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Address
6 13TH AVE E
POLSON, MT, 59860
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (406) 883-5377

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

Provided Services

  • Anatomical Laboratory Services
  • Anesthesia Services
  • Audiology Services
  • Blood Bank Services
  • CT Scanner Services
  • Chemotherapy Services
  • Clinical Laboratory Services
  • Dedicated Emergency Department Services
  • Diagnostic Radiology Services
  • Dietary Services
  • Emergency Services
  • Home Health Services
  • Inpatient Surgical Services
  • Long Term Care (Swing-Beds) Services
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Mri) Services
  • Neonatal Nursery Services
  • Obstetric Services
  • Occupational Therapy Services
  • Operating Room Services
  • Opthalmic Surgery Services
  • Orthopedic Surgery Services
  • Outpatient Rehabilitation Services
  • Outpatient Services
  • Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
  • Pediatric Services
  • Pharmacy Services
  • Physical Therapy Services
  • Postoperative Recovery Room Services
  • Reconstructive Surgery Services
  • Respiratory Care Services
  • Social Services
  • Speech Pathology Services

Employment Full-Time Equivalent

Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 1.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 15.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 87.10
Dieticians : 1.00
Occupational Therapists : 0.10
Physical Therapists : 2.20
Registered Pharmacists : 2.30
Respiratory Therapists : 1.90
Physicians : 2.00
Medical Social Workers : 1.00
Medical Laboratory Technologists : 4.40
Physician Assistants : 3.60
Diagnostic Radiology Technicians : 3.10

Number Of Beds

Total: 22
Total Certified: 22

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys: Fewer than 100
Survey Response Rate: 24%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
State:

5%
Usually
This Hospital:

21%
Montana:

20%
Always
Here:

75%
State:

75%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
Montana:

5%
Usually
Here:

12%
State:

15%
Always
This Hospital:

84%
State:

80%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

5%
Montana:

7%
Usually
Here:

23%
Montana:

24%
Always
Here:

72%
State:

69%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

3%
State:

8%
Usually
This Hospital:

14%
Montana:

24%
Always
Here:

83%
State:

68%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

21%
Montana:

20%
Usually
This Hospital:

21%
State:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

58%
State:

62%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

3%
Montana:

8%
Usually
Here:

19%
Montana:

20%
Always
Here:

78%
Montana:

72%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

3%
State:

11%
Usually
Here:

32%
Montana:

31%
Always
This Hospital:

65%
State:

58%

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

Yes
Here:

90%
Montana:

82%
No
This Hospital:

10%
Montana:

18%

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

6 or lower
Here:

8%
State:

11%
7 or 8
Here:

31%
State:

23%
9 or 10
Here:

61%
Montana:

66%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

5%
Montana:

5%
Yes, probably
Here:

33%
Montana:

28%
Yes, definitely
Here:

62%
Montana:

67%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

5.200%
State:

7.989%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.091%
State:

0.125%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
Here:

3.800%
State:

4.694%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

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

10
State:

14
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
Here:

100.0%
Montana:

100.0%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
State:

96.4%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

100.0%
Montana:

90.7%

Pneumonia

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

100.0%
Montana:

98.0%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
Here:

100.0%
State:

96.6%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
This Hospital:

94.0%
Montana:

92.5%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

93.0%
Montana:

95.7%

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:

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

100.0%
State:

97.8%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
Here:

97.0%
Montana:

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

100.0%
Montana:

96.5%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
This Hospital:

100.0%
Montana:

97.8%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
Here:

100.0%
Montana:

99.6%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose urinary catheters were removed on the first or second day after surgery
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

95.5%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
This Hospital:

100.0%
Montana:

99.8%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

11.3%
State:

12.4%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

14.6%
Montana:

12.1%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

23.4%
Montana:

22.5%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

17.5%
Montana:

17.4%

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