PENOBSCOT VALLEY HOSPITAL - LINCOLN, ME

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Addresss:
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

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

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

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)
This Hospital:

100.0%
Maine:

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
Here:

100.0%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

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

90.0%
State:

95.6%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

100.0%
State:

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
Here:

100.0%
Maine:

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
Here:

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%
Maine:

17.9%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

9.300%
Maine:

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
Here:

4.600%
Maine:

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

1.000%
Maine:

1.299%

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
Here:

2%
Maine:

3%
Usually
Here:

17%
Maine:

16%
Always
This Hospital:

81%
Maine:

81%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

2%
State:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

13%
Maine:

13%
Always
Here:

85%
State:

83%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

5%
State:

7%
Usually
Here:

24%
Maine:

22%
Always
Here:

71%
State:

71%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

3%
State:

5%
Usually
This Hospital:

24%
Maine:

22%
Always
Here:

73%
State:

73%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

12%
Maine:

16%
Usually
Here:

17%
State:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

71%
Maine:

66%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

4%
State:

5%
Usually
This Hospital:

11%
State:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

85%
Maine:

78%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

6%
State:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

32%
State:

31%
Always
Here:

62%
Maine:

59%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

86%
State:

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
This Hospital:

6%
State:

6%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

20%
State:

20%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

74%
Maine:

74%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

3%
Maine:

3%
Yes, probably
Here:

21%
Maine:

21%
Yes, definitely
Here:

76%
Maine:

76%

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