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PALO PINTO GENERAL HOSPITAL - MINERAL WELLS, TX

 



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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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Address
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

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%
Texas:

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%
State:

1.48%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,225
State:

$22,187
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,658
State:

$5,512
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

3.47%
Texas:

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

$13,399
State:

$29,940
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$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
Texas:

$22,469
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,761
Texas:

$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
Texas:

$24,361
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,804
Texas:

$4,830
Number of discharges: 26
Here:

5.64%
Texas:

3.07%
Extracranial Procedures without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,188
Texas:

$29,042
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,046
State:

$6,490
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

3.69%
State:

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

$12,567
State:

$29,852
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,721
Texas:

$6,718
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

4.77%
Texas:

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

$10,698
State:

$20,982
Average Total Payments
Here:

$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
This Hospital:

$26,632
Texas:

$55,186
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,855
State:

$11,865
Number of discharges: 26
Here:

5.64%
Texas:

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

$21,280
State:

$44,529
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,456
Texas:

$9,899
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

2.39%
State:

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

$10,109
Texas:

$22,532
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,339
State:

$5,086
Number of discharges: 33
This Hospital:

7.16%
Texas:

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

$42,261
State:

$60,653
Average Total Payments
Here:

$14,500
Texas:

$13,908
Number of discharges: 78
This Hospital:

16.92%
State:

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
Here:

$4,583
Texas:

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

6.29%
State:

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

$13,181
Texas:

$22,785
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,298
Texas:

$5,348
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

3.25%
Texas:

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

$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
This Hospital:

$13,851
Texas:

$30,598
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,659
State:

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

7.38%
State:

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

$9,332
Texas:

$21,702
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,873
State:

$4,627
Number of discharges: 33
Here:

7.16%
State:

1.33%

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

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

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
Here:

0.560%
State:

0.881%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
This Hospital:

1.681%
Texas:

0.531%
Severe pressure sores (bed sores)
Here:

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.
Here:

45.100%
Texas:

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

12.600%
State:

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

0.471%
Texas:

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

0.046%
Texas:

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

7.100%
Texas:

5.401%

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
Here:

8%
Texas:

5%
Usually
Here:

16%
Texas:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

76%
State:

78%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

3%
Texas:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

16%
State:

13%
Always
This Hospital:

81%
Texas:

83%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

12%
State:

10%
Usually
Here:

22%
Texas:

23%
Always
This Hospital:

66%
State:

67%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
Texas:

7%
Usually
Here:

22%
Texas:

21%
Always
Here:

71%
Texas:

72%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

15%
Texas:

19%
Usually
This Hospital:

21%
Texas:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

64%
Texas:

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
Here:

65%
Texas:

73%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

8%
State:

8%
Usually
This Hospital:

27%
State:

25%
Always
This Hospital:

65%
Texas:

67%

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

Yes
Here:

85%
Texas:

83%
No
Here:

15%
State:

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
Here:

64%
State:

71%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

8%
Texas:

5%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

30%
Texas:

23%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

62%
Texas:

72%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

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

5
Texas:

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

131
Texas:

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

87.0%
Texas:

95.6%

Heart Failure

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

98.0%
State:

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

82.0%
Texas:

96.8%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

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
This Hospital:

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%
Texas:

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

79.0%
Texas:

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

82.0%
Texas:

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)
Here:

62.0%
Texas:

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

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
Here:

99.0%
Texas:

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

98.0%
State:

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%
Texas:

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

89.0%
State:

95.1%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
Here:

96.0%
Texas:

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

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%
Texas:

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

17.6%
State:

18.0%

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