ST JOSEPH HOSPITAL - BUCKHANNON, WV

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Addresss:
1 AMALIA DRIVE
BUCKHANNON, WV, 26201
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (304) 472-2000

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

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 15.30
Registered Professional Nurses : 78.20
Other Salaried Personnel : 178.80
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 4.60
Physical Therapists : 3.10
Registered Pharmacists : 3.90
Respiratory Therapists : 1.80
Medical Social Workers : 2.10
Medical Laboratory Technologists : 3.70
Diagnostic Radiology Technicians : 11.80

Number Of Beds
Total: 95
Total Certified: 95
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 26

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
CT Scanner Services
Chemotherapy Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Dedicated Emergency Department Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Home Health Services
Hospice Services
ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
ICU - Surgical Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Long Term Care (Swing-Beds) Services
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Mri) Services
Neonatal Nursery Services
Obstetric Services
Operating Room Services
Organ Transplant Services
Orthopedic Surgery Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Therapeutic Radiology Services

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

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

$8,348
West Virginia:

$8,528
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,554
State:

$3,482
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

8.74%
West Virginia:

1.87%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,246
West Virginia:

$9,955
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,077
West Virginia:

$4,934
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

7.28%
State:

2.14%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,410
West Virginia:

$9,702
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,507
West Virginia:

$4,286
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

11.65%
West Virginia:

3.30%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,592
West Virginia:

$11,121
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,489
West Virginia:

$4,399
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

10.19%
State:

3.99%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,567
State:

$13,518
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,448
West Virginia:

$6,064
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

5.34%
State:

3.11%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,729
West Virginia:

$9,106
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,202
West Virginia:

$4,047
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

6.80%
State:

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

$7,781
West Virginia:

$10,257
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,785
West Virginia:

$4,701
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

9.22%
West Virginia:

3.45%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$23,173
State:

$33,555
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,167
State:

$12,548
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

6.31%
West Virginia:

4.22%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,266
West Virginia:

$9,782
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,200
West Virginia:

$4,200
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

10.19%
West Virginia:

1.96%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,971
West Virginia:

$14,392
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,323
State:

$6,029
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

11.65%
West Virginia:

3.71%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,222
State:

$9,911
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,360
State:

$4,263
Number of discharges: 26
This Hospital:

12.62%
West Virginia:

1.55%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

5.800%
West Virginia:

8.958%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.625%
West Virginia:

0.275%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.021%
West Virginia:

0.071%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
This Hospital:

8.800%
State:

5.768%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

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

15
West Virginia:

11
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
Here:

100.0%
West Virginia:

96.9%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
West Virginia:

98.4%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

76.0%
State:

91.6%

Pneumonia

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

98.0%
West Virginia:

95.2%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
Here:

94.0%
State:

96.0%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

82.0%
State:

98.3%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
Here:

88.0%
State:

93.3%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

92.0%
West Virginia:

93.2%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

96.0%
State:

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:

96.0%
West Virginia:

98.3%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
This Hospital:

96.0%
State:

96.1%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
This Hospital:

94.0%
West Virginia:

98.2%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
This Hospital:

73.0%
State:

95.5%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
This Hospital:

76.0%
State:

96.5%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
Here:

100.0%
State:

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

94.0%
State:

94.5%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

95.9%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
Here:

100.0%
State:

94.8%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
Here:

88.0%
State:

93.8%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

98.9%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

12.0%
State:

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

14.4%
State:

12.3%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

23.9%
State:

25.6%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

17.9%
West Virginia:

19.6%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: Between 100 and 299
Survey Response Rate: 30%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
West Virginia:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

16%
West Virginia:

17%
Always
Here:

80%
West Virginia:

77%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

3%
West Virginia:

4%
Usually
Here:

10%
West Virginia:

14%
Always
Here:

87%
State:

82%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
State:

12%
Usually
Here:

20%
State:

23%
Always
This Hospital:

75%
West Virginia:

65%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

5%
West Virginia:

8%
Usually
Here:

21%
West Virginia:

23%
Always
Here:

74%
West Virginia:

69%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

17%
State:

20%
Usually
Here:

16%
West Virginia:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

67%
West Virginia:

62%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
West Virginia:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

22%
State:

18%
Always
Here:

71%
State:

73%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

8%
State:

13%
Usually
Here:

31%
State:

32%
Always
This Hospital:

61%
State:

55%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

88%
State:

83%
No
Here:

12%
State:

17%

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

6 or lower
Here:

7%
State:

11%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

18%
State:

24%
9 or 10
Here:

75%
State:

65%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

3%
State:

6%
Yes, probably
Here:

25%
West Virginia:

29%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

72%
West Virginia:

65%

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