WETZEL COUNTY HOSPITAL - NEW MARTINSVILLE, WV

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Addresss:
#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

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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

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

Use of Medical Imaging

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

50.000%
State:

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%
State:

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

0.029%
State:

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

5.400%
West Virginia:

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
Here:

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
This Hospital:

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
This Hospital:

94.0%
State:

91.6%

Pneumonia

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

95.0%
State:

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

91.0%
State:

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

100.0%
West Virginia:

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

86.0%
West Virginia:

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

82.0%
State:

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

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
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

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%
West Virginia:

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%
West Virginia:

15.5%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

11.8%
West Virginia:

11.6%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

11.7%
West Virginia:

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

19.7%
West Virginia:

20.2%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

26.6%
West Virginia:

25.6%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

17.7%
State:

19.6%

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%
West Virginia:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

16%
State:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

80%
State:

77%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
West Virginia:

4%
Usually
Here:

16%
State:

14%
Always
Here:

80%
State:

82%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

5%
West Virginia:

12%
Usually
Here:

19%
West Virginia:

23%
Always
This Hospital:

76%
State:

65%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

5%
State:

8%
Usually
This Hospital:

24%
West Virginia:

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%
West Virginia:

18%
Always
Here:

57%
West Virginia:

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
This Hospital:

81%
West Virginia:

73%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

9%
West Virginia:

13%
Usually
Here:

33%
West Virginia:

32%
Always
Here:

58%
West Virginia:

55%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

74%
West Virginia:

83%
No
Here:

26%
West Virginia:

17%

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

6 or lower
Here:

6%
State:

11%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

25%
State:

24%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

69%
State:

65%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

3%
West Virginia:

6%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

29%
State:

29%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

68%
West Virginia:

65%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
Here:

1.058%
West Virginia:

0.833%

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
Here:

$5,858
West Virginia:

$4,934
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

6.45%
State:

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

$14,515
State:

$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
West Virginia:

$9,702
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,961
West Virginia:

$4,286
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

6.99%
West Virginia:

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

$12,044
State:

$15,574
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,613
West Virginia:

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

8.06%
West Virginia:

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

$12,547
West Virginia:

$13,518
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,319
West Virginia:

$6,064
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

6.45%
State:

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
This Hospital:

9.14%
West Virginia:

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

$13,215
State:

$9,782
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,707
West Virginia:

$4,200
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

6.45%
West Virginia:

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
This Hospital:

$5,495
West Virginia:

$6,916
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

5.91%
State:

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

$16,642
State:

$14,392
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,773
State:

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

29.57%
State:

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
State:

$4,263
Number of discharges: 28
Here:

15.05%
State:

1.55%

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