St. Peters Hospital Home Care

Detailed report on the home care agency located in Albany, New York (NY).

St. Peters Hospital Home Care is a non-profit home care agency based at 159 Wolf Road in Albany, NY. The agency services an area over 1,600 square miles in size with over 700,000 residents. It was certified by Medicare in 1969. A total of 29,530 Medicare visits were made to 1,696 home care agency patients in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $4,185,138 for these services.

St. Peters Hospital Home Care offers nursing care, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology, medical social, and home health aide services. Patients of this agency are more likely to have less pain when moving around, have to be admitted to the hospital less often, have urgent unplanned medical care less often, and stay at home after home health care ends, when compared to other agencies in the state. However, patients are not as likely to have improvement in bladder control and get better at taking their medicines correctly, when compared to other state home care agencies.

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Ownership Type

Voluntary Non-Profit - Religious Affiliations

Certification Date

01/01/1969

Address

159 Wolf Road
Albany, NY 12205

Phone Number

(518) 525-6000

Geographic Coordinates

42.721446, -73.802687
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Service Areas

05774, 10467, 12007, 12008, 12009, 12010, 12018, 12022, 12023, 12032, 12033, 12041, 12045, 12046, 12047, 12053, 12054, 12055, 12059, 12061, 12062, 12063, 12067, 12077, 12083, 12084, 12085, 12087, 12090, 12107, 12110, 12118, 12120, 12123, 12128, 12138, 12140, 12143, 12144, 12147, 12153, 12154, 12156, 12158, 12159, 12161, 12168, 12180, 12182, 12183, 12186, 12189, 12193, 12196, 12198, 12202, 12203, 12204, 12205, 12206, 12207, 12208, 12209, 12210, 12211, 12303, 12304, 12306, 12307, 12309, 12460, 12469, 12822, 13820
* Zip codes where this agency provide services.

Services

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Nursing Care Services

Status

Indicates whether the agency offers nursing care services. Services are performed by a registered or licensed nurse. Typically, these services are only provided when; a physician orders this type of care, care must be provided on an intermittent or hourly basis, care is reasonable and necessary for the treatment of the patient's illness or injury, and the care is not custodial in nature.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Albany
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Albany County
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
New York
185 (100.00%) Offer this Service
United States
8,789 (100.00%) Offer this Service

Occupational Therapy Services

Status

Indicates whether the agency offers occupational therapy services. This service attempts to improve the patient's abilities in daily living, increase awareness of body and surroundings, improve recognition, and teach techniques to simplify tasks.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Albany
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Albany County
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
New York
182 (98.38%) Offer this Service
United States
7,902 (89.91%) Offer this Service

Speech Pathology Services

Status

Indicates whether the agency offers speech pathology services. Care givers assess, diagnose, and treat the patient's illnesses and disabilities effecting their speech, language, voice, swallowing, and cognitive communications.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Albany
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Albany County
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
New York
180 (97.30%) Offer this Service
United States
7,452 (84.79%) Offer this Service

Physical Therapy Services

Status

Indicates whether the agency offers physical therapy services. Services may be provided by nurses, therapists, social workers or home health aides. Typical sessions are one hour in length and are on a one to one basis between the patient and the care giver. A mobile clinic or portable treatment equipment may be used.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Albany
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Albany County
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
New York
185 (100.00%) Offer this Service
United States
8,535 (97.11%) Offer this Service

Medical Social Services

Status

Indicates whether the agency offers medical social services. This service helps each patient cope with social, psychological, and medical issues arising from an illness or injury. Care givers often act as a mediator between the patient, family, medical personnel, and community.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Albany
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Albany County
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
New York
181 (97.84%) Offer this Service
United States
7,155 (81.41%) Offer this Service

Home Health Aide Services

Status

Indicates whether the agency offers home health aide services. Aides provide housekeeping, personal care, and dietary services. Typically, records are kept of the services provided and the patient's condition.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Albany
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Albany County
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
New York
182 (98.38%) Offer this Service
United States
8,530 (97.05%) Offer this Service

Quality Measures

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Less Pain when Moving Around

The percentage of patients who have less pain when moving around. This measure identifies the frequency that pain interferes with a patients' activities. [1] A higher percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
78.00%
Albany
68.50%
Albany County
68.50%
New York
62.66%
United States
61.85%

Better at Bathing

The percentage of patients who get better at bathing. This measure identifies patients' ability to safely bathe their entire body in the shower or bath tub. [2] A higher percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
55.00%
Albany
53.50%
Albany County
53.50%
New York
57.48%
United States
62.13%

Taking Medicine Correctly

The percentage of patients who get better at taking their medicines correctly by mouth. This measure identifies patients' ability to prepare and take oral medications reliably and safely with the correct dosage and at the appropriate intervals. [3] A higher percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
29.00%
Albany
30.00%
Albany County
30.00%
New York
38.21%
United States
40.05%

Short of Breath Less Often

The percentage of patients who are short of breath less often. A higher percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
68.00%
Albany
61.00%
Albany County
61.00%
New York
59.47%
United States
57.09%

Urgent Unplanned Medical Care

The percentage of patients who need urgent, unplanned medical care. This measure identifies if patients received any unscheduled visits to emergency medical services other than home care agency services. [4] A lower percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
17.00%
Albany
24.50%
Albany County
24.50%
New York
29.08%
United States
22.74%

Wounds Improved or Healed

The percentage of patients whose wounds improved or healed after an operation. This measure assesses patients' improvement in the status of their most problematic, and observable, surgical wound. [9] A higher percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
Less Than 5.00%
Albany
Less Than 5.00%
Albany County
Less Than 5.00%
New York
Less Than 5.00%
United States
Less Than 5.00%

Better at Walking or Moving Around

The percentage of patients who get better at walking or moving around. This measure identifies patients' ability to safely ambulate or propel themselves in a wheelchair over a variety of different surfaces. [5] A higher percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
39.00%
Albany
36.00%
Albany County
36.00%
New York
36.28%
United States
39.81%

Better at Getting In and Out of Bed

The percentage of patients who get better at getting in and out of bed. The measure identifies patients' ability to safely transfer themselves in a variety of different situations. For a bedfast patient, the ability to turn and position themselves in bed is evaluated. For a patient who is not confined to a bed, the measure identifies the ability to get in and out of bed, to get on and off a toilet, and to move into and out of a bath tub or shower. [6] A higher percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
52.00%
Albany
55.50%
Albany County
55.50%
New York
51.02%
United States
50.57%

Bladder Control Improvement

The percentage of patients whose bladder control improves. This measure assesses patients whose urinary incontinence improved. [8] A higher percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
34.00%
Albany
34.50%
Albany County
34.50%
New York
49.92%
United States
46.56%

Admittance to the Hospital

The percentage of patients who had to be admitted to the hospital. This measure identifies patients who were admitted to a hospital for 24 hours or more while under the care of a home health agency. [7] A lower percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
25.00%
Albany
28.50%
Albany County
28.50%
New York
39.70%
United States
31.95%

Stay at Home After Care

The percentage of patients who stay at home after an episode of home health care ends. A higher percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
74.00%
Albany
70.50%
Albany County
70.50%
New York
57.10%
United States
63.67%

Unplanned Medical Care Related to a Wound

The percentage of patients who need unplanned medical care related to a wound that is new, is worse, or has become infected. A lower percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
85.00%
Albany
81.50%
Albany County
81.50%
New York
76.33%
United States
80.41%

Treatment Figures

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HHA Patients

The number of home health agency patients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Parts A or B in 2006.

This Provider This Provider
1,696
Albany Average
1,493
Albany County Average
1,493
New York Average
1,078
United States Average
398

HHA Visits to Patients

The number of home health agency visits made to patients by this provider that were covered by Medicare Parts A or B in 2006.

This Provider This Provider
29,530
Albany Average
31,096
Albany County Average
31,096
New York Average
35,430
United States Average
12,553

Financials

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Medicare HHA Payments

The total home health agency associated Medicare Parts A & B payments made to this provider in 2006.

This Provider This Provider
$4,185,138
Albany Average
$4,031,477
Albany County Average
$4,031,477
New York Average
$4,270,005
United States Average
$1,698,103

Medicare Payments Per HHA Visit

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Parts A & B covered home health agency visit in 2006.

This Provider This Provider
$142
Albany Average
$130
Albany County Average
$130
New York Average
$121
United States Average
$135

Medicare Payments Per HHA Patient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Parts A & B covered home health agency patient in 2006.

This Provider This Provider
$2,468
Albany Average
$2,701
Albany County Average
$2,701
New York Average
$3,961
United States Average
$4,270

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Last Modified

Tuesday, September 02, 2008 4:56 PM MST

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Albany at a Glance

Albany has a total population of 95,658, of which 19,085 are children under the age of 18 and 12,781 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 31.4.

Total Population:
95,658
Median Age:
31.4
Males:
45,467 (47.5%)
Female:
50,191 (52.5%)
Children (0-17):
19,085 (20.0%)
Adults (18-64):
63,792 (66.7%)
Seniors (65+):
12,781 (13.4%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Albany
Married:
30,086 (31.5%)
Divorced:
6,545 (6.8%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Albany
Hispanic Ethnicity:
5,349 (5.59%)
White:
60,383 (63.12%)
African American:
26,915 (28.14%)
Asian:
3,116 (3.26%)
Pacific Islander:
34 (0.04%)
Indian:
301 (0.31%)
Other:
2,060 (2.15%)
Two or More:
2,849 (2.98%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Albany

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.36, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.36 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
3
Doctors:
2,217
Home Agencies:
3
Hospitals:
4
Nursing Homes:
8
Medical Suppliers:
59
Rehab Centers:
24

Wealth

The median family income is $39,932 while the median household income is $30,041. Roughly 19.68% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$39,932
Household Income:
$30,041
In Poverty:
19.68%

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