Hospital comparison

Spearfish Regional Hospital in Spearfish, (SD) South Dakota

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Address 1440 N MAIN ST
Spearfish SD, 57783
Phone (605) 644-4000
County Lawrence
Type & Ownership Acute Care Hospital
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Emergency? Yes

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Heart Attack Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival 4 100% 1 95% 93% 100%
Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge 4 75% 1 91% 91% 100%
Patients Given Beta Blocker at Arrival 4 75% 1 90% 89% 100%
Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge 3 67% 1 93% 91% 100%
Heart Failure Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD) 4 100% 1 82% 85% 100%
Patients Given an Evaluation of Left Ventricular Systolic (LVS) Function 22 68% 1 71% 86% 100%
Patients Given Discharge Instructions 18 56% 1 49% 68% 96%
Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling 4 100% 1 77% 88% 100%
Pneumonia Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination 22 86% 1 82% 75% 98%
Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination 58 88% 79% 77% 96%
Patients Given Initial Antibiotic(s) within 6 Hours After Arrival 18 89% 1 94% 93% 100%
Patients Given Oxygenation Assessment 62 100% 100% 99% 100%
Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling 12 83% 1 56% 85% 100%
Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s) 37 89% 86% 87% 97%
Patients Whose Initial Emergency Room Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To The Administration Of The First Hospital Dose Of Antibiotics 24 83% 1 95% 90% 100%
Surgical Infection Prevention Patients Who Received Preventative Antibiotic(s) One Hour Before Incision 134 83% 2 86% 83% 97%
Patients Who Received the Appropriate Preventative Antibiotic(s) for Their Surgery 131 94% 2 93% 90% 99%
Patients Who Received Treatment To Prevent Blood Clots Within 24 Hours Before or After Selected Surgeries to Prevent Blood Clots 111 82% 2 77% 76% 95%
Patients Whose Doctors Ordered Treatments to Prevent Blood Clots (Venous Thromboembolism) For Certain Types of Surgeries 111 83% 2 78% 80% 97%
Patients Whose Preventative Antibiotic(s) are Stopped Within 24 hours After Surgery 131 92% 2 90% 80% 97%

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Question/Answer (39% of more than 300 responded)
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State %
US %
How do patients rate the hospital overall?
Patients who gave a rating of 6 or lower (low) 8% 7% 11%
Patients who gave a rating of 7 or 8 (medium) 27% 26% 26%
Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10 (high) 65% 67% 63%
How often did doctors communicate well with patients?
Doctors always communicated well 84% 81% 79%
Doctors sometimes or never communicated well 3% 3% 5%
Doctors usually communicated well 13% 16% 16%
How often did nurses communicate well with patients?
Nurses always communicated well 76% 76% 73%
Nurses sometimes or never communicated well 4% 3% 6%
Nurses usually communicated well 20% 21% 21%
How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?
Patients always received help as soon as they wanted 73% 68% 60%
Patients sometimes or never received help as soon as they wanted 6% 6% 12%
Patients usually received help as soon as they wanted 21% 26% 28%
How often did staff explain about medicines before giving them to patients?
Staff always explained 62% 60% 58%
Staff sometimes or never explained 16% 17% 24%
Staff usually explained 22% 23% 18%
How often was patients' pain well controlled?
Pain was always well controlled 71% 67% 67%
Pain was sometimes or never well controlled 6% 5% 8%
Pain was usually well controlled 23% 28% 25%
How often was the area around patients' rooms kept quiet at night?
Always quiet at night 55% 60% 54%
Sometimes or never quiet at night 14% 9% 14%
Usually quiet at night 31% 31% 32%
How often were the patients' rooms and bathrooms kept clean?
Room was always clean 79% 77% 68%
Room was sometimes or never clean 5% 5% 11%
Room was usually clean 16% 18% 21%
Were patients given information about what to do during their recovery at home?
No, staff did not give patients this information 20% 21% 21%
Yes, staff did give patients this information 80% 79% 79%
Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?
NO, patients would not recommend the hospital (they probably would not or definitely would not recommend it) 4% 3% 6%
YES, patients would definitely recommend the hospital 70% 71% 68%
YES, patients would probably recommend the hospital 26% 26% 26%

General informationQuality scoresSurvey resultsMedicare statsMortality rates
Diagnosis related group
Avg. payment
# of cases
State payments
State # of cases
US payments
US # of cases
Chronic Lung Disease $4,983 14 $4,574 - $4,898 845 $4,524 - $5,484 374,599
Pneumonia and Pleurisy in Adults With Complications or Preexisting Conditions $5,687 50 $4,987 - $5,758 1,443 $5,244 - $6,415 468,862
Heart Attack with Major Complications $7,702 0 $7,696 - $8,900 368 $8,003 - $10,049 131,892
Heart Attack without Complications $3,665 0 $4,040 - $5,349 169 $4,841 - $6,123 47,503
Heart Failure $5,316 25 $5,199 - $5,772 1,255 $5,295 - $6,566 626,051
Chest Pain $2,937 0 $3,015 - $3,157 276 $2,964 - $3,755 219,457
Major Small & Large Intestine Operations $7,464 0 $7,087 - $7,992 89 $7,459 - $9,180 18,656
Minor Small and Large Bowel Procedures With Complications $18,493 14 $17,116 - $19,237 570 $17,600 - $22,617 128,011
Stomach & Esophagus Operations in Adults with Complications or Preexisting Conditions $20,862 0 $21,522 - $22,328 103 $21,087 - $28,876 26,335
Hernia Operations in Adults with Complications or Preexisting Conditions $7,338 0 $7,632 - $7,856 74 $7,377 - $9,317 19,026
Hernia Operations in Adults $4,354 0 $4,570 - $4,865 40 $4,400 - $5,498 10,839
Gallbladder Removal Except By (non) Laparoscope with Complications or Preexisting Conditions $13,249 0 $13,545 - $14,051 55 $13,082 - $16,537 15,127
Diabetes in Adults $3,987 0 $4,148 - $4,440 149 $3,970 - $5,196 93,811
Female Reproductive System Reconstructive Operations $3,854 0 $3,707 - $4,105 93 $3,868 - $4,694 21,517
Uterus & Ovary Operations $4,142 0 $3,966 - $4,393 138 $4,152 - $5,135 26,828
Two or More Hip, Knee or Ankle Operations $16,358 0 $15,794 - $17,348 45 $16,018 - $20,415 18,737
Gallbladder Removal by Laparoscope with Complications or Preexisting Conditions $9,553 0 $9,767 - $10,229 192 $9,474 - $11,382 59,987
Gallbladder Removal By Laparoscope $5,336 0 $5,420 - $5,738 56 $5,310 - $6,471 22,382
Replacement of Hip, Knee or Ankle or Reattachment of Thigh, Foot or Ankle $10,583 81 $9,718 - $10,856 2,964 $10,086 - $12,263 442,125
Repair of Previous Hip or Knee Replacement $12,831 0 $12,937 - $13,722 195 $12,766 - $16,268 40,505

General informationQuality scoresSurvey resultsMedicare statsMortality rates
Condition
Rate
Lower rate
Upper rate
# of patients
Avg. US rate
Heart Attack 15.6 11.7 20.3 4 16.1
Heart Failure 12.5 8.3 17.9 25 11.1
Pneumonia 12.3 8.2 18.2 49 11.4