NORTH SUBURBAN MEDICAL CENTER - THORNTON, CO

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Addresss:
9191 GRANT ST
THORNTON, CO, 80229
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (303) 451-7800

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Voluntary non-profit - Private
Emergency Services: No
Type: Rehabilitation Units

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 3.20
Registered Professional Nurses : 182.25
Other Salaried Personnel : 204.10
Dieticians : 1.00
Occupational Therapists : 1.00
Physical Therapists : 1.00
Registered Pharmacists : 6.45
Respiratory Therapists : 8.10
Physicians : 4.00
Medical Social Workers : 4.00
Medical Laboratory Technologists : 9.90
Nuclear Medicine Technicians : 1.80
Physician Assistants : 1.00
Diagnostic Radiology Technicians : 11.40
Nurse Practitioners: 3.10

Number Of Beds
Total: 157
Total Certified: 157
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 18
Rehabilitation Unit Beds: 10

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
CT Scanner Services
Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Dedicated Emergency Department Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Psychiatric Services
ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)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 Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

0.431%
Colorado:

0.765%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
Here:

1.292%
Colorado:

0.657%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.8%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
Colorado:

99.3%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
Colorado:

99.1%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.7%
Percent of Patients Given PCI Within 90 Minutes Of Arrival
Here:

100.0%
Colorado:

93.3%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
Here:

4
Colorado:

8
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
This Hospital:

100.0%
Colorado:

97.8%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
Colorado:

98.9%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
State:

98.5%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

97.4%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

93.6%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.3%

Pneumonia

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

99.0%
Colorado:

97.0%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

97.0%
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:

100.0%
State:

94.2%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
Here:

100.0%
Colorado:

92.7%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

100.0%
State:

94.4%

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:

97.9%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
This Hospital:

99.0%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

98.6%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

96.9%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
Here:

100.0%
Colorado:

98.0%
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%
State:

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

99.0%
Colorado:

93.2%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

95.6%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

95.7%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

98.0%
Colorado:

96.6%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
This Hospital:

100.0%
Colorado:

99.8%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

17.2%
Colorado:

14.2%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

12.4%
State:

11.5%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

12.6%
Colorado:

10.9%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

18.2%
Colorado:

18.7%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

24.4%
Colorado:

23.0%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

19.1%
State:

17.7%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

37.000%
State:

40.524%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
This Hospital:

8.100%
Colorado:

8.917%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.051%
Colorado:

0.136%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.013%
State:

0.028%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
This Hospital:

6.000%
Colorado:

4.979%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 25%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
State:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

22%
State:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

71%
Colorado:

78%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

8%
State:

4%
Usually
Here:

18%
Colorado:

15%
Always
Here:

74%
State:

81%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

15%
Colorado:

7%
Usually
Here:

28%
Colorado:

24%
Always
Here:

57%
Colorado:

69%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

9%
State:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

24%
State:

23%
Always
This Hospital:

67%
Colorado:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

23%
State:

17%
Usually
This Hospital:

20%
Colorado:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

57%
State:

64%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

12%
Colorado:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

24%
Colorado:

19%
Always
Here:

64%
Colorado:

74%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

14%
Colorado:

7%
Usually
Here:

30%
Colorado:

30%
Always
Here:

56%
Colorado:

63%

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

Yes
Here:

85%
Colorado:

86%
No
Here:

15%
State:

14%

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

6 or lower
Here:

12%
State:

7%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

27%
Colorado:

20%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

61%
State:

73%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

10%
State:

4%
Yes, probably
Here:

28%
Colorado:

20%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

62%
Colorado:

76%

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

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

$30,262
Colorado:

$23,218
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,580
State:

$5,563
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

2.09%
State:

1.55%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$30,409
Colorado:

$26,328
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,564
Colorado:

$6,453
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

3.37%
State:

1.68%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$42,802
State:

$31,599
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,501
Colorado:

$7,942
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

2.09%
Colorado:

1.67%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$25,549
Colorado:

$18,609
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,070
Colorado:

$4,788
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

1.77%
Colorado:

1.13%
Circulatory Disorders Except Acute Myocardial Infarction, with Card Cath without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$58,078
State:

$35,918
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,037
State:

$7,504
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

2.73%
State:

1.23%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$37,454
State:

$20,883
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,552
Colorado:

$5,573
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

1.77%
Colorado:

0.58%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$34,439
Colorado:

$21,923
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,996
Colorado:

$4,804
Number of discharges: 27
This Hospital:

4.33%
Colorado:

3.81%
G.I. Obstruction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$32,121
Colorado:

$26,472
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,997
State:

$6,394
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

1.77%
State:

0.86%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$36,990
Colorado:

$27,517
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,640
Colorado:

$6,762
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

2.57%
State:

2.59%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$53,996
State:

$42,116
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,629
Colorado:

$9,818
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

2.41%
Colorado:

1.50%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$71,935
Colorado:

$55,880
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,433
State:

$11,812
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

2.57%
Colorado:

1.54%
Infectious and Parasitic Diseases with O.R. Procedure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$162,660
State:

$151,962
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$40,835
State:

$37,063
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

2.41%
State:

0.62%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$37,629
Colorado:

$31,298
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,769
State:

$7,439
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

1.77%
State:

0.77%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$27,230
State:

$20,158
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,087
State:

$5,034
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

1.93%
Colorado:

2.99%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$78,125
State:

$60,268
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,498
State:

$14,362
Number of discharges: 64
Here:

10.27%
Colorado:

11.40%
Medical Back Problems without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$35,751
State:

$26,093
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,702
Colorado:

$5,279
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

1.77%
State:

1.33%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$32,190
Colorado:

$19,878
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,519
State:

$4,590
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

2.09%
Colorado:

2.62%
Other Kidney and Urinary Tract Diagnoses with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$60,080
Colorado:

$50,596
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,602
Colorado:

$10,659
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

2.09%
State:

0.45%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Drug-Eluting Stent without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$108,670
State:

$76,055
Average Total Payments
Here:

$14,529
Colorado:

$13,955
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

2.25%
State:

1.51%
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$58,326
State:

$47,382
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,206
State:

$10,552
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

2.57%
State:

0.38%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$40,811
Colorado:

$34,853
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,296
State:

$8,428
Number of discharges: 38
Here:

6.10%
Colorado:

1.53%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$36,129
Colorado:

$28,838
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,066
State:

$6,755
Number of discharges: 30
Here:

4.82%
State:

2.02%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$52,804
State:

$49,460
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,077
State:

$11,474
Number of discharges: 31
This Hospital:

4.98%
State:

1.12%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$64,977
State:

$72,724
Average Total Payments
Here:

$15,420
State:

$15,637
Number of discharges: 26
Here:

4.17%
Colorado:

0.95%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis with Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$151,997
Colorado:

$193,555
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$41,179
State:

$45,664
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

1.93%
State:

0.08%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$58,340
Colorado:

$57,768
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,181
Colorado:

$13,090
Number of discharges: 64
This Hospital:

10.27%
State:

4.19%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$40,722
Colorado:

$30,341
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,474
State:

$7,760
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.93%
State:

1.58%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$30,715
Colorado:

$25,346
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,434
Colorado:

$6,612
Number of discharges: 29
Here:

4.65%
State:

3.36%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$48,011
Colorado:

$36,512
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,738
Colorado:

$9,377
Number of discharges: 27
Here:

4.33%
State:

1.93%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$37,797
Colorado:

$22,065
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,789
State:

$4,800
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

2.25%
State:

1.68%

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