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Address
830 WASHINGTON STREET
WATERTOWN, NY, 13601
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (315) 785-4121

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Voluntary non-profit - Other
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Rehabilitation Units

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

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

$41,670
State:

$46,975
Average Total Payments
Here:

$19,579
New York:

$15,936
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

0.98%
New York:

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

$19,968
New York:

$23,294
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,585
New York:

$7,529
Number of discharges: 32
This Hospital:

1.84%
New York:

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

$21,572
State:

$34,476
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,127
New York:

$11,180
Number of discharges: 33
This Hospital:

1.90%
New York:

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

$12,877
New York:

$15,605
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,199
New York:

$4,967
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.81%
State:

1.64%
Cellulitis with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$29,765
State:

$41,293
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,432
State:

$13,424
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

0.81%
New York:

0.32%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,396
State:

$21,478
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,066
State:

$7,326
Number of discharges: 32
Here:

1.84%
State:

2.35%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,842
State:

$14,161
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,008
State:

$5,137
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

1.04%
New York:

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

$15,446
State:

$23,013
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,791
New York:

$8,087
Number of discharges: 50
Here:

2.88%
State:

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

$22,595
State:

$30,592
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,178
State:

$10,182
Number of discharges: 46
Here:

2.65%
State:

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

$11,725
New York:

$16,960
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,567
New York:

$6,071
Number of discharges: 36
This Hospital:

2.07%
New York:

1.51%
Degenerative Nervous System Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,107
State:

$28,514
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,515
New York:

$9,062
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.69%
New York:

0.71%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$29,810
New York:

$31,584
Average Total Payments
Here:

$14,761
State:

$11,035
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

1.09%
State:

0.60%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,777
State:

$18,668
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,569
State:

$6,361
Number of discharges: 83
This Hospital:

4.78%
New York:

3.99%
Fractures of Hip and Pelvis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,264
State:

$19,845
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,520
State:

$5,974
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

1.09%
State:

0.44%
Fx, Sprn, Strn and Disl Except Femur, Hip, Pelvis and Thigh without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,829
State:

$20,757
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,987
New York:

$6,412
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

0.81%
State:

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

$20,551
State:

$27,960
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,328
New York:

$8,863
Number of discharges: 57
Here:

3.28%
State:

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

$32,465
State:

$50,004
Average Total Payments
Here:

$15,812
State:

$16,938
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.63%
New York:

0.73%
G.I. Obstruction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,654
State:

$25,800
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,433
State:

$7,975
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

0.98%
New York:

0.56%
G.I. Obstruction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,358
New York:

$18,125
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,700
State:

$5,409
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.63%
New York:

0.44%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$18,178
State:

$26,907
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,240
State:

$9,020
Number of discharges: 87
Here:

5.01%
New York:

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

$28,123
State:

$41,330
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,957
State:

$13,648
Number of discharges: 67
This Hospital:

3.86%
State:

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

$15,011
State:

$17,445
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,241
State:

$5,979
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

1.15%
New York:

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

$25,717
State:

$44,953
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$17,071
New York:

$15,635
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

1.15%
State:

0.97%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,766
New York:

$37,196
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,678
State:

$13,945
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.75%
New York:

0.26%
Infectious and Parasitic Diseases with O.R. Procedure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$78,238
State:

$132,493
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$55,367
State:

$53,759
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.81%
State:

0.61%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$26,429
State:

$33,214
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,617
New York:

$10,434
Number of discharges: 23
This Hospital:

1.32%
New York:

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

$41,067
State:

$55,434
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$19,012
New York:

$18,455
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.69%
State:

0.82%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,678
New York:

$24,933
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,368
New York:

$7,235
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.75%
New York:

0.66%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$36,089
New York:

$33,952
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,156
New York:

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

0.63%
New York:

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

$17,034
New York:

$21,451
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,000
New York:

$7,036
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

0.98%
New York:

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

$23,177
New York:

$45,478
Average Total Payments
Here:

$18,916
State:

$17,066
Number of discharges: 132
Here:

7.60%
State:

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

$30,434
State:

$61,440
Average Total Payments
Here:

$23,417
New York:

$21,855
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

0.86%
New York:

0.58%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$98,702
New York:

$128,517
Average Total Payments
Here:

$56,543
State:

$46,905
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

0.86%
State:

0.47%
Medical Back Problems without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$27,341
New York:

$23,275
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,626
State:

$7,174
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

1.09%
New York:

1.10%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$29,307
New York:

$31,477
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,734
State:

$11,182
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

1.04%
New York:

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

$15,111
State:

$18,413
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,256
New York:

$6,139
Number of discharges: 31
This Hospital:

1.78%
State:

2.44%
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,356
New York:

$16,388
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,679
New York:

$6,112
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.69%
New York:

0.40%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$24,038
State:

$32,228
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,864
New York:

$10,299
Number of discharges: 46
Here:

2.65%
State:

0.89%
Pulmonary Embolism without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,324
State:

$29,446
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,750
New York:

$9,127
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.69%
State:

0.30%
Red Blood Cell Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$22,747
State:

$36,015
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,099
New York:

$12,277
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.63%
New York:

0.48%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,224
State:

$21,786
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,247
New York:

$7,426
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

1.21%
New York:

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

$16,534
State:

$27,775
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,147
New York:

$9,215
Number of discharges: 51
This Hospital:

2.94%
New York:

1.91%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$32,287
New York:

$42,937
Average Total Payments
Here:

$15,756
State:

$15,655
Number of discharges: 51
This Hospital:

2.94%
New York:

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

$19,059
New York:

$34,266
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,661
State:

$11,846
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

1.09%
New York:

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

$32,020
State:

$51,542
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$18,789
New York:

$17,543
Number of discharges: 26
This Hospital:

1.50%
New York:

0.66%
Seizures without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,165
New York:

$24,411
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,938
New York:

$7,634
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.69%
State:

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

$32,635
New York:

$47,465
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$18,255
State:

$17,315
Number of discharges: 157
This Hospital:

9.04%
State:

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

$24,009
State:

$29,226
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,477
State:

$9,822
Number of discharges: 71
Here:

4.09%
State:

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

$15,513
New York:

$18,747
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,252
New York:

$6,160
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

0.92%
State:

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

$14,977
New York:

$24,560
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,199
New York:

$8,494
Number of discharges: 38
This Hospital:

2.19%
State:

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

$21,972
State:

$38,332
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,384
State:

$12,495
Number of discharges: 42
Here:

2.42%
New York:

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

$9,705
New York:

$17,401
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,462
State:

$5,941
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.81%
State:

1.04%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,516
New York:

$19,174
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,882
State:

$6,619
Number of discharges: 55
Here:

3.17%
State:

3.39%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,166
New York:

$20,693
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,393
State:

$6,227
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

1.21%
State:

1.33%

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
  • Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Services
  • Child/Adolescent Psychiatric Services
  • Clinical Laboratory Services
  • Dedicated Emergency Department Services
  • Dental Services
  • Diagnostic Radiology Services
  • Dietary Services
  • Emergency Psychiatric Services
  • Emergency Services
  • Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripter Services
  • ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
  • ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
  • ICU - Neonatal Services
  • ICU - Surgical Services
  • Inpatient Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
  • Inpatient Surgical Services
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Mri) Services
  • Neonatal Nursery 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
  • Positron Emission Tomography (Pet) Scan Services
  • Postoperative Recovery Room Services
  • Psychiatric Services
  • Reconstructive Surgery Services
  • Respiratory Care Services
  • Social Services
  • Speech Pathology Services
  • Therapeutic Radiology Services

Employment Full-Time Equivalent

Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 52.90
Registered Professional Nurses : 290.90
Other Salaried Personnel : 632.10
Dieticians : 3.40
Occupational Therapists : 4.20
Physical Therapists : 4.80
Registered Pharmacists : 5.30
Respiratory Therapists : 17.10
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 0.30
Physicians : 19.10
Medical Social Workers : 13.30
Medical Laboratory Technologists : 15.10
Nuclear Medicine Technicians : 2.30
Physician Assistants : 4.40
Diagnostic Radiology Technicians : 24.00
Nurse Practitioners: 7.30
Residents (Physicians) : 2.00

Number Of Beds

Total: 287
Total Certified: 287
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 25
Rehabilitation Unit Beds: 16

Use of Medical Imaging

Outpatients with low back pain who had an MRI without trying recommended treatments first, such as physical therapy.
This Hospital:

31.100%
New York:

30.865%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
This Hospital:

8.100%
State:

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

0.382%
New York:

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

0.012%
State:

0.030%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
Here:

4.400%
State:

3.854%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 33%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
State:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

21%
State:

20%
Always
Here:

75%
State:

73%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

4%
New York:

6%
Usually
Here:

18%
New York:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

78%
New York:

77%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

10%
State:

15%
Usually
Here:

28%
State:

27%
Always
Here:

62%
New York:

58%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

8%
New York:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

26%
State:

25%
Always
This Hospital:

66%
New York:

66%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

20%
New York:

24%
Usually
This Hospital:

21%
New York:

18%
Always
Here:

59%
State:

58%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

4%
State:

11%
Usually
This Hospital:

15%
New York:

22%
Always
This Hospital:

81%
New York:

67%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

14%
State:

17%
Usually
This Hospital:

35%
New York:

34%
Always
Here:

51%
New York:

49%

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

Yes
Here:

83%
State:

81%
No
This Hospital:

17%
New York:

19%

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

6 or lower
Here:

10%
State:

12%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

29%
New York:

27%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

61%
State:

61%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

5%
State:

7%
Yes, probably
Here:

34%
State:

29%
Yes, definitely
Here:

61%
New York:

64%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

0.714%
New York:

0.660%
Blood infection from a catheter in a large vein
Here:

0.179%
State:

0.435%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
Here:

95.0%
New York:

99.0%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

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

12
New York:

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

97.0%
New York:

97.3%
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got drugs to break up blood clots within 30 minutes of arrival
This Hospital:

27
New York:

72
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
This Hospital:

95.0%
New York:

96.6%
Median Time to Fibrinolysis
Here:

45
State:

26

Heart Failure

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

99.0%
New York:

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

97.0%
New York:

94.8%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

88.0%
New York:

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

100.0%
New York:

98.6%

Pneumonia

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

88.0%
State:

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

97.0%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

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

95.0%
State:

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

100.0%
New York:

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

100.0%
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:

94.0%
State:

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

96.0%
New York:

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

98.0%
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
This Hospital:

97.0%
New York:

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

97.0%
State:

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

100.0%
New York:

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

93.0%
State:

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

99.0%
New York:

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

90.0%
New York:

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

98.0%
State:

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

100.0%
New York:

99.1%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

16.5%
New York:

14.3%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

12.4%
New York:

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

12.2%
New York:

11.6%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

18.3%
State:

20.9%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

23.5%
New York:

26.4%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

17.7%
State:

19.8%

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