North Suburban Medical Center

Detailed report on the hospital located in Thornton, Colorado (CO).

North Suburban Medical Center is a non-profit acute care hospital based at 9191 Grant Street in Thornton, CO. 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 1,016 Medicare patients were given 6,950 days of PPS inpatient care and services. The provider was reimbursed $10,535,508 by Medicare for those services. In 2006, 17 Medicare patients were given 137 days of Non-PPS inpatient care and services. 2,973 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $1,779,466 by Medicare for these services.

When compared to state levels, heart failure patients at this facility are more likely to be given an evaluation of their LVS function and be given discharge instructions. Pneumonia patients at this facility are more likely to be assessed and given an influenza vaccination, be assessed and given a pneumococcal vaccination, and be given smoking cessation advice or counseling.

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Facility Type

Acute Care

Ownership Type

Voluntary Non-Profit - Private

Address

9191 Grant Street
Thornton, CO 80229

Phone Number

(303) 451-7800

Geographic Coordinates

39.864412, -104.984809
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Accredited

Status

Indicates whether the facility is accredited.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Adams County
3 (75.00%)
Colorado
44 (73.33%)
United States
3,333 (77.01%)

Emergency Services

Status

Indicates whether the facility offers emergency care services.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Adams County
4 (100.00%)
Colorado
56 (93.33%)
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 6 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Adams County
95.00%
Colorado
91.08%
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 89 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Adams County
96.50%
Colorado
96.89%
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 74 patients.

This Provider This Provider
99.00%
Adams County
92.00%
Colorado
92.76%
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 5 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Adams County
84.00%
Colorado
68.73%
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 26 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Adams County
92.75%
Colorado
84.41%
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 61 patients.

This Provider This Provider
92.00%
Adams County
70.75%
Colorado
52.70%
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 29 patients.

This Provider This Provider
97.00%
Adams County
73.50%
Colorado
69.64%
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 157 patients.

This Provider This Provider
88.00%
Adams County
83.00%
Colorado
82.76%
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 74 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Adams County
94.50%
Colorado
78.11%
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 120 patients.

This Provider This Provider
92.00%
Adams County
90.50%
Colorado
91.28%
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 49 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
94.00%
Adams County
95.50%
Colorado
91.73%
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 106 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Adams County
98.50%
Colorado
95.43%
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 74 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Adams County
97.75%
Colorado
92.85%
United States
87.23%

Heart Attack Patients Given Fibrinolytic Medication within 30 Minutes

The percentage of heart attack patients given fibrinolytic medication within 30 minutes of arrival. The sample size for this measure was 1 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Adams County
100.00%
Colorado
30.69%
United States
31.22%

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 50 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Adams County
73.75%
Colorado
90.95%
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 87 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Adams County
93.00%
Colorado
80.78%
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 11 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Adams County
98.50%
Colorado
78.94%
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 89 patients.

This Provider This Provider
90.00%
Adams County
84.25%
Colorado
72.13%
United States
69.00%

Pneumonia Patients Given Oxygenation Assessment

The percentage of pneumonia patients given oxygenation assessment. The sample size for this measure was 205 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Adams County
100.00%
Colorado
99.83%
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 97 patients.

This Provider This Provider
93.00%
Adams County
88.00%
Colorado
84.59%
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 129 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
81.00%
Adams County
78.50%
Colorado
83.06%
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 121 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
45.00%
Adams County
56.75%
Colorado
69.98%
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

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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
1,016
Adams County Average
1,473
Colorado Average
1,660
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
6,950
Adams County Average
9,734
Colorado Average
10,407
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
17
Adams County Average
124
Colorado Average
207
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
137
Adams County Average
2,099
Colorado Average
1,956
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
2,973
Adams County Average
5,207
Colorado Average
5,487
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
7,037
Adams County Average
9,817
Colorado Average
10,461
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
1,263
Adams County Average
1,824
Colorado Average
2,056
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
137
Adams County Average
2,102
Colorado Average
1,965
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
16
Adams County Average
129
Colorado Average
234
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
$10,535,508
Adams County Average
$16,473,005
Colorado Average
$19,021,707
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
$1,497
Adams County Average
$1,678
Colorado Average
$1,818
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
$8,342
Adams County Average
$9,032
Colorado Average
$9,252
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
$221,023
Adams County Average
$1,925,020
Colorado Average
$2,270,769
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
$1,613
Adams County Average
$916
Colorado Average
$1,155
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
$1,779,466
Adams County Average
$3,068,093
Colorado Average
$4,454,351
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
$10,370
Adams County Average
$11,187
Colorado Average
$11,459
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
$1,516
Adams County Average
$1,692
Colorado Average
$1,828
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
$13,001
Adams County Average
$15,587
Colorado Average
$10,980
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
$1,613
Adams County Average
$917
Colorado Average
$1,161
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
$13,814
Adams County Average
$14,981
Colorado Average
$9,723
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
$599
Adams County Average
$589
Colorado Average
$812
United States Average
$786

Reviews and Ratings

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A Review by Anonymous

North Suburban Medical Center Review
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Facility:
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Promptness:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
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The Resipiratory Specialist needs to be fired for stating that President Obama and the Food and Drug administration say that 14 prescription chemicaks are certified and safe when used all at once! I would expect a medical professional to live in the "real world" where chemicals cause virtually every malady known to man!

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A Review by Anonymous

North Suburban Medical Center Review
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Care:
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Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarEmpty Star
Facility:
Full StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Promptness:
Full StarFull StarFull StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Insurance:
Anthem
Details:

This place is terrible, they don't even keep your medical record there. I spent 4 hours in the make shift ER only to feel worst in the morning. I miss placed the prescription the gave and not only could they not find it, since they don't keep medical records on sight they couldn't help me get another. Go any where but here you be severely. I would drive by this hospital to get to a real hospital next time. Michael Dougherty

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North Suburban Medical Center Review
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Promptness:
Full StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Insurance:
Aetna
Details:

Staff did not make sure that I had access to the nurse call button when I returned to my room from having a heart cath. I had to call information on my cell phone inorde to have a nurse come into my room Nor did they use clippers to remove the excess hair from where the incission was to be made but used a razor and no soap. This is only part of the non care that I c=received when I was in this facility

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A Review by Anonymous

North Suburban Medical Center Review
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The nurses, doctors and staff in the ER are wonderful and caring, HOWEVER, the rest of the nurses and staff are horrible! They are more interested in chit chatting with each other than caring for their patients! They put me in a room with a very sick woman that they got tired of dealing with so they ignored us both. I ended up trying to get some sleep on the table in the hallway! Thankfully, the chaplain came by and found me. She got me another room (where I was still ignored). I couldn't even get a cup of water or a Tylonol for my headache! I ended up calling my daughter to come get me. It's pretty sad when I can get better care at home from her than I can at a hospital who's job is to care for their patients! There is so much more that happened that I will be filing formal complaints about this hospital. I will NEVER go there again!

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Thornton at a Glance

Thornton has a total population of 82,384, of which 24,748 are children under the age of 18 and 4,611 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 30.8.

Total Population:
82,384
Median Age:
30.8
Males:
40,978 (49.7%)
Female:
41,406 (50.3%)
Children (0-17):
24,748 (30.0%)
Adults (18-64):
53,025 (64.4%)
Seniors (65+):
4,611 (5.6%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Thornton
Married:
37,095 (45.0%)
Divorced:
6,881 (8.4%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Thornton
Hispanic Ethnicity:
17,583 (21.34%)
White:
68,137 (82.71%)
African American:
1,206 (1.46%)
Asian:
2,063 (2.50%)
Pacific Islander:
87 (0.11%)
Indian:
924 (1.12%)
Other:
7,380 (8.96%)
Two or More:
2,587 (3.14%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Thornton

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.25, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.25 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
0
Home Agencies:
0
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
4
Medical Suppliers:
20
Rehab Centers:
6

Wealth

The median family income is $58,742 while the median household income is $54,445. Roughly 5.18% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$58,742
Household Income:
$54,445
In Poverty:
5.18%

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