Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center

Detailed report on the hospital located in Alamogordo, New Mexico (NM).

Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center is a non-profit acute care hospital based at 2669 North Scenic Drive in Alamogordo, NM. The facility is not 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 1,428 Medicare patients were given 10,220 days of PPS inpatient care and services. The provider was reimbursed $13,372,108 by Medicare for those services. 6,509 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $4,382,554 by Medicare for these services.

When compared to state levels, heart failure patients at this facility are more likely to be given discharge instructions and be given smoking cessation advice or counseling.

When compared to other hospitals in the state, pneumonia patients at this facility are less likely to be given smoking cessation advice or counseling.

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Facility Type

Acute Care

Ownership Type

Voluntary Non-Profit - Other

Address

2669 North Scenic Drive
Alamogordo, NM 88310

Phone Number

(505) 443-7845

Geographic Coordinates

32.88269, -105.929998
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a street level.

Accredited

Status

Indicates whether the facility is accredited.

This Provider This Provider
No
Otero County
1 (50.00%)
New Mexico
28 (66.67%)
United States
3,333 (77.01%)

Emergency Services

Status

Indicates whether the facility offers emergency care services.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Otero County
2 (100.00%)
New Mexico
39 (92.86%)
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 1 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Otero County
100.00%
New Mexico
71.05%
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 17 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
82.00%
Otero County
82.00%
New Mexico
86.49%
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 15 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
80.00%
Otero County
80.00%
New Mexico
83.28%
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 45 patients.

This Provider This Provider
71.00%
Otero County
71.00%
New Mexico
76.47%
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 153 patients.

This Provider This Provider
63.00%
Otero County
63.00%
New Mexico
26.88%
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 51 patients.

This Provider This Provider
45.00%
Otero County
45.00%
New Mexico
56.07%
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 162 patients.

This Provider This Provider
72.00%
Otero County
36.00%
New Mexico
73.14%
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 49 patients.

This Provider This Provider
37.00%
Otero County
37.00%
New Mexico
58.03%
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 47 patients.

This Provider This Provider
74.00%
Otero County
74.00%
New Mexico
90.24%
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 76 patients.

This Provider This Provider
96.00%
Otero County
96.00%
New Mexico
87.17%
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 17 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
88.00%
Otero County
88.00%
New Mexico
87.14%
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 20 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
75.00%
Otero County
75.00%
New Mexico
75.61%
United States
87.23%

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 7 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
14.00%
Otero County
14.00%
New Mexico
77.54%
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 179 patients.

This Provider This Provider
61.00%
Otero County
61.00%
New Mexico
65.78%
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 36 patients.

This Provider This Provider
67.00%
Otero County
67.00%
New Mexico
51.25%
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 118 patients.

This Provider This Provider
46.00%
Otero County
23.00%
New Mexico
56.17%
United States
69.00%

Pneumonia Patients Given Oxygenation Assessment

The percentage of pneumonia patients given oxygenation assessment. The sample size for this measure was 197 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Otero County
100.00%
New Mexico
99.29%
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 96 patients.

This Provider This Provider
85.00%
Otero County
92.50%
New Mexico
84.35%
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 143 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
62.00%
Otero County
62.00%
New Mexico
70.67%
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 137 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
58.00%
Otero County
58.00%
New Mexico
80.88%
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
1,428
Otero County Average
720
New Mexico Average
1,016
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
10,220
Otero County Average
5,128
New Mexico Average
6,439
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
6,509
Otero County Average
3,342
New Mexico Average
4,383
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
10,248
Otero County Average
5,142
New Mexico Average
6,475
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
1,979
Otero County Average
996
New Mexico Average
1,271
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
$13,372,108
Otero County Average
$6,721,235
New Mexico Average
$10,746,463
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
$1,305
Otero County Average
$1,307
New Mexico Average
$1,660
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
$6,757
Otero County Average
$6,748
New Mexico Average
$8,455
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
$4,382,554
Otero County Average
$2,278,750
New Mexico Average
$3,225,455
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
$9,364
Otero County Average
$9,342
New Mexico Average
$10,574
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
$1,308
Otero County Average
$1,311
New Mexico Average
$1,669
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
$673
Otero County Average
$682
New Mexico Average
$736
United States Average
$786

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Alamogordo at a Glance

Alamogordo has a total population of 35,582, of which 10,196 are children under the age of 18 and 4,504 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 33.5.

Total Population:
35,582
Median Age:
33.5
Males:
17,571 (49.4%)
Female:
18,011 (50.6%)
Children (0-17):
10,196 (28.7%)
Adults (18-64):
20,882 (58.7%)
Seniors (65+):
4,504 (12.7%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Alamogordo
Married:
16,898 (47.5%)
Divorced:
2,759 (7.8%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Alamogordo
Hispanic Ethnicity:
11,383 (31.99%)
White:
26,812 (75.35%)
African American:
1,985 (5.58%)
Asian:
545 (1.53%)
Pacific Islander:
59 (0.17%)
Indian:
374 (1.05%)
Other:
4,295 (12.07%)
Two or More:
1,512 (4.25%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Alamogordo

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.32, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.32 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
157
Home Agencies:
2
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
2
Medical Suppliers:
17
Rehab Centers:
3

Wealth

The median family income is $35,673 while the median household income is $30,928. Roughly 16.22% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$35,673
Household Income:
$30,928
In Poverty:
16.22%

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