YUKON KUSKOKWIM DELTA REG HOSPITAL - BETHEL, AK

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Addresss:
PO BOX 287
BETHEL, AK, 99559
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (907) 543-6300

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

Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 29.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 3.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 24.00
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 1.00
Dieticians : 1.00
Registered Pharmacists : 4.00
Physicians : 19.00
Medical Social Workers : 2.00
Physician Assistants : 3.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 50
Total Certified: 50

Provided Services
Alcohol And/Or Drug Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Certified Trauma Center Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Dental Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Neonatal Nursery Services
Obstetric Services
Operating Room Services
Optometric Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Psychiatric Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
Here:

1.742%
State:

1.414%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: Between 100 and 299
Survey Response Rate: 13%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
Alaska:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

25%
State:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

71%
Alaska:

77%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

6%
Alaska:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

19%
State:

16%
Always
Here:

75%
Alaska:

80%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

19%
State:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

26%
State:

24%
Always
This Hospital:

55%
State:

67%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
Alaska:

7%
Usually
Here:

29%
Alaska:

25%
Always
Here:

64%
Alaska:

68%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

15%
Alaska:

16%
Usually
This Hospital:

21%
Alaska:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

64%
Alaska:

66%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

16%
Alaska:

9%
Usually
Here:

29%
State:

21%
Always
This Hospital:

55%
Alaska:

70%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

9%
State:

10%
Usually
Here:

41%
State:

30%
Always
This Hospital:

50%
Alaska:

60%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

71%
State:

85%
No
Here:

29%
Alaska:

15%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

21%
Alaska:

9%
7 or 8
Here:

33%
Alaska:

25%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

46%
State:

66%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

9%
Alaska:

4%
Yes, probably
Here:

36%
State:

26%
Yes, definitely
Here:

55%
Alaska:

70%

Process of Care

Heart Failure

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

86.0%
State:

97.5%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

36.0%
Alaska:

93.7%

Pneumonia

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

74.0%
State:

95.7%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

93.0%
State:

94.8%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

75.0%
Alaska:

96.8%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
Here:

93.0%
Alaska:

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

86.0%
State:

91.2%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
This Hospital:

97.0%
State:

97.0%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

11.2%
State:

12.5%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

9.7%
State:

12.1%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

26.1%
Alaska:

23.2%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

16.0%
State:

17.4%

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

Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$7,826
Alaska:

$22,958
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,357
State:

$9,535
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

13.14%
Alaska:

2.54%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$8,711
Alaska:

$22,659
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,190
Alaska:

$10,570
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

8.76%
State:

2.51%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$8,805
Alaska:

$17,779
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,903
State:

$7,968
Number of discharges: 26
This Hospital:

18.98%
Alaska:

2.13%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$4,759
Alaska:

$19,253
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,336
State:

$7,940
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

13.87%
State:

3.06%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,333
State:

$24,128
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,650
Alaska:

$10,791
Number of discharges: 42
This Hospital:

30.66%
Alaska:

5.21%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$7,442
State:

$18,166
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,201
Alaska:

$7,689
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

14.60%
Alaska:

2.05%

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