WEST HOUSTON MEDICAL CENTER - HOUSTON, TX

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Addresss:
12141 RICHMOND AVE
HOUSTON, TX, 77082
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (281) 588-8080

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Proprietary
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Rehabilitation Units

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Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

0.956%
State:

0.881%
Blood infection from a catheter in a large vein
Here:

1.593%
Texas:

0.614%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
Here:

1.274%
State:

0.531%
Severe pressure sores (bed sores)
Here:

1.752%
Texas:

0.367%
Signs of Uncontrolled Blood Sugar
Here:

0.159%
Texas:

0.218%

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

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

$61,815
State:

$56,705
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,507
State:

$12,129
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

0.89%
Texas:

0.85%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$33,510
Texas:

$25,580
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,988
State:

$5,548
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

1.40%
State:

1.35%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$23,214
State:

$17,909
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,354
State:

$3,737
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

1.28%
Texas:

1.48%
Cellulitis with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$41,320
Texas:

$40,242
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,414
Texas:

$9,735
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

1.01%
State:

0.31%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$25,376
State:

$22,187
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,740
State:

$5,512
Number of discharges: 34
This Hospital:

1.90%
Texas:

2.13%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$28,165
State:

$21,153
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,094
Texas:

$3,684
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

1.40%
Texas:

1.64%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$33,689
State:

$29,940
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,761
State:

$6,395
Number of discharges: 35
This Hospital:

1.95%
State:

2.05%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$38,345
Texas:

$35,718
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,320
State:

$7,640
Number of discharges: 51
Here:

2.85%
Texas:

2.27%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$26,902
Texas:

$22,469
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,385
Texas:

$4,747
Number of discharges: 35
Here:

1.95%
Texas:

1.59%
Circulatory Disorders Except Acute Myocardial Infarction, with Card Cath with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$86,372
Texas:

$71,511
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,583
Texas:

$14,371
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.73%
Texas:

0.32%
Circulatory Disorders Except Acute Myocardial Infarction, with Card Cath without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$48,315
Texas:

$41,312
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,267
State:

$7,361
Number of discharges: 37
This Hospital:

2.07%
Texas:

1.54%
Cranial and Peripheral Nerve Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$32,182
Texas:

$29,822
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,096
State:

$6,498
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.67%
State:

0.29%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$34,144
State:

$38,893
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,181
Texas:

$8,137
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

0.84%
Texas:

0.68%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$29,969
State:

$24,361
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,081
State:

$4,830
Number of discharges: 28
Here:

1.56%
Texas:

3.07%
Fractures of Hip and Pelvis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$23,289
State:

$19,689
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,862
Texas:

$4,633
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.61%
State:

0.27%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$38,113
Texas:

$30,533
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,205
Texas:

$6,742
Number of discharges: 43
This Hospital:

2.40%
State:

1.83%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$58,755
State:

$52,594
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,086
State:

$11,790
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

1.23%
Texas:

0.73%
G.I. Hemorrhage without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$28,130
State:

$21,763
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,062
State:

$4,668
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.61%
State:

0.43%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$39,028
Texas:

$29,852
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,237
State:

$6,718
Number of discharges: 50
Here:

2.79%
Texas:

3.09%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$58,684
State:

$46,288
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,521
Texas:

$9,846
Number of discharges: 82
Here:

4.58%
State:

2.71%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$31,176
Texas:

$20,982
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,854
Texas:

$4,507
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

1.06%
Texas:

1.18%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$64,597
Texas:

$55,186
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,284
Texas:

$11,865
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

1.17%
State:

1.25%
Infectious and Parasitic Diseases with O.R. Procedure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$142,566
Texas:

$151,066
Average Total Payments
Here:

$34,003
Texas:

$37,618
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

1.17%
State:

0.64%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$46,540
Texas:

$36,171
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,095
State:

$7,674
Number of discharges: 34
This Hospital:

1.90%
State:

1.60%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$55,626
State:

$58,647
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,543
Texas:

$12,879
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

1.40%
Texas:

0.95%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$42,849
Texas:

$28,468
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,807
State:

$5,476
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.67%
State:

0.81%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$39,899
Texas:

$34,831
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,421
Texas:

$7,778
Number of discharges: 50
This Hospital:

2.79%
State:

1.15%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$28,607
State:

$22,532
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,494
State:

$5,086
Number of discharges: 86
Here:

4.80%
Texas:

3.62%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$129,465
Texas:

$89,048
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$24,362
Texas:

$21,542
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.61%
Texas:

0.30%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$80,117
Texas:

$60,653
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,903
Texas:

$13,908
Number of discharges: 53
Here:

2.96%
State:

6.27%
Medical Back Problems without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$40,929
State:

$27,706
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,811
State:

$5,557
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.78%
State:

0.64%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$35,414
State:

$32,026
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,771
State:

$7,792
Number of discharges: 28
This Hospital:

1.56%
State:

1.15%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$24,053
State:

$20,255
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,819
Texas:

$4,589
Number of discharges: 30
This Hospital:

1.68%
Texas:

2.39%
Other Circulatory System Diagnoses with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$44,695
State:

$54,093
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,681
State:

$12,909
Number of discharges: 35
Here:

1.95%
State:

0.86%
Other Digestive System Diagnoses with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$26,948
Texas:

$31,108
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,040
Texas:

$6,860
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

1.12%
Texas:

0.55%
Other Kidney and Urinary Tract Diagnoses with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$54,473
State:

$51,571
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,998
State:

$12,137
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.73%
State:

0.26%
Other Vascular Procedures with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$93,031
State:

$76,478
Average Total Payments
Here:

$17,553
Texas:

$16,388
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

1.01%
Texas:

0.60%
Other Vascular Procedures with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$78,357
Texas:

$86,969
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$21,076
Texas:

$21,111
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

1.06%
State:

0.69%
Other Vascular Procedures without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$61,375
Texas:

$55,182
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,441
Texas:

$10,883
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

1.12%
Texas:

0.42%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Drug-Eluting Stent without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$78,780
Texas:

$75,722
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$15,005
Texas:

$13,471
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.73%
State:

1.24%
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$25,289
State:

$20,590
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,714
State:

$4,281
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.67%
State:

0.31%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$27,574
State:

$22,785
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,636
State:

$5,348
Number of discharges: 31
Here:

1.73%
State:

1.52%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$36,954
State:

$29,456
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,195
Texas:

$6,717
Number of discharges: 59
This Hospital:

3.29%
Texas:

2.33%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$54,463
Texas:

$44,595
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,304
State:

$10,908
Number of discharges: 79
Here:

4.41%
State:

1.68%
Renal Failure without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,429
State:

$20,093
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,649
Texas:

$4,344
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.67%
Texas:

0.28%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$46,560
Texas:

$42,475
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,299
State:

$9,270
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

1.06%
State:

0.80%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$78,689
State:

$61,030
Average Total Payments
Here:

$14,135
State:

$13,022
Number of discharges: 35
Here:

1.95%
State:

0.87%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support 96+ Hours
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$115,909
State:

$155,606
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$33,838
Texas:

$33,988
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

0.84%
Texas:

0.41%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$68,238
Texas:

$70,898
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$16,554
State:

$15,222
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

1.12%
State:

1.10%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis with Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$154,234
Texas:

$170,190
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$34,761
Texas:

$39,582
Number of discharges: 30
This Hospital:

1.68%
State:

0.37%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$71,470
Texas:

$55,259
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,354
Texas:

$12,623
Number of discharges: 191
Here:

10.66%
State:

4.83%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$36,673
Texas:

$31,223
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,044
State:

$7,429
Number of discharges: 34
This Hospital:

1.90%
Texas:

1.68%
Signs and Symptoms without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$27,433
State:

$21,891
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,779
State:

$4,614
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

0.84%
State:

0.61%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$35,083
State:

$30,598
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,123
Texas:

$6,580
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

1.06%
State:

2.99%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$53,224
Texas:

$46,624
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,360
State:

$9,603
Number of discharges: 29
This Hospital:

1.62%
State:

1.99%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$26,311
State:

$21,702
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,877
Texas:

$4,627
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.67%
Texas:

1.33%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$32,572
State:

$26,197
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,310
State:

$4,788
Number of discharges: 34
Here:

1.90%
Texas:

1.55%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$38,170
State:

$26,817
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,179
Texas:

$4,792
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

0.95%
State:

1.11%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

37.800%
Texas:

37.857%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
Here:

11.900%
Texas:

8.275%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.322%
Texas:

0.250%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.366%
State:

0.110%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
Here:

8.800%
State:

5.401%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
Here:

2.300%
Texas:

2.420%

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
This Hospital:

10%
Texas:

5%
Usually
Here:

19%
Texas:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

71%
Texas:

78%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
Texas:

4%
Usually
Here:

16%
Texas:

13%
Always
This Hospital:

77%
Texas:

83%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

14%
State:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

28%
Texas:

23%
Always
This Hospital:

58%
Texas:

67%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

10%
State:

7%
Usually
Here:

23%
Texas:

21%
Always
Here:

67%
State:

72%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

27%
State:

19%
Usually
This Hospital:

17%
Texas:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

56%
State:

64%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

11%
State:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

18%
Texas:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

71%
Texas:

73%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

13%
Texas:

8%
Usually
This Hospital:

28%
State:

25%
Always
Here:

59%
State:

67%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

81%
State:

83%
No
Here:

19%
Texas:

17%

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

6 or lower
Here:

12%
State:

8%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

24%
State:

21%
9 or 10
Here:

64%
Texas:

71%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

8%
State:

5%
Yes, probably
Here:

27%
Texas:

23%
Yes, definitely
Here:

65%
Texas:

72%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
Here:

100.0%
Texas:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
Texas:

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

100.0%
Texas:

97.9%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

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

100.0%
Texas:

94.0%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
Texas:

97.4%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
State:

98.7%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

99.0%
State:

96.8%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

94.0%
Texas:

93.1%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.5%

Pneumonia

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

99.0%
Texas:

96.4%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

99.0%
Texas:

97.4%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
Texas:

98.9%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
Here:

99.0%
Texas:

95.2%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
Here:

98.0%
Texas:

94.7%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

99.0%
Texas:

96.2%

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:

98.4%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
Here:

99.0%
State:

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

99.0%
Texas:

98.4%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
Here:

97.0%
State:

96.7%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
This Hospital:

98.0%
State:

97.6%
Percent of all Heart Surgery Patients whose blood sugar is kept under good control in the days right after surgery
This Hospital:

99.0%
Texas:

94.4%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
Here:

99.0%
State:

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

99.0%
State:

95.1%
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:

96.7%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

100.0%
Texas:

97.2%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
Here:

98.0%
Texas:

96.5%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.7%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

16.3%
Texas:

15.6%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

10.5%
Texas:

11.2%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

10.7%
State:

11.8%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

19.5%
State:

19.3%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

22.7%
State:

24.2%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

18.4%
State:

18.0%

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