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Address
7 TRANSALPINE ROAD, PO BOX 368
LINCOLN, ME, 04457
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (207) 794-3321

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

Provided Services

  • Nuclear Medicine Services
  • Anatomical Laboratory Services
  • Anesthesia Services
  • Blood Bank Services
  • Clinical Laboratory Services
  • Diagnostic Radiology Services
  • Dietary Services
  • Emergency Services
  • ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
  • Inpatient Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
  • Inpatient Surgical Services
  • Long Term Care (Swing-Beds) Services
  • Neonatal Nursery Services
  • Obstetric Services
  • Occupational Therapy Services
  • Operating Room Services
  • Organ Bank 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

Employment Full-Time Equivalent

Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 7.10
Registered Professional Nurses : 19.20
Other Salaried Personnel : 102.70
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 2.00
Occupational Therapists : 1.00
Physical Therapists : 3.30
Registered Pharmacists : 1.00
Respiratory Therapists : 1.00
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 1.00
Medical Social Workers : 1.00

Number Of Beds

Total: 25
Total Certified: 25

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys: Between 100 and 299
Survey Response Rate: 25%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

2%
Maine:

3%
Usually
Here:

17%
Maine:

16%
Always
This Hospital:

81%
State:

81%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

2%
Maine:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

13%
State:

13%
Always
This Hospital:

85%
Maine:

83%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
Maine:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

24%
State:

22%
Always
Here:

71%
State:

71%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

3%
Maine:

5%
Usually
Here:

24%
Maine:

22%
Always
Here:

73%
State:

73%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

12%
State:

16%
Usually
Here:

17%
Maine:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

71%
State:

66%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
Maine:

5%
Usually
This Hospital:

11%
Maine:

17%
Always
Here:

85%
Maine:

78%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

6%
Maine:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

32%
Maine:

31%
Always
Here:

62%
Maine:

59%

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

Yes
Here:

86%
Maine:

86%
No
Here:

14%
Maine:

14%

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

6 or lower
Here:

6%
State:

6%
7 or 8
Here:

20%
State:

20%
9 or 10
Here:

74%
Maine:

74%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

3%
State:

3%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

21%
Maine:

21%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

76%
State:

76%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.8%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
State:

99.5%

Pneumonia

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

98.0%
Maine:

97.9%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

96.8%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

98.3%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
This Hospital:

100.0%
Maine:

96.3%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
Here:

90.0%
State:

95.6%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
This Hospital:

100.0%
Maine:

97.6%

Surgery

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:

100.0%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.8%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

18.4%
Maine:

14.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

13.2%
Maine:

11.7%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

13.7%
Maine:

11.9%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

24.6%
State:

23.8%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

18.1%
State:

17.9%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

9.300%
State:

7.557%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.013%
State:

0.075%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
This Hospital:

4.600%
State:

5.252%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
This Hospital:

1.000%
Maine:

1.299%

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