Ft. Duncan Medical Center

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

Ft. Duncan Medical Center is a for-profit acute care hospital based at 3333 N Foster Maldonado Boulevard in Eagle Pass, 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 1,042 Medicare patients were given 8,310 days of PPS inpatient care and services. The provider was reimbursed $9,120,497 by Medicare for those services.

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 an evaluation of their LVS function. Pneumonia patients at this facility are less likely to have emergency room blood culture performed prior to administration of antibiotics.

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Facility Type

Acute Care

Ownership Type

Proprietary

Address

3333 N Foster Maldonado Boulevard
Eagle Pass, TX 78852

Phone Number

(830) 773-5321

Accredited

Status

Indicates whether the facility is accredited.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
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
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 4 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
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 19 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
53.00%
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 19 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
47.00%
Texas
86.27%
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 78 patients.

This Provider This Provider
74.00%
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 217 patients.

This Provider This Provider
68.00%
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 20 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
35.00%
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 116 patients.

This Provider This Provider
66.00%
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 14 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
79.00%
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 67 patients.

This Provider This Provider
67.00%
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 19 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
89.00%
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 34 patients.

This Provider This Provider
91.00%
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 28 patients.

This Provider This Provider
61.00%
Texas
84.54%
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 3 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
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 220 patients.

This Provider This Provider
39.00%
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 39 patients.

This Provider This Provider
79.00%
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 79 patients.

This Provider This Provider
61.00%
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 126 patients.

This Provider This Provider
96.00%
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 110 patients.

This Provider This Provider
74.00%
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 53 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
40.00%
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 43 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
95.00%
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
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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

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Eagle Pass at a Glance

Eagle Pass has a total population of 22,413, of which 7,330 are children under the age of 18 and 2,943 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 31.8.

Total Population:
22,413
Median Age:
31.8
Males:
10,520 (46.9%)
Female:
11,893 (53.1%)
Children (0-17):
7,330 (32.7%)
Adults (18-64):
12,140 (54.2%)
Seniors (65+):
2,943 (13.1%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Eagle Pass
Married:
10,543 (47.0%)
Divorced:
968 (4.3%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Eagle Pass
Hispanic Ethnicity:
21,269 (94.90%)
White:
16,302 (72.73%)
African American:
60 (0.27%)
Asian:
171 (0.76%)
Pacific Islander:
1 (0.00%)
Indian:
88 (0.39%)
Other:
5,089 (22.71%)
Two or More:
702 (3.13%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Eagle Pass

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.39, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.39 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
2
Doctors:
96
Home Agencies:
6
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
2
Medical Suppliers:
10
Rehab Centers:
1

Wealth

The median family income is $27,140 while the median household income is $23,623. Roughly 29.44% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$27,140
Household Income:
$23,623
In Poverty:
29.44%

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