SOUTHWEST MEMORIAL HOSPITAL - CORTEZ, CO

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Addresss:
1311 N MILDRED RD
CORTEZ, CO, 81321
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (970) 565-6666

Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Voluntary non-profit - Private
Emergency Services: Yes

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Process of Care

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
State:

98.5%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

100.0%
State:

93.6%

Pneumonia

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

100.0%
Colorado:

97.0%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

97.0%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

93.0%
State:

97.8%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
Here:

97.0%
State:

94.2%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
This Hospital:

100.0%
Colorado:

94.4%

Surgery

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

100.0%
State:

97.9%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
This Hospital:

100.0%
Colorado:

97.0%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

98.6%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
This Hospital:

100.0%
Colorado:

96.9%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

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
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

93.2%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
Here:

94.0%
State:

95.6%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.8%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

10.8%
State:

11.5%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

12.8%
State:

10.9%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

22.8%
State:

23.0%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

14.9%
Colorado:

17.7%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

10.800%
Colorado:

8.917%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.030%
Colorado:

0.136%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.005%
State:

0.028%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
Here:

1.000%
State:

4.979%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
This Hospital:

1.100%
State:

1.941%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: Between 100 and 299
Survey Response Rate: 33%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

3%
State:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

19%
Colorado:

18%
Always
Here:

78%
State:

78%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

3%
Colorado:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

17%
State:

15%
Always
This Hospital:

80%
State:

81%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

3%
Colorado:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

23%
Colorado:

24%
Always
Here:

74%
Colorado:

69%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

6%
State:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

21%
State:

23%
Always
Here:

73%
Colorado:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

16%
State:

17%
Usually
This Hospital:

15%
Colorado:

19%
Always
Here:

69%
Colorado:

64%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

10%
Colorado:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

21%
State:

19%
Always
Here:

69%
Colorado:

74%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
Colorado:

7%
Usually
Here:

31%
Colorado:

30%
Always
Here:

62%
Colorado:

63%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

89%
State:

86%
No
This Hospital:

11%
State:

14%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

9%
Colorado:

7%
7 or 8
Here:

35%
State:

20%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

56%
Colorado:

73%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

6%
Colorado:

4%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

29%
Colorado:

20%
Yes, definitely
Here:

65%
State:

76%

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