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3916 Ben Franklin Boulevard
Durham, North Carolina 27704
919-956-9300

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Address
3916 BEN FRANKLIN BOULEVARD
DURHAM, NC, 27704
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (919) 956-9300

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Proprietary
Emergency Services: No

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

Back and Neck Procedures Except Spinal Fusion without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$21,282
State:

$22,983
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,399
North Carolina:

$6,763
Number of discharges: 23
This Hospital:

6.42%
North Carolina:

0.33%
Cervical Spinal Fusion without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$39,536
North Carolina:

$47,046
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,306
North Carolina:

$14,014
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

4.75%
State:

0.49%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$27,918
State:

$42,293
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,058
State:

$13,554
Number of discharges: 282
This Hospital:

78.77%
State:

6.15%
Spinal Fusion Except Cervical without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$74,374
State:

$85,627
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$21,516
State:

$26,535
Number of discharges: 36
Here:

10.06%
North Carolina:

1.03%

Provided Services

  • Ambulance (Owned) Services
  • Anesthesia Services
  • Blood Bank Services
  • Clinical Laboratory Services
  • Diagnostic Radiology Services
  • Dietary Services
  • Inpatient Surgical Services
  • Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
  • Pharmacy Services
  • Physical Therapy Services
  • Postoperative Recovery Room Services
  • Social Services

Employment Full-Time Equivalent

Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 4.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 30.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 40.00
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 1.00
Dieticians : 1.00
Physical Therapists : 1.00
Registered Pharmacists : 1.00
Medical Social Workers : 1.00
Diagnostic Radiology Technicians : 1.00

Number Of Beds

Total: 24
Total Certified: 24

Process of Care

Surgery

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

100.0%
State:

98.8%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
This Hospital:

98.0%
State:

97.7%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.0%
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:

97.5%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
This Hospital:

99.0%
State:

98.4%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
Here:

100.0%
North Carolina:

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

99.0%
State:

96.0%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
This Hospital:

95.0%
North Carolina:

97.6%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
Here:

98.0%
State:

97.7%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

96.7%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
This Hospital:

98.0%
State:

99.8%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 52%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

2%
North Carolina:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

14%
State:

16%
Always
Here:

84%
North Carolina:

80%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
North Carolina:

4%
Usually
Here:

10%
North Carolina:

13%
Always
This Hospital:

86%
State:

83%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
State:

9%
Usually
Here:

16%
North Carolina:

24%
Always
This Hospital:

79%
North Carolina:

67%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
North Carolina:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

20%
State:

22%
Always
This Hospital:

73%
North Carolina:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

14%
North Carolina:

19%
Usually
This Hospital:

14%
State:

16%
Always
This Hospital:

72%
State:

65%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
North Carolina:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

11%
State:

19%
Always
Here:

85%
North Carolina:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

3%
State:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

19%
State:

28%
Always
This Hospital:

78%
State:

63%

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

Yes
Here:

88%
North Carolina:

84%
No
Here:

12%
State:

16%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

4%
State:

7%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

12%
North Carolina:

23%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

84%
North Carolina:

70%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

2%
State:

5%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

10%
North Carolina:

24%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

88%
State:

71%

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