PALO PINTO GENERAL HOSPITAL - MINERAL WELLS, TX

Submitted by:Richard Nelson, Laboratory Technician
This company went out of business in the mid 90's along with La Habra Community Hospital. The buildings were demolished and a new hosing development stands on its former property and address.

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Addresss:
400 SOUTHWEST 25 AVE
MINERAL WELLS, TX, 76067
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (940) 325-7891

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Government - Hospital District or Authority
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Swing Bed Hospitals

Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 42.50
Registered Professional Nurses : 75.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 184.75
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 1.00
Dieticians : 1.00
Occupational Therapists : 2.00
Physical Therapists : 6.00
Respiratory Therapists : 7.50
Medical Social Workers : 1.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 99
Total Certified: 99

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Dedicated Emergency Department Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Home Health Services
Hospice Services
ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services

Process of Care

Heart Attack

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

5
Texas:

8
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack were transferred to another hospital
This Hospital:

131
State:

111
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
Here:

87.0%
Texas:

95.6%

Heart Failure

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

98.0%
State:

98.7%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

82.0%
Texas:

96.8%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

93.1%

Pneumonia

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

94.0%
State:

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

96.0%
Texas:

97.4%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

79.0%
Texas:

98.9%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
This Hospital:

68.0%
State:

95.2%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
Here:

79.0%
State:

94.7%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
This Hospital:

82.0%
State:

96.2%

Surgery

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

97.0%
Texas:

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

62.0%
State:

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

91.0%
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
This Hospital:

99.0%
State:

96.7%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
This Hospital:

98.0%
Texas:

97.6%
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:

89.0%
Texas:

95.1%
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:

96.7%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

93.0%
Texas:

97.2%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
Here:

82.0%
Texas:

96.5%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.7%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

12.1%
Texas:

11.2%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

11.8%
Texas:

11.8%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

25.6%
State:

24.2%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

17.6%
State:

18.0%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: Between 100 and 299
Survey Response Rate: 26%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

8%
Texas:

5%
Usually
This Hospital:

16%
State:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

76%
State:

78%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

3%
Texas:

4%
Usually
Here:

16%
State:

13%
Always
Here:

81%
Texas:

83%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

12%
State:

10%
Usually
Here:

22%
State:

23%
Always
Here:

66%
Texas:

67%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
Texas:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

22%
State:

21%
Always
Here:

71%
State:

72%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

15%
State:

19%
Usually
This Hospital:

21%
Texas:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

64%
State:

64%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

16%
State:

9%
Usually
Here:

19%
State:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

65%
State:

73%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

8%
State:

8%
Usually
Here:

27%
Texas:

25%
Always
This Hospital:

65%
Texas:

67%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

85%
Texas:

83%
No
This Hospital:

15%
Texas:

17%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

9%
Texas:

8%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

27%
Texas:

21%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

64%
Texas:

71%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

8%
Texas:

5%
Yes, probably
Here:

30%
Texas:

23%
Yes, definitely
Here:

62%
State:

72%

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

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

$14,761
Texas:

$25,580
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,801
State:

$5,548
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

3.04%
State:

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

$8,297
Texas:

$17,909
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,140
State:

$3,737
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

3.47%
Texas:

1.48%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,225
State:

$22,187
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,658
Texas:

$5,512
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

3.47%
Texas:

2.13%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,399
Texas:

$29,940
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,404
State:

$6,395
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

4.99%
State:

2.05%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,208
State:

$35,718
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,791
State:

$7,640
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

2.60%
Texas:

2.27%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,242
State:

$22,469
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,761
State:

$4,747
Number of discharges: 31
This Hospital:

6.72%
State:

1.59%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,644
State:

$24,361
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,804
Texas:

$4,830
Number of discharges: 26
Here:

5.64%
State:

3.07%
Extracranial Procedures without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,188
State:

$29,042
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,046
Texas:

$6,490
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

3.69%
State:

0.60%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,567
State:

$29,852
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,721
State:

$6,718
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

4.77%
State:

3.09%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,698
Texas:

$20,982
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,554
Texas:

$4,507
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

3.04%
Texas:

1.18%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$26,632
State:

$55,186
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,855
State:

$11,865
Number of discharges: 26
This Hospital:

5.64%
Texas:

1.25%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$21,280
State:

$44,529
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,456
Texas:

$9,899
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

2.39%
Texas:

0.35%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,109
State:

$22,532
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,339
State:

$5,086
Number of discharges: 33
Here:

7.16%
Texas:

3.62%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$42,261
Texas:

$60,653
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,500
State:

$13,908
Number of discharges: 78
Here:

16.92%
Texas:

6.27%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$8,370
State:

$20,255
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,583
State:

$4,589
Number of discharges: 29
This Hospital:

6.29%
Texas:

2.39%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,181
State:

$22,785
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,298
Texas:

$5,348
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

3.25%
Texas:

1.52%
Signs and Symptoms without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,899
Texas:

$21,891
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,619
State:

$4,614
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

2.39%
Texas:

0.61%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,851
Texas:

$30,598
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,659
State:

$6,580
Number of discharges: 34
This Hospital:

7.38%
Texas:

2.99%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,332
Texas:

$21,702
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,873
Texas:

$4,627
Number of discharges: 33
Here:

7.16%
State:

1.33%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

0.560%
Texas:

0.881%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
This Hospital:

1.681%
Texas:

0.531%
Severe pressure sores (bed sores)
This Hospital:

0.560%
State:

0.367%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

45.100%
Texas:

37.857%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
Here:

12.600%
Texas:

8.275%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.471%
State:

0.250%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.046%
Texas:

0.110%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
Here:

7.100%
State:

5.401%

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