FORT DEFIANCE INDIAN HOSPITAL - FORT DEFIANCE, AZ

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Addresss:
PO BOX 649
FORT DEFIANCE, AZ, 86504
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (928) 729-8000

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Government - Federal
Emergency Services: Yes

Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 22.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 45.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 138.00
Occupational Therapists : 0.25
Physical Therapists : 1.00
Registered Pharmacists : 4.00
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 0.25
Physicians : 15.00
Medical Social Workers : 1.00
Diagnostic Radiology Technicians : 0.25

Number Of Beds
Total: 70
Total Certified: 70

Provided Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Emergency Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Outpatient Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services

Process of Care

Heart Failure

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

91.0%
Arizona:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

76.0%
Arizona:

97.4%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

18.0%
Arizona:

90.4%

Pneumonia

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

92.0%
Arizona:

95.8%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
Here:

93.0%
State:

96.6%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
Here:

93.0%
State:

96.1%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

79.0%
State:

93.3%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

93.0%
State:

94.8%

Surgery

Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
This Hospital:

83.0%
Arizona:

99.9%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

94.0%
State:

99.7%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

12.4%
State:

11.5%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

23.9%
State:

24.7%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

16.8%
State:

18.7%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
Here:

1.151%
State:

0.801%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: Between 100 and 299
Survey Response Rate: 14%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

10%
State:

5%
Usually
Here:

27%
Arizona:

19%
Always
Here:

63%
State:

76%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

12%
State:

6%
Usually
Here:

20%
Arizona:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

68%
Arizona:

77%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

17%
State:

10%
Usually
Here:

29%
State:

25%
Always
Here:

54%
Arizona:

65%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

8%
Arizona:

7%
Usually
Here:

31%
Arizona:

24%
Always
Here:

61%
Arizona:

69%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

25%
Arizona:

20%
Usually
Here:

20%
Arizona:

18%
Always
Here:

55%
Arizona:

62%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

11%
State:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

26%
State:

20%
Always
This Hospital:

63%
Arizona:

70%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

13%
Arizona:

12%
Usually
Here:

34%
Arizona:

32%
Always
Here:

53%
State:

56%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

76%
State:

84%
No
This Hospital:

24%
Arizona:

16%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

17%
State:

9%
7 or 8
Here:

31%
Arizona:

23%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

52%
State:

68%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

6%
State:

6%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

47%
Arizona:

24%
Yes, definitely
Here:

47%
Arizona:

70%

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

Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,108
Arizona:

$20,968
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,704
Arizona:

$6,038
Number of discharges: 33
This Hospital:

15.28%
Arizona:

2.18%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$4,586
State:

$22,825
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,477
Arizona:

$5,016
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

9.26%
State:

3.83%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$5,432
Arizona:

$18,659
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,019
State:

$4,672
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

5.56%
Arizona:

0.83%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$8,959
Arizona:

$20,856
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,232
State:

$5,558
Number of discharges: 30
This Hospital:

13.89%
State:

2.69%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$7,872
Arizona:

$20,231
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,034
Arizona:

$4,897
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

9.72%
State:

2.04%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,218
Arizona:

$27,410
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,036
State:

$7,239
Number of discharges: 42
Here:

19.44%
Arizona:

2.95%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$6,608
Arizona:

$18,739
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,170
State:

$5,114
Number of discharges: 58
Here:

26.85%
Arizona:

1.19%

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