PALMS WEST HOSPITAL - LOXAHATCHEE, FL

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Addresss:
13001 SOUTHERN BLVD
LOXAHATCHEE, FL, 33470
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (561) 753-4245

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

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 5.25
Registered Professional Nurses : 194.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 270.00
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 9.00
Dieticians : 2.00
Occupational Therapists : 1.25
Physical Therapists : 3.75
Registered Pharmacists : 0.25
Respiratory Therapists : 24.25
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 1.75
Physicians : 1.00
Medical Social Workers : 6.00
Physician Assistants : 12.00
Residents (Physicians) : 1.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 175
Total Certified: 175

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Dental Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary 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
Therapeutic Radiology Services

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

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

$50,319
State:

$39,188
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,510
State:

$7,236
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

1.26%
State:

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

$71,444
Florida:

$56,805
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,150
Florida:

$11,188
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

1.10%
State:

0.92%
Bronchitis and Asthma without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$34,639
Florida:

$20,788
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,834
State:

$3,912
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

1.10%
Florida:

0.35%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$32,930
State:

$25,508
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,903
State:

$5,155
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

1.65%
State:

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

$66,892
State:

$36,407
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,723
State:

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

1.10%
State:

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

$23,720
Florida:

$17,832
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,149
Florida:

$3,540
Number of discharges: 27
Here:

2.12%
Florida:

2.00%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$35,823
Florida:

$25,471
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,095
Florida:

$5,275
Number of discharges: 42
This Hospital:

3.30%
State:

1.97%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$25,590
State:

$21,396
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,010
Florida:

$3,578
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

1.89%
Florida:

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

$49,043
State:

$32,205
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,816
Florida:

$6,099
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

1.57%
State:

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

$68,857
Florida:

$39,026
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,583
Florida:

$7,410
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

1.96%
Florida:

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

$27,898
State:

$23,968
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,610
State:

$4,534
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

1.57%
State:

1.78%
Circulatory Disorders Except Acute Myocardial Infarction, with Card Cath without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$51,494
Florida:

$42,374
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,381
State:

$6,838
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

1.41%
State:

1.78%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$34,011
Florida:

$26,997
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,972
Florida:

$5,355
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

1.02%
Florida:

0.66%
Dysequilibrium
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$41,469
Florida:

$23,115
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,568
State:

$4,023
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

1.02%
Florida:

0.43%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$35,038
Florida:

$40,249
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,233
State:

$7,687
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

1.49%
Florida:

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

$37,105
State:

$27,105
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,439
Florida:

$4,566
Number of discharges: 61
This Hospital:

4.79%
State:

3.97%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$43,929
Florida:

$32,281
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,106
Florida:

$6,280
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

1.65%
State:

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

$78,570
Florida:

$54,357
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,808
Florida:

$11,119
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

1.18%
Florida:

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

$32,696
Florida:

$23,739
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,117
Florida:

$4,525
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

1.26%
Florida:

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

$38,799
State:

$30,847
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,516
Florida:

$5,868
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

1.34%
Florida:

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

$43,511
State:

$30,027
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,297
Florida:

$6,310
Number of discharges: 54
Here:

4.24%
Florida:

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

$65,491
Florida:

$46,190
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,895
State:

$9,405
Number of discharges: 29
This Hospital:

2.28%
State:

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

$30,786
State:

$20,832
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,975
State:

$4,234
Number of discharges: 29
Here:

2.28%
Florida:

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

$71,874
State:

$62,599
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,155
State:

$11,419
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

1.26%
Florida:

1.13%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$57,237
Florida:

$36,877
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,003
Florida:

$7,181
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

1.41%
State:

1.36%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$48,671
State:

$28,580
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,886
State:

$5,183
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

1.10%
Florida:

0.78%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$48,274
State:

$37,133
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,671
State:

$7,488
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

1.10%
State:

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

$33,328
State:

$25,550
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,661
State:

$4,912
Number of discharges: 56
This Hospital:

4.40%
Florida:

3.06%
Major Cardiovasc Procedures without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$102,481
State:

$103,199
Average Total Payments
Here:

$20,282
Florida:

$19,936
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.94%
State:

0.52%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$69,348
Florida:

$62,092
Average Total Payments
Here:

$15,800
State:

$12,789
Number of discharges: 50
Here:

3.93%
Florida:

5.59%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$101,812
Florida:

$85,506
Average Total Payments
Here:

$17,867
State:

$16,251
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.86%
State:

0.70%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$197,475
Florida:

$165,071
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$37,458
Florida:

$34,049
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.94%
State:

0.54%
Medical Back Problems without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$48,355
Florida:

$27,134
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,922
State:

$5,110
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

1.02%
State:

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

$34,188
Florida:

$22,072
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,909
State:

$4,329
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

1.89%
State:

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

$64,156
Florida:

$58,481
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,820
State:

$12,104
Number of discharges: 39
Here:

3.06%
Florida:

0.78%
Other Vascular Procedures with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$133,118
State:

$94,419
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$21,887
State:

$20,337
Number of discharges: 28
Here:

2.20%
State:

0.62%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Drug-Eluting Stent without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$70,317
State:

$77,938
Average Total Payments
Here:

$14,503
State:

$12,671
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.94%
State:

1.54%
Permanent Cardiac Pacemaker Implant without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$50,242
State:

$63,051
Average Total Payments
Here:

$14,387
Florida:

$12,339
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

1.02%
Florida:

0.47%
Red Blood Cell Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$37,908
State:

$40,189
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,833
Florida:

$8,505
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

1.34%
Florida:

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

$26,554
Florida:

$24,594
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,686
State:

$5,130
Number of discharges: 68
This Hospital:

5.34%
Florida:

1.62%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$43,614
Florida:

$31,773
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,100
Florida:

$6,342
Number of discharges: 41
Here:

3.22%
State:

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

$69,392
State:

$48,665
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,479
State:

$10,507
Number of discharges: 28
Here:

2.20%
State:

1.42%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support 96+ Hours
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$179,331
Florida:

$157,572
Average Total Payments
Here:

$31,636
State:

$34,657
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.94%
State:

0.36%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$79,177
Florida:

$73,093
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$16,101
State:

$14,633
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.94%
State:

0.97%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$75,847
State:

$62,484
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$16,200
State:

$12,161
Number of discharges: 68
Here:

5.34%
State:

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

$47,136
State:

$36,829
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,432
State:

$7,095
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

1.73%
Florida:

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

$29,456
Florida:

$22,613
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,706
Florida:

$4,291
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.86%
Florida:

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

$39,170
State:

$33,576
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,475
State:

$6,347
Number of discharges: 33
This Hospital:

2.59%
State:

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

$59,978
Florida:

$49,521
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,241
Florida:

$9,220
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

1.49%
Florida:

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

$36,290
Florida:

$24,049
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,668
Florida:

$4,447
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

1.49%
State:

0.98%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$32,813
Florida:

$25,778
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,121
State:

$4,531
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

1.41%
State:

2.45%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$45,090
State:

$27,166
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,320
Florida:

$4,596
Number of discharges: 31
Here:

2.44%
State:

1.35%

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
Here:

10%
Florida:

7%
Usually
Here:

20%
Florida:

20%
Always
Here:

70%
State:

73%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
Florida:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

17%
Florida:

16%
Always
Here:

76%
State:

77%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

18%
Florida:

14%
Usually
Here:

29%
Florida:

26%
Always
Here:

53%
State:

60%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

10%
State:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

24%
State:

24%
Always
Here:

66%
State:

67%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

27%
Florida:

25%
Usually
This Hospital:

17%
State:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

56%
Florida:

58%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

16%
Florida:

11%
Usually
This Hospital:

22%
State:

21%
Always
This Hospital:

62%
Florida:

68%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

14%
State:

13%
Usually
Here:

30%
Florida:

30%
Always
Here:

56%
State:

57%

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

Yes
Here:

80%
State:

81%
No
This Hospital:

20%
Florida:

19%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

14%
Florida:

11%
7 or 8
Here:

24%
State:

24%
9 or 10
Here:

62%
State:

65%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

9%
State:

8%
Yes, probably
Here:

26%
State:

24%
Yes, definitely
Here:

65%
State:

68%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
Here:

100.0%
Florida:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

100.0%
State:

97.7%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
This Hospital:

100.0%
Florida:

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

100.0%
State:

99.9%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

97.8%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
Florida:

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

100.0%
State:

97.3%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

100.0%
Florida:

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

100.0%
State:

99.7%

Pneumonia

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

100.0%
Florida:

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

100.0%
Florida:

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

100.0%
Florida:

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

99.0%
State:

96.9%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

96.5%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

100.0%
State:

97.7%

Surgery

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

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:

100.0%
Florida:

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

100.0%
Florida:

98.4%
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:

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

100.0%
State:

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%
Florida:

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

100.0%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

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

99.0%
Florida:

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

99.0%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

99.9%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

12.9%
Florida:

15.0%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

11.8%
State:

11.3%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

12.4%
Florida:

11.7%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

20.5%
State:

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

24.0%
State:

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

19.9%
Florida:

18.6%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
Here:

1.097%
State:

0.580%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
This Hospital:

0.914%
State:

0.424%
Severe pressure sores (bed sores)
Here:

0.548%
Florida:

0.207%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

7.000%
State:

9.768%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.024%
State:

0.158%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
This Hospital:

4.800%
Florida:

3.396%

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