SAMARITAN HOSPITAL - TROY, NY

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Hospital Phone number: (518) 271-3300
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (518) 271-3300

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Voluntary non-profit - Private
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Community Hospital
Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Alcohol And/Or Drug Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
CT Scanner Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Psychiatric Services
Emergency Services
Geriatric Psychiatric Services
Hospice Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Mri) Services
Neurosurgical Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Orthopedic Surgery Services
Outpatient Rehabilitation Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Outppatient Psychiatric Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Psychiatric Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services
Therapeutic Radiology Services

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Addresss:
2215 BURDETT AVENUE
TROY, NY, 12180
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (518) 271-3225

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Voluntary non-profit - Private
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Psychiatric Units

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 49.65
Registered Professional Nurses : 183.10
Other Salaried Personnel : 554.20
Dieticians : 2.80
Occupational Therapists : 1.60
Physical Therapists : 7.50
Registered Pharmacists : 12.90
Respiratory Therapists : 6.90
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 1.00
Physicians : 10.20
Medical Social Workers : 4.23
Medical Laboratory Technologists : 21.20
Nuclear Medicine Technicians : 1.80
Physician Assistants : 3.52
Diagnostic Radiology Technicians : 15.70
Nurse Practitioners: 4.26
Psychologists : 2.80

Number Of Beds
Total: 238
Total Certified: 238
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 63

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Alcohol And/Or Drug Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Audiology Services
Blood Bank Services
CT Scanner Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Psychiatric Services
Emergency Services
Geriatric Psychiatric Services
Gerontological Specialty Services
Hospice Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Mri) Services
Neurosurgical Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Opthalmic Surgery Services
Orthopedic Surgery Services
Outpatient Rehabilitation Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Outppatient Psychiatric Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Psychiatric Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services
Therapeutic Radiology Services

Use of Medical Imaging

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

10.400%
New York:

11.437%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.022%
New York:

0.112%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.003%
State:

0.030%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
Here:

6.000%
New York:

5.961%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
This Hospital:

4.800%
New York:

3.854%

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

Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$21,662
New York:

$46,975
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,034
State:

$15,936
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

1.31%
New York:

1.08%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,497
State:

$23,294
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,711
New York:

$7,529
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

1.93%
New York:

1.43%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$23,461
New York:

$34,476
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,338
State:

$11,180
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

1.24%
State:

0.84%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,780
New York:

$15,605
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,279
State:

$4,967
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

1.54%
New York:

1.64%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,004
New York:

$21,478
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,104
New York:

$7,326
Number of discharges: 38
This Hospital:

2.93%
State:

2.35%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,168
State:

$14,161
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,056
State:

$5,137
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

1.00%
State:

2.94%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,365
State:

$23,013
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,435
State:

$8,087
Number of discharges: 54
Here:

4.17%
State:

1.94%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,400
State:

$30,592
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,543
State:

$10,182
Number of discharges: 51
Here:

3.94%
State:

1.87%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,509
State:

$16,960
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,395
State:

$6,071
Number of discharges: 48
This Hospital:

3.71%
New York:

1.51%
Circulatory Disorders Except Acute Myocardial Infarction, with Card Cath without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$25,339
State:

$32,366
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,111
State:

$10,017
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

1.08%
New York:

1.38%
Cranial and Peripheral Nerve Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,707
New York:

$26,465
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,829
State:

$8,210
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

1.31%
New York:

0.35%
Degenerative Nervous System Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,177
New York:

$28,514
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,047
State:

$9,062
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

1.31%
New York:

0.71%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,493
New York:

$22,558
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,534
State:

$8,117
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

1.08%
New York:

0.89%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,024
State:

$18,668
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,084
New York:

$6,361
Number of discharges: 69
Here:

5.33%
New York:

3.99%
Fx, Sprn, Strn and Disl Except Femur, Hip, Pelvis and Thigh without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,229
State:

$20,757
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,146
State:

$6,412
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.93%
State:

0.50%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,817
New York:

$27,960
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,754
State:

$8,863
Number of discharges: 39
This Hospital:

3.01%
State:

1.98%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$38,042
State:

$50,004
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,733
State:

$16,938
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.93%
State:

0.73%
G.I. Hemorrhage without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,080
State:

$19,019
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,020
State:

$6,378
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.93%
State:

0.59%
G.I. Obstruction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,871
State:

$25,800
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,075
New York:

$7,975
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

1.31%
New York:

0.56%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,900
New York:

$26,907
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,764
New York:

$9,020
Number of discharges: 46
Here:

3.55%
New York:

3.05%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,773
New York:

$41,330
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,891
New York:

$13,648
Number of discharges: 28
This Hospital:

2.16%
New York:

2.38%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,847
New York:

$17,445
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,706
New York:

$5,979
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

1.31%
New York:

1.37%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$28,772
State:

$44,953
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,281
State:

$15,635
Number of discharges: 26
This Hospital:

2.01%
New York:

0.97%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,703
New York:

$33,214
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,173
New York:

$10,434
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

1.47%
State:

1.22%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,969
New York:

$55,434
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,906
New York:

$18,455
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

1.24%
State:

0.82%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,184
State:

$33,952
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,985
New York:

$11,059
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

1.93%
State:

0.79%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,900
New York:

$21,451
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,469
New York:

$7,036
Number of discharges: 53
Here:

4.09%
New York:

2.87%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$26,780
State:

$45,478
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,527
State:

$17,066
Number of discharges: 37
This Hospital:

2.86%
New York:

4.46%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$52,332
New York:

$128,517
Average Total Payments
Here:

$28,317
State:

$46,905
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.93%
State:

0.47%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,901
State:

$31,477
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,236
New York:

$11,182
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

1.16%
New York:

0.85%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,984
New York:

$18,413
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,912
State:

$6,139
Number of discharges: 50
This Hospital:

3.86%
New York:

2.44%
Other Circulatory System Diagnoses with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$33,907
New York:

$46,800
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,684
State:

$17,465
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.85%
New York:

0.71%
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$7,787
State:

$16,388
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,438
New York:

$6,112
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.85%
State:

0.40%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$19,470
State:

$32,228
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,187
State:

$10,299
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

1.16%
New York:

0.89%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,721
State:

$21,786
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,524
New York:

$7,426
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

1.24%
State:

1.60%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,744
State:

$27,775
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,714
State:

$9,215
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

1.78%
State:

1.91%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$25,319
New York:

$42,937
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,700
New York:

$15,655
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

1.16%
New York:

1.29%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,761
State:

$34,266
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,954
State:

$11,846
Number of discharges: 35
Here:

2.70%
State:

0.66%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$23,539
State:

$51,542
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,973
New York:

$17,543
Number of discharges: 31
This Hospital:

2.39%
State:

0.66%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support 96+ Hours
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$57,970
New York:

$122,124
Average Total Payments
Here:

$29,189
New York:

$51,777
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.93%
State:

0.48%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$31,520
New York:

$53,629
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,555
New York:

$20,887
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

1.24%
New York:

0.82%
Seizures without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,728
New York:

$24,411
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,252
State:

$7,634
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.93%
New York:

1.03%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$25,379
New York:

$47,465
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,924
New York:

$17,315
Number of discharges: 53
This Hospital:

4.09%
State:

5.04%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,828
State:

$29,226
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,396
State:

$9,822
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.85%
State:

1.68%
Signs and Symptoms without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,365
New York:

$18,747
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,893
State:

$6,160
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

1.39%
State:

0.89%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,213
New York:

$24,560
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,696
State:

$8,494
Number of discharges: 64
Here:

4.94%
New York:

2.61%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$19,470
State:

$38,332
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,597
New York:

$12,495
Number of discharges: 29
Here:

2.24%
New York:

1.49%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,419
State:

$17,401
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,004
State:

$5,941
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

1.85%
New York:

1.04%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,497
State:

$19,174
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,048
New York:

$6,619
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

1.62%
State:

3.39%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,152
State:

$20,693
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,061
New York:

$6,227
Number of discharges: 29
This Hospital:

2.24%
State:

1.33%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 32%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

9%
New York:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

20%
New York:

20%
Always
This Hospital:

71%
New York:

73%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
New York:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

20%
State:

17%
Always
Here:

73%
State:

77%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

17%
New York:

15%
Usually
This Hospital:

28%
New York:

27%
Always
This Hospital:

55%
State:

58%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

9%
State:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

25%
State:

25%
Always
Here:

66%
New York:

66%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

27%
State:

24%
Usually
Here:

20%
State:

18%
Always
Here:

53%
New York:

58%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

12%
State:

11%
Usually
Here:

24%
State:

22%
Always
Here:

64%
New York:

67%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

17%
New York:

17%
Usually
Here:

36%
State:

34%
Always
Here:

47%
New York:

49%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

84%
New York:

81%
No
Here:

16%
State:

19%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

12%
New York:

12%
7 or 8
Here:

30%
State:

27%
9 or 10
Here:

58%
State:

61%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

6%
State:

7%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

30%
New York:

29%
Yes, definitely
Here:

64%
State:

64%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

98.0%
State:

99.0%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
This Hospital:

96.0%
State:

98.9%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
This Hospital:

100.0%
New York:

98.6%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
This Hospital:

8
New York:

10
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
Here:

96.0%
State:

97.3%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
This Hospital:

93.0%
State:

96.6%

Heart Failure

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

99.0%
State:

99.1%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

96.0%
State:

94.8%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

89.0%
New York:

92.8%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
State:

98.6%

Pneumonia

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

98.0%
New York:

93.8%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

97.0%
New York:

95.8%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

98.0%
State:

98.5%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
Here:

97.0%
New York:

94.8%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

81.0%
New York:

90.8%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

88.0%
New York:

94.0%

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%
State:

97.6%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
This Hospital:

97.0%
New York:

96.4%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
This Hospital:

99.0%
New York:

97.7%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
Here:

93.0%
State:

97.2%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
This Hospital:

96.0%
New York:

98.1%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
Here:

99.0%
New York:

99.8%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose urinary catheters were removed on the first or second day after surgery
This Hospital:

81.0%
New York:

92.6%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
This Hospital:

76.0%
State:

95.0%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
Here:

87.0%
State:

94.9%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
Here:

97.0%
State:

94.4%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
This Hospital:

95.0%
State:

99.1%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

16.7%
State:

14.3%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

11.8%
New York:

11.0%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

11.5%
New York:

11.6%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

20.4%
New York:

20.9%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

26.4%
State:

26.4%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

19.4%
New York:

19.8%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
Here:

0.573%
New York:

0.660%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
This Hospital:

0.191%
State:

0.461%
Severe pressure sores (bed sores)
Here:

0.191%
New York:

0.452%

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