New Milford Hospital

Detailed report on the hospital located in New Milford, Connecticut (CT).

New Milford Hospital is a non-profit acute care hospital based at 21 Elm Street in New Milford, CT. 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 942 Medicare patients were given 6,319 days of PPS inpatient care and services. The provider was reimbursed $10,030,936 by Medicare for those services. 5,843 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $7,266,914 by Medicare for these services.

When compared to other hospitals in the state, heart failure patients at this facility are less likely to be given discharge instructions.

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Facility Type

Acute Care

Ownership Type

Voluntary Non-Profit - Private

Address

21 Elm Street
New Milford, CT 06776

Phone Number

(860) 355-2611

Geographic Coordinates

41.580699, -73.410521
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Accredited

Status

Indicates whether the facility is accredited.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Litchfield County
2 (66.67%)
Connecticut
27 (87.10%)
United States
3,333 (77.01%)

Emergency Services

Status

Indicates whether the facility offers emergency care services.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Litchfield County
3 (100.00%)
Connecticut
28 (90.32%)
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 4 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
50.00%
Litchfield County
69.33%
Connecticut
78.00%
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 10 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Litchfield County
98.33%
Connecticut
97.37%
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
93.00%
Litchfield County
96.00%
Connecticut
97.70%
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 22 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
86.00%
Litchfield County
85.33%
Connecticut
86.80%
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 43 patients.

This Provider This Provider
35.00%
Litchfield County
55.00%
Connecticut
63.35%
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.

This Provider This Provider
59.00%
Litchfield County
75.33%
Connecticut
75.04%
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 105 patients.

This Provider This Provider
86.00%
Litchfield County
88.00%
Connecticut
81.68%
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
86.00%
Litchfield County
86.67%
Connecticut
87.21%
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 64 patients.

This Provider This Provider
92.00%
Litchfield County
91.00%
Connecticut
90.58%
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 37 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Litchfield County
100.00%
Connecticut
97.09%
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 18 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
89.00%
Litchfield County
94.33%
Connecticut
96.27%
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 15 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
93.00%
Litchfield County
92.33%
Connecticut
94.67%
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 2 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
50.00%
Litchfield County
76.67%
Connecticut
91.38%
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 58 patients.

This Provider This Provider
90.00%
Litchfield County
92.00%
Connecticut
94.42%
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 10 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
90.00%
Litchfield County
88.33%
Connecticut
91.07%
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 92 patients.

This Provider This Provider
66.00%
Litchfield County
71.00%
Connecticut
76.39%
United States
69.00%

Pneumonia Patients Given Oxygenation Assessment

The percentage of pneumonia patients given oxygenation assessment. The sample size for this measure was 122 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Litchfield County
100.00%
Connecticut
99.87%
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 60 patients.

This Provider This Provider
77.00%
Litchfield County
83.33%
Connecticut
85.45%
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 37 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
46.00%
Litchfield County
72.33%
Connecticut
83.10%
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 37 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
84.00%
Litchfield County
80.67%
Connecticut
75.14%
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

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
942
Litchfield County Average
1,286
Connecticut Average
3,323
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
6,319
Litchfield County Average
8,354
Connecticut Average
26,230
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
5,843
Litchfield County Average
7,926
Connecticut Average
12,554
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
6,357
Litchfield County Average
8,418
Connecticut Average
26,574
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
1,274
Litchfield County Average
1,794
Connecticut Average
4,647
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
$10,030,936
Litchfield County Average
$13,484,715
Connecticut Average
$49,606,691
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
$1,578
Litchfield County Average
$1,602
Connecticut Average
$1,867
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
$7,874
Litchfield County Average
$7,515
Connecticut Average
$10,675
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
$7,266,914
Litchfield County Average
$6,419,528
Connecticut Average
$11,315,086
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
$10,649
Litchfield County Average
$10,486
Connecticut Average
$14,928
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
$1,587
Litchfield County Average
$1,614
Connecticut Average
$1,891
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
$1,244
Litchfield County Average
$810
Connecticut Average
$901
United States Average
$786

Reviews and Ratings

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Insurance:
Blue Cross / Blue Shield
Details:

Dated facility with old and antiquated equipment. The ER and the cafeteria smell disgusting and dirty.

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Last Modified

Monday, July 21, 2008 5:36 PM MST

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New Milford at a Glance

New Milford has a total population of 27,121, of which 7,436 are children under the age of 18 and 2,571 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 36.8.

Total Population:
27,121
Median Age:
36.8
Males:
13,353 (49.2%)
Female:
13,768 (50.8%)
Children (0-17):
7,436 (27.4%)
Adults (18-64):
17,114 (63.1%)
Seniors (65+):
2,571 (9.5%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in New Milford
Married:
12,894 (47.5%)
Divorced:
2,034 (7.5%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in New Milford
Hispanic Ethnicity:
751 (2.77%)
White:
25,583 (94.33%)
African American:
383 (1.41%)
Asian:
518 (1.91%)
Pacific Islander:
7 (0.03%)
Indian:
40 (0.15%)
Other:
184 (0.68%)
Two or More:
406 (1.50%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in New Milford

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.20, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.20 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
0
Doctors:
121
Home Agencies:
1
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
2
Medical Suppliers:
12
Rehab Centers:
1

Wealth

The median family income is $75,775 while the median household income is $65,354. Roughly 3.28% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$75,775
Household Income:
$65,354
In Poverty:
3.28%

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