MT GRAHAM REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER - SAFFORD, AZ

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Addresss:
1600 SOUTH 20TH AVENUE
SAFFORD, AZ, 85546
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (928) 348-4000

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Government - Hospital District or Authority
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Swing Bed Hospitals

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 4.25
Registered Professional Nurses : 104.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 241.00
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 0.02
Dieticians : 1.00
Occupational Therapists : 0.25
Physical Therapists : 1.00
Registered Pharmacists : 1.50
Respiratory Therapists : 11.50
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 0.75
Physicians : 4.50
Medical Social Workers : 0.25
Nuclear Medicine Technicians : 1.25
Physician Assistants : 4.25
Diagnostic Radiology Technicians : 21.00
Nurse Practitioners: 0.25

Number Of Beds
Total: 59
Total Certified: 59

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
CT Scanner Services
Chemotherapy Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Dedicated Emergency Department Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Psychiatric Services
Emergency Services
Home Health Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Long Term Care (Swing-Beds) Services
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Mri) Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Orthopedic Surgery Services
Outpatient Rehabilitation Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services

Use of Medical Imaging

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

52.600%
Arizona:

33.977%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
This Hospital:

11.700%
State:

9.396%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.136%
Arizona:

0.144%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
Here:

3.000%
State:

6.036%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

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

10
State:

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

99.0%
Arizona:

97.2%

Heart Failure

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

96.0%
Arizona:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

100.0%
State:

90.4%

Pneumonia

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

98.0%
Arizona:

95.8%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
Here:

99.0%
State:

96.6%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
State:

97.8%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
Here:

95.0%
State:

96.1%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
Here:

100.0%
State:

93.3%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
This Hospital:

96.0%
Arizona:

94.8%

Surgery

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

95.0%
Arizona:

98.3%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
This Hospital:

95.0%
State:

97.0%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
Here:

100.0%
State:

98.2%
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:

96.1%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
Here:

99.0%
Arizona:

97.4%
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%
Arizona:

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

100.0%
Arizona:

93.7%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
Here:

100.0%
Arizona:

96.4%
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:

96.4%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

95.0%
Arizona:

96.3%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
This Hospital:

100.0%
Arizona:

99.7%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

14.0%
State:

11.0%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

11.9%
State:

11.5%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

24.4%
State:

24.7%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

16.9%
State:

18.7%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
Here:

2.299%
State:

0.801%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
This Hospital:

0.766%
State:

0.514%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 44%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

3%
State:

5%
Usually
This Hospital:

17%
Arizona:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

80%
State:

76%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

3%
State:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

16%
State:

17%
Always
Here:

81%
Arizona:

77%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

5%
Arizona:

10%
Usually
Here:

25%
State:

25%
Always
This Hospital:

70%
State:

65%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

8%
Arizona:

7%
Usually
Here:

22%
Arizona:

24%
Always
Here:

70%
Arizona:

69%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

18%
State:

20%
Usually
This Hospital:

18%
State:

18%
Always
Here:

64%
Arizona:

62%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
State:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

20%
Arizona:

20%
Always
Here:

75%
Arizona:

70%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

12%
Arizona:

12%
Usually
Here:

33%
Arizona:

32%
Always
This Hospital:

55%
Arizona:

56%

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

Yes
Here:

86%
State:

84%
No
Here:

14%
State:

16%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

5%
Arizona:

9%
7 or 8
Here:

18%
State:

23%
9 or 10
Here:

77%
State:

68%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

3%
State:

6%
Yes, probably
Here:

26%
State:

24%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

71%
Arizona:

70%

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

Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,592
Arizona:

$20,968
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,508
Arizona:

$6,038
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

6.28%
State:

2.18%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$20,670
State:

$21,238
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,287
State:

$5,160
Number of discharges: 27
This Hospital:

11.30%
Arizona:

1.26%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$25,822
Arizona:

$28,573
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,058
Arizona:

$7,028
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

4.60%
State:

2.51%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,305
Arizona:

$18,659
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,796
State:

$4,672
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

5.44%
State:

0.83%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$34,540
Arizona:

$56,156
Average Total Payments
Here:

$18,955
State:

$12,935
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

4.60%
Arizona:

1.34%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$30,495
State:

$44,305
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$15,336
State:

$10,892
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

5.02%
State:

0.17%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,429
State:

$20,856
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,868
Arizona:

$5,558
Number of discharges: 26
This Hospital:

10.88%
State:

2.69%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$50,945
Arizona:

$52,356
Average Total Payments
Here:

$21,180
State:

$14,246
Number of discharges: 42
This Hospital:

17.57%
State:

8.51%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,466
State:

$20,231
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,870
Arizona:

$4,897
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

6.69%
Arizona:

2.04%
Pulmonary Embolism without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$21,829
State:

$29,350
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,778
State:

$7,579
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

4.60%
State:

0.72%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$20,780
Arizona:

$27,410
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,067
State:

$7,239
Number of discharges: 28
Here:

11.72%
Arizona:

2.95%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,612
Arizona:

$18,739
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,238
Arizona:

$5,114
Number of discharges: 27
This Hospital:

11.30%
Arizona:

1.19%

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