PALM SPRINGS GENERAL HOSPITAL - HIALEAH, FL

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Addresss:
1475 W 49TH ST
HIALEAH, FL, 33012
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (305) 558-2500

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

Other nearby nursing homes

Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 61.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 201.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 362.50
Dieticians : 3.00
Physical Therapists : 1.50
Registered Pharmacists : 6.00
Respiratory Therapists : 21.00
Physicians : 1.00
Medical Social Workers : 1.50
Medical Laboratory Technologists : 18.00
Nuclear Medicine Technicians : 2.50
Physician Assistants : 19.50
Diagnostic Radiology Technicians : 15.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 247
Total Certified: 247

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
CT Scanner Services
Chemotherapy Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
ICU - Surgical Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Mri) Services
Operating Room Services
Opthalmic Surgery Services
Orthopedic Surgery Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services

Use of Medical Imaging

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

0.057%
Florida:

0.158%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.039%
State:

0.041%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
Here:

6.500%
Florida:

3.396%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: Between 100 and 299
Survey Response Rate: 12%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

15%
Florida:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

17%
State:

20%
Always
This Hospital:

68%
Florida:

73%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

12%
Florida:

7%
Usually
Here:

13%
State:

16%
Always
This Hospital:

75%
Florida:

77%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

26%
Florida:

14%
Usually
Here:

22%
State:

26%
Always
Here:

52%
State:

60%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

15%
Florida:

9%
Usually
Here:

24%
Florida:

24%
Always
Here:

61%
State:

67%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

31%
State:

25%
Usually
This Hospital:

15%
Florida:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

54%
State:

58%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

14%
Florida:

11%
Usually
This Hospital:

16%
Florida:

21%
Always
This Hospital:

70%
Florida:

68%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

24%
Florida:

13%
Usually
Here:

24%
State:

30%
Always
This Hospital:

52%
State:

57%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

74%
State:

81%
No
This Hospital:

26%
Florida:

19%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

27%
Florida:

11%
7 or 8
Here:

30%
Florida:

24%
9 or 10
Here:

43%
State:

65%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

17%
State:

8%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

31%
Florida:

24%
Yes, definitely
Here:

52%
Florida:

68%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

91.0%
State:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
Here:

89.0%
Florida:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
This Hospital:

85.0%
State:

99.1%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
This Hospital:

34
State:

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

100.0%
Florida:

97.6%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
Here:

75.0%
State:

97.8%

Heart Failure

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

99.0%
Florida:

99.4%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

80.0%
Florida:

97.3%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

100.0%
State:

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

100.0%
Florida:

99.7%

Pneumonia

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

99.0%
State:

96.6%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

100.0%
Florida:

97.5%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
Florida:

99.4%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
Here:

97.0%
Florida:

96.9%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
Here:

99.0%
Florida:

96.5%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
This Hospital:

98.0%
State:

97.7%

Surgery

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

99.0%
Florida:

98.7%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
This Hospital:

86.0%
Florida:

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

99.0%
State:

98.4%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
Here:

94.0%
State:

97.1%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
This Hospital:

93.0%
Florida:

98.2%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
Here:

100.0%
State:

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

76.0%
State:

94.6%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
This Hospital:

96.0%
State:

97.2%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
Here:

94.0%
State:

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

96.0%
State:

96.4%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.9%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

12.8%
State:

15.0%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

12.0%
State:

11.3%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

13.4%
Florida:

11.7%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

20.1%
State:

19.5%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

28.5%
State:

24.9%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

20.8%
Florida:

18.6%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
Here:

0.140%
State:

0.580%
Severe pressure sores (bed sores)
Here:

0.140%
Florida:

0.207%

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

Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$22,949
Florida:

$39,188
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,541
State:

$7,236
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

0.94%
Florida:

0.61%
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$41,133
Florida:

$56,805
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,704
State:

$11,188
Number of discharges: 38
Here:

1.69%
State:

0.92%
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,326
Florida:

$29,308
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,042
Florida:

$5,013
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.62%
Florida:

0.33%
Atherosclerosis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,232
Florida:

$20,327
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,515
State:

$3,800
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

0.85%
State:

0.49%
Bronchitis and Asthma with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,994
Florida:

$28,529
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,523
Florida:

$5,448
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

0.67%
State:

0.53%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$24,863
State:

$25,508
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,495
Florida:

$5,155
Number of discharges: 31
Here:

1.38%
State:

1.52%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$33,398
State:

$36,407
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,384
State:

$7,709
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.62%
State:

0.78%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$18,315
Florida:

$17,832
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,414
Florida:

$3,540
Number of discharges: 30
This Hospital:

1.34%
State:

2.00%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$18,279
State:

$25,471
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,465
State:

$5,275
Number of discharges: 62
Here:

2.76%
Florida:

1.97%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,329
Florida:

$21,396
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,258
Florida:

$3,578
Number of discharges: 23
This Hospital:

1.02%
Florida:

1.81%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$21,414
State:

$32,205
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,538
Florida:

$6,099
Number of discharges: 84
Here:

3.74%
Florida:

2.28%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$29,063
Florida:

$39,026
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,200
State:

$7,410
Number of discharges: 142
This Hospital:

6.33%
Florida:

2.16%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,605
State:

$23,968
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,547
Florida:

$4,534
Number of discharges: 62
Here:

2.76%
Florida:

1.78%
Degenerative Nervous System Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,370
State:

$26,941
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,240
State:

$5,774
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

0.80%
Florida:

0.53%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,176
State:

$26,997
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,432
Florida:

$5,355
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

1.07%
State:

0.66%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$40,622
Florida:

$40,249
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,944
Florida:

$7,687
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

0.76%
State:

0.60%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,841
State:

$27,105
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,555
State:

$4,566
Number of discharges: 126
Here:

5.61%
Florida:

3.97%
Fractures of Hip and Pelvis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,109
State:

$21,110
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,378
Florida:

$4,241
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.49%
State:

0.43%
Fx, Sprn, Strn and Disl Except Femur, Hip, Pelvis and Thigh without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,624
Florida:

$21,996
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,539
Florida:

$4,394
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.53%
State:

0.36%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$26,758
State:

$32,281
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,920
Florida:

$6,280
Number of discharges: 63
Here:

2.81%
Florida:

1.92%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$44,615
State:

$54,357
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,603
Florida:

$11,119
Number of discharges: 28
Here:

1.25%
State:

0.63%
G.I. Hemorrhage without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,069
Florida:

$23,739
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,534
Florida:

$4,525
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

1.07%
State:

0.57%
G.I. Obstruction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$23,684
Florida:

$30,847
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,236
Florida:

$5,868
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

1.07%
Florida:

0.78%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$24,609
Florida:

$30,027
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,919
Florida:

$6,310
Number of discharges: 68
Here:

3.03%
Florida:

3.10%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$33,001
Florida:

$46,190
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,482
State:

$9,405
Number of discharges: 92
This Hospital:

4.10%
State:

2.68%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,705
State:

$20,832
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,307
Florida:

$4,234
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.58%
Florida:

1.25%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$46,620
Florida:

$62,599
Average Total Payments
Here:

$14,541
Florida:

$11,419
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

1.07%
State:

1.13%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$35,990
Florida:

$50,455
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,781
Florida:

$9,353
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.58%
State:

0.36%
Hypertension without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,634
State:

$20,835
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,753
Florida:

$4,043
Number of discharges: 27
This Hospital:

1.20%
State:

0.52%
Infectious and Parasitic Diseases with O.R. Procedure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$90,597
Florida:

$169,179
Average Total Payments
Here:

$41,501
State:

$36,192
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

0.62%
State:

0.51%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$28,613
State:

$37,133
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,273
State:

$7,488
Number of discharges: 53
This Hospital:

2.36%
State:

1.01%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$20,664
State:

$25,550
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,085
State:

$4,912
Number of discharges: 135
Here:

6.02%
State:

3.06%
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy without C.D.E. with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$41,717
Florida:

$63,639
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,161
Florida:

$10,407
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

0.80%
State:

0.33%
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy without C.D.E. without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$27,831
Florida:

$48,334
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,059
Florida:

$7,531
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

0.80%
Florida:

0.30%
Major Gastrointestinal Disorders and Peritoneal Infections with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$25,601
Florida:

$37,962
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,892
State:

$7,964
Number of discharges: 29
This Hospital:

1.29%
State:

0.53%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$51,143
State:

$62,092
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$16,034
State:

$12,789
Number of discharges: 26
Here:

1.16%
Florida:

5.59%
Medical Back Problems without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$21,884
Florida:

$27,134
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,353
Florida:

$5,110
Number of discharges: 26
Here:

1.16%
State:

0.96%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$21,296
State:

$22,072
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,356
Florida:

$4,329
Number of discharges: 34
Here:

1.52%
State:

1.84%
Other Circulatory System Diagnoses with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$24,616
Florida:

$30,292
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,497
Florida:

$6,322
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.49%
State:

0.32%
Other Digestive System Diagnoses with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$23,269
Florida:

$33,317
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,696
State:

$6,341
Number of discharges: 36
Here:

1.60%
State:

0.69%
Other Kidney and Urinary Tract Diagnoses with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$21,700
State:

$30,298
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,645
State:

$7,037
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

0.67%
State:

0.34%
Other Vascular Procedures with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$40,309
State:

$79,753
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$18,596
State:

$15,511
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

1.07%
State:

0.55%
Other Vascular Procedures with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$59,611
Florida:

$94,419
Average Total Payments
Here:

$23,041
State:

$20,337
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

0.85%
State:

0.62%
Peripheral Vascular Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$24,657
State:

$29,331
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,338
State:

$6,086
Number of discharges: 31
This Hospital:

1.38%
Florida:

0.66%
Peripheral Vascular Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,204
State:

$19,080
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,122
Florida:

$4,074
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.49%
Florida:

0.37%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$25,608
Florida:

$40,764
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,919
Florida:

$8,129
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.58%
Florida:

1.01%
Red Blood Cell Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$27,803
State:

$40,189
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,714
State:

$8,505
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.62%
State:

0.38%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$21,142
State:

$24,594
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,162
Florida:

$5,130
Number of discharges: 47
This Hospital:

2.09%
State:

1.62%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$26,604
State:

$31,773
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,932
Florida:

$6,342
Number of discharges: 61
Here:

2.72%
Florida:

2.09%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$42,994
State:

$48,665
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,567
Florida:

$10,507
Number of discharges: 45
This Hospital:

2.01%
State:

1.42%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$33,224
State:

$46,344
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,386
State:

$9,075
Number of discharges: 26
Here:

1.16%
State:

0.72%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$46,483
State:

$64,640
Average Total Payments
Here:

$15,791
Florida:

$12,633
Number of discharges: 31
Here:

1.38%
State:

0.89%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$66,143
Florida:

$73,093
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$19,063
State:

$14,633
Number of discharges: 34
Here:

1.52%
State:

0.97%
Seizures without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,341
State:

$25,327
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,900
State:

$5,014
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

0.89%
Florida:

0.76%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$48,369
State:

$62,484
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,554
State:

$12,161
Number of discharges: 43
This Hospital:

1.92%
Florida:

3.48%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$28,114
Florida:

$36,829
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,940
Florida:

$7,095
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.53%
Florida:

1.34%
Signs and Symptoms without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,721
Florida:

$22,613
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,316
State:

$4,291
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

0.98%
Florida:

0.74%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$25,111
Florida:

$33,576
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,813
Florida:

$6,347
Number of discharges: 78
This Hospital:

3.48%
State:

2.26%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$32,759
Florida:

$49,521
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,286
State:

$9,220
Number of discharges: 73
Here:

3.25%
State:

1.45%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,896
State:

$24,049
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,495
Florida:

$4,447
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

0.98%
Florida:

0.98%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$18,137
Florida:

$25,778
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,554
Florida:

$4,531
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

0.71%
Florida:

2.45%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,668
State:

$27,166
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,661
State:

$4,596
Number of discharges: 48
This Hospital:

2.14%
Florida:

1.35%

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