Alaska Regional Hospital

Detailed report on the hospital located in Anchorage, Alaska (AK).

Alaska Regional Hospital is a for-profit acute care hospital based at 2801 Debarr Road in Anchorage, AK. The facility is accredited and provides emergency services. The mortality rate for heart attack patients at the facility is no different than the national rate. The patient mortality rate is also no different than the national rate. In 2006, a total of 1,136 Medicare patients were given 7,177 days of PPS inpatient care and services. The provider was reimbursed $19,429,391 by Medicare for those services. In 2006, 60 Medicare patients were given 828 days of Non-PPS inpatient care and services. 4,435 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $3,348,432 by Medicare for these services.

When compared to state levels, heart attack patients at this hospital are more likely to be given smoking cessation advice or counseling. Heart failure patients at this facility are more likely to be given discharge instructions.

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Facility Type

Acute Care

Ownership Type

Proprietary

Address

2801 Debarr Road
Anchorage, AK 99508

Phone Number

(907) 276-1131

Geographic Coordinates

61.209713, -149.828845
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Accredited

Status

Indicates whether the facility is accredited.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Anchorage
3 (100.00%)
Anchorage Municipality
3 (100.00%)
Alaska
10 (76.92%)
United States
3,333 (77.01%)

Emergency Services

Status

Indicates whether the facility offers emergency care services.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Anchorage
3 (100.00%)
Anchorage Municipality
3 (100.00%)
Alaska
11 (84.62%)
United States
3,947 (91.20%)

Quality Measures

Charts

Heart Attack Patients Given Inhibitor or ARB

The percentage of heart attack patients given ace inhibitor or arb for left ventricular systolic dysfunction (lvsd). The sample size for this measure was 21 patients.

Note:
  • The number of cases is too small for purposes of reliably predicting hospital's performance.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Anchorage
95.00%
Anchorage Municipality
95.00%
Alaska
84.44%
United States
82.44%

Heart Attack Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge

The percentage of heart attack patients given aspirin at discharge. The sample size for this measure was 117 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Anchorage
95.33%
Anchorage Municipality
95.33%
Alaska
98.50%
United States
90.10%

Heart Attack Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge

The percentage of heart attack patients given beta blocker at discharge. The sample size for this measure was 115 patients.

This Provider This Provider
97.00%
Anchorage
95.33%
Anchorage Municipality
95.33%
Alaska
87.33%
United States
89.74%

Heart Attack Patients Given PCI within 90 Minutes

The percentage of heart attack patients given pci within 90 minutes of arrival. The sample size for this measure was 7 patients.

Note:
  • The number of cases is too small for purposes of reliably predicting hospital's performance.

This Provider This Provider
71.00%
Anchorage
62.50%
Anchorage Municipality
62.50%
Alaska
62.50%
United States
53.85%

Heart Failure Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB

The percentage of heart failure patients given ace inhibitor or arb for left ventricular systolic dysfunction (lvsd). The sample size for this measure was 36 patients.

This Provider This Provider
92.00%
Anchorage
94.00%
Anchorage Municipality
94.00%
Alaska
87.83%
United States
82.00%

Heart Failure Patients Given Discharge Instructions

The percentage of heart failure patients given discharge instructions. The sample size for this measure was 75 patients.

This Provider This Provider
49.00%
Anchorage
32.33%
Anchorage Municipality
32.33%
Alaska
40.31%
United States
60.95%

Pneumonia Patients Given Influenza Vaccination

The percentage of pneumonia patients assessed and given influenza vaccination. The sample size for this measure was 5 patients.

Note:
  • The number of cases is too small for purposes of reliably predicting hospital's performance.

This Provider This Provider
60.00%
Anchorage
59.00%
Anchorage Municipality
59.00%
Alaska
64.20%
United States
69.93%

Pneumonia Patients Given Antibiotics within 4 Hours

The percentage of pneumonia patients given initial antibiotic(s) within 4 hours after arrival. The sample size for this measure was 37 patients.

This Provider This Provider
84.00%
Anchorage
77.67%
Anchorage Municipality
77.67%
Alaska
77.62%
United States
80.14%

Pneumonia Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice

The percentage of pneumonia patients given smoking cessation advice or counseling. The sample size for this measure was 18 patients.

Note:
  • The number of cases is too small for purposes of reliably predicting hospital's performance.

This Provider This Provider
78.00%
Anchorage
69.67%
Anchorage Municipality
69.67%
Alaska
79.55%
United States
79.65%

Pneumonia Patients whose Blood Culture Performed Prior to Antibiotics

The percentage of pneumonia patients whose initial emergency room blood culture was performed prior to the administration of the first hospital dose of antibiotics. The sample size for this measure was 20 patients.

Note:
  • The number of cases is too small for purposes of reliably predicting hospital's performance.

This Provider This Provider
85.00%
Anchorage
88.00%
Anchorage Municipality
88.00%
Alaska
94.25%
United States
90.43%

Surgery Patients Given Appropriate Antibiotics

The percentage of surgery patients who received the appropriate preventative antibiotic(s) for their surgery. The sample size for this measure was 133 patients.

Note:
  • Measure reflects the hospital's indication that its submission was based on a sample of its relevant discharges.

This Provider This Provider
95.00%
Anchorage
94.33%
Anchorage Municipality
94.33%
Alaska
90.10%
United States
89.88%

Heart Attack Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival

The percentage of heart attack patients given aspirin at arrival. The sample size for this measure was 67 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Anchorage
99.33%
Anchorage Municipality
99.33%
Alaska
94.83%
United States
92.45%

Heart Attack Patients Given Beta Blocker at Arrival

The percentage of heart attack patients given beta blocker at arrival. The sample size for this measure was 69 patients.

This Provider This Provider
96.00%
Anchorage
97.00%
Anchorage Municipality
97.00%
Alaska
86.33%
United States
87.23%

Heart Attack Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice

The percentage of heart attack patients given smoking cessation advice or counseling. The sample size for this measure was 49 patients.

This Provider This Provider
92.00%
Anchorage
79.67%
Anchorage Municipality
79.67%
Alaska
74.67%
United States
87.61%

Heart Failure Patients Given Evaluation of LVS Function

The percentage of heart failure patients given an evaluation of left ventricular systolic (lvs) function. The sample size for this measure was 78 patients.

This Provider This Provider
97.00%
Anchorage
96.67%
Anchorage Municipality
96.67%
Alaska
82.46%
United States
83.53%

Heart Failure Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice

The percentage of heart failure patients given smoking cessation advice or counseling. The sample size for this measure was 16 patients.

Note:
  • The number of cases is too small for purposes of reliably predicting hospital's performance.

This Provider This Provider
81.00%
Anchorage
64.33%
Anchorage Municipality
64.33%
Alaska
79.92%
United States
81.61%

Pneumonia Patients Given Pneumococcal Vaccination

The percentage of pneumonia patients assessed and given pneumococcal vaccination. The sample size for this measure was 22 patients.

Note:
  • The number of cases is too small for purposes of reliably predicting hospital's performance.

This Provider This Provider
55.00%
Anchorage
65.67%
Anchorage Municipality
65.67%
Alaska
69.38%
United States
69.00%

Pneumonia Patients Given Oxygenation Assessment

The percentage of pneumonia patients given oxygenation assessment. The sample size for this measure was 50 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Anchorage
99.67%
Anchorage Municipality
99.67%
Alaska
99.62%
United States
99.26%

Pneumonia Patients Given Most Appropriate Antibiotics

The percentage of pneumonia patients given the most appropriate initial antibiotic(s). The sample size for this measure was 34 patients.

This Provider This Provider
91.00%
Anchorage
86.00%
Anchorage Municipality
86.00%
Alaska
85.83%
United States
82.91%

Surgery Patients Given Antibiotics 1 Hour Before Incision

The percentage of surgery patients who received preventative antibiotic(s) 1 hour before incision. The sample size for this measure was 273 patients.

Note:
  • Measure reflects the hospital's indication that its submission was based on a sample of its relevant discharges.

  • Rate reflects fewer than the maximum possible quarters of data for the measure.

This Provider This Provider
63.00%
Anchorage
78.00%
Anchorage Municipality
78.00%
Alaska
77.64%
United States
76.95%

Surgery Patients whose Antibiotics Stopped within 24 Hours of Surgery

The percentage of surgery patients whose preventative antibiotic(s) are stopped within 24 hours after surgery. The sample size for this measure was 271 patients.

Note:
  • Measure reflects the hospital's indication that its submission was based on a sample of its relevant discharges.

  • Rate reflects fewer than the maximum possible quarters of data for the measure.

This Provider This Provider
76.00%
Anchorage
76.00%
Anchorage Municipality
76.00%
Alaska
72.27%
United States
71.77%

Mortality Rates

Charts

30-Day Mortality Rate from Heart Attack

This hospitals 30 day patient death (mortality) rate from heart attack. The value is one of three types: Better, no different, or worse than the national rate.

No different than National Rate
No different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National Rate No different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National Rate

30-Day Mortality Rate from Heart Failure

This hospitals 30 day patient death (mortality) rate from heart failure. The value is one of three types: Better, no different, or worse than the national rate.

No different than National Rate
No different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National Rate No different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National Rate

Treatment Figures

Charts

PPS Inpatients

The number of prospective payment system inpatients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
1,136
Anchorage Average
1,763
Anchorage Municipality Average
1,763
Alaska Average
765
United States Average
2,267

PPS Inpatient Utilization Days

The number of days of prospective payment system inpatient care that are chargeable to Medicare Part A facility utilization by this provider in 2006. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
7,177
Anchorage Average
13,669
Anchorage Municipality Average
13,669
Alaska Average
5,574
United States Average
17,102

Non-PPS Inpatients

The number of non prospective payment system inpatients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
60
Anchorage Average
83
Anchorage Municipality Average
83
Alaska Average
88
United States Average
371

Non-PPS Inpatient Utilization Days

The number of days of non prospective payment system inpatient care that are chargeable to Medicare Part A facility utilization by this provider in 2006. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
828
Anchorage Average
978
Anchorage Municipality Average
978
Alaska Average
821
United States Average
3,791

Outpatients

The number of outpatients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part B in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
4,435
Anchorage Average
6,019
Anchorage Municipality Average
6,019
Alaska Average
2,885
United States Average
7,242

PPS Inpatient Days

The number of days of prospective payment system inpatient care given by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
7,213
Anchorage Average
14,092
Anchorage Municipality Average
14,092
Alaska Average
5,705
United States Average
17,255

PPS Inpatient Discharges

The number of prospective payment system inpatient discharges made by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. A discharge is defined as a formal release from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
1,316
Anchorage Average
2,228
Anchorage Municipality Average
2,228
Alaska Average
988
United States Average
2,995

Non-PPS Inpatient Days

The number of days of non prospective payment system inpatient care given by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
828
Anchorage Average
989
Anchorage Municipality Average
989
Alaska Average
831
United States Average
3,834

Non-PPS Inpatient Discharges

The number of non prospective payment system inpatient discharges made by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. A discharge is defined as a formal release from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
60
Anchorage Average
85
Anchorage Municipality Average
85
Alaska Average
104
United States Average
450

Financials

Charts

Medicare PPS Inpatient Payments

The total prospective payment system inpatient associated Medicare Part A payments, plus pass-through, made to this provider in 2006. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
$19,429,391
Anchorage Average
$32,450,756
Anchorage Municipality Average
$32,450,756
Alaska Average
$12,890,712
United States Average
$28,006,530

Medicare Payments Per PPS Inpatient Day

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered prospective payment system inpatient day in 2006. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
$2,694
Anchorage Average
$2,303
Anchorage Municipality Average
$2,303
Alaska Average
$2,259
United States Average
$1,623

Medicare Payments Per PPS Inpatient Discharge

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered prospective payment system inpatient discharge in 2006. A discharge is defined as a formal release from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
$14,764
Anchorage Average
$14,567
Anchorage Municipality Average
$14,567
Alaska Average
$13,048
United States Average
$9,352

Medicare Non-PPS Inpatient Payments

The total non prospective payment system inpatient associated Medicare Part A payments, plus pass-through, made to this provider in 2006. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
$1,544,245
Anchorage Average
$1,644,720
Anchorage Municipality Average
$1,644,720
Alaska Average
$1,335,390
United States Average
$4,323,113

Medicare Payments Per Non-PPS Inpatient Day

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non prospective payment system inpatient day in 2006. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
$1,865
Anchorage Average
$1,663
Anchorage Municipality Average
$1,663
Alaska Average
$1,607
United States Average
$1,128

Medicare Outpatient Payments

The total outpatient associated Medicare Part B payments made to this provider in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
$3,348,432
Anchorage Average
$6,718,374
Anchorage Municipality Average
$6,718,374
Alaska Average
$3,268,169
United States Average
$5,694,349

Medicare Payments Per PPS Inpatient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered prospective payment system inpatient in 2006. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
$17,103
Anchorage Average
$18,403
Anchorage Municipality Average
$18,403
Alaska Average
$16,855
United States Average
$12,356

Medicare Payments Per PPS Inpatient Utilization Day

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered prospective payment system inpatient utilization day in 2006. This measure includes full days, coinsurance days, and lifetime reserve days. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
$2,707
Anchorage Average
$2,374
Anchorage Municipality Average
$2,374
Alaska Average
$2,312
United States Average
$1,638

Medicare Payments Per Non-PPS Inpatient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non prospective payment system inpatient in 2006. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
$25,737
Anchorage Average
$19,816
Anchorage Municipality Average
$19,816
Alaska Average
$15,106
United States Average
$11,654

Medicare Payments Per Non-PPS Inpatient Utilization Day

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non prospective payment system inpatient utilization day in 2006. This measure includes full days, coinsurance days, and lifetime reserve days. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
$1,865
Anchorage Average
$1,683
Anchorage Municipality Average
$1,683
Alaska Average
$1,626
United States Average
$1,140

Medicare Payments Per Non-PPS Inpatient Discharge

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non prospective payment system inpatient discharge in 2006. A discharge is defined as a formal release from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
$25,737
Anchorage Average
$19,350
Anchorage Municipality Average
$19,350
Alaska Average
$12,890
United States Average
$9,611

Medicare Payments Per Outpatient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part B covered outpatient in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
$755
Anchorage Average
$1,116
Anchorage Municipality Average
$1,116
Alaska Average
$1,133
United States Average
$786

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Last Modified

Monday, July 21, 2008 5:36 PM MST

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Anchorage at a Glance

Anchorage has a total population of 260,283, of which 75,871 are children under the age of 18 and 14,242 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 32.4.

Total Population:
260,283
Median Age:
32.4
Males:
131,668 (50.6%)
Female:
128,615 (49.4%)
Children (0-17):
75,871 (29.1%)
Adults (18-64):
170,170 (65.4%)
Seniors (65+):
14,242 (5.5%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Anchorage
Married:
109,960 (42.2%)
Divorced:
24,678 (9.5%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Anchorage
Hispanic Ethnicity:
14,799 (5.69%)
White:
188,009 (72.23%)
African American:
15,199 (5.84%)
Asian:
14,433 (5.55%)
Pacific Islander:
2,423 (0.93%)
Indian:
18,941 (7.28%)
Other:
5,703 (2.19%)
Two or More:
15,575 (5.98%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Anchorage

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.24, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.24 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
1,571
Home Agencies:
4
Hospitals:
3
Nursing Homes:
2
Medical Suppliers:
55
Rehab Centers:
16

Wealth

The median family income is $63,682 while the median household income is $55,546. Roughly 7.18% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$63,682
Household Income:
$55,546
In Poverty:
7.18%

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