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Address
315 WEST 15TH STREET
LIBERAL, KS, 67901
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (620) 629-6291

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Government - Local
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Psychiatric Units


Overall Star Rating: 2 Stars
Health Inspections Star Rating: 3 Stars
Nurse Staffing Star Rating: Stars
Quality Measures Star Rating: 1 Star

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

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

$17,803
Kansas:

$21,197
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,617
Kansas:

$5,894
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

10.94%
State:

1.72%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,151
State:

$26,095
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,246
Kansas:

$7,120
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

10.94%
State:

1.52%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,200
State:

$16,307
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,875
State:

$4,586
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

8.33%
Kansas:

1.40%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,832
State:

$16,445
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,935
Kansas:

$4,727
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

13.02%
State:

2.56%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$49,028
State:

$39,811
Average Total Payments
Here:

$18,112
State:

$12,597
Number of discharges: 30
This Hospital:

15.63%
Kansas:

10.01%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,769
Kansas:

$15,554
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,400
Kansas:

$4,223
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

13.02%
Kansas:

2.74%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,343
State:

$23,627
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,866
State:

$6,288
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

7.81%
State:

2.38%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,478
State:

$22,493
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,273
State:

$6,338
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

7.29%
State:

3.39%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$24,612
Kansas:

$35,857
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,417
Kansas:

$9,219
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

5.73%
Kansas:

1.96%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,946
Kansas:

$16,144
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,596
State:

$4,432
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

7.29%
Kansas:

1.39%

Provided Services

  • Nuclear Medicine Services
  • Anatomical Laboratory Services
  • Anesthesia Services
  • Blood Bank Services
  • Clinical Laboratory Services
  • Diagnostic Radiology Services
  • Dietary Services
  • Emergency Services
  • ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
  • Inpatient Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
  • Inpatient Surgical Services
  • Long Term Care (Swing-Beds) Services
  • Neonatal Nursery Services
  • Obstetric Services
  • Occupational Therapy Services
  • Operating Room 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

Employment Full-Time Equivalent

Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 20.75
Registered Professional Nurses : 71.50
Other Salaried Personnel : 339.00
Dieticians : 1.00
Occupational Therapists : 1.00
Physical Therapists : 2.00
Registered Pharmacists : 2.00
Respiratory Therapists : 10.25
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 2.00
Medical Social Workers : 2.00
Physician Assistants : 1.00

Number Of Beds

Total: 80
Total Certified: 80
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 12

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 35%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
State:

3%
Usually
This Hospital:

22%
Kansas:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

73%
Kansas:

80%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

3%
Kansas:

3%
Usually
Here:

19%
State:

14%
Always
Here:

78%
Kansas:

83%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

10%
State:

6%
Usually
Here:

30%
Kansas:

24%
Always
Here:

60%
State:

70%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
State:

5%
Usually
Here:

27%
Kansas:

24%
Always
Here:

68%
Kansas:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

17%
State:

17%
Usually
Here:

21%
State:

19%
Always
Here:

62%
State:

64%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
State:

7%
Usually
Here:

25%
State:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

68%
State:

75%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

13%
Kansas:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

33%
Kansas:

28%
Always
Here:

54%
State:

65%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

88%
State:

85%
No
Here:

12%
Kansas:

15%

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

6 or lower
Here:

9%
Kansas:

6%
7 or 8
Here:

28%
Kansas:

20%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

63%
Kansas:

74%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

4%
Kansas:

3%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

34%
State:

21%
Yes, definitely
Here:

62%
State:

76%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

47.100%
State:

38.255%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
This Hospital:

4.400%
State:

7.702%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.155%
State:

0.305%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.178%
Kansas:

0.037%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
This Hospital:

2.900%
State:

5.166%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
Here:

1.000%
State:

2.932%

Quality Measures

Percent of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
This Hospital:

29.4%
State:

23.4%
Percent of short-stay residents with Pressure ulcers that are new or worsened
This Hospital:

2.9%
Kansas:

1.9%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
Here:

100.0%
State:

87.0%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
Here:

95.0%
Kansas:

83.3%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
Here:

9
State:

8
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
This Hospital:

90.0%
State:

96.1%

Pneumonia

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

86.0%
State:

96.4%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

82.0%
Kansas:

97.9%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
This Hospital:

60.0%
State:

90.7%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

100.0%
State:

93.5%

Surgery

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

100.0%
Kansas:

98.2%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
Here:

98.0%
State:

96.5%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
Here:

100.0%
Kansas:

98.5%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
This Hospital:

93.0%
Kansas:

96.6%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
Here:

93.0%
State:

97.7%
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%
Kansas:

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

95.0%
State:

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

95.0%
Kansas:

95.6%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
Here:

98.0%
State:

95.9%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
Here:

99.0%
Kansas:

97.1%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

100.0%
Kansas:

99.8%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

14.7%
Kansas:

12.0%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

14.3%
State:

12.2%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

26.7%
State:

24.3%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

19.0%
Kansas:

18.2%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Infection from a Urinary Catheter
Here:

0.941%
Kansas:

0.951%

Complaint Deficiency

Make sure that each resident gets a nutritional and well balanced diet, unless it is not possible to do so: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Proper backup exit lighting: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Give each resident a notice of rights, rules, services and charges. Tell each resident who can get Medicaid benefits about 1) which items and services Medicaid covers and which the resident must pay for: Many (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Provide housekeeping and maintenance services: Some (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public: Some (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

A two-hour-resistant firewall in common walls: Some (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions: Many (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Properly protected cooking facilities: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor and a family member of the resident of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident: Some (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Develop a complete care plan that meets all of a resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Allow the resident the right to participate in the planning or revision of the resident's care plan: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores: Few (Immediate jeopardy to resident health or safety)

Give proper treatment to residents with feeding tubes to prevent problems (such as aspiration pneumonia, diarrhea, vomiting, dehydration, metabolic abnormalities, nasal-pharyngeal ulcers) and help restore eating skills, if possible: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Make sure that the nursing home area is free from accident hazards and risks and provides supervision to prevent avoidable accidents: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

1) Make sure that each resident's drug regimen is free from unnecessary drugs; 2) Each resident's entire drug/medication is managed and monitored to achieve highest well being: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action: Many (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators: Many (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

1) Protect current or future residents from giving up their Medicaid or Medicare benefits; or 2) follow federal rules for admissions: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Ensure the activities program is directed by a qualified professional: Many (Potential for minimal harm)

Conduct initial and periodic assessments of each resident's functional capacity: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Make sure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

Make sure that each resident gets a nutritional and well balanced diet, unless it is not possible to do so: Few (Immediate jeopardy to resident health or safety)

1) Make sure that each resident's drug regimen is free from unnecessary drugs; 2) Each resident's entire drug/medication is managed and monitored to achieve highest well being: Few (Minimal harm or potential for actual harm)

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