UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA MEDICAL CTR- SOUTH CAM, THE - TUCSON, AZ

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Addresss:
2800 EAST AJO WAY
TUCSON, AZ, 85713
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (520) 294-4471

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

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 8.25
Registered Professional Nurses : 44.75
Other Salaried Personnel : 294.00
Dieticians : 1.00
Registered Pharmacists : 1.50
Respiratory Therapists : 5.50
Medical Social Workers : 8.75

Number Of Beds
Total: 197
Total Certified: 197
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 64

Provided Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Operating Room Services
Outpatient Services
Pharmacy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Psychiatric Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services

Use of Medical Imaging

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

0.044%
Arizona:

0.144%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.043%
Arizona:

0.085%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 20%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

8%
State:

5%
Usually
Here:

24%
State:

19%
Always
Here:

68%
State:

76%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

8%
State:

6%
Usually
Here:

14%
Arizona:

17%
Always
Here:

78%
Arizona:

77%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

18%
Arizona:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

33%
Arizona:

25%
Always
Here:

49%
Arizona:

65%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

12%
Arizona:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

24%
Arizona:

24%
Always
This Hospital:

64%
State:

69%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

22%
Arizona:

20%
Usually
Here:

18%
Arizona:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

60%
Arizona:

62%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

15%
Arizona:

10%
Usually
Here:

22%
Arizona:

20%
Always
Here:

63%
State:

70%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

23%
Arizona:

12%
Usually
Here:

35%
Arizona:

32%
Always
Here:

42%
State:

56%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

74%
State:

84%
No
This Hospital:

26%
State:

16%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

18%
Arizona:

9%
7 or 8
Here:

31%
State:

23%
9 or 10
Here:

51%
Arizona:

68%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

10%
State:

6%
Yes, probably
Here:

35%
State:

24%
Yes, definitely
Here:

55%
Arizona:

70%

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

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

$14,951
Arizona:

$22,949
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,105
Arizona:

$5,738
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

3.26%
State:

1.80%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,432
State:

$20,968
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,698
State:

$6,038
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

3.26%
State:

2.18%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,706
State:

$32,922
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,957
Arizona:

$8,287
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

2.61%
State:

2.00%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,828
Arizona:

$21,238
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,945
State:

$5,160
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

3.26%
State:

1.26%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,728
Arizona:

$20,856
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,998
State:

$5,558
Number of discharges: 26
Here:

5.65%
State:

2.69%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,478
State:

$20,231
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,980
State:

$4,897
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

3.48%
State:

2.04%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Drug-Eluting Stent without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$66,668
State:

$74,800
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$16,877
State:

$14,326
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

3.91%
Arizona:

1.93%
Psychoses
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,455
Arizona:

$15,169
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,179
Arizona:

$8,086
Number of discharges: 268
Here:

58.26%
Arizona:

0.27%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,743
Arizona:

$27,213
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,750
State:

$7,020
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

2.61%
Arizona:

2.27%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$43,130
Arizona:

$70,477
Average Total Payments
Here:

$19,105
Arizona:

$16,231
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

3.04%
Arizona:

1.09%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$27,233
Arizona:

$52,883
Average Total Payments
Here:

$15,977
State:

$13,612
Number of discharges: 30
Here:

6.52%
State:

4.04%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,984
State:

$31,079
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,856
State:

$8,237
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

4.13%
Arizona:

1.51%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

99.0%
Arizona:

99.3%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
This Hospital:

99.0%
State:

98.8%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
This Hospital:

99.0%
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:

91.0%
Arizona:

93.1%
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
This Hospital:

83.0%
State:

97.2%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
This Hospital:

99.0%
Arizona:

97.7%

Heart Failure

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

97.0%
State:

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

93.0%
State:

97.4%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

71.0%
Arizona:

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

100.0%
State:

99.7%

Pneumonia

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

80.0%
State:

95.8%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

94.0%
Arizona:

96.6%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

98.0%
State:

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

90.0%
Arizona:

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

79.0%
State:

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

74.0%
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:

93.0%
State:

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

90.0%
State:

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

92.0%
State:

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:

93.0%
Arizona:

96.1%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
Here:

95.0%
Arizona:

97.4%
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:

75.0%
State:

93.7%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
Here:

90.0%
State:

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

79.0%
State:

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

96.0%
State:

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

99.0%
Arizona:

99.7%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

17.0%
State:

15.0%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

12.4%
State:

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

10.9%
State:

11.5%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

18.8%
State:

19.5%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

25.6%
Arizona:

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

18.7%
State:

18.7%

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