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Address
615 FAIRHURST ST
STERLING, CO, 80751
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (970) 522-0122

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

Dialysis Facility located within this hospital: NORTHEASTERN COLORADO DIALYSIS

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

Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,441
Colorado:

$22,045
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,945
State:

$5,516
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

5.15%
State:

1.76%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,833
Colorado:

$26,328
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,169
State:

$6,453
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

4.81%
State:

1.68%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$26,314
State:

$31,599
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,843
State:

$7,942
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

5.50%
Colorado:

1.67%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,348
Colorado:

$18,609
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,191
Colorado:

$4,788
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

5.84%
Colorado:

1.13%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,337
Colorado:

$21,923
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,651
State:

$4,804
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

8.25%
State:

3.81%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,073
State:

$27,678
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,822
State:

$6,667
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

5.50%
State:

2.09%
G.I. Hemorrhage without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,941
State:

$17,395
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,136
State:

$4,616
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

4.12%
State:

0.40%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,988
State:

$27,517
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,607
Colorado:

$6,762
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

4.81%
Colorado:

2.59%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$42,406
State:

$55,880
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$16,138
Colorado:

$11,812
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

5.50%
Colorado:

1.54%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,662
Colorado:

$20,158
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,630
State:

$5,034
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

7.56%
Colorado:

2.99%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$46,163
Colorado:

$60,268
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$18,065
Colorado:

$14,362
Number of discharges: 36
Here:

12.37%
Colorado:

11.40%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$57,931
State:

$71,151
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$25,872
Colorado:

$17,022
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

4.81%
Colorado:

1.13%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,727
Colorado:

$19,878
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,846
State:

$4,590
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

5.15%
Colorado:

2.62%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$34,722
Colorado:

$57,768
Average Total Payments
Here:

$16,338
Colorado:

$13,090
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

4.81%
Colorado:

4.19%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,983
Colorado:

$25,346
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,603
Colorado:

$6,612
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

7.56%
State:

3.36%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$24,891
Colorado:

$36,512
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,441
State:

$9,377
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

3.78%
State:

1.93%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,761
State:

$18,020
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,093
Colorado:

$4,599
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

4.47%
Colorado:

1.16%

Provided Services

  • Nuclear Medicine Services
  • Acute Renal Dialysis Services
  • Anatomical Laboratory Services
  • Anesthesia Services
  • Blood Bank Services
  • Certified Trauma Center Services
  • Clinical Laboratory Services
  • Diagnostic Radiology Services
  • Dietary Services
  • Emergency Services
  • ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
  • Inpatient Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
  • Inpatient Surgical Services
  • Obstetric Services
  • Occupational Therapy Services
  • Operating Room Services
  • Outpatient Services
  • Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
  • Pediatric Services
  • Pharmacy Services
  • Physical Therapy Services
  • Postoperative Recovery Room Services
  • Respiratory Care Services
  • Social Services
  • Speech Pathology Services
  • Therapeutic Radiology Services

Employment Full-Time Equivalent

Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 16.52
Registered Professional Nurses : 46.42
Other Salaried Personnel : 192.88
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 1.00
Dieticians : 1.80
Occupational Therapists : 1.45
Physical Therapists : 3.60
Registered Pharmacists : 2.92
Respiratory Therapists : 3.00
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 0.68
Physicians : 8.00
Medical Social Workers : 1.80

Number Of Beds

Total: 36
Total Certified: 36

Use of Medical Imaging

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

14.500%
State:

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

0.239%
State:

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

0.092%
State:

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

3.500%
State:

4.979%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys: Between 100 and 299
Survey Response Rate: 31%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
State:

4%
Usually
Here:

19%
Colorado:

18%
Always
Here:

77%
State:

78%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

3%
State:

4%
Usually
Here:

16%
Colorado:

15%
Always
This Hospital:

81%
Colorado:

81%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

9%
Colorado:

7%
Usually
Here:

23%
Colorado:

24%
Always
This Hospital:

68%
Colorado:

69%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

6%
State:

6%
Usually
Here:

26%
State:

23%
Always
This Hospital:

68%
State:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

17%
Colorado:

17%
Usually
Here:

20%
Colorado:

19%
Always
Here:

63%
State:

64%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
Colorado:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

19%
Colorado:

19%
Always
Here:

74%
State:

74%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
State:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

28%
State:

30%
Always
Here:

65%
State:

63%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

87%
State:

86%
No
This Hospital:

13%
State:

14%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

12%
Colorado:

7%
7 or 8
Here:

19%
Colorado:

20%
9 or 10
Here:

69%
Colorado:

73%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

5%
State:

4%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

35%
State:

20%
Yes, definitely
Here:

60%
Colorado:

76%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

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

5
Colorado:

8
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
Here:

100.0%
State:

97.8%

Heart Failure

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

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:

98.0%
State:

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

95.0%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

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

92.0%
Colorado:

94.2%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

100.0%
State:

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:

99.0%
State:

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

98.0%
State:

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

97.0%
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
Here:

96.0%
State:

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

99.0%
Colorado:

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
Here:

97.0%
Colorado:

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

91.0%
State:

95.6%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
Here:

100.0%
Colorado:

95.7%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
Here:

100.0%
State:

96.6%
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:

13.6%
Colorado:

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

13.6%
Colorado:

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

23.4%
Colorado:

23.0%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

17.7%
Colorado:

17.7%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

0.698%
Colorado:

0.765%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
This Hospital:

0.698%
Colorado:

0.657%

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