NORTHERN NEVADA MEDICAL CENTER - SPARKS, NV

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Addresss:
2375 PRATER WAY
SPARKS, NV, 89434
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (775) 331-7000

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Proprietary
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Rehabilitation Units

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 9.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 110.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 106.00
Registered Pharmacists : 4.50
Respiratory Therapists : 0.25
Medical Social Workers : 1.50

Number Of Beds
Total: 140
Total Certified: 140
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 14
Rehabilitation Unit Beds: 14

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services

Use of Medical Imaging

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

38.300%
Nevada:

40.580%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
This Hospital:

4.300%
State:

7.426%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.046%
Nevada:

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

0.006%
State:

0.046%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
Here:

4.300%
Nevada:

6.151%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
Here:

6.100%
State:

3.038%

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

Alcohol/Drug Abuse or Dependence without Rehabilitation Therapy without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$18,022
State:

$22,686
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,705
Nevada:

$4,639
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

1.75%
Nevada:

0.55%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$30,194
Nevada:

$33,196
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,931
State:

$5,926
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

1.37%
Nevada:

1.35%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$27,038
State:

$23,687
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,357
State:

$4,046
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

2.12%
Nevada:

1.75%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$23,002
State:

$33,293
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,866
State:

$5,914
Number of discharges: 35
Here:

4.37%
State:

2.01%
Cervical Spinal Fusion without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$99,617
Nevada:

$68,442
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,278
State:

$14,911
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

1.50%
Nevada:

0.77%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$37,538
State:

$40,209
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,576
State:

$6,820
Number of discharges: 34
Here:

4.24%
Nevada:

1.93%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$34,212
Nevada:

$49,935
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,771
State:

$8,370
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

2.25%
Nevada:

2.03%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$25,577
Nevada:

$31,006
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,429
State:

$5,084
Number of discharges: 44
This Hospital:

5.49%
Nevada:

2.10%
Circulatory Disorders Except Acute Myocardial Infarction, with Card Cath without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$43,400
State:

$54,918
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,230
State:

$7,576
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

2.00%
Nevada:

1.85%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$29,397
State:

$32,193
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,242
Nevada:

$5,164
Number of discharges: 61
This Hospital:

7.62%
Nevada:

3.91%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$30,437
Nevada:

$39,962
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,929
Nevada:

$7,010
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

2.87%
State:

1.87%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$30,127
Nevada:

$40,882
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,625
State:

$7,230
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

1.75%
State:

2.71%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$45,276
State:

$69,299
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,029
Nevada:

$10,953
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

1.87%
State:

2.14%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$42,165
State:

$46,749
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,860
State:

$8,018
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

1.50%
State:

1.50%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$27,571
Nevada:

$30,324
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,563
State:

$5,490
Number of discharges: 31
Here:

3.87%
State:

2.90%
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy without C.D.E. without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$44,933
Nevada:

$45,284
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,878
Nevada:

$7,970
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

1.37%
Nevada:

0.29%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$78,884
State:

$71,782
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,716
State:

$14,137
Number of discharges: 156
Here:

19.48%
State:

6.12%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$58,433
Nevada:

$90,065
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,665
State:

$17,626
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

1.37%
Nevada:

0.84%
Medical Back Problems without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$31,420
State:

$31,452
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,744
State:

$5,680
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

1.37%
State:

1.08%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$23,841
Nevada:

$27,908
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,042
State:

$4,756
Number of discharges: 26
This Hospital:

3.25%
State:

2.01%
Other Digestive System Diagnoses with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$39,363
State:

$39,186
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,844
Nevada:

$7,206
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

1.37%
Nevada:

0.61%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Drug-Eluting Stent without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$86,757
State:

$94,850
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,599
Nevada:

$14,009
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

1.50%
Nevada:

1.81%
Peripheral Vascular Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$24,161
State:

$39,770
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,317
State:

$6,690
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

1.62%
Nevada:

0.65%
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$23,397
State:

$29,167
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,638
State:

$4,545
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

1.37%
State:

0.66%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$34,741
State:

$44,532
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,744
Nevada:

$7,535
Number of discharges: 27
Here:

3.37%
State:

2.25%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$58,018
State:

$73,278
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,065
State:

$11,932
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

2.50%
Nevada:

1.61%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support 96+ Hours
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$116,986
State:

$229,997
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$30,771
Nevada:

$38,614
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

1.62%
Nevada:

1.01%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$58,270
Nevada:

$83,519
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,104
Nevada:

$13,541
Number of discharges: 26
This Hospital:

3.25%
State:

3.70%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$30,222
Nevada:

$46,193
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,556
Nevada:

$8,135
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

1.62%
Nevada:

1.17%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$33,327
Nevada:

$42,646
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,637
State:

$7,390
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

2.75%
State:

2.71%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$23,047
State:

$32,047
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,088
Nevada:

$5,210
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

2.37%
Nevada:

1.27%
Spinal Fusion Except Cervical without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$155,832
Nevada:

$110,992
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$25,193
State:

$27,564
Number of discharges: 29
This Hospital:

3.62%
Nevada:

1.89%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$28,692
Nevada:

$31,952
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,217
State:

$5,064
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

1.62%
State:

2.25%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
Here:

0.363%
State:

0.675%
Blood infection from a catheter in a large vein
Here:

0.725%
State:

0.835%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
Here:

0.363%
Nevada:

0.238%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.4%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
This Hospital:

90.0%
State:

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

98.0%
Nevada:

98.9%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
Nevada:

99.8%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
Here:

90.0%
State:

97.7%

Heart Failure

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

98.0%
State:

99.6%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

91.0%
Nevada:

98.2%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

85.0%
State:

91.8%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

100.0%

Pneumonia

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

98.0%
Nevada:

96.4%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
Here:

99.0%
State:

97.1%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.5%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
Here:

99.0%
Nevada:

97.1%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

95.0%
Nevada:

95.8%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

91.0%
Nevada:

96.8%

Surgery

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

97.0%
State:

98.4%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
Here:

97.0%
State:

97.4%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
This Hospital:

99.0%
Nevada:

98.3%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
This Hospital:

94.0%
Nevada:

96.4%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
Here:

99.0%
State:

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
Here:

93.0%
State:

95.0%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
This Hospital:

90.0%
State:

96.4%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
Here:

89.0%
Nevada:

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

100.0%
State:

96.8%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
This Hospital:

100.0%
Nevada:

99.9%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

17.7%
State:

15.7%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

11.1%
State:

11.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

11.7%
Nevada:

13.0%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

20.1%
State:

19.3%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

24.7%
Nevada:

25.4%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

18.4%
Nevada:

19.1%

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:

9%
State:

8%
Usually
This Hospital:

22%
Nevada:

21%
Always
This Hospital:

69%
State:

71%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

6%
Nevada:

8%
Usually
Here:

18%
State:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

76%
Nevada:

74%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

13%
Nevada:

15%
Usually
This Hospital:

31%
Nevada:

27%
Always
This Hospital:

56%
State:

58%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
Nevada:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

29%
State:

24%
Always
This Hospital:

64%
Nevada:

67%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

21%
State:

24%
Usually
Here:

16%
State:

18%
Always
Here:

63%
Nevada:

58%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

15%
Nevada:

12%
Usually
Here:

22%
Nevada:

20%
Always
This Hospital:

63%
Nevada:

68%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

15%
Nevada:

14%
Usually
Here:

33%
Nevada:

31%
Always
This Hospital:

52%
State:

55%

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

Yes
Here:

83%
Nevada:

82%
No
This Hospital:

17%
Nevada:

18%

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

6 or lower
Here:

9%
State:

11%
7 or 8
Here:

28%
State:

24%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

63%
Nevada:

65%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

7%
State:

8%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

21%
State:

24%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

72%
State:

68%

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