Northern Nevada Medical Center

Detailed report on the hospital located in Sparks, Nevada (NV).

Northern Nevada Medical Center is a for-profit acute care hospital based at 2375 Prater Way in Sparks, NV. 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 1,070 Medicare patients were given 5,781 days of PPS inpatient care and services. The provider was reimbursed $9,725,861 by Medicare for those services. In 2006, 340 Medicare patients were given 4,074 days of Non-PPS inpatient care and services. 3,554 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $2,269,114 by Medicare for these services.

When compared to state levels, surgery patients at this hospital are more likely to receive preventitive antibiotics 1 hour before incision.

When compared to other hospitals in the state, heart attack patients at this hospital are less likely to be given a beta blocker upon arrival. Heart failure patients at this facility are less likely to be given discharge instructions. Surgery patients at this hospital are less likely to have their preventitve antibiotics stopped within 24 hours after surgery.

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Facility Type

Acute Care

Ownership Type

Proprietary

Address

2375 Prater Way
Sparks, NV 89434

Phone Number

(775) 331-7000

Geographic Coordinates

39.542503, -119.697463
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Accredited

Status

Indicates whether the facility is accredited.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Washoe County
3 (75.00%)
Nevada
17 (68.00%)
United States
3,333 (77.01%)

Emergency Services

Status

Indicates whether the facility offers emergency care services.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Washoe County
3 (75.00%)
Nevada
23 (92.00%)
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.

This Provider This Provider
67.00%
Washoe County
80.67%
Nevada
77.94%
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 20 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
55.00%
Washoe County
87.25%
Nevada
85.86%
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 21 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
52.00%
Washoe County
87.25%
Nevada
84.50%
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 52 patients.

This Provider This Provider
75.00%
Washoe County
85.00%
Nevada
83.90%
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 93 patients.

This Provider This Provider
33.00%
Washoe County
36.25%
Nevada
49.77%
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 12 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
67.00%
Washoe County
68.67%
Nevada
54.39%
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 81 patients.

This Provider This Provider
84.00%
Washoe County
83.00%
Nevada
72.30%
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 34 patients.

This Provider This Provider
88.00%
Washoe County
81.50%
Nevada
75.43%
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 57 patients.

This Provider This Provider
86.00%
Washoe County
85.00%
Nevada
81.45%
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 39 patients.

This Provider This Provider
97.00%
Washoe County
94.75%
Nevada
92.94%
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 38 patients.

This Provider This Provider
92.00%
Washoe County
97.25%
Nevada
97.27%
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 38 patients.

This Provider This Provider
61.00%
Washoe County
89.50%
Nevada
84.36%
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
0.00%
Washoe County
25.00%
Nevada
30.11%
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 5 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Washoe County
93.75%
Nevada
92.63%
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 122 patients.

This Provider This Provider
88.00%
Washoe County
93.75%
Nevada
83.04%
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 34 patients.

This Provider This Provider
76.00%
Washoe County
85.00%
Nevada
80.50%
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 58 patients.

This Provider This Provider
60.00%
Washoe County
72.25%
Nevada
55.39%
United States
69.00%

Pneumonia Patients Given Oxygenation Assessment

The percentage of pneumonia patients given oxygenation assessment. The sample size for this measure was 96 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Washoe County
100.00%
Nevada
100.00%
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 76 patients.

This Provider This Provider
74.00%
Washoe County
84.50%
Nevada
82.43%
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 212 patients.

This Provider This Provider
92.00%
Washoe County
82.25%
Nevada
72.21%
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 208 patients.

This Provider This Provider
26.00%
Washoe County
46.50%
Nevada
53.26%
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
1,070
Washoe County Average
2,478
Nevada Average
2,112
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
5,781
Washoe County Average
16,937
Nevada Average
14,654
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
340
Washoe County Average
345
Nevada Average
388
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
4,074
Washoe County Average
4,781
Nevada Average
5,015
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
3,554
Washoe County Average
5,954
Nevada Average
4,258
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
5,811
Washoe County Average
17,139
Nevada Average
14,903
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
1,184
Washoe County Average
2,836
Nevada Average
2,310
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
4,078
Washoe County Average
4,852
Nevada Average
5,055
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
337
Washoe County Average
355
Nevada Average
427
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
$9,725,861
Washoe County Average
$29,064,488
Nevada Average
$24,325,344
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
$1,674
Washoe County Average
$1,696
Nevada Average
$1,632
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
$8,214
Washoe County Average
$10,248
Nevada Average
$10,529
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
$4,547,602
Washoe County Average
$5,466,569
Nevada Average
$6,069,019
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
$1,115
Washoe County Average
$1,127
Nevada Average
$1,201
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
$2,269,114
Washoe County Average
$4,559,525
Nevada Average
$3,229,999
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
$9,090
Washoe County Average
$11,731
Nevada Average
$11,519
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
$1,682
Washoe County Average
$1,716
Nevada Average
$1,660
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
$13,375
Washoe County Average
$15,860
Nevada Average
$15,623
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
$1,116
Washoe County Average
$1,143
Nevada Average
$1,210
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
$13,494
Washoe County Average
$15,399
Nevada Average
$14,221
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
$638
Washoe County Average
$766
Nevada Average
$759
United States Average
$786

Reviews and Ratings

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A Review by Anonymous

Northern Nevada Medical Center Review
Overall:
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Care:
Full StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Staff:
Full StarFull StarFull StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Facility:
Full StarFull StarFull StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Promptness:
Full StarFull StarFull StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Insurance:
Workers Comp
Details:

place was a joke. even for minor emergencys you sit in the er for atleast an hour. when they do get to you they do not believe anything you tell them. after all was said and done they decided workers comp shouldnt cover the visit.

Member:
Date:

A Review by Anonymous

Northern Nevada Medical Center Review
Overall:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Care:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Staff:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Facility:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Promptness:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Insurance:
None
Details:

we had to visit the ER very late at night recently. The staff were very friendly, efficient, and helpful. Not only did they help us with care, but took the time to help us find assistance programs to help us with the needed medicines and equipment. We have always had good experiences at this hospital. It is the only ER we will go to and the first we recommend.

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Last Modified

Monday, July 21, 2008 5:36 PM MST

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Sparks at a Glance

Sparks has a total population of 66,346, of which 17,838 are children under the age of 18 and 6,789 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 34.5.

Total Population:
66,346
Median Age:
34.5
Males:
32,784 (49.4%)
Female:
33,562 (50.6%)
Children (0-17):
17,838 (26.9%)
Adults (18-64):
41,719 (62.9%)
Seniors (65+):
6,789 (10.2%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Sparks
Married:
28,403 (42.8%)
Divorced:
7,836 (11.8%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Sparks
Hispanic Ethnicity:
13,068 (19.70%)
White:
52,001 (78.38%)
African American:
1,591 (2.40%)
Asian:
3,308 (4.99%)
Pacific Islander:
330 (0.50%)
Indian:
780 (1.18%)
Other:
6,041 (9.11%)
Two or More:
2,295 (3.46%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Sparks

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.31, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.31 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
219
Home Agencies:
0
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
2
Medical Suppliers:
30
Rehab Centers:
2

Wealth

The median family income is $52,029 while the median household income is $45,745. Roughly 7.97% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$52,029
Household Income:
$45,745
In Poverty:
7.97%

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