SIERRA SURGERY HOSPITAL - CARSON CITY, NV

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Addresss:
1400 MEDICAL PKWY
CARSON CITY, NV, 89703
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (775) 883-1700

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Proprietary
Emergency Services: No

Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 36.80
Other Salaried Personnel : 63.90

Number Of Beds
Total: 15
Total Certified: 15

Provided Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Operating Room Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services

Use of Medical Imaging

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

40.400%
Nevada:

40.580%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
This Hospital:

7.200%
Nevada:

7.426%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.178%
State:

0.136%

Process of Care

Surgery

Percent of Surgery Patients given an antibiotic at the right time (within one hour before surgery) to help prevent infection
This Hospital:

96.0%
Nevada:

98.4%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
This Hospital:

96.0%
Nevada:

97.4%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
This Hospital:

98.0%
State:

98.3%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
Here:

96.0%
State:

96.4%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
Here:

96.0%
Nevada:

98.0%
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:

99.9%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose urinary catheters were removed on the first or second day after surgery
Here:

99.0%
Nevada:

95.0%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
This Hospital:

99.0%
Nevada:

96.4%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

98.0%
Nevada:

97.7%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

92.0%
Nevada:

96.8%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
This Hospital:

100.0%
Nevada:

99.9%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 57%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

2%
State:

8%
Usually
Here:

14%
State:

21%
Always
This Hospital:

84%
Nevada:

71%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

4%
State:

8%
Usually
Here:

9%
Nevada:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

87%
Nevada:

74%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
State:

15%
Usually
This Hospital:

15%
State:

27%
Always
This Hospital:

81%
State:

58%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
State:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

17%
State:

24%
Always
Here:

78%
State:

67%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

15%
State:

24%
Usually
Here:

19%
Nevada:

18%
Always
Here:

66%
State:

58%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
State:

12%
Usually
This Hospital:

13%
State:

20%
Always
Here:

80%
Nevada:

68%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

6%
State:

14%
Usually
This Hospital:

26%
State:

31%
Always
This Hospital:

68%
State:

55%

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

Yes
Here:

90%
Nevada:

82%
No
This Hospital:

10%
Nevada:

18%

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

6 or lower
Here:

5%
Nevada:

11%
7 or 8
Here:

12%
Nevada:

24%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

83%
State:

65%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

2%
State:

8%
Yes, probably
Here:

11%
State:

24%
Yes, definitely
Here:

87%
Nevada:

68%

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

Cervical Spinal Fusion without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$39,546
Nevada:

$68,442
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,574
Nevada:

$14,911
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

7.81%
Nevada:

0.77%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$49,333
Nevada:

$71,782
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,117
State:

$14,137
Number of discharges: 186
Here:

69.14%
State:

6.12%
Spinal Fusion Except Cervical without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$67,739
State:

$110,992
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$23,061
State:

$27,564
Number of discharges: 62
This Hospital:

23.05%
Nevada:

1.89%

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