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Address
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

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

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$26,544
State:

$21,197
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,285
Kansas:

$5,894
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

5.98%
Kansas:

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

$14,022
Kansas:

$26,095
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,316
Kansas:

$7,120
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

5.98%
State:

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

$26,564
Kansas:

$23,244
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,333
State:

$6,187
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

5.98%
State:

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

$26,438
State:

$35,549
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,987
State:

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

7.07%
State:

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

$32,598
State:

$41,376
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,034
State:

$11,321
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

7.61%
Kansas:

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

$20,753
State:

$16,445
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,867
State:

$4,727
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

7.07%
State:

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

$47,201
Kansas:

$39,811
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,987
Kansas:

$12,597
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

9.78%
Kansas:

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
Kansas:

$4,223
Number of discharges: 28
Here:

15.22%
State:

2.74%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$22,984
Kansas:

$23,627
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,747
State:

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

7.07%
State:

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
Here:

$11,287
Kansas:

$12,022
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

7.61%
State:

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

$28,219
Kansas:

$26,317
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,445
State:

$7,019
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

7.07%
Kansas:

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
Kansas:

$6,338
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

7.61%
State:

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

$17,596
State:

$16,144
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,578
Kansas:

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

5.98%
State:

1.39%

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

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

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%
Kansas:

5.166%

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
Here:

2%
Kansas:

3%
Usually
Here:

16%
Kansas:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

82%
State:

80%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

3%
State:

3%
Usually
This Hospital:

13%
Kansas:

14%
Always
Here:

84%
Kansas:

83%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
Kansas:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

22%
Kansas:

24%
Always
This Hospital:

73%
Kansas:

70%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
State:

5%
Usually
Here:

20%
Kansas:

24%
Always
Here:

76%
State:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

15%
State:

17%
Usually
This Hospital:

21%
Kansas:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

64%
Kansas:

64%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

8%
State:

7%
Usually
Here:

22%
Kansas:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

70%
Kansas:

75%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
State:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

32%
State:

28%
Always
This Hospital:

63%
State:

65%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

86%
Kansas:

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%
State:

6%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

26%
Kansas:

20%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

67%
Kansas:

74%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

4%
Kansas:

3%
Yes, probably
Here:

31%
State:

21%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

65%
State:

76%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

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

4
State:

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

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%
State:

96.1%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

84.0%
Kansas:

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
Here:

96.0%
State:

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)
This Hospital:

92.0%
State:

90.7%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
Here:

100.0%
State:

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

96.0%
State:

93.5%

Surgery

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

91.0%
Kansas:

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

96.0%
State:

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

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%
Kansas:

97.7%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
Here:

100.0%
Kansas:

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

90.0%
State:

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%
State:

95.6%
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 Failure
Here:

12.7%
State:

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

17.0%
Kansas:

12.2%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

26.0%
Kansas:

24.3%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

20.5%
State:

18.2%

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