Westlake Regional Hospital

Detailed report on the hospital located in Columbia, Kentucky (KY).

Westlake Regional Hospital is a government run acute care hospital based at 901 Westlake Drive PO Box 1269 in Columbia, KY. 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 686 Medicare patients were given 5,143 days of PPS inpatient care and services. The provider was reimbursed $5,276,685 by Medicare for those services. A total of 40 Medicare patients were given 558 days of swing bed care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $156,703 by Medicare. 3,472 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $1,132,493 by Medicare for these services.

When compared to state levels, heart failure patients at this facility are more likely to be given discharge instructions.

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Facility Type

Acute Care

Ownership Type

Government - Hospital District or Authority

Address

901 Westlake Drive PO Box 1269
Columbia, KY 42728

Phone Number

(270) 384-4753

Accredited

Status

Indicates whether the facility is accredited.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Kentucky
76 (86.36%)
United States
3,333 (77.01%)

Emergency Services

Status

Indicates whether the facility offers emergency care services.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Kentucky
83 (94.32%)
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 3 patients.

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

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

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67.00%
Kentucky
74.77%
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 5 patients.

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

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

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80.00%
Kentucky
86.37%
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.

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

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50.00%
Kentucky
85.68%
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 40 patients.

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82.00%
Kentucky
78.24%
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 213 patients.

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97.00%
Kentucky
58.66%
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 0 patients.

Note:
  • Inacurate information submitted and suppressed for one or more quarters.

  • No data is available from the hospital for this measure.

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 93 patients.

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94.00%
Kentucky
82.40%
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 36 patients.

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86.00%
Kentucky
84.37%
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 63 patients.

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90.00%
Kentucky
88.87%
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 0 patients.

Note:
  • No data is available from the hospital for this measure.

Heart Attack Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival

The percentage of heart attack patients given aspirin at arrival. 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.

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

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83.00%
Kentucky
89.19%
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 5 patients.

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

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

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60.00%
Kentucky
81.63%
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 2 patients.

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

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

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50.00%
Kentucky
30.64%
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 1 patients.

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

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

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100.00%
Kentucky
83.68%
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 249 patients.

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94.00%
Kentucky
79.45%
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 43 patients.

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81.00%
Kentucky
82.25%
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 80 patients.

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76.00%
Kentucky
74.84%
United States
69.00%

Pneumonia Patients Given Oxygenation Assessment

The percentage of pneumonia patients given oxygenation assessment. The sample size for this measure was 131 patients.

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100.00%
Kentucky
99.34%
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 66 patients.

This Provider This Provider
77.00%
Kentucky
82.09%
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 0 patients.

Note:
  • No data is available from the hospital for this measure.

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 0 patients.

Note:
  • No data is available from the hospital for this measure.

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]

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686
Kentucky Average
2,369
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]

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5,143
Kentucky Average
17,999
United States Average
17,102

Swing Bed Patients

The number of swing bed patients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. A swing bed is defined as a bed that can be used when a patient no longer needs acute care, but still needs nursing care and observation.

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40
Kentucky Average
79
United States Average
75

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.

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3,472
Kentucky Average
6,018
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
5,155
Kentucky Average
18,157
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
1,182
Kentucky Average
3,237
United States Average
2,995

Swing Bed Utilization Days

The number of days of swing bed care that are chargeable to Medicare Part A facility utilization by this provider in 2006. This measure includes full days, coinsurance days, and lifetime reserve days. A swing bed is defined as a bed that can be used when a patient no longer needs acute care, but still needs nursing care and observation.

This Provider This Provider
558
Kentucky Average
908
United States Average
775

Swing Bed Patient Discharges

The number of swing bed patient 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. A swing bed is defined as a bed that can be used when a patient no longer needs acute care, but still needs nursing care and observation.

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47
Kentucky Average
93
United States Average
88

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
$5,276,685
Kentucky Average
$27,083,343
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
$1,024
Kentucky Average
$1,492
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
$4,464
Kentucky Average
$8,367
United States Average
$9,352

Medicare Swing Bed Payments

The total swing bed associated Medicare Part A payments made to this provider in 2006. A swing bed is defined as a bed that can be used when a patient no longer needs acute care, but still needs nursing care and observation.

This Provider This Provider
$156,703
Kentucky Average
$490,413
United States Average
$516,856

Medicare Payments Per Swing Bed Utilization Day

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered swing bed utilization day in 2006. This measure includes full days, coinsurance days, and lifetime reserve days. A swing bed is defined as a bed that can be used when a patient no longer needs acute care, but still needs nursing care and observation.

This Provider This Provider
$281
Kentucky Average
$540
United States Average
$667

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
$1,132,493
Kentucky Average
$4,668,321
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
$7,692
Kentucky Average
$11,433
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
$1,026
Kentucky Average
$1,505
United States Average
$1,638

Medicare Payments Per Swing Bed Patient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered swing bed patient in 2006. A swing bed is defined as a bed that can be used when a patient no longer needs acute care, but still needs nursing care and observation.

This Provider This Provider
$3,918
Kentucky Average
$6,239
United States Average
$6,860

Medicare Payments Per Swing Bed Patient Discharge

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered swing bed patient discharge in 2006. A discharge is defined as a formal release from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. A swing bed is defined as a bed that can be used when a patient no longer needs acute care, but still needs nursing care and observation.

This Provider This Provider
$3,334
Kentucky Average
$5,251
United States Average
$5,870

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
$326
Kentucky Average
$776
United States Average
$786

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Columbia at a Glance

Columbia has a total population of 4,014, of which 724 are children under the age of 18 and 827 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 36.2.

Total Population:
4,014
Median Age:
36.2
Males:
1,830 (45.6%)
Female:
2,184 (54.4%)
Children (0-17):
724 (18.0%)
Adults (18-64):
2,463 (61.4%)
Seniors (65+):
827 (20.6%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Columbia
Married:
1,863 (46.4%)
Divorced:
337 (8.4%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Columbia
Hispanic Ethnicity:
41 (1.02%)
White:
3,628 (90.38%)
African American:
296 (7.37%)
Asian:
24 (0.60%)
Pacific Islander:
1 (0.02%)
Indian:
9 (0.22%)
Other:
8 (0.20%)
Two or More:
48 (1.20%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Columbia

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.42, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.42 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
0
Doctors:
163
Home Agencies:
2
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
1
Medical Suppliers:
9
Rehab Centers:
1

Wealth

The median family income is $31,344 while the median household income is $22,861. Roughly 22.02% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$31,344
Household Income:
$22,861
In Poverty:
22.02%

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