Brackenridge Hospital

Detailed report on the hospital located in Austin, Texas (TX).

Brackenridge Hospital is a government run acute care hospital based at 601 E 15th Street in Austin, TX. 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 1,772 Medicare patients were given 12,336 days of PPS inpatient care and services. The provider was reimbursed $29,689,193 by Medicare for those services. 4,417 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $3,603,496 by Medicare for these services.

When compared to state levels, heart failure patients at this facility are more likely to be given ACE inhibitor or ARB, be given an evaluation of their LVS function, and be given discharge instructions.

When compared to other hospitals in the state, 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

Government - Local

Address

601 E 15th Street
Austin, TX 78701

Phone Number

(512) 324-7000

Geographic Coordinates

30.275324, -97.733903
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Accredited

Status

Indicates whether the facility is accredited.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Austin
10 (90.91%)
Travis County
10 (90.91%)
Texas
250 (75.08%)
United States
3,333 (77.01%)

Emergency Services

Status

Indicates whether the facility offers emergency care services.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Austin
10 (90.91%)
Travis County
10 (90.91%)
Texas
297 (89.19%)
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 11 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Austin
92.29%
Travis County
92.29%
Texas
85.11%
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 90 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Austin
98.75%
Travis County
98.75%
Texas
89.89%
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 86 patients.

This Provider This Provider
99.00%
Austin
98.00%
Travis County
98.00%
Texas
86.27%
United States
89.74%

Heart Attack Patients Given PCI within 90 Minutes

The percentage of heart attack patients given pci within 90 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
80.00%
Austin
72.00%
Travis County
72.00%
Texas
47.62%
United States
53.85%

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 108 patients.

This Provider This Provider
99.00%
Austin
91.50%
Travis County
91.50%
Texas
82.35%
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 236 patients.

This Provider This Provider
82.00%
Austin
54.33%
Travis County
54.33%
Texas
60.52%
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 17 patients.

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

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

This Provider This Provider
47.00%
Austin
65.33%
Travis County
65.33%
Texas
69.42%
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 144 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
71.00%
Austin
73.89%
Travis County
73.89%
Texas
78.35%
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 56 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
70.00%
Austin
88.22%
Travis County
88.22%
Texas
83.40%
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 86 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
85.00%
Austin
92.89%
Travis County
92.89%
Texas
89.45%
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 40 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
92.00%
Austin
95.00%
Travis County
95.00%
Texas
86.07%
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 89 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Austin
98.75%
Travis County
98.75%
Texas
90.72%
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 76 patients.

This Provider This Provider
99.00%
Austin
96.25%
Travis County
96.25%
Texas
84.54%
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.

This Provider This Provider
0.00%
Austin
0.00%
Travis County
0.00%
Texas
30.18%
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 51 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Austin
97.86%
Travis County
97.86%
Texas
89.53%
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.

This Provider This Provider
99.00%
Austin
92.67%
Travis County
92.67%
Texas
81.23%
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 109 patients.

This Provider This Provider
96.00%
Austin
86.75%
Travis County
86.75%
Texas
82.10%
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 39 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
44.00%
Austin
73.22%
Travis County
73.22%
Texas
68.23%
United States
69.00%

Pneumonia Patients Given Oxygenation Assessment

The percentage of pneumonia patients given oxygenation assessment. The sample size for this measure was 152 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%
Austin
99.44%
Travis County
99.44%
Texas
98.77%
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 108 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
84.00%
Austin
87.33%
Travis County
87.33%
Texas
78.94%
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 135 patients.

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

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

This Provider This Provider
74.00%
Austin
71.73%
Travis County
71.73%
Texas
67.50%
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 135 patients.

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

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

This Provider This Provider
79.00%
Austin
72.64%
Travis County
72.64%
Texas
68.04%
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
1,772
Austin Average
2,135
Travis County Average
2,135
Texas Average
1,821
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
12,336
Austin Average
14,615
Travis County Average
14,615
Texas Average
13,446
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
4,417
Austin Average
4,363
Travis County Average
4,363
Texas Average
5,601
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
12,518
Austin Average
14,757
Travis County Average
14,757
Texas Average
13,549
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
2,253
Austin Average
2,605
Travis County Average
2,605
Texas Average
2,268
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
$29,689,193
Austin Average
$25,075,392
Travis County Average
$25,075,392
Texas Average
$21,463,667
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
$2,372
Austin Average
$1,699
Travis County Average
$1,699
Texas Average
$1,584
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
$13,178
Austin Average
$9,625
Travis County Average
$9,625
Texas Average
$9,463
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
$3,603,496
Austin Average
$4,198,854
Travis County Average
$4,198,854
Texas Average
$4,430,395
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
$16,755
Austin Average
$11,747
Travis County Average
$11,747
Texas Average
$11,784
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
$2,407
Austin Average
$1,716
Travis County Average
$1,716
Texas Average
$1,596
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
$816
Austin Average
$962
Travis County Average
$962
Texas Average
$791
United States Average
$786

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Last Modified

Monday, July 21, 2008 5:37 PM MST

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Austin at a Glance

Austin has a total population of 656,562, of which 147,548 are children under the age of 18 and 43,905 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 29.6.

Total Population:
656,562
Median Age:
29.6
Males:
337,569 (51.4%)
Female:
318,993 (48.6%)
Children (0-17):
147,548 (22.5%)
Adults (18-64):
465,109 (70.8%)
Seniors (65+):
43,905 (6.7%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Austin
Married:
243,731 (37.1%)
Divorced:
58,516 (8.9%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Austin
Hispanic Ethnicity:
200,579 (30.55%)
White:
429,100 (65.36%)
African American:
65,956 (10.05%)
Asian:
30,960 (4.72%)
Pacific Islander:
469 (0.07%)
Indian:
3,889 (0.59%)
Other:
106,538 (16.23%)
Two or More:
19,650 (2.99%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Austin

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.25, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.25 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
11
Doctors:
3,445
Home Agencies:
25
Hospitals:
11
Nursing Homes:
21
Medical Suppliers:
208
Rehab Centers:
18

Wealth

The median family income is $54,091 while the median household income is $42,689. Roughly 14.01% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$54,091
Household Income:
$42,689
In Poverty:
14.01%

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