MILES MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (LINCOLN COUNTY HEALTHCARE - DAMARISCOTTA, ME

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Addresss:
35 MILES STREET
DAMARISCOTTA, ME, 04543
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (207) 563-1234

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

Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Registered Professional Nurses : 62.09
Other Salaried Personnel : 193.58
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 1.00
Dieticians : 1.00
Occupational Therapists : 3.00
Physical Therapists : 4.80
Registered Pharmacists : 2.00
Respiratory Therapists : 5.80
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 0.80
Medical Social Workers : 1.40
Medical Laboratory Technologists : 10.10
Diagnostic Radiology Technicians : 15.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 38
Total Certified: 38

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
CT Scanner Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Dedicated Emergency Department Services
Dental Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Psychiatric Services
Emergency Services
Home Health Services
Hospice Services
ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Long Term Care (Swing-Beds) Services
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Mri) Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Opthalmic Surgery Services
Organ Bank Services
Orthopedic Surgery Services
Outpatient Rehabilitation Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 39%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

3%
State:

3%
Usually
This Hospital:

14%
State:

16%
Always
This Hospital:

83%
State:

81%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

2%
State:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

13%
Maine:

13%
Always
Here:

85%
State:

83%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

6%
Maine:

7%
Usually
Here:

26%
State:

22%
Always
Here:

68%
Maine:

71%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

6%
Maine:

5%
Usually
Here:

19%
State:

22%
Always
This Hospital:

75%
State:

73%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

13%
Maine:

16%
Usually
Here:

20%
State:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

67%
State:

66%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

6%
State:

5%
Usually
This Hospital:

23%
State:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

71%
Maine:

78%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

11%
State:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

41%
Maine:

31%
Always
Here:

48%
Maine:

59%

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

Yes
Here:

90%
Maine:

86%
No
Here:

10%
State:

14%

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

6 or lower
Here:

5%
Maine:

6%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

22%
Maine:

20%
9 or 10
Here:

73%
State:

74%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

4%
Maine:

3%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

18%
State:

21%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

78%
Maine:

76%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

47.300%
State:

38.723%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
Here:

5.600%
Maine:

7.557%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.038%
Maine:

0.075%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.013%
Maine:

0.019%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
Here:

2.600%
State:

5.252%

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

Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,653
State:

$13,020
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,221
State:

$5,531
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

2.17%
State:

0.89%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,332
State:

$12,630
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,475
Maine:

$5,606
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

2.71%
State:

2.00%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,576
State:

$9,756
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,141
Maine:

$3,940
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

2.53%
Maine:

1.79%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$18,878
Maine:

$14,315
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,281
Maine:

$5,795
Number of discharges: 29
This Hospital:

5.24%
Maine:

1.99%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,536
State:

$14,306
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,901
State:

$6,528
Number of discharges: 27
Here:

4.88%
Maine:

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

$18,912
State:

$18,521
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,873
State:

$8,032
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

1.99%
Maine:

2.32%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,030
State:

$10,886
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,527
State:

$4,923
Number of discharges: 27
This Hospital:

4.88%
Maine:

1.67%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,750
State:

$12,349
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,490
Maine:

$4,900
Number of discharges: 29
Here:

5.24%
Maine:

3.68%
Fractures of Hip and Pelvis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,819
State:

$10,407
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,365
Maine:

$4,810
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

2.17%
Maine:

0.35%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,242
State:

$15,313
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,359
Maine:

$6,810
Number of discharges: 29
This Hospital:

5.24%
State:

3.65%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,066
State:

$22,568
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,118
State:

$10,010
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

3.62%
State:

2.09%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,444
State:

$11,729
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,200
State:

$4,598
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

3.98%
State:

1.23%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$44,063
State:

$31,415
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$17,076
Maine:

$12,288
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

2.17%
State:

1.39%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,518
State:

$17,191
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,076
State:

$7,621
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

2.71%
Maine:

1.72%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,661
Maine:

$17,771
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,505
Maine:

$8,537
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

2.53%
State:

0.28%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,991
State:

$11,986
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,052
State:

$5,264
Number of discharges: 36
This Hospital:

6.51%
Maine:

2.31%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$50,235
State:

$31,667
Average Total Payments
Here:

$19,821
Maine:

$13,897
Number of discharges: 49
Here:

8.86%
State:

7.55%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$28,806
State:

$21,838
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,385
Maine:

$8,951
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

3.80%
State:

1.65%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$22,902
Maine:

$20,243
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,402
State:

$9,762
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

2.71%
Maine:

1.12%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$30,000
State:

$30,707
Average Total Payments
Here:

$17,402
Maine:

$13,381
Number of discharges: 47
Here:

8.50%
State:

4.23%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$19,132
State:

$17,487
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,699
State:

$7,807
Number of discharges: 30
Here:

5.42%
State:

1.75%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,000
State:

$15,404
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,834
State:

$6,810
Number of discharges: 39
Here:

7.05%
State:

3.64%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$21,853
State:

$23,730
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,907
Maine:

$9,907
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

2.89%
State:

2.09%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,687
Maine:

$12,003
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,489
Maine:

$4,779
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

2.17%
Maine:

1.55%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.8%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
This Hospital:

100.0%
Maine:

99.8%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.7%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
Here:

3
Maine:

6
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
Here:

100.0%
State:

98.7%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
Maine:

99.5%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

100.0%
Maine:

96.7%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

100.0%
Maine:

95.1%

Pneumonia

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

98.0%
Maine:

97.9%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

96.8%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
Maine:

98.3%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
Here:

100.0%
Maine:

96.3%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
Here:

100.0%
State:

95.6%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
This Hospital:

99.0%
State:

97.6%

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%
Maine:

98.7%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
Here:

95.0%
State:

98.2%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
This Hospital:

99.0%
Maine:

98.9%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
This Hospital:

99.0%
State:

97.7%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
Here:

99.0%
State:

98.3%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
Here:

100.0%
Maine:

100.0%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose urinary catheters were removed on the first or second day after surgery
This Hospital:

99.0%
State:

94.7%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

96.6%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
Here:

100.0%
State:

96.3%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

97.0%
State:

96.6%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.8%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

14.8%
Maine:

14.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

9.5%
Maine:

11.7%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

8.4%
Maine:

11.9%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

23.7%
Maine:

23.8%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

16.5%
State:

17.9%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
Here:

1.133%
Maine:

0.602%
Blood infection from a catheter in a large vein
This Hospital:

0.567%
State:

0.413%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
Here:

0.567%
Maine:

0.734%

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