Georgetown University Hospital

Detailed report on the hospital located in Washington, District of Columbia (DC).

Georgetown University Hospital is a non-profit acute care hospital based at 3800 Reservior Road in Washington, DC. 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 2,960 Medicare patients were given 34,154 days of PPS inpatient care and services. The provider was reimbursed $69,733,223 by Medicare for those services. In 2006, 62 Medicare patients were given 675 days of Non-PPS inpatient care and services. 10,172 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $15,994,015 by Medicare for these services.

When compared to state levels, pneumonia patients at this facility are more likely to be assessed and given a pneumococcal vaccination.

When compared to other hospitals in the state, heart failure patients at this facility are less likely to be given discharge instructions. Pneumonia patients at this facility are less likely to be given smoking cessation advice or counseling. Surgery patients at this hospital are less likely to have their preventitve antibiotics stopped within 24 hours after surgery.

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Facility Type

Acute Care

Ownership Type

Voluntary Non-Profit - Other

Address

3800 Reservior Road
Washington, DC 20007

Phone Number

(202) 784-3000

Geographic Coordinates

38.912553, -77.07433
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Accredited

Status

Indicates whether the facility is accredited.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Washington
7 (100.00%)
District of Columbia County
7 (100.00%)
District of Columbia
7 (100.00%)
United States
3,333 (77.01%)

Emergency Services

Status

Indicates whether the facility offers emergency care services.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Washington
7 (100.00%)
District of Columbia County
7 (100.00%)
District of Columbia
7 (100.00%)
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 2 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Washington
85.43%
District of Columbia County
85.43%
District of Columbia
85.43%
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 5 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Washington
85.29%
District of Columbia County
85.29%
District of Columbia
85.29%
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 7 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
86.00%
Washington
83.43%
District of Columbia County
83.43%
District of Columbia
83.43%
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 56 patients.

This Provider This Provider
86.00%
Washington
82.29%
District of Columbia County
82.29%
District of Columbia
82.29%
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 116 patients.

This Provider This Provider
46.00%
Washington
60.71%
District of Columbia County
60.71%
District of Columbia
60.71%
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 15 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
0.00%
Washington
21.43%
District of Columbia County
21.43%
District of Columbia
21.43%
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 117 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
66.00%
Washington
58.00%
District of Columbia County
58.00%
District of Columbia
58.00%
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 38 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
45.00%
Washington
69.71%
District of Columbia County
69.71%
District of Columbia
69.71%
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 84 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
82.00%
Washington
82.43%
District of Columbia County
82.43%
District of Columbia
82.43%
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 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
79.00%
Washington
82.71%
District of Columbia County
82.71%
District of Columbia
82.71%
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 9 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Washington
97.00%
District of Columbia County
97.00%
District of Columbia
97.00%
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 9 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Washington
90.71%
District of Columbia County
90.71%
District of Columbia
90.71%
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%
Washington
66.00%
District of Columbia County
66.00%
District of Columbia
66.00%
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 125 patients.

This Provider This Provider
97.00%
Washington
88.00%
District of Columbia County
88.00%
District of Columbia
88.00%
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 24 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
54.00%
Washington
81.29%
District of Columbia County
81.29%
District of Columbia
81.29%
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 67 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
42.00%
Washington
32.57%
District of Columbia County
32.57%
District of Columbia
32.57%
United States
69.00%

Pneumonia Patients Given Oxygenation Assessment

The percentage of pneumonia patients given oxygenation assessment. The sample size for this measure was 141 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Washington
99.57%
District of Columbia County
99.57%
District of Columbia
99.57%
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 57 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
79.00%
Washington
84.57%
District of Columbia County
84.57%
District of Columbia
84.57%
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 354 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
90.00%
Washington
84.86%
District of Columbia County
84.86%
District of Columbia
84.86%
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 336 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
51.00%
Washington
72.57%
District of Columbia County
72.57%
District of Columbia
72.57%
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
2,960
Washington Average
3,937
District of Columbia County Average
3,937
District of Columbia Average
3,937
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
34,154
Washington Average
35,298
District of Columbia County Average
35,298
District of Columbia Average
35,298
United States Average
17,102

Non-PPS Inpatients

The number of non 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
62
Washington Average
185
District of Columbia County Average
185
District of Columbia Average
185
United States Average
371

Non-PPS Inpatient Utilization Days

The number of days of non 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
675
Washington Average
2,021
District of Columbia County Average
2,021
District of Columbia Average
2,021
United States Average
3,791

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
10,172
Washington Average
11,363
District of Columbia County Average
11,363
District of Columbia Average
11,363
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
34,818
Washington Average
35,714
District of Columbia County Average
35,714
District of Columbia Average
35,714
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
3,570
Washington Average
5,006
District of Columbia County Average
5,006
District of Columbia Average
5,006
United States Average
2,995

Non-PPS Inpatient Days

The number of days of non 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
677
Washington Average
2,031
District of Columbia County Average
2,031
District of Columbia Average
2,031
United States Average
3,834

Non-PPS Inpatient Discharges

The number of non 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
80
Washington Average
235
District of Columbia County Average
235
District of Columbia Average
235
United States Average
450

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
$69,733,223
Washington Average
$72,477,448
District of Columbia County Average
$72,477,448
District of Columbia Average
$72,477,448
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
$2,003
Washington Average
$2,029
District of Columbia County Average
$2,029
District of Columbia Average
$2,029
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
$19,533
Washington Average
$14,479
District of Columbia County Average
$14,479
District of Columbia Average
$14,479
United States Average
$9,352

Medicare Non-PPS Inpatient Payments

The total non 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
$593,482
Washington Average
$1,898,659
District of Columbia County Average
$1,898,659
District of Columbia Average
$1,898,659
United States Average
$4,323,113

Medicare Payments Per Non-PPS Inpatient Day

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non 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
$877
Washington Average
$935
District of Columbia County Average
$935
District of Columbia Average
$935
United States Average
$1,128

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
$15,994,015
Washington Average
$11,430,408
District of Columbia County Average
$11,430,408
District of Columbia Average
$11,430,408
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
$23,559
Washington Average
$18,409
District of Columbia County Average
$18,409
District of Columbia Average
$18,409
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
$2,042
Washington Average
$2,053
District of Columbia County Average
$2,053
District of Columbia Average
$2,053
United States Average
$1,638

Medicare Payments Per Non-PPS Inpatient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non 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
$9,572
Washington Average
$10,285
District of Columbia County Average
$10,285
District of Columbia Average
$10,285
United States Average
$11,654

Medicare Payments Per Non-PPS Inpatient Utilization Day

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non 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
$879
Washington Average
$939
District of Columbia County Average
$939
District of Columbia Average
$939
United States Average
$1,140

Medicare Payments Per Non-PPS Inpatient Discharge

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non 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
$7,419
Washington Average
$8,079
District of Columbia County Average
$8,079
District of Columbia Average
$8,079
United States Average
$9,611

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
$1,572
Washington Average
$1,006
District of Columbia County Average
$1,006
District of Columbia Average
$1,006
United States Average
$786

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Monday, July 21, 2008 5:36 PM MST

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Washington at a Glance

Washington has a total population of 572,059, of which 114,992 are children under the age of 18 and 69,898 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 34.6.

Total Population:
572,059
Median Age:
34.6
Males:
269,366 (47.1%)
Female:
302,693 (52.9%)
Children (0-17):
114,992 (20.1%)
Adults (18-64):
387,169 (67.7%)
Seniors (65+):
69,898 (12.2%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Washington
Married:
161,738 (28.3%)
Divorced:
46,044 (8.0%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Washington
Hispanic Ethnicity:
44,953 (7.86%)
White:
176,101 (30.78%)
African American:
343,312 (60.01%)
Asian:
15,189 (2.66%)
Pacific Islander:
348 (0.06%)
Indian:
1,713 (0.30%)
Other:
21,950 (3.84%)
Two or More:
13,446 (2.35%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Washington

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.36, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.36 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
19
Doctors:
5,997
Home Agencies:
23
Hospitals:
7
Nursing Homes:
20
Medical Suppliers:
105
Rehab Centers:
37

Wealth

The median family income is $46,283 while the median household income is $40,127. Roughly 19.14% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$46,283
Household Income:
$40,127
In Poverty:
19.14%

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