CARONDELET HEART AND VASCULAR INSTITUTE - TUCSON, AZ

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Addresss:
4888 NORTH STONE AVENUE
TUCSON, AZ, 85704
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (520) 696-2328

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

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Registered Professional Nurses : 61.70
Dieticians : 1.00
Registered Pharmacists : 2.10
Respiratory Therapists : 4.30

Number Of Beds
Total: 60
Total Certified: 60

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 Surgical Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.3%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
State:

98.8%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

100.0%
Arizona:

98.0%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
Arizona:

99.0%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
Arizona:

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

100.0%
Arizona:

93.1%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
This Hospital:

6
State:

6
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
Here:

94.0%
Arizona:

97.2%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
State:

97.7%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
State:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

97.4%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

95.0%
State:

90.4%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
Arizona:

99.7%

Pneumonia

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

100.0%
State:

95.8%
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 Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
State:

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

100.0%
Arizona:

96.1%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
Here:

100.0%
Arizona:

93.3%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

98.0%
Arizona:

94.8%

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:

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

99.0%
Arizona:

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

100.0%
State:

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

97.0%
State:

94.6%
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:

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

100.0%
State:

93.7%
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:

96.4%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
Here:

100.0%
State:

96.4%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

100.0%
Arizona:

96.3%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
This Hospital:

100.0%
Arizona:

99.7%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

12.2%
State:

15.0%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

9.8%
State:

11.0%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

11.5%
State:

11.5%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

19.7%
State:

19.5%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

23.1%
Arizona:

24.7%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

16.8%
Arizona:

18.7%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

0.010%
Arizona:

0.144%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
Here:

7.600%
Arizona:

6.036%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
This Hospital:

0.800%
State:

3.500%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Objects Accidentally Left in the Body After Surgery
This Hospital:

0.386%
Arizona:

0.173%
Falls and injuries
Here:

0.386%
Arizona:

0.801%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 41%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
Arizona:

5%
Usually
Here:

21%
State:

19%
Always
Here:

75%
Arizona:

76%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
State:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

21%
State:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

75%
Arizona:

77%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

6%
Arizona:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

25%
State:

25%
Always
Here:

69%
Arizona:

65%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
State:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

25%
Arizona:

24%
Always
Here:

68%
Arizona:

69%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

21%
State:

20%
Usually
This Hospital:

22%
State:

18%
Always
Here:

57%
State:

62%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

12%
State:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

20%
State:

20%
Always
This Hospital:

68%
Arizona:

70%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

13%
Arizona:

12%
Usually
Here:

28%
Arizona:

32%
Always
Here:

59%
State:

56%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

86%
Arizona:

84%
No
This Hospital:

14%
State:

16%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

4%
Arizona:

9%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

20%
Arizona:

23%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

76%
State:

68%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

2%
State:

6%
Yes, probably
Here:

19%
Arizona:

24%
Yes, definitely
Here:

79%
Arizona:

70%

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

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

$26,184
Arizona:

$34,629
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,368
Arizona:

$8,158
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

2.72%
Arizona:

0.44%
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$62,085
State:

$50,562
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,286
Arizona:

$12,567
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

2.04%
State:

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

$20,101
Arizona:

$22,949
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,579
State:

$5,738
Number of discharges: 31
This Hospital:

5.26%
State:

1.80%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$21,793
Arizona:

$33,961
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,568
Arizona:

$8,346
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

3.40%
State:

0.87%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,716
State:

$16,521
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,321
State:

$3,836
Number of discharges: 55
This Hospital:

9.34%
Arizona:

1.98%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,740
State:

$19,568
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,002
Arizona:

$3,845
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

3.90%
State:

1.57%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$28,237
State:

$27,994
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,048
Arizona:

$6,675
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

3.74%
Arizona:

1.89%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$22,931
State:

$32,922
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,379
State:

$8,287
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

1.87%
Arizona:

2.00%
Circulatory Disorders Except Acute Myocardial Infarction, with Card Cath without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$29,584
State:

$40,001
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,983
Arizona:

$7,765
Number of discharges: 59
Here:

10.02%
State:

1.72%
Extracranial Procedures without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$25,758
Arizona:

$33,581
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,976
State:

$7,034
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

2.38%
State:

0.58%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$23,834
Arizona:

$28,573
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,473
Arizona:

$7,028
Number of discharges: 28
Here:

4.75%
Arizona:

2.51%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$34,210
Arizona:

$39,046
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,169
Arizona:

$10,046
Number of discharges: 26
This Hospital:

4.41%
State:

2.08%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,233
State:

$18,659
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,652
Arizona:

$4,672
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

2.04%
State:

0.83%
Hypertension without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,528
State:

$20,226
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,351
Arizona:

$4,379
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

1.87%
Arizona:

0.46%
Major Cardiovasc Procedures without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$78,589
Arizona:

$86,817
Average Total Payments
Here:

$16,832
State:

$21,707
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

2.55%
Arizona:

0.75%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Drug-Eluting Stent with Major Complications or 4+ Vessels/Stents
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$67,423
State:

$105,443
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$17,216
State:

$23,264
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

2.89%
Arizona:

0.54%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Drug-Eluting Stent without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$53,045
Arizona:

$74,800
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,763
Arizona:

$14,326
Number of discharges: 82
Here:

13.92%
Arizona:

1.93%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Non-Drug-Eluting Stent without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$47,104
State:

$64,604
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,681
State:

$12,330
Number of discharges: 28
Here:

4.75%
State:

0.36%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures without Coronary Artery Stent without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$51,634
State:

$75,093
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,813
State:

$13,061
Number of discharges: 32
This Hospital:

5.43%
Arizona:

0.60%
Permanent Cardiac Pacemaker Implant without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$52,360
State:

$61,790
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,240
Arizona:

$13,519
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

3.90%
State:

0.58%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$27,157
State:

$35,287
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,066
State:

$8,846
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

2.55%
Arizona:

1.26%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,654
Arizona:

$27,213
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,829
Arizona:

$7,020
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

1.87%
State:

2.27%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$28,593
State:

$27,410
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,507
State:

$7,239
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

2.55%
Arizona:

2.95%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$28,899
Arizona:

$38,598
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,898
State:

$10,259
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

1.87%
State:

1.79%

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