Gulf Coast Hospital

Detailed report on the hospital located in Ft. Myers, Florida (FL).

Gulf Coast Hospital is a for-profit acute care hospital based at 13681 Doctors Way in Ft. Myers, FL. 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 827 Medicare patients were given 3,443 days of PPS inpatient care and services. The provider was reimbursed $6,612,889 by Medicare for those services. 2,993 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $1,244,958 by Medicare for these services.

When compared to other hospitals in the state, heart failure patients at this facility are less likely to be given an evaluation of their LVS function. Pneumonia patients at this facility are less likely to assessed and given a pneumococcal vaccination.

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Facility Type

Acute Care

Ownership Type

Proprietary

Address

13681 Doctors Way
Ft. Myers, FL 33912

Phone Number

(239) 768-5000

Geographic Coordinates

26.543919, -81.850063
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Accredited

Status

Indicates whether the facility is accredited.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Ft. Myers
3 (100.00%)
Lee County
5 (100.00%)
Florida
167 (94.89%)
United States
3,333 (77.01%)

Emergency Services

Status

Indicates whether the facility offers emergency care services.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Ft. Myers
3 (100.00%)
Lee County
5 (100.00%)
Florida
168 (95.45%)
United States
3,947 (91.20%)

Quality Measures

Charts

Heart Attack Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge

The percentage of heart attack patients given aspirin at discharge. The sample size for this measure was 4 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
50.00%
Ft. Myers
80.67%
Lee County
79.00%
Florida
87.78%
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 6 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
83.00%
Ft. Myers
92.67%
Lee County
87.60%
Florida
91.75%
United States
89.74%

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 7 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
86.00%
Ft. Myers
83.33%
Lee County
84.40%
Florida
82.27%
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 23 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
4.00%
Ft. Myers
34.00%
Lee County
34.80%
Florida
61.46%
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 15 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
67.00%
Ft. Myers
66.33%
Lee County
67.50%
Florida
64.14%
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 79 patients.

This Provider This Provider
68.00%
Ft. Myers
71.33%
Lee County
74.40%
Florida
73.86%
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 20 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Ft. Myers
94.00%
Lee County
84.40%
Florida
90.11%
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 49 patients.

This Provider This Provider
90.00%
Ft. Myers
89.67%
Lee County
90.20%
Florida
88.14%
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 85 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
98.00%
Ft. Myers
94.33%
Lee County
93.20%
Florida
89.56%
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 14 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
79.00%
Ft. Myers
89.33%
Lee County
89.80%
Florida
93.25%
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 13 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
77.00%
Ft. Myers
86.67%
Lee County
84.80%
Florida
88.92%
United States
87.23%

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 25 patients.

This Provider This Provider
60.00%
Ft. Myers
79.33%
Lee County
84.60%
Florida
89.55%
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 1 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Ft. Myers
97.33%
Lee County
87.20%
Florida
90.99%
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 54 patients.

This Provider This Provider
52.00%
Ft. Myers
61.00%
Lee County
64.20%
Florida
67.34%
United States
69.00%

Pneumonia Patients Given Oxygenation Assessment

The percentage of pneumonia patients given oxygenation assessment. The sample size for this measure was 92 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Ft. Myers
100.00%
Lee County
100.00%
Florida
99.38%
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 59 patients.

This Provider This Provider
73.00%
Ft. Myers
81.00%
Lee County
81.20%
Florida
83.63%
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 354 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
83.00%
Ft. Myers
82.67%
Lee County
78.40%
Florida
83.05%
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 351 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
81.00%
Ft. Myers
74.33%
Lee County
72.20%
Florida
70.12%
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
827
Ft. Myers Average
5,328
Lee County Average
4,470
Florida Average
3,510
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
3,443
Ft. Myers Average
32,851
Lee County Average
27,558
Florida Average
26,657
United States Average
17,102

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
2,993
Ft. Myers Average
11,363
Lee County Average
14,531
Florida Average
10,411
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
3,482
Ft. Myers Average
32,988
Lee County Average
27,662
Florida Average
26,882
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
887
Ft. Myers Average
6,433
Lee County Average
5,419
Florida Average
4,561
United States Average
2,995

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
$6,612,889
Ft. Myers Average
$52,372,394
Lee County Average
$41,645,773
Florida Average
$38,611,039
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
$1,899
Ft. Myers Average
$1,588
Lee County Average
$1,506
Florida Average
$1,436
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
$7,455
Ft. Myers Average
$8,141
Lee County Average
$7,685
Florida Average
$8,465
United States Average
$9,352

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
$1,244,958
Ft. Myers Average
$8,643,154
Lee County Average
$7,751,337
Florida Average
$7,170,737
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
$7,996
Ft. Myers Average
$9,829
Lee County Average
$9,316
Florida Average
$11,002
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
$1,921
Ft. Myers Average
$1,594
Lee County Average
$1,511
Florida Average
$1,448
United States Average
$1,638

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
$416
Ft. Myers Average
$761
Lee County Average
$533
Florida Average
$689
United States Average
$786

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Last Modified

Monday, July 21, 2008 5:36 PM MST

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Nearby Hospitals

  1. Hospital
    Southwest Florida Regional Medical..
    Located 4.21 miles away in Ft. Myers at 2727 Winkler Avenue.
  2. Hospital
    Lee Memorial Hospital
    Located 5.86 miles away in Ft. Myers at 2776 Cleveland Avenue.
  3. Hospital
    Cape Coral Hospital
    Located 8.69 miles away in Cape Coral at 636 Del Prado Boulevard.
  4. Hospital
    Lehigh Regional Medical Center
    Located 12.81 miles away in Lehigh Acres at 1500 Lee Boulevard.
  5. Hospital
    Physicians Regional Medical Center
    Located 24.13 miles away in Naples at 6101 Pine Ridge Road.
Note: There are a total of 7 hospitals within 35 miles of this provider.

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Ft. Myers at a Glance

Ft. Myers has a total population of 48,208, of which 12,676 are children under the age of 18 and 6,903 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 32.4.

Total Population:
48,208
Median Age:
32.4
Males:
23,806 (49.4%)
Female:
24,402 (50.6%)
Children (0-17):
12,676 (26.3%)
Adults (18-64):
28,629 (59.4%)
Seniors (65+):
6,903 (14.3%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Ft. Myers
Married:
16,165 (33.5%)
Divorced:
5,422 (11.2%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Ft. Myers
Hispanic Ethnicity:
6,984 (14.49%)
White:
27,166 (56.35%)
African American:
16,095 (33.39%)
Asian:
471 (0.98%)
Pacific Islander:
49 (0.10%)
Indian:
181 (0.38%)
Other:
2,745 (5.69%)
Two or More:
1,501 (3.11%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Ft. Myers

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.39, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.39 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
4
Doctors:
1,636
Home Agencies:
21
Hospitals:
3
Nursing Homes:
13
Medical Suppliers:
109
Rehab Centers:
8

Wealth

The median family income is $32,477 while the median household income is $28,514. Roughly 20.61% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$32,477
Household Income:
$28,514
In Poverty:
20.61%

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