UNION HOSPITAL OF CECIL COUNTY - ELKTON, MD

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Addresss:
106 BOW STREET
ELKTON, MD, 21921
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (410) 392-7009

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

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Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: Between 100 and 299
Survey Response Rate: 21%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
Maryland:

7%
Usually
Here:

20%
Maryland:

19%
Always
Here:

75%
Maryland:

74%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

6%
Maryland:

6%
Usually
Here:

18%
Maryland:

16%
Always
Here:

76%
State:

78%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

13%
Maryland:

14%
Usually
Here:

31%
Maryland:

28%
Always
Here:

56%
State:

58%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

12%
State:

9%
Usually
Here:

26%
Maryland:

24%
Always
Here:

62%
State:

67%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

28%
State:

24%
Usually
Here:

18%
Maryland:

19%
Always
Here:

54%
State:

57%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

13%
State:

13%
Usually
Here:

22%
Maryland:

22%
Always
This Hospital:

65%
Maryland:

65%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

15%
State:

14%
Usually
Here:

34%
Maryland:

31%
Always
This Hospital:

51%
State:

55%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

80%
Maryland:

82%
No
This Hospital:

20%
State:

18%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

10%
Maryland:

10%
7 or 8
Here:

24%
Maryland:

26%
9 or 10
Here:

66%
State:

64%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

7%
Maryland:

6%
Yes, probably
Here:

29%
State:

27%
Yes, definitely
Here:

64%
Maryland:

67%

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

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

$6,434
State:

$9,981
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,048
State:

$9,404
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

0.92%
State:

0.83%
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,174
Maryland:

$18,555
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,563
Maryland:

$17,464
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

1.00%
State:

0.65%
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$6,146
Maryland:

$6,984
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,777
Maryland:

$6,613
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

0.92%
Maryland:

0.45%
Atherosclerosis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$5,566
Maryland:

$5,832
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,317
Maryland:

$5,522
Number of discharges: 26
Here:

1.09%
State:

0.48%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$7,611
State:

$7,643
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,154
Maryland:

$7,204
Number of discharges: 38
This Hospital:

1.59%
State:

1.45%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,767
State:

$12,637
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,941
Maryland:

$11,893
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

0.71%
Maryland:

0.59%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$5,225
Maryland:

$5,519
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,911
Maryland:

$5,147
Number of discharges: 47
This Hospital:

1.96%
Maryland:

1.59%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$7,108
State:

$8,118
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,721
State:

$7,451
Number of discharges: 58
This Hospital:

2.42%
Maryland:

1.96%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$4,546
Maryland:

$5,639
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,327
Maryland:

$5,353
Number of discharges: 94
This Hospital:

3.93%
State:

2.27%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$7,922
Maryland:

$9,296
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,465
State:

$8,495
Number of discharges: 62
This Hospital:

2.59%
State:

2.25%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,550
Maryland:

$11,975
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,925
Maryland:

$11,190
Number of discharges: 140
This Hospital:

5.85%
State:

1.75%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$7,311
Maryland:

$7,166
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,873
Maryland:

$6,480
Number of discharges: 45
This Hospital:

1.88%
State:

1.53%
Degenerative Nervous System Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$8,959
State:

$11,246
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,421
State:

$10,593
Number of discharges: 23
This Hospital:

0.96%
State:

0.74%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$8,574
State:

$8,011
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,060
Maryland:

$7,556
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

0.59%
Maryland:

0.80%
Dysequilibrium
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$4,898
Maryland:

$5,981
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,604
State:

$5,642
Number of discharges: 23
This Hospital:

0.96%
State:

0.61%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,899
State:

$11,929
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,268
Maryland:

$11,234
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.54%
Maryland:

0.67%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$5,968
Maryland:

$7,199
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,610
State:

$6,697
Number of discharges: 71
This Hospital:

2.97%
State:

3.15%
Extracranial Procedures without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,052
Maryland:

$8,909
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,269
State:

$8,409
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.50%
Maryland:

0.41%
Fractures of Hip and Pelvis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$5,620
Maryland:

$6,638
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,282
State:

$6,245
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

0.71%
Maryland:

0.33%
Fx, Sprn, Strn and Disl Except Femur, Hip, Pelvis and Thigh without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$5,772
State:

$7,091
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,426
Maryland:

$6,698
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.46%
Maryland:

0.44%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,876
Maryland:

$9,748
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,343
State:

$9,186
Number of discharges: 37
This Hospital:

1.55%
State:

1.75%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,658
Maryland:

$16,664
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,838
State:

$15,702
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

0.75%
Maryland:

0.68%
G.I. Hemorrhage without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$5,719
State:

$6,722
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,376
State:

$6,345
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.54%
Maryland:

0.78%
G.I. Obstruction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$6,096
Maryland:

$8,564
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,730
Maryland:

$8,079
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

0.59%
Maryland:

0.69%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$8,483
State:

$9,592
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,974
State:

$8,904
Number of discharges: 65
Here:

2.72%
Maryland:

3.32%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,173
State:

$14,074
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,395
Maryland:

$13,124
Number of discharges: 64
Here:

2.67%
State:

2.55%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$4,668
State:

$6,755
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,388
Maryland:

$6,193
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

1.04%
State:

1.28%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,747
State:

$18,512
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$19,502
Maryland:

$17,419
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

0.59%
State:

0.85%
Hypertension without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$4,228
State:

$6,008
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,974
State:

$5,671
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

0.84%
Maryland:

0.52%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,020
Maryland:

$10,720
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,479
State:

$10,102
Number of discharges: 39
Here:

1.63%
Maryland:

1.61%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,376
State:

$18,485
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,633
State:

$17,395
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

0.67%
State:

0.96%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$7,859
Maryland:

$8,179
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,388
State:

$7,720
Number of discharges: 29
This Hospital:

1.21%
State:

0.85%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,347
State:

$11,307
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,727
State:

$10,641
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

0.96%
Maryland:

0.82%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$7,611
State:

$7,524
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,172
State:

$6,969
Number of discharges: 64
This Hospital:

2.67%
Maryland:

3.07%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$26,508
Maryland:

$21,231
Average Total Payments
Here:

$24,940
Maryland:

$20,049
Number of discharges: 117
This Hospital:

4.89%
State:

5.11%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$24,706
State:

$25,612
Average Total Payments
Here:

$23,224
Maryland:

$24,137
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

0.75%
State:

0.68%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$44,582
State:

$47,515
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$41,907
State:

$44,718
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

0.79%
State:

0.48%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,616
Maryland:

$11,250
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,031
Maryland:

$10,597
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

1.00%
State:

0.89%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$6,150
Maryland:

$7,190
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,781
State:

$6,656
Number of discharges: 75
Here:

3.13%
Maryland:

2.22%
Peripheral Vascular Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,042
Maryland:

$9,500
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,499
Maryland:

$8,949
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

0.79%
Maryland:

0.62%
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,731
State:

$12,724
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,148
State:

$11,974
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

0.75%
Maryland:

0.23%
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$5,195
Maryland:

$6,670
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,932
State:

$6,336
Number of discharges: 23
This Hospital:

0.96%
Maryland:

0.44%
Psychoses
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,819
Maryland:

$11,981
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,184
State:

$11,277
Number of discharges: 78
Here:

3.26%
Maryland:

3.89%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,067
State:

$15,347
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,355
State:

$14,189
Number of discharges: 65
Here:

2.72%
Maryland:

1.37%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$7,103
Maryland:

$7,826
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,677
State:

$7,280
Number of discharges: 35
Here:

1.46%
State:

1.34%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$7,399
Maryland:

$9,262
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,974
State:

$8,724
Number of discharges: 58
This Hospital:

2.42%
State:

2.14%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,914
Maryland:

$16,366
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,259
Maryland:

$15,408
Number of discharges: 37
This Hospital:

1.55%
Maryland:

1.18%
Renal Failure without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$5,715
Maryland:

$6,303
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,372
Maryland:

$5,940
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

0.92%
Maryland:

0.59%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,595
Maryland:

$13,525
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,960
Maryland:

$12,111
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.50%
Maryland:

0.70%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,589
Maryland:

$18,144
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,653
State:

$17,083
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

0.79%
Maryland:

0.54%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support 96+ Hours
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$47,157
Maryland:

$51,198
Average Total Payments
Here:

$44,397
State:

$48,185
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.46%
Maryland:

0.36%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,880
Maryland:

$23,044
Average Total Payments
Here:

$14,959
Maryland:

$21,694
Number of discharges: 35
Here:

1.46%
State:

0.80%
Seizures without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$5,414
Maryland:

$7,873
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,130
State:

$7,427
Number of discharges: 27
This Hospital:

1.13%
State:

0.85%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,737
Maryland:

$18,810
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,864
Maryland:

$17,647
Number of discharges: 95
This Hospital:

3.97%
State:

4.40%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,954
State:

$10,565
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,416
Maryland:

$9,947
Number of discharges: 35
Here:

1.46%
Maryland:

1.83%
Signs and Symptoms without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$6,409
Maryland:

$7,277
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,058
Maryland:

$6,865
Number of discharges: 33
This Hospital:

1.38%
Maryland:

0.98%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$8,153
Maryland:

$9,727
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,675
Maryland:

$9,167
Number of discharges: 100
This Hospital:

4.18%
Maryland:

2.93%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,947
State:

$14,392
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,170
State:

$13,544
Number of discharges: 68
Here:

2.84%
Maryland:

1.05%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$5,888
Maryland:

$6,640
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,534
Maryland:

$6,055
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

1.04%
Maryland:

0.89%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$5,023
Maryland:

$6,616
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,721
Maryland:

$6,242
Number of discharges: 52
This Hospital:

2.17%
State:

2.52%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$6,254
Maryland:

$6,892
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,878
State:

$6,493
Number of discharges: 53
This Hospital:

2.21%
Maryland:

1.43%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
Here:

100.0%
Maryland:

98.9%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
Maryland:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
Maryland:

98.7%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
This Hospital:

78.0%
Maryland:

97.0%

Heart Failure

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

99.0%
Maryland:

99.0%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

100.0%
Maryland:

96.4%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

97.0%
State:

90.9%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
State:

98.9%

Pneumonia

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

96.0%
State:

95.4%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
Here:

97.0%
State:

94.7%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

95.0%
Maryland:

98.5%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
This Hospital:

97.0%
State:

95.6%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
Here:

95.0%
Maryland:

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

98.0%
State:

96.0%

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:

97.3%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
Here:

98.0%
Maryland:

96.6%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
Here:

100.0%
Maryland:

97.9%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
This Hospital:

97.0%
Maryland:

96.3%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
This Hospital:

98.0%
Maryland:

97.2%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
Here:

100.0%
Maryland:

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

94.0%
Maryland:

93.8%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
Here:

92.0%
State:

95.1%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

100.0%
Maryland:

99.4%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

13.9%
Maryland:

15.1%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

10.7%
State:

10.7%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

9.9%
Maryland:

10.9%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

19.1%
State:

20.7%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

26.1%
State:

25.9%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

20.8%
Maryland:

20.1%

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