St. Peter's University Hospital

Detailed report on the hospital located in New Brunswick, New Jersey (NJ).

St. Peter's University Hospital is a non-profit acute care hospital based at 254 Easton Avenue in New Brunswick, NJ. 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 4,318 Medicare patients were given 38,485 days of PPS inpatient care and services. The provider was reimbursed $64,260,270 by Medicare for those services. 12,722 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $8,534,372 by Medicare for these services.

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Facility Type

Acute Care

Ownership Type

Voluntary Non-Profit - Church

Address

254 Easton Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Phone Number

(732) 745-8600

Geographic Coordinates

40.501674, -74.458816
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Accredited

Status

Indicates whether the facility is accredited.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
New Brunswick
2 (100.00%)
Middlesex County
4 (100.00%)
New Jersey
73 (100.00%)
United States
3,333 (77.01%)

Emergency Services

Status

Indicates whether the facility offers emergency care services.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
New Brunswick
2 (100.00%)
Middlesex County
4 (100.00%)
New Jersey
72 (98.63%)
United States
3,947 (91.20%)

Quality Measures

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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
100.00%
New Brunswick
97.00%
Middlesex County
88.00%
New Jersey
85.01%
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
100.00%
New Brunswick
100.00%
Middlesex County
97.00%
New Jersey
91.52%
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 28 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
New Brunswick
100.00%
Middlesex County
96.00%
New Jersey
94.55%
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 71 patients.

This Provider This Provider
97.00%
New Brunswick
95.50%
Middlesex County
91.75%
New Jersey
86.92%
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 263 patients.

This Provider This Provider
83.00%
New Brunswick
70.00%
Middlesex County
72.00%
New Jersey
78.30%
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 68 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
New Brunswick
88.50%
Middlesex County
91.33%
New Jersey
85.34%
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 320 patients.

This Provider This Provider
80.00%
New Brunswick
85.00%
Middlesex County
86.75%
New Jersey
82.08%
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 53 patients.

This Provider This Provider
79.00%
New Brunswick
89.50%
Middlesex County
93.25%
New Jersey
92.51%
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 288 patients.

This Provider This Provider
97.00%
New Brunswick
97.00%
Middlesex County
95.50%
New Jersey
93.62%
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 217 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
99.00%
New Brunswick
96.00%
Middlesex County
92.50%
New Jersey
90.96%
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 74 patients.

This Provider This Provider
97.00%
New Brunswick
98.00%
Middlesex County
96.50%
New Jersey
96.07%
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 44 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
New Brunswick
98.00%
Middlesex County
94.75%
New Jersey
95.18%
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 5 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
40.00%
New Brunswick
20.00%
Middlesex County
19.50%
New Jersey
24.02%
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 6 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
New Brunswick
100.00%
Middlesex County
100.00%
New Jersey
94.46%
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 367 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
New Brunswick
99.00%
Middlesex County
97.00%
New Jersey
95.92%
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 27 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
New Brunswick
100.00%
Middlesex County
99.25%
New Jersey
94.93%
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 284 patients.

This Provider This Provider
92.00%
New Brunswick
87.00%
Middlesex County
90.75%
New Jersey
85.78%
United States
69.00%

Pneumonia Patients Given Oxygenation Assessment

The percentage of pneumonia patients given oxygenation assessment. The sample size for this measure was 407 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
New Brunswick
100.00%
Middlesex County
100.00%
New Jersey
99.63%
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 228 patients.

This Provider This Provider
91.00%
New Brunswick
89.50%
Middlesex County
89.00%
New Jersey
87.38%
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 884 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%
New Brunswick
92.50%
Middlesex County
91.50%
New Jersey
87.79%
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 853 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
93.00%
New Brunswick
91.00%
Middlesex County
81.75%
New Jersey
79.15%
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
4,318
New Brunswick Average
5,790
Middlesex County Average
5,269
New Jersey Average
3,492
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
38,485
New Brunswick Average
56,618
Middlesex County Average
54,315
New Jersey Average
32,437
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
12,722
Middlesex County Average
13,428
New Jersey Average
11,101
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
38,786
New Brunswick Average
57,256
Middlesex County Average
55,056
New Jersey Average
32,807
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
5,275
New Brunswick Average
7,606
Middlesex County Average
7,358
New Jersey Average
4,886
United States Average
2,995

Financials

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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
$64,260,270
New Brunswick Average
$109,799,427
Middlesex County Average
$84,751,991
New Jersey Average
$49,437,506
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
$1,657
New Brunswick Average
$1,918
Middlesex County Average
$1,539
New Jersey Average
$1,507
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
$12,182
New Brunswick Average
$14,436
Middlesex County Average
$11,519
New Jersey Average
$10,118
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
$8,534,372
Middlesex County Average
$8,581,276
New Jersey Average
$9,433,718
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
$14,882
New Brunswick Average
$18,965
Middlesex County Average
$16,085
New Jersey Average
$14,157
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
$1,670
New Brunswick Average
$1,939
Middlesex County Average
$1,560
New Jersey Average
$1,524
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
$671
Middlesex County Average
$639
New Jersey Average
$850
United States Average
$786

Reviews and Ratings

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Last Modified

Monday, July 21, 2008 5:36 PM MST

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New Brunswick at a Glance

New Brunswick has a total population of 48,573, of which 9,749 are children under the age of 18 and 3,146 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 23.6.

Total Population:
48,573
Median Age:
23.6
Males:
24,085 (49.6%)
Female:
24,488 (50.4%)
Children (0-17):
9,749 (20.1%)
Adults (18-64):
35,678 (73.5%)
Seniors (65+):
3,146 (6.5%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in New Brunswick
Married:
13,716 (28.2%)
Divorced:
2,461 (5.1%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in New Brunswick
Hispanic Ethnicity:
18,947 (39.01%)
White:
23,701 (48.79%)
African American:
11,185 (23.03%)
Asian:
2,584 (5.32%)
Pacific Islander:
40 (0.08%)
Indian:
224 (0.46%)
Other:
8,780 (18.08%)
Two or More:
2,059 (4.24%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in New Brunswick

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.29, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.29 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
2
Doctors:
1,284
Home Agencies:
1
Hospitals:
2
Nursing Homes:
1
Medical Suppliers:
7
Rehab Centers:
4

Wealth

The median family income is $38,222 while the median household income is $36,080. Roughly 23.58% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$38,222
Household Income:
$36,080
In Poverty:
23.58%

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