PALO ALTO COUNTY HOSPITAL - EMMETSBURG, IA

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Addresss:
3201 1ST STREET
EMMETSBURG, IA, 50536
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (712) 852-5500

Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Voluntary non-profit - Other
Emergency Services: Yes

Overall Star Rating: 4 Stars
Health Inspections Star Rating: 3 Stars
Nurse Staffing Star Rating: 4 Stars
Quality Measures Star Rating: 4 Stars
RN Only Star Rating: 4 Stars

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Other Salaried Personnel : 13.00
Occupational Therapists : 0.50
Physical Therapists : 2.00
Physician Assistants : 2.00
Diagnostic Radiology Technicians : 1.00
Nurse Practitioners: 1.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 25
Total Certified: 25

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Ambulance (Owned) Services
Anesthesia Services
Audiology Services
Blood Bank Services
CT Scanner Services
Chemotherapy Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Home Health Services
Hospice Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Long Term Care (Swing-Beds) Services
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Mri) Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Opthalmic Surgery Services
Orthopedic Surgery Services
Outpatient Rehabilitation Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Outppatient Psychiatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services

Process of Care

Pneumonia

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

98.0%
Iowa:

97.4%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

91.0%
Iowa:

97.8%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

90.0%
State:

97.7%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
This Hospital:

88.0%
Iowa:

93.4%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

89.0%
State:

91.6%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
This Hospital:

98.0%
State:

94.3%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

12.0%
State:

12.0%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

15.4%
State:

17.9%

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