NORTH ADAMS REGIONAL HOSPITAL - NORTH ADAMS, MA

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Addresss:
71 HOSPITAL AVENUE
NORTH ADAMS, MA, 01247
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (413) 664-5000

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Voluntary non-profit - Private
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Psychiatric Units

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 36.40
Registered Professional Nurses : 142.50
Other Salaried Personnel : 304.20
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 2.00
Dieticians : 0.10
Occupational Therapists : 3.00
Physical Therapists : 4.00
Registered Pharmacists : 5.00
Respiratory Therapists : 6.80
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 0.60
Physicians : 6.90
Medical Social Workers : 1.60

Number Of Beds
Total: 108
Total Certified: 108
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 20

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Alcohol And/Or Drug Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Burn Care Unit Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Dental Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary 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
Neonatal Nursery Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Optometric Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Psychiatric Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services

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

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

$12,358
State:

$12,625
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,522
State:

$6,629
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

2.39%
State:

1.66%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$19,852
Massachusetts:

$18,415
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,112
Massachusetts:

$9,696
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

2.39%
Massachusetts:

1.00%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,676
State:

$9,061
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,747
State:

$4,421
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

2.99%
Massachusetts:

1.61%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,578
Massachusetts:

$11,351
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,254
Massachusetts:

$6,458
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

2.09%
State:

2.40%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,120
State:

$12,124
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,917
Massachusetts:

$5,687
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

2.54%
Massachusetts:

4.36%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,307
State:

$17,305
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,517
State:

$8,001
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

2.24%
Massachusetts:

2.01%
G.I. Obstruction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,251
Massachusetts:

$15,067
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,073
Massachusetts:

$7,402
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

2.39%
Massachusetts:

0.72%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,592
State:

$15,544
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,263
State:

$7,997
Number of discharges: 34
Here:

5.07%
Massachusetts:

3.29%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,553
Massachusetts:

$20,800
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,474
Massachusetts:

$11,374
Number of discharges: 43
Here:

6.42%
State:

2.49%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,198
State:

$11,002
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,509
Massachusetts:

$5,276
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

2.69%
State:

1.40%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$43,967
Massachusetts:

$34,898
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,864
Massachusetts:

$14,569
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

2.99%
State:

0.99%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,247
State:

$21,398
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,197
State:

$9,714
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

2.24%
State:

1.28%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$38,452
State:

$34,815
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,934
Massachusetts:

$16,169
Number of discharges: 63
This Hospital:

9.40%
State:

5.05%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,868
State:

$11,032
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,178
State:

$5,408
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.79%
State:

2.34%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,896
State:

$18,051
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,276
Massachusetts:

$9,910
Number of discharges: 56
Here:

8.36%
Massachusetts:

1.08%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,937
State:

$14,101
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,322
State:

$7,793
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

2.84%
State:

2.19%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,830
State:

$27,269
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,392
Massachusetts:

$14,585
Number of discharges: 149
This Hospital:

22.24%
Massachusetts:

3.66%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,628
State:

$16,201
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,094
State:

$8,660
Number of discharges: 84
Here:

12.54%
Massachusetts:

1.16%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,791
State:

$14,686
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,478
State:

$7,667
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

3.28%
State:

3.03%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,993
State:

$20,722
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,438
Massachusetts:

$11,062
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

3.13%
Massachusetts:

1.66%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 29%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

3%
Massachusetts:

5%
Usually
This Hospital:

15%
State:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

82%
State:

78%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
State:

5%
Usually
Here:

15%
Massachusetts:

15%
Always
Here:

80%
State:

80%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
State:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

26%
State:

26%
Always
Here:

67%
Massachusetts:

64%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

6%
State:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

20%
Massachusetts:

22%
Always
This Hospital:

74%
State:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

15%
Massachusetts:

19%
Usually
This Hospital:

19%
Massachusetts:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

66%
Massachusetts:

62%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
State:

8%
Usually
This Hospital:

20%
Massachusetts:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

76%
Massachusetts:

73%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

13%
Massachusetts:

15%
Usually
This Hospital:

38%
State:

34%
Always
Here:

49%
Massachusetts:

51%

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

Yes
Here:

91%
Massachusetts:

86%
No
Here:

9%
Massachusetts:

14%

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

6 or lower
Here:

9%
Massachusetts:

8%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

24%
Massachusetts:

24%
9 or 10
Here:

67%
Massachusetts:

68%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

4%
State:

4%
Yes, probably
Here:

31%
Massachusetts:

23%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

65%
State:

73%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

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

6
Massachusetts:

9
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

97.2%
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got drugs to break up blood clots within 30 minutes of arrival
This Hospital:

79
State:

71
Median Time to Fibrinolysis
This Hospital:

27
State:

29

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
State:

99.4%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

95.0%
Massachusetts:

95.9%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

98.0%
Massachusetts:

94.2%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
State:

98.7%

Pneumonia

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

98.0%
State:

96.6%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

97.0%
Massachusetts:

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

98.0%
State:

97.7%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
This Hospital:

100.0%
Massachusetts:

96.0%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

93.0%
State:

95.1%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

100.0%
Massachusetts:

96.2%

Surgery

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

100.0%
Massachusetts:

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

99.0%
Massachusetts:

97.5%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
Here:

98.0%
Massachusetts:

98.8%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
Here:

100.0%
State:

97.8%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
Here:

100.0%
Massachusetts:

98.3%
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%
Massachusetts:

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

92.0%
State:

92.9%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
Here:

98.0%
State:

97.3%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
Here:

100.0%
Massachusetts:

96.2%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
Here:

100.0%
Massachusetts:

96.5%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.7%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

13.5%
Massachusetts:

14.3%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

10.3%
State:

10.4%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

11.8%
State:

10.9%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

20.7%
State:

20.6%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

23.6%
Massachusetts:

25.3%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

19.4%
State:

19.2%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

0.403%
Massachusetts:

0.520%
Blood infection from a catheter in a large vein
Here:

0.403%
Massachusetts:

0.298%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

22.500%
Massachusetts:

34.287%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
Here:

4.800%
Massachusetts:

9.164%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.086%
Massachusetts:

0.074%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.005%
Massachusetts:

0.008%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
This Hospital:

7.600%
State:

5.508%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
This Hospital:

1.300%
State:

2.235%

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