UW HLTH PARTNERS - WATERTOWN REGIONAL MEDICAL CTR - WATERTOWN, WI

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Addresss:
125 HOSPITAL DR
WATERTOWN, WI, 53098
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (920) 261-4210

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

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 2.75
Registered Professional Nurses : 90.75
Other Salaried Personnel : 361.25
Dieticians : 1.25
Occupational Therapists : 3.25
Physical Therapists : 8.75
Registered Pharmacists : 4.25
Respiratory Therapists : 0.20
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 0.75
Physicians : 8.00
Medical Social Workers : 4.25
Physician Assistants : 6.25

Number Of Beds
Total: 95
Total Certified: 95

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Alcohol And/Or Drug Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Dental Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Home Health Services
Hospice Services
ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Neonatal Nursery Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Organ Bank Services
Organ Transplant 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

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

100.0%
Wisconsin:

99.4%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
Here:

89.0%
State:

99.1%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.1%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
Here:

8
Wisconsin:

7
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
This Hospital:

97.0%
State:

97.9%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

97.7%

Heart Failure

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

94.0%
Wisconsin:

98.3%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

67.0%
State:

91.1%

Pneumonia

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

99.0%
Wisconsin:

97.9%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
Here:

98.0%
Wisconsin:

97.6%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
Wisconsin:

97.1%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
Here:

100.0%
Wisconsin:

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

95.0%
State:

93.4%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

96.0%
State:

96.3%

Surgery

Percent of Surgery Patients given an antibiotic at the right time (within one hour before surgery) to help prevent infection
Here:

99.0%
State:

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

95.0%
Wisconsin:

97.5%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
This Hospital:

97.0%
State:

99.0%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
Here:

91.0%
State:

97.0%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
This Hospital:

91.0%
State:

97.7%
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%
Wisconsin:

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

83.0%
Wisconsin:

94.2%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
This Hospital:

96.0%
State:

95.3%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
Here:

86.0%
State:

95.8%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

91.0%
Wisconsin:

97.3%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

100.0%
Wisconsin:

99.6%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

18.6%
State:

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

13.1%
Wisconsin:

11.7%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

11.5%
State:

11.9%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

19.2%
State:

18.6%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

23.9%
State:

23.7%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

19.7%
State:

18.1%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
Here:

1.098%
State:

0.737%
Blood infection from a catheter in a large vein
This Hospital:

0.549%
State:

0.508%

Use of Medical Imaging

Outpatients with low back pain who had an MRI without trying recommended treatments first, such as physical therapy.
This Hospital:

31.500%
State:

35.145%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
This Hospital:

5.900%
State:

8.007%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.024%
State:

0.080%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.035%
State:

0.018%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
Here:

3.100%
State:

5.714%

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

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

$14,552
State:

$16,134
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,474
Wisconsin:

$5,674
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

2.95%
Wisconsin:

1.59%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$7,826
State:

$15,155
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,539
Wisconsin:

$5,592
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

3.22%
State:

2.19%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,253
State:

$15,607
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,805
Wisconsin:

$4,974
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

4.83%
State:

3.37%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,028
Wisconsin:

$18,988
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,882
Wisconsin:

$6,792
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

4.83%
State:

2.32%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,221
State:

$18,193
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,671
Wisconsin:

$6,800
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

5.09%
Wisconsin:

3.63%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,947
State:

$13,243
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,506
Wisconsin:

$4,551
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

3.49%
Wisconsin:

1.29%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,667
Wisconsin:

$14,138
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,107
State:

$5,212
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

3.49%
Wisconsin:

2.69%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$36,255
Wisconsin:

$38,093
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,569
State:

$13,795
Number of discharges: 59
Here:

15.82%
Wisconsin:

9.09%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,591
Wisconsin:

$13,556
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,557
Wisconsin:

$4,737
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

4.29%
State:

2.21%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,697
Wisconsin:

$18,346
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,785
Wisconsin:

$6,871
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

5.09%
Wisconsin:

2.32%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$20,155
State:

$24,048
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,580
State:

$9,918
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

6.17%
State:

0.95%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$21,006
Wisconsin:

$35,760
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,383
Wisconsin:

$13,569
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

3.22%
State:

0.87%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$31,053
Wisconsin:

$34,272
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,890
State:

$13,072
Number of discharges: 39
Here:

10.46%
State:

4.88%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,363
Wisconsin:

$20,456
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,398
State:

$7,598
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

3.49%
State:

2.02%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,320
State:

$18,127
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,814
Wisconsin:

$6,684
Number of discharges: 54
Here:

14.48%
State:

3.24%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$21,089
Wisconsin:

$26,905
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,094
Wisconsin:

$9,736
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

4.56%
State:

1.83%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,106
State:

$13,772
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,745
Wisconsin:

$4,784
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

4.56%
State:

1.08%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 37%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

2%
Wisconsin:

3%
Usually
Here:

19%
State:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

79%
State:

80%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
State:

3%
Usually
This Hospital:

17%
State:

15%
Always
Here:

79%
State:

82%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
Wisconsin:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

26%
State:

24%
Always
This Hospital:

69%
State:

70%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

3%
Wisconsin:

5%
Usually
This Hospital:

25%
State:

24%
Always
This Hospital:

72%
Wisconsin:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

12%
Wisconsin:

15%
Usually
Here:

19%
State:

18%
Always
Here:

69%
Wisconsin:

67%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

5%
Wisconsin:

5%
Usually
This Hospital:

20%
Wisconsin:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

75%
Wisconsin:

78%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

6%
Wisconsin:

8%
Usually
This Hospital:

29%
State:

30%
Always
This Hospital:

65%
State:

62%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

87%
Wisconsin:

87%
No
Here:

13%
State:

13%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

4%
State:

6%
7 or 8
Here:

28%
Wisconsin:

21%
9 or 10
Here:

68%
State:

73%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

3%
Wisconsin:

3%
Yes, probably
Here:

31%
Wisconsin:

24%
Yes, definitely
Here:

66%
Wisconsin:

73%

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