WEIRTON MEDICAL CENTER - WEIRTON, WV

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Addresss:
601 COLLIERS WAY
WEIRTON, WV, 26062
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (304) 797-6000

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Government - Local
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Psychiatric Units

Overall Star Rating: 2 Stars
Health Inspections Star Rating: 1 Star
Nurse Staffing Star Rating: 4 Stars
Quality Measures Star Rating: 2 Stars
RN Only Star Rating: 4 Stars

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 32.55
Registered Professional Nurses : 252.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 512.50
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 10.50
Dieticians : 3.25
Occupational Therapists : 2.75
Physical Therapists : 8.50
Registered Pharmacists : 3.00
Respiratory Therapists : 9.80
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 1.25
Physicians : 12.00
Medical Social Workers : 6.75
Medical Laboratory Technologists : 18.52
Diagnostic Radiology Technicians : 25.55
Nurse Practitioners: 1.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 238
Total Certified: 238
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 18

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Alcohol And/Or Drug Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
CT Scanner Services
Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Services
Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Services
Certified Trauma Center Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Dedicated Emergency Department Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripter Services
Geriatric Psychiatric Services
Home Health Services
ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
ICU - Surgical Services
Inpatient Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Mri) Services
Neonatal Nursery Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Opthalmic Surgery Services
Optometric Services
Organ Bank Services
Orthopedic Surgery Services
Outpatient Rehabilitation Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Outppatient Psychiatric Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Psychiatric Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services
Therapeutic Radiology Services
Urgent Care Center Services

Complaint Deficiency

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 24%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

12%
State:

6%
Usually
Here:

29%
State:

17%
Always
Here:

59%
State:

77%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

8%
State:

4%
Usually
Here:

19%
State:

14%
Always
This Hospital:

73%
West Virginia:

82%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

30%
State:

12%
Usually
This Hospital:

32%
West Virginia:

23%
Always
Here:

38%
West Virginia:

65%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

12%
West Virginia:

8%
Usually
Here:

36%
West Virginia:

23%
Always
This Hospital:

52%
West Virginia:

69%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

33%
West Virginia:

20%
Usually
This Hospital:

20%
West Virginia:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

47%
West Virginia:

62%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

18%
West Virginia:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

29%
West Virginia:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

53%
State:

73%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

25%
West Virginia:

13%
Usually
Here:

40%
State:

32%
Always
Here:

35%
State:

55%

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

Yes
Here:

78%
West Virginia:

83%
No
Here:

22%
State:

17%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

27%
State:

11%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

36%
State:

24%
9 or 10
Here:

37%
State:

65%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

17%
West Virginia:

6%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

50%
State:

29%
Yes, definitely
Here:

33%
West Virginia:

65%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
Here:

97.0%
State:

98.6%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
This Hospital:

98.0%
West Virginia:

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

100.0%
State:

98.9%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.9%
Percent of Patients Given PCI Within 90 Minutes Of Arrival
Here:

69.0%
West Virginia:

91.8%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
Here:

5
State:

11
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
Here:

100.0%
State:

96.9%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
This Hospital:

97.0%
West Virginia:

96.3%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
West Virginia:

98.4%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

100.0%
West Virginia:

95.0%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

91.0%
State:

91.6%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.4%

Pneumonia

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

97.0%
West Virginia:

95.2%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
Here:

99.0%
West Virginia:

96.0%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
West Virginia:

98.3%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
This Hospital:

97.0%
State:

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

94.0%
West Virginia:

93.2%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
This Hospital:

98.0%
West Virginia:

95.7%

Surgery

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

97.0%
West Virginia:

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

99.0%
West Virginia:

96.1%
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:

72.0%
State:

95.5%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
This Hospital:

72.0%
West Virginia:

96.5%
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%
West Virginia:

99.8%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose urinary catheters were removed on the first or second day after surgery
This Hospital:

94.0%
West Virginia:

94.5%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
Here:

100.0%
West Virginia:

95.9%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

94.0%
West Virginia:

94.8%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
Here:

86.0%
West Virginia:

93.8%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

98.9%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

15.4%
State:

15.5%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

10.2%
State:

11.6%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

9.0%
State:

12.3%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

19.4%
State:

20.2%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

26.3%
West Virginia:

25.6%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

18.3%
State:

19.6%

Quality Measures

Percent of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
Here:

8.8%
State:

25.2%
Percent of short-stay residents with Pressure ulcers that are new or worsened
This Hospital:

7.4%
State:

2.0%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
This Hospital:

93.8%
West Virginia:

86.0%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
This Hospital:

90.1%
West Virginia:

85.4%
Percent of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication
Here:

0.9%
West Virginia:

3.1%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Blood infection from a catheter in a large vein
Here:

0.232%
State:

0.393%

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

Bronchitis and Asthma with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,067
West Virginia:

$12,376
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,164
State:

$5,076
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

1.01%
State:

0.36%
Bronchitis and Asthma without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$6,339
State:

$8,699
Average Total Payments
Here:

$2,994
State:

$3,776
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.79%
West Virginia:

0.20%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,596
West Virginia:

$12,030
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,448
State:

$5,051
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

1.29%
State:

1.55%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,040
State:

$18,920
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,951
State:

$7,620
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

1.58%
State:

0.78%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$6,101
West Virginia:

$8,528
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$2,970
West Virginia:

$3,482
Number of discharges: 45
Here:

3.23%
West Virginia:

1.87%
Cellulitis with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,290
State:

$22,352
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,808
West Virginia:

$8,987
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.79%
West Virginia:

0.17%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$4,909
State:

$9,955
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,116
State:

$4,934
Number of discharges: 44
Here:

3.16%
State:

2.14%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$7,879
State:

$10,553
Average Total Payments
Here:

$2,708
West Virginia:

$3,462
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

1.15%
West Virginia:

2.41%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,048
West Virginia:

$12,902
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,816
West Virginia:

$5,791
Number of discharges: 35
This Hospital:

2.51%
State:

3.65%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,102
West Virginia:

$16,204
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,987
State:

$7,123
Number of discharges: 75
Here:

5.39%
West Virginia:

3.14%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$7,063
West Virginia:

$9,702
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,560
West Virginia:

$4,286
Number of discharges: 64
This Hospital:

4.60%
State:

3.30%
Circulatory Disorders Except Acute Myocardial Infarction, with Card Cath with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$21,331
West Virginia:

$32,732
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,741
West Virginia:

$12,277
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.86%
State:

0.18%
Circulatory Disorders Except Acute Myocardial Infarction, with Card Cath without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,754
West Virginia:

$18,767
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,160
State:

$6,630
Number of discharges: 43
Here:

3.09%
West Virginia:

1.98%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,327
West Virginia:

$19,325
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,475
West Virginia:

$7,172
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.93%
West Virginia:

0.50%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,625
State:

$11,121
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,539
State:

$4,399
Number of discharges: 63
This Hospital:

4.53%
West Virginia:

3.99%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,271
State:

$15,574
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,074
State:

$6,146
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

1.72%
West Virginia:

1.88%
G.I. Hemorrhage without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$8,471
State:

$10,350
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,440
West Virginia:

$4,318
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.79%
West Virginia:

0.56%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,598
State:

$13,518
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,009
State:

$6,064
Number of discharges: 39
Here:

2.80%
State:

3.11%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,713
West Virginia:

$20,887
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,138
West Virginia:

$8,936
Number of discharges: 61
This Hospital:

4.38%
State:

2.50%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$7,072
State:

$9,106
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,370
State:

$4,047
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

1.44%
West Virginia:

1.40%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,804
State:

$30,759
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,131
West Virginia:

$11,523
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

1.15%
West Virginia:

0.91%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,854
West Virginia:

$24,595
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,548
State:

$9,283
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

1.44%
State:

0.31%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,685
West Virginia:

$17,560
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,763
State:

$7,265
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.93%
West Virginia:

1.39%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,719
West Virginia:

$13,951
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,048
State:

$5,203
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.79%
West Virginia:

0.73%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,705
West Virginia:

$18,419
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,937
West Virginia:

$7,511
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

1.44%
State:

0.83%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,014
West Virginia:

$10,257
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,827
West Virginia:

$4,701
Number of discharges: 44
This Hospital:

3.16%
State:

3.45%
Major Cardiovasc Procedures without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$24,473
West Virginia:

$56,695
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,233
State:

$19,528
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.86%
State:

0.46%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$27,713
State:

$33,555
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,470
State:

$12,548
Number of discharges: 63
Here:

4.53%
West Virginia:

4.22%
Medical Back Problems without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,325
West Virginia:

$12,767
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,851
West Virginia:

$5,026
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

1.22%
West Virginia:

0.85%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$6,899
State:

$9,782
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,286
West Virginia:

$4,200
Number of discharges: 27
Here:

1.94%
State:

1.96%
Other Vascular Procedures with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$38,053
State:

$41,985
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,446
State:

$15,156
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.79%
West Virginia:

0.44%
Other Vascular Procedures with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$32,289
West Virginia:

$44,692
Average Total Payments
Here:

$14,806
State:

$18,601
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

1.15%
State:

0.40%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Drug-Eluting Stent without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$36,958
West Virginia:

$41,116
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,747
West Virginia:

$12,246
Number of discharges: 27
This Hospital:

1.94%
State:

1.69%
Peripheral Vascular Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,273
State:

$13,396
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,899
West Virginia:

$5,969
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

1.15%
State:

0.79%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$8,019
West Virginia:

$11,327
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,920
State:

$4,774
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

1.36%
West Virginia:

1.34%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,341
West Virginia:

$13,699
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,024
State:

$6,153
Number of discharges: 41
This Hospital:

2.95%
State:

2.20%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,265
West Virginia:

$23,118
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,290
State:

$10,082
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

1.22%
State:

1.22%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$20,024
West Virginia:

$27,963
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,937
State:

$12,086
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

1.51%
West Virginia:

0.88%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support 96+ Hours
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$49,750
West Virginia:

$77,185
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$24,019
West Virginia:

$33,155
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.93%
West Virginia:

0.49%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$25,620
West Virginia:

$36,399
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,629
State:

$14,359
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.93%
West Virginia:

1.30%
Seizures without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$7,729
West Virginia:

$11,443
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,781
West Virginia:

$5,131
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.93%
West Virginia:

0.74%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,815
State:

$30,150
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,266
State:

$12,053
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

1.72%
State:

3.24%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,009
State:

$15,708
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,458
State:

$6,916
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

1.08%
West Virginia:

1.35%
Signs and Symptoms without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$7,280
West Virginia:

$10,973
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,305
State:

$4,245
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.79%
State:

0.87%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,721
State:

$14,392
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,863
State:

$6,029
Number of discharges: 78
Here:

5.60%
State:

3.71%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,206
State:

$21,145
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,251
West Virginia:

$8,863
Number of discharges: 57
This Hospital:

4.09%
State:

2.15%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$6,753
State:

$9,911
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,551
West Virginia:

$4,263
Number of discharges: 50
Here:

3.59%
West Virginia:

1.55%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,495
State:

$11,188
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,549
West Virginia:

$4,415
Number of discharges: 40
Here:

2.87%
West Virginia:

1.99%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,723
State:

$11,701
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,612
State:

$4,522
Number of discharges: 26
This Hospital:

1.87%
West Virginia:

1.31%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

48.900%
State:

42.623%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
This Hospital:

11.400%
West Virginia:

8.958%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.112%
West Virginia:

0.275%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.024%
State:

0.071%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
This Hospital:

3.700%
State:

5.768%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
Here:

2.000%
West Virginia:

3.183%

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