MERCY HOSPITAL WASHINGTON - WASHINGTON, MO

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Addresss:
901 EAST 5TH STREET
WASHINGTON, MO, 63090
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (636) 239-8000

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Voluntary non-profit - Church
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Psychiatric Units

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Use of Medical Imaging

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

40.200%
State:

40.106%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
Here:

8.500%
Missouri:

8.189%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.033%
State:

0.184%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.003%
State:

0.040%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
This Hospital:

5.600%
Missouri:

5.915%

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

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

$31,660
Missouri:

$38,082
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,508
State:

$11,009
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

1.31%
Missouri:

0.76%
Atherosclerosis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$19,970
Missouri:

$13,527
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,392
State:

$3,711
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

1.03%
Missouri:

0.38%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$18,398
Missouri:

$17,951
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,679
Missouri:

$5,186
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

1.50%
State:

1.40%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,613
State:

$16,957
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,623
Missouri:

$5,280
Number of discharges: 39
This Hospital:

3.65%
State:

1.81%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$26,575
State:

$19,616
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,468
Missouri:

$6,146
Number of discharges: 35
This Hospital:

3.28%
State:

1.91%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$27,316
State:

$25,312
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,059
Missouri:

$7,445
Number of discharges: 35
Here:

3.28%
Missouri:

1.91%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,042
Missouri:

$15,094
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,165
Missouri:

$4,582
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

2.25%
State:

1.51%
Circulatory Disorders Except Acute Myocardial Infarction, with Card Cath without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$29,373
Missouri:

$27,366
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,240
Missouri:

$6,889
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

1.50%
Missouri:

2.03%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$19,236
State:

$17,168
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,438
State:

$4,547
Number of discharges: 38
This Hospital:

3.56%
State:

3.74%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$25,199
Missouri:

$21,879
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,554
Missouri:

$6,229
Number of discharges: 29
Here:

2.72%
State:

1.92%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,331
Missouri:

$21,078
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,581
Missouri:

$6,410
Number of discharges: 35
Here:

3.28%
State:

2.86%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$29,389
State:

$30,318
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,602
Missouri:

$9,156
Number of discharges: 45
This Hospital:

4.21%
State:

2.89%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$18,606
Missouri:

$14,823
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,807
State:

$4,257
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

1.87%
State:

1.14%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$40,934
Missouri:

$41,557
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,214
State:

$11,401
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

2.25%
Missouri:

1.13%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$19,619
State:

$25,604
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,013
State:

$7,175
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

2.25%
Missouri:

1.53%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$33,036
State:

$40,880
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,326
Missouri:

$11,994
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

1.22%
Missouri:

0.93%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,016
State:

$16,038
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,291
Missouri:

$4,806
Number of discharges: 44
This Hospital:

4.12%
Missouri:

2.53%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$38,070
Missouri:

$40,743
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,936
Missouri:

$12,852
Number of discharges: 174
This Hospital:

16.29%
State:

6.00%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$52,140
Missouri:

$51,513
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,845
State:

$15,665
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

1.50%
Missouri:

0.81%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,764
Missouri:

$14,611
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,771
Missouri:

$4,370
Number of discharges: 39
This Hospital:

3.65%
Missouri:

2.11%
Other Kidney and Urinary Tract Diagnoses with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,518
State:

$23,882
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,429
State:

$6,875
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

1.22%
Missouri:

0.43%
Other Kidney and Urinary Tract Diagnoses with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$31,360
Missouri:

$36,716
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,504
Missouri:

$10,442
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.12%
Missouri:

0.37%
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,730
Missouri:

$14,268
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,295
Missouri:

$3,999
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

1.22%
Missouri:

0.56%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$26,978
State:

$28,250
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,101
Missouri:

$8,058
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

2.25%
Missouri:

2.05%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,404
Missouri:

$17,531
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,437
State:

$5,193
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

2.06%
State:

1.20%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,527
State:

$21,181
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,332
Missouri:

$6,298
Number of discharges: 29
This Hospital:

2.72%
State:

1.95%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$28,433
Missouri:

$29,149
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,922
State:

$8,649
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

1.97%
Missouri:

0.73%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$44,076
Missouri:

$39,631
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,308
Missouri:

$11,742
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

1.69%
State:

1.21%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$50,438
Missouri:

$56,820
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,246
State:

$14,890
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

1.69%
State:

1.03%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$47,700
Missouri:

$41,930
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,026
State:

$11,968
Number of discharges: 100
Here:

9.36%
Missouri:

4.42%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$22,238
Missouri:

$24,576
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,019
Missouri:

$7,135
Number of discharges: 23
This Hospital:

2.15%
State:

1.41%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$25,063
Missouri:

$22,459
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,569
Missouri:

$6,369
Number of discharges: 33
This Hospital:

3.09%
Missouri:

2.85%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$47,739
State:

$31,582
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,583
State:

$8,887
Number of discharges: 29
This Hospital:

2.72%
Missouri:

2.09%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,130
State:

$15,701
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,942
Missouri:

$4,447
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

2.06%
Missouri:

1.21%

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
Here:

3%
Missouri:

5%
Usually
Here:

17%
Missouri:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

80%
State:

77%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

3%
Missouri:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

13%
State:

15%
Always
This Hospital:

84%
Missouri:

81%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

9%
Missouri:

9%
Usually
Here:

29%
Missouri:

26%
Always
Here:

62%
Missouri:

65%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

6%
State:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

22%
Missouri:

24%
Always
This Hospital:

72%
State:

69%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

20%
Missouri:

21%
Usually
This Hospital:

20%
State:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

60%
Missouri:

61%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

4%
State:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

19%
State:

19%
Always
Here:

77%
Missouri:

72%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

10%
State:

11%
Usually
Here:

34%
Missouri:

31%
Always
This Hospital:

56%
Missouri:

58%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

84%
Missouri:

84%
No
Here:

16%
Missouri:

16%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

8%
State:

9%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

24%
Missouri:

23%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

68%
State:

68%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

3%
State:

5%
Yes, probably
Here:

25%
Missouri:

27%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

72%
State:

68%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
This Hospital:

98.0%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

98.1%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
This Hospital:

100.0%
Missouri:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
Missouri:

99.8%
Percent of Patients Given PCI Within 90 Minutes Of Arrival
Here:

100.0%
Missouri:

95.9%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
This Hospital:

5
Missouri:

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

100.0%
State:

95.8%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
Here:

90.0%
Missouri:

97.7%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
State:

98.0%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

98.0%
State:

95.8%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

90.0%
Missouri:

91.2%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
Missouri:

99.3%

Pneumonia

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

95.0%
State:

95.8%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
Here:

97.0%
Missouri:

97.5%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

99.0%
Missouri:

98.4%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
This Hospital:

88.0%
State:

93.6%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

98.0%
Missouri:

92.8%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

97.0%
Missouri:

95.7%

Surgery

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

99.0%
State:

98.1%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
This Hospital:

97.0%
Missouri:

96.7%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
Here:

97.0%
State:

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:

99.0%
Missouri:

97.0%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
Here:

100.0%
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%
Missouri:

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

95.0%
State:

91.7%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
Here:

93.0%
State:

95.3%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
Here:

98.0%
Missouri:

97.2%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

99.0%
Missouri:

97.4%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.4%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

15.8%
State:

15.2%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

14.6%
Missouri:

11.6%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

12.1%
Missouri:

11.9%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

19.5%
Missouri:

20.4%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

23.2%
Missouri:

24.9%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

17.8%
Missouri:

18.9%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Infection from a Urinary Catheter
This Hospital:

0.547%
Missouri:

0.564%

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