MID-COLUMBIA MEDICAL CENTER - THE DALLES, OR

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Addresss:
1700 E 19TH STREET
THE DALLES, OR, 97015
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (541) 296-1111

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
Registered Professional Nurses : 123.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 1.50
Dieticians : 3.50
Registered Pharmacists : 6.00
Respiratory Therapists : 8.00
Physicians : 21.00
Medical Social Workers : 1.50
Physician Assistants : 2.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 49
Total Certified: 49
Rehabilitation Unit Beds: 8

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Certified Trauma Center Services
Clinical Laboratory 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
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
Therapeutic Radiology Services

Use of Medical Imaging

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

44.600%
State:

40.034%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
This Hospital:

10.100%
State:

8.820%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.135%
State:

0.082%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.037%
Oregon:

0.016%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
Here:

7.100%
Oregon:

5.064%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
This Hospital:

1.000%
State:

1.494%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
Here:

1.313%
Oregon:

0.728%
Signs of Uncontrolled Blood Sugar
This Hospital:

0.657%
Oregon:

0.329%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 37%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

3%
State:

4%
Usually
Here:

17%
Oregon:

19%
Always
Here:

80%
State:

77%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

1%
State:

4%
Usually
Here:

14%
State:

16%
Always
This Hospital:

85%
State:

80%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

5%
State:

8%
Usually
This Hospital:

25%
Oregon:

26%
Always
This Hospital:

70%
Oregon:

66%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

6%
State:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

24%
State:

24%
Always
This Hospital:

70%
State:

70%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

14%
Oregon:

19%
Usually
This Hospital:

18%
Oregon:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

68%
Oregon:

62%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

6%
Oregon:

8%
Usually
Here:

21%
Oregon:

20%
Always
This Hospital:

73%
Oregon:

72%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

11%
Oregon:

12%
Usually
This Hospital:

38%
Oregon:

34%
Always
Here:

51%
State:

54%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

91%
Oregon:

84%
No
Here:

9%
Oregon:

16%

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

6 or lower
Here:

6%
Oregon:

8%
7 or 8
Here:

23%
State:

23%
9 or 10
Here:

71%
State:

69%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

4%
State:

4%
Yes, probably
Here:

25%
State:

24%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

71%
State:

72%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

100.0%
Oregon:

99.5%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
Oregon:

98.4%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
This Hospital:

7
Oregon:

10
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
This Hospital:

100.0%
Oregon:

97.9%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
Oregon:

98.6%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

96.0%
Oregon:

97.1%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

100.0%
Oregon:

91.5%

Pneumonia

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

98.0%
Oregon:

97.0%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

97.0%
Oregon:

96.5%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
State:

98.0%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
Here:

100.0%
Oregon:

95.4%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

100.0%
Oregon:

89.2%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
This Hospital:

97.0%
Oregon:

93.2%

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%
State:

96.6%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
This Hospital:

98.0%
State:

96.6%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
This Hospital:

98.0%
Oregon:

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:

100.0%
Oregon:

95.0%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
Here:

100.0%
Oregon:

96.2%
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%
Oregon:

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

94.0%
State:

92.1%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
Here:

95.0%
State:

94.0%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

98.0%
State:

94.1%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
Here:

98.0%
Oregon:

97.3%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

100.0%
Oregon:

99.5%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

17.3%
State:

15.7%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

13.0%
State:

12.4%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

10.2%
Oregon:

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

22.4%
State:

22.6%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

19.2%
State:

17.5%

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

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

$14,694
State:

$19,476
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,643
Oregon:

$8,292
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

4.04%
State:

0.74%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,517
State:

$15,307
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,854
Oregon:

$5,925
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

4.04%
Oregon:

1.51%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,240
Oregon:

$10,702
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,666
Oregon:

$4,145
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

3.42%
State:

1.41%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,695
State:

$18,029
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,956
State:

$6,935
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

4.97%
State:

1.51%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,060
State:

$14,028
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,800
State:

$5,407
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

6.21%
State:

1.02%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,763
State:

$18,042
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,000
State:

$7,282
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

6.83%
State:

3.22%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$25,002
State:

$40,170
Average Total Payments
Here:

$14,446
Oregon:

$13,192
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

4.66%
State:

1.46%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,260
Oregon:

$15,265
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,320
Oregon:

$6,050
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

3.73%
Oregon:

1.07%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$34,948
Oregon:

$41,007
Average Total Payments
Here:

$16,824
Oregon:

$15,328
Number of discharges: 72
Here:

22.36%
Oregon:

10.71%
Pulmonary Embolism without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$19,898
State:

$17,501
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,637
Oregon:

$7,770
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

4.04%
State:

0.55%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,103
Oregon:

$17,913
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,371
State:

$7,510
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

5.28%
Oregon:

1.92%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$22,028
Oregon:

$34,559
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,862
Oregon:

$13,707
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

4.97%
Oregon:

6.17%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,119
State:

$19,363
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,111
Oregon:

$8,035
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

5.28%
State:

1.66%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,715
Oregon:

$18,344
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,228
State:

$7,302
Number of discharges: 45
This Hospital:

13.98%
Oregon:

3.18%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,677
Oregon:

$13,443
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,701
State:

$4,959
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

6.21%
State:

1.20%

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