NORTH CENTRAL BRONX HOSPITAL - BRONX, NY

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Addresss:
3424 KOSSUTH AVENUE & 210TH STREET
BRONX, NY, 10467
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (212) 519-5000

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Government - Local
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Rehabilitation Units

Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 27.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 260.50
Other Salaried Personnel : 823.30
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 3.00
Dieticians : 9.00
Occupational Therapists : 4.90
Physical Therapists : 6.50
Registered Pharmacists : 13.50
Respiratory Therapists : 13.00
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 0.50
Physicians : 143.50
Medical Social Workers : 29.50
Medical Laboratory Technologists : 27.50
Nuclear Medicine Technicians : 1.00
Physician Assistants : 21.80
Diagnostic Radiology Technicians : 23.00
Nurse Practitioners: 12.00
Residents (Physicians) : 25.50
Psychologists : 15.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 213
Total Certified: 70
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 70
Rehabilitation Unit Beds: 25

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Alcohol And/Or Drug Services
Anesthesia Services
Audiology Services
Blood Bank Services
CT Scanner Services
Child/Adolescent Psychiatric Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Dedicated Emergency Department Services
Dental Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Psychiatric Services
Emergency Services
Geriatric Psychiatric Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
ICU - Neonatal Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Mri) Services
Neonatal Nursery Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Orthopedic Surgery Services
Outpatient Rehabilitation Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Outppatient Psychiatric 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 without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,767
New York:

$15,605
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,540
State:

$4,967
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

4.67%
State:

1.64%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,528
State:

$14,161
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,183
State:

$5,137
Number of discharges: 30
This Hospital:

11.67%
State:

2.94%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$7,582
State:

$22,558
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,487
State:

$8,117
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

4.28%
New York:

0.89%
Dysequilibrium
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$8,765
State:

$17,870
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,203
New York:

$5,966
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

7.39%
State:

0.66%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,292
State:

$18,668
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,267
State:

$6,361
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

8.56%
New York:

3.99%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,193
State:

$26,907
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,228
State:

$9,020
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

5.06%
State:

3.05%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$42,957
State:

$41,330
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$20,959
State:

$13,648
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

5.06%
State:

2.38%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,441
State:

$21,451
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,302
State:

$7,036
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

7.39%
New York:

2.87%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,248
New York:

$18,413
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,896
State:

$6,139
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

6.61%
New York:

2.44%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$37,564
State:

$42,937
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$25,430
State:

$15,655
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

4.67%
New York:

1.29%
Seizures without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,320
New York:

$24,411
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,017
State:

$7,634
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

5.45%
State:

1.03%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$26,724
New York:

$47,465
Average Total Payments
Here:

$23,144
New York:

$17,315
Number of discharges: 28
This Hospital:

10.89%
State:

5.04%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$24,774
New York:

$29,226
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$15,312
State:

$9,822
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

5.84%
State:

1.68%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,095
State:

$24,560
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,584
State:

$8,494
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

5.84%
State:

2.61%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,529
New York:

$19,174
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,315
New York:

$6,619
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

6.61%
New York:

3.39%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
Here:

100.0%
New York:

99.0%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
This Hospital:

96.0%
State:

98.9%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
This Hospital:

96.0%
State:

98.6%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
Here:

96.0%
State:

96.6%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
New York:

99.1%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

100.0%
State:

94.8%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

99.0%
New York:

92.8%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

73.0%
New York:

98.6%

Pneumonia

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

92.0%
State:

93.8%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
Here:

95.0%
New York:

95.8%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

92.0%
New York:

98.5%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
Here:

96.0%
State:

94.8%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
Here:

50.0%
State:

90.8%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
This Hospital:

92.0%
New York:

94.0%

Surgery

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

94.0%
State:

97.6%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
This Hospital:

90.0%
State:

96.4%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
Here:

94.0%
State:

97.7%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
Here:

98.0%
New York:

97.2%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
Here:

98.0%
New York:

98.1%
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%
New York:

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

69.0%
State:

92.6%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
Here:

33.0%
State:

94.4%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

99.0%
State:

99.1%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

10.4%
State:

11.0%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

10.8%
State:

11.6%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

25.6%
New York:

26.4%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

19.7%
New York:

19.8%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 26%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

10%
State:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

20%
State:

20%
Always
Here:

70%
New York:

73%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

6%
New York:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

17%
New York:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

77%
New York:

77%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

20%
State:

15%
Usually
This Hospital:

25%
New York:

27%
Always
This Hospital:

55%
State:

58%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

14%
New York:

9%
Usually
Here:

25%
New York:

25%
Always
This Hospital:

61%
New York:

66%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

30%
New York:

24%
Usually
Here:

16%
State:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

54%
State:

58%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

20%
New York:

11%
Usually
This Hospital:

19%
New York:

22%
Always
This Hospital:

61%
New York:

67%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

18%
New York:

17%
Usually
This Hospital:

32%
State:

34%
Always
Here:

50%
New York:

49%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

76%
State:

81%
No
This Hospital:

24%
State:

19%

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

6 or lower
Here:

12%
New York:

12%
7 or 8
Here:

30%
State:

27%
9 or 10
Here:

58%
State:

61%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

7%
State:

7%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

29%
State:

29%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

64%
State:

64%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

2.800%
New York:

11.437%

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