Kansas:

3%
Usually
This Hospital:

16%
Kansas:

17%
Always
Here:

82%
Kansas:

80%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

3%
State:

3%
Usually
This Hospital:

13%
Kansas:

14%
Always
This Hospital:

84%
Kansas:

83%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

5%
Kansas:

6%
Usually
Here:

22%
Kansas:

24%
Always
This Hospital:

73%
Kansas:

70%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

4%
State:

5%
Usually
This Hospital:

20%
Kansas:

24%
Always
Here:

76%
State:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

15%
Kansas:

17%
Usually
This Hospital:

21%
State:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

64%
Kansas:

64%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

8%
Kansas:

7%
Usually
Here:

22%
Kansas:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

70%
State:

75%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
State:

7%
Usually
Here:

32%
State:

28%
Always
This Hospital:

63%
Kansas:

65%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

86%
State:

85%
No
This Hospital:

14%
State:

15%

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

6 or lower
Here:

7%
Kansas:

6%
7 or 8
Here:

26%
State:

20%
9 or 10
Here:

67%
State:

74%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

4%
State:

3%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

31%
State:

21%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

65%
State:

76%

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