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Address
67 1125 MAMALAHOA HIGHWAY
KAMUELA, HI, 96743
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (808) 885-4444

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

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

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

$11,158
State:

$14,674
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,857
Hawaii:

$5,368
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

15.94%
State:

1.95%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,537
State:

$23,701
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,053
Hawaii:

$9,405
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

18.84%
Hawaii:

3.60%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,814
Hawaii:

$29,471
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,788
State:

$11,173
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

20.29%
State:

2.61%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$47,547
State:

$39,463
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$21,418
Hawaii:

$18,512
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

27.54%
Hawaii:

6.27%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$29,084
Hawaii:

$43,436
Average Total Payments
Here:

$19,568
State:

$17,002
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

17.39%
Hawaii:

8.21%

Provided Services

  • Nuclear Medicine Services
  • Anatomical Laboratory Services
  • Anesthesia Services
  • Blood Bank Services
  • Chiropractice Services
  • Clinical Laboratory Services
  • Diagnostic Radiology Services
  • Dietary Services
  • Emergency 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
  • Outpatient Services
  • Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
  • Pediatric Services
  • Pharmacy Services
  • Physical Therapy Services
  • Postoperative Recovery Room Services
  • Respiratory Care Services
  • Social Services
  • Speech Pathology Services

Employment Full-Time Equivalent

Registered Professional Nurses : 38.50
Dieticians : 1.00
Physical Therapists : 1.00
Registered Pharmacists : 0.70
Respiratory Therapists : 1.25
Medical Social Workers : 1.00

Number Of Beds

Total: 35
Total Certified: 35

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 36%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

3%
State:

5%
Usually
This Hospital:

20%
Hawaii:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

77%
State:

76%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

5%
Hawaii:

5%
Usually
This Hospital:

16%
State:

15%
Always
This Hospital:

79%
State:

80%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

8%
Hawaii:

11%
Usually
This Hospital:

26%
State:

27%
Always
This Hospital:

66%
State:

62%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

6%
State:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

26%
Hawaii:

24%
Always
This Hospital:

68%
Hawaii:

69%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

13%
State:

19%
Usually
This Hospital:

22%
Hawaii:

19%
Always
Here:

65%
State:

62%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
Hawaii:

7%
Usually
Here:

15%
State:

20%
Always
This Hospital:

78%
State:

73%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

9%
Hawaii:

14%
Usually
This Hospital:

34%
State:

33%
Always
Here:

57%
Hawaii:

53%

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

Yes
Here:

84%
Hawaii:

81%
No
Here:

16%
State:

19%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

5%
Hawaii:

10%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

20%
Hawaii:

23%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

75%
Hawaii:

67%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

2%
State:

5%
Yes, probably
Here:

16%
State:

26%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

82%
State:

69%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.0%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
This Hospital:

8
Hawaii:

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

100.0%
State:

97.9%

Heart Failure

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

97.0%
Hawaii:

98.9%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

91.0%
Hawaii:

93.1%

Pneumonia

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

100.0%
Hawaii:

96.7%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

95.0%
State:

95.4%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
Here:

94.0%
State:

94.6%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

83.0%
Hawaii:

91.1%

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%
State:

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

94.0%
State:

96.3%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
This Hospital:

100.0%
Hawaii:

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

83.0%
Hawaii:

94.2%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
This Hospital:

83.0%
State:

95.4%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
Here:

100.0%
Hawaii:

99.7%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose urinary catheters were removed on the first or second day after surgery
This Hospital:

89.0%
Hawaii:

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

100.0%
Hawaii:

94.7%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
Here:

100.0%
Hawaii:

97.6%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
Here:

100.0%
Hawaii:

98.0%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

100.0%
Hawaii:

99.7%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

11.0%
Hawaii:

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

12.3%
State:

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

23.5%
State:

22.9%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

17.9%
Hawaii:

17.7%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Infection from a Urinary Catheter
This Hospital:

1.404%
State:

2.007%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

16.400%
State:

8.403%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.133%
Hawaii:

0.102%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.028%
State:

0.011%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
Here:

4.100%
Hawaii:

3.993%

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