ST FRANCIS MEDICAL CENTER - TRENTON, NJ

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Addresss:
601 HAMILTON AVE
TRENTON, NJ, 08629
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (609) 599-5000

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Voluntary non-profit - Private
Emergency Services: Yes

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 21.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 210.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 584.00
Dieticians : 3.00
Physical Therapists : 8.50
Registered Pharmacists : 6.00
Respiratory Therapists : 11.00
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 1.00
Physicians : 7.00
Medical Social Workers : 7.00
Physician Assistants : 10.00
Residents (Physicians) : 18.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 436
Total Certified: 436

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)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
Outpatient Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Psychiatric Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services
Therapeutic Radiology Services

Use of Medical Imaging

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

8.500%
State:

11.744%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.050%
State:

0.094%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.036%
State:

0.027%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 22%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
New Jersey:

7%
Usually
Here:

20%
New Jersey:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

73%
State:

74%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
State:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

21%
New Jersey:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

74%
New Jersey:

77%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

21%
New Jersey:

15%
Usually
This Hospital:

31%
State:

27%
Always
This Hospital:

48%
New Jersey:

58%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

9%
State:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

27%
State:

24%
Always
Here:

64%
New Jersey:

67%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

23%
State:

24%
Usually
This Hospital:

22%
New Jersey:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

55%
New Jersey:

58%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

12%
State:

11%
Usually
This Hospital:

22%
State:

21%
Always
This Hospital:

66%
State:

68%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

19%
New Jersey:

16%
Usually
Here:

36%
New Jersey:

32%
Always
Here:

45%
State:

52%

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

Yes
Here:

79%
State:

79%
No
This Hospital:

21%
State:

21%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

15%
State:

12%
7 or 8
Here:

28%
State:

26%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

57%
New Jersey:

62%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

12%
New Jersey:

7%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

32%
New Jersey:

28%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

56%
New Jersey:

65%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

100.0%
New Jersey:

99.3%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
New Jersey:

99.3%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

100.0%
New Jersey:

98.5%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.3%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
New Jersey:

99.9%
Percent of Patients Given PCI Within 90 Minutes Of Arrival
Here:

93.0%
New Jersey:

91.4%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
This Hospital:

98.0%
New Jersey:

98.0%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
State:

99.7%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

100.0%
New Jersey:

98.0%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

96.1%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.9%

Pneumonia

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

99.0%
State:

97.9%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
Here:

99.0%
State:

98.3%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.8%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
This Hospital:

97.0%
New Jersey:

97.0%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

97.0%
New Jersey:

96.5%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

100.0%
New Jersey:

97.7%

Surgery

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

99.0%
New Jersey:

98.6%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
This Hospital:

99.0%
State:

97.6%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
Here:

100.0%
New Jersey:

98.4%
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 Jersey:

97.5%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
This Hospital:

97.0%
State:

98.2%
Percent of all Heart Surgery Patients whose blood sugar is kept under good control in the days right after surgery
This Hospital:

89.0%
State:

96.0%
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%
New Jersey:

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

99.0%
State:

95.3%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
This Hospital:

100.0%
New Jersey:

96.9%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
Here:

96.0%
State:

97.0%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
Here:

96.0%
State:

96.6%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.7%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

15.8%
New Jersey:

14.7%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

10.6%
State:

10.7%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

13.2%
State:

11.0%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

22.0%
New Jersey:

21.0%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

25.1%
New Jersey:

26.5%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

19.0%
State:

19.5%

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

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

$74,946
State:

$57,616
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,840
New Jersey:

$8,393
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

1.58%
State:

0.74%
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$115,374
New Jersey:

$88,086
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,690
State:

$13,269
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.93%
State:

1.27%
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$40,250
State:

$39,371
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,359
New Jersey:

$5,688
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

1.37%
New Jersey:

0.52%
Alcohol/Drug Abuse or Dependence without Rehabilitation Therapy without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$47,701
New Jersey:

$33,450
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,809
New Jersey:

$5,495
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

1.80%
State:

0.40%
Bronchitis and Asthma with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$58,868
State:

$44,543
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,154
New Jersey:

$6,394
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

1.22%
New Jersey:

0.59%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$97,073
New Jersey:

$45,839
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,293
New Jersey:

$6,359
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

1.22%
New Jersey:

1.56%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$47,787
New Jersey:

$31,596
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,952
State:

$4,298
Number of discharges: 42
This Hospital:

3.02%
New Jersey:

1.83%
Cellulitis with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$98,947
New Jersey:

$68,317
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,285
State:

$11,105
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

1.01%
New Jersey:

0.38%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$62,290
New Jersey:

$40,596
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,121
State:

$6,234
Number of discharges: 34
Here:

2.44%
State:

2.40%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$42,709
New Jersey:

$32,970
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,452
New Jersey:

$4,276
Number of discharges: 55
This Hospital:

3.95%
New Jersey:

1.82%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$73,856
New Jersey:

$50,790
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,142
State:

$7,184
Number of discharges: 31
This Hospital:

2.23%
State:

2.29%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$114,919
New Jersey:

$62,346
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,376
State:

$8,879
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

1.15%
New Jersey:

2.07%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$47,564
State:

$39,596
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,992
State:

$5,361
Number of discharges: 28
Here:

2.01%
State:

1.56%
Circulatory Disorders Except Acute Myocardial Infarction, with Card Cath with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$135,721
State:

$103,649
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$18,019
State:

$16,624
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.86%
State:

0.35%
Circulatory Disorders Except Acute Myocardial Infarction, with Card Cath without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$55,957
New Jersey:

$59,352
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,721
New Jersey:

$8,362
Number of discharges: 94
Here:

6.76%
New Jersey:

1.60%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$55,027
New Jersey:

$45,234
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,742
State:

$6,470
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

1.29%
New Jersey:

0.79%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$48,271
State:

$37,750
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,011
State:

$5,392
Number of discharges: 53
This Hospital:

3.81%
State:

3.49%
Extracranial Procedures without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$46,107
State:

$34,441
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,860
New Jersey:

$7,363
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.93%
State:

0.33%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$65,109
New Jersey:

$51,281
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,439
State:

$7,633
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

1.44%
New Jersey:

2.03%
G.I. Obstruction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$44,174
State:

$34,339
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,424
New Jersey:

$4,836
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.79%
New Jersey:

0.43%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$74,355
State:

$52,684
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,647
State:

$7,674
Number of discharges: 48
This Hospital:

3.45%
State:

3.71%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$101,080
State:

$75,197
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,078
New Jersey:

$11,417
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

1.73%
State:

2.96%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$56,406
New Jersey:

$36,852
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,699
New Jersey:

$5,135
Number of discharges: 38
This Hospital:

2.73%
State:

1.54%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$84,329
State:

$58,890
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,663
State:

$8,702
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

1.22%
New Jersey:

1.45%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$52,812
New Jersey:

$45,063
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,584
New Jersey:

$6,173
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.93%
State:

0.76%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$61,875
State:

$40,335
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,623
State:

$5,798
Number of discharges: 46
Here:

3.31%
State:

2.97%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$113,973
State:

$66,640
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$16,407
State:

$15,059
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.86%
State:

3.99%
Medical Back Problems without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$54,217
State:

$41,590
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,881
New Jersey:

$6,442
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

1.58%
New Jersey:

1.06%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$72,455
State:

$57,544
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,326
State:

$9,024
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

1.37%
New Jersey:

0.75%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$73,618
New Jersey:

$37,551
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,037
State:

$5,216
Number of discharges: 44
This Hospital:

3.16%
New Jersey:

2.13%
Other Digestive System Diagnoses with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$72,241
State:

$46,769
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,367
New Jersey:

$7,398
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

1.08%
State:

0.72%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Drug-Eluting Stent with Major Complications or 4+ Vessels/Stents
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$148,161
New Jersey:

$130,168
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$25,276
State:

$26,000
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

1.08%
State:

0.33%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Drug-Eluting Stent without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$109,579
New Jersey:

$90,312
Average Total Payments
Here:

$15,697
New Jersey:

$15,594
Number of discharges: 70
This Hospital:

5.03%
New Jersey:

1.03%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Non-Drug-Eluting Stent without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$116,774
New Jersey:

$82,892
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,004
New Jersey:

$13,697
Number of discharges: 56
This Hospital:

4.03%
New Jersey:

0.38%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures without Coronary Artery Stent without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$103,358
State:

$84,329
Average Total Payments
Here:

$14,034
State:

$14,637
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

1.29%
State:

0.34%
Psychoses
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$81,226
New Jersey:

$51,612
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,904
State:

$8,143
Number of discharges: 164
This Hospital:

11.79%
State:

1.01%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$87,935
New Jersey:

$41,991
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,076
State:

$6,196
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.79%
State:

1.48%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$106,535
New Jersey:

$52,443
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,954
State:

$7,686
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

1.37%
New Jersey:

2.07%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$108,395
New Jersey:

$63,749
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,784
New Jersey:

$10,364
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

1.58%
New Jersey:

0.78%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$128,518
New Jersey:

$106,179
Average Total Payments
Here:

$18,109
New Jersey:

$17,343
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

1.29%
State:

0.96%
Seizures without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$74,321
New Jersey:

$44,017
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,639
State:

$6,078
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.79%
State:

0.92%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$148,962
New Jersey:

$88,530
Average Total Payments
Here:

$15,815
State:

$14,676
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

1.51%
State:

4.36%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$78,516
New Jersey:

$51,726
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,648
State:

$7,544
Number of discharges: 39
Here:

2.80%
State:

2.50%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$113,489
New Jersey:

$72,085
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,272
New Jersey:

$10,984
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.79%
State:

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

$58,430
New Jersey:

$37,623
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,041
New Jersey:

$5,339
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

1.08%
New Jersey:

0.88%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$54,080
New Jersey:

$40,180
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,016
State:

$5,402
Number of discharges: 30
Here:

2.16%
State:

2.82%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$51,401
New Jersey:

$40,888
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,005
New Jersey:

$5,447
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

1.37%
State:

1.62%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Blood infection from a catheter in a large vein
Here:

1.075%
New Jersey:

0.663%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
This Hospital:

0.537%
New Jersey:

0.382%
Severe pressure sores (bed sores)
This Hospital:

0.179%
State:

0.331%

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