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WETZEL COUNTY HOSPITAL - NEW MARTINSVILLE, WV

 



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Address
#3 EAST BENJAMIN DRIVE
NEW MARTINSVILLE, WV, 26155
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (304) 455-8000

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Government - Local
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Swing Bed Hospitals

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

Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,451
West Virginia:

$9,955
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,858
State:

$4,934
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

6.45%
West Virginia:

2.14%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,515
West Virginia:

$16,204
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,580
State:

$7,123
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

5.91%
West Virginia:

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

$12,583
State:

$9,702
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,961
State:

$4,286
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

6.99%
State:

3.30%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,044
West Virginia:

$15,574
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,613
State:

$6,146
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

8.06%
State:

1.88%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,547
West Virginia:

$13,518
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,319
State:

$6,064
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

6.45%
West Virginia:

3.11%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,601
State:

$10,257
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,301
State:

$4,701
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

9.14%
State:

3.45%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,215
West Virginia:

$9,782
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,707
West Virginia:

$4,200
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

6.45%
State:

1.96%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,758
State:

$15,708
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,495
State:

$6,916
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

5.91%
State:

1.35%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,642
West Virginia:

$14,392
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,773
State:

$6,029
Number of discharges: 55
This Hospital:

29.57%
West Virginia:

3.71%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,028
West Virginia:

$9,911
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,840
West Virginia:

$4,263
Number of discharges: 28
This Hospital:

15.05%
State:

1.55%

Provided Services

  • Nuclear Medicine Services
  • Anatomical Laboratory Services
  • Anesthesia Services
  • Blood Bank Services
  • CT Scanner Services
  • Certified Trauma Center Services
  • Chemotherapy Services
  • Clinical Laboratory Services
  • Dedicated Emergency Department Services
  • Diagnostic Radiology Services
  • Dietary Services
  • Emergency Services
  • Home Health Services
  • ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
  • ICU - Surgical Services
  • Inpatient Surgical Services
  • Long Term Care (Swing-Beds) Services
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Mri) Services
  • Neonatal Nursery Services
  • Obstetric Services
  • Occupational Therapy Services
  • Operating Room Services
  • Opthalmic Surgery Services
  • Orthopedic Surgery Services
  • Outpatient Rehabilitation 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

Employment Full-Time Equivalent

Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 66.60
Other Salaried Personnel : 127.08
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 2.00
Dieticians : 1.00
Occupational Therapists : 1.00
Physical Therapists : 2.90
Registered Pharmacists : 2.23
Respiratory Therapists : 2.91
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 0.13
Physicians : 2.84
Medical Social Workers : 1.00
Medical Laboratory Technologists : 2.21
Nuclear Medicine Technicians : 0.99
Diagnostic Radiology Technicians : 6.41
Nurse Practitioners: 0.47

Number Of Beds

Total: 68
Total Certified: 68

Use of Medical Imaging

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

50.000%
West Virginia:

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

12.700%
West Virginia:

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

0.062%
West Virginia:

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

0.029%
West Virginia:

0.071%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
Here:

5.400%
State:

3.183%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
Here:

100.0%
State:

98.6%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
This Hospital:

10
West Virginia:

11
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack were transferred to another hospital
Here:

45
State:

95
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
Here:

96.0%
State:

96.9%

Heart Failure

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

97.0%
West Virginia:

98.4%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

94.0%
West Virginia:

91.6%

Pneumonia

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

95.0%
State:

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

91.0%
State:

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:

86.0%
West Virginia:

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

82.0%
West Virginia:

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

99.0%
West Virginia:

95.7%

Surgery

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

100.0%
State:

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

100.0%
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
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.8%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

100.0%
State:

98.9%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

16.7%
State:

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

11.8%
West Virginia:

11.6%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

11.7%
State:

12.3%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

19.7%
State:

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

26.6%
State:

25.6%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

17.7%
State:

19.6%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

1.058%
State:

0.833%

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:

4%
State:

6%
Usually
Here:

16%
West Virginia:

17%
Always
Here:

80%
State:

77%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

4%
State:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

16%
State:

14%
Always
Here:

80%
West Virginia:

82%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
State:

12%
Usually
This Hospital:

19%
State:

23%
Always
This Hospital:

76%
State:

65%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
West Virginia:

8%
Usually
Here:

24%
State:

23%
Always
This Hospital:

71%
West Virginia:

69%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

21%
West Virginia:

20%
Usually
Here:

22%
State:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

57%
State:

62%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

6%
State:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

13%
West Virginia:

18%
Always
Here:

81%
State:

73%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

9%
State:

13%
Usually
Here:

33%
State:

32%
Always
This Hospital:

58%
State:

55%

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

Yes
Here:

74%
State:

83%
No
This Hospital:

26%
State:

17%

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

6 or lower
Here:

6%
West Virginia:

11%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

25%
West Virginia:

24%
9 or 10
Here:

69%
State:

65%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

3%
West Virginia:

6%
Yes, probably
Here:

29%
State:

29%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

68%
West Virginia:

65%

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