SHARON HOSPITAL - SHARON, CT

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Addresss:
50 HOSPITAL HILL ROAD, PO BOX 789
SHARON, CT, 06069
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (860) 364-4228

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Proprietary
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Psychiatric Units

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Registered Professional Nurses : 71.80
Physical Therapists : 4.00
Respiratory Therapists : 4.80
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 0.10
Physicians : 4.80
Medical Social Workers : 1.00
Physician Assistants : 0.40

Number Of Beds
Total: 78
Total Certified: 78
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 12

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Hospice Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Neonatal Nursery Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Organ Transplant Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Psychiatric Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 30%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
State:

5%
Usually
Here:

20%
State:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

75%
State:

76%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

4%
State:

5%
Usually
Here:

16%
State:

17%
Always
Here:

80%
State:

78%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

12%
State:

11%
Usually
Here:

26%
Connecticut:

28%
Always
This Hospital:

62%
Connecticut:

61%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

6%
Connecticut:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

27%
State:

25%
Always
This Hospital:

67%
Connecticut:

69%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

23%
Connecticut:

21%
Usually
Here:

17%
State:

20%
Always
Here:

60%
State:

59%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
State:

8%
Usually
This Hospital:

18%
State:

21%
Always
Here:

75%
Connecticut:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

15%
Connecticut:

16%
Usually
This Hospital:

30%
Connecticut:

34%
Always
This Hospital:

55%
Connecticut:

50%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

76%
Connecticut:

82%
No
Here:

24%
State:

18%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

10%
State:

9%
7 or 8
Here:

22%
State:

25%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

68%
Connecticut:

66%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

5%
State:

5%
Yes, probably
Here:

24%
Connecticut:

24%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

71%
State:

71%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.1%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
This Hospital:

95.0%
State:

98.8%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
Here:

96.0%
State:

99.0%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
This Hospital:

9
State:

9
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
This Hospital:

100.0%
Connecticut:

97.4%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
Here:

95.0%
Connecticut:

97.1%

Heart Failure

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

96.0%
Connecticut:

99.5%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

88.0%
Connecticut:

88.4%

Pneumonia

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

97.0%
Connecticut:

95.3%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

97.0%
State:

95.6%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

83.0%
Connecticut:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
Here:

98.0%
State:

95.5%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

85.0%
State:

91.6%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

99.0%
Connecticut:

95.9%

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:

97.5%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
This Hospital:

95.0%
Connecticut:

96.6%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
Here:

97.0%
State:

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:

88.0%
Connecticut:

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

93.0%
State:

97.9%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

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

92.0%
Connecticut:

92.3%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
Here:

96.0%
Connecticut:

94.6%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

95.4%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
Here:

95.0%
Connecticut:

94.5%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
This Hospital:

95.0%
Connecticut:

99.4%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

16.3%
State:

14.0%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

12.7%
Connecticut:

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

11.4%
State:

10.9%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

19.1%
Connecticut:

19.9%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

23.9%
State:

25.0%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

18.2%
State:

19.0%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

32.800%
Connecticut:

31.695%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
This Hospital:

11.900%
State:

12.604%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.505%
Connecticut:

0.092%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.004%
Connecticut:

0.021%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
This Hospital:

3.800%
Connecticut:

5.008%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
Here:

6.100%
Connecticut:

2.037%

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

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

$14,005
Connecticut:

$27,386
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,766
Connecticut:

$9,347
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

2.61%
Connecticut:

0.69%
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$25,879
Connecticut:

$38,238
Average Total Payments
Here:

$16,062
State:

$14,189
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

3.84%
State:

1.09%
Alcohol/Drug Abuse or Dependence without Rehabilitation Therapy without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,775
Connecticut:

$22,454
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,907
Connecticut:

$6,034
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

2.00%
Connecticut:

0.52%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,731
State:

$20,093
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,467
State:

$6,843
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

2.15%
Connecticut:

1.67%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,955
State:

$17,391
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,597
State:

$6,829
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

3.69%
State:

2.20%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,363
Connecticut:

$20,121
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,829
State:

$7,670
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

2.46%
State:

1.65%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$18,796
Connecticut:

$25,184
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,735
State:

$9,367
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

3.23%
Connecticut:

2.02%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,282
Connecticut:

$15,964
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,471
State:

$5,852
Number of discharges: 23
This Hospital:

3.53%
Connecticut:

1.04%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,300
State:

$17,901
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,505
Connecticut:

$6,035
Number of discharges: 26
Here:

3.99%
State:

3.42%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,484
Connecticut:

$23,273
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,071
State:

$8,238
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

3.84%
Connecticut:

2.28%
G.I. Obstruction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,753
Connecticut:

$15,343
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,776
State:

$5,328
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.84%
State:

0.65%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,809
State:

$23,261
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,415
State:

$8,225
Number of discharges: 28
This Hospital:

4.30%
Connecticut:

3.23%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,636
State:

$16,051
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,958
State:

$5,485
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

2.46%
Connecticut:

1.22%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$44,453
State:

$40,189
Average Total Payments
Here:

$17,052
State:

$14,834
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

3.23%
Connecticut:

1.26%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,580
Connecticut:

$21,952
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,435
State:

$6,692
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

1.69%
State:

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

$8,705
Connecticut:

$17,907
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,706
Connecticut:

$6,303
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

2.46%
Connecticut:

3.14%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$49,234
State:

$39,932
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$19,081
Connecticut:

$16,970
Number of discharges: 32
This Hospital:

4.92%
State:

5.53%
Medical Back Problems without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,566
Connecticut:

$20,180
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,441
State:

$6,693
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

2.30%
State:

0.83%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,043
Connecticut:

$16,214
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,230
State:

$5,761
Number of discharges: 36
This Hospital:

5.53%
Connecticut:

2.20%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$20,889
Connecticut:

$28,498
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,617
State:

$10,512
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

2.61%
Connecticut:

1.82%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,650
Connecticut:

$18,463
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,217
State:

$6,672
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

2.30%
State:

1.07%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,892
Connecticut:

$22,174
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,817
Connecticut:

$8,399
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

2.92%
State:

2.40%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$25,433
State:

$39,858
Average Total Payments
Here:

$17,383
Connecticut:

$16,055
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

2.00%
State:

1.45%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$31,119
Connecticut:

$42,041
Average Total Payments
Here:

$17,118
State:

$15,726
Number of discharges: 31
Here:

4.76%
State:

4.77%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,793
State:

$24,014
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,021
Connecticut:

$9,143
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

3.69%
Connecticut:

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

$10,342
State:

$17,579
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,226
Connecticut:

$5,795
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

1.69%
State:

0.65%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,901
Connecticut:

$22,205
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,070
State:

$8,065
Number of discharges: 42
Here:

6.45%
Connecticut:

2.98%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$23,088
Connecticut:

$31,282
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,246
Connecticut:

$11,583
Number of discharges: 41
Here:

6.30%
Connecticut:

2.13%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,852
Connecticut:

$17,349
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,515
Connecticut:

$5,919
Number of discharges: 28
Here:

4.30%
Connecticut:

2.87%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,541
State:

$18,401
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,631
State:

$5,864
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

2.92%
Connecticut:

1.26%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

0.856%
State:

0.552%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
This Hospital:

1.284%
Connecticut:

0.559%

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