Howard Regional Health System

Detailed report on the hospital located in Kokomo, Indiana (IN).

Howard Regional Health System is a government run acute care hospital based at 3500 S LA Fountain Street in Kokomo, IN. 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 1,889 Medicare patients were given 12,081 days of PPS inpatient care and services. The provider was reimbursed $18,044,469 by Medicare for those services. In 2006, 126 Medicare patients were given 1,686 days of Non-PPS inpatient care and services. 9,060 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $8,488,578 by Medicare for these services.

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Facility Type

Acute Care

Ownership Type

Government - Local

Address

3500 S LA Fountain Street
Kokomo, IN 46902

Phone Number

(765) 453-8371

Geographic Coordinates

40.446939, -86.127102
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Accredited

Status

Indicates whether the facility is accredited.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Kokomo
2 (100.00%)
Howard County
2 (100.00%)
Indiana
95 (92.23%)
United States
3,333 (77.01%)

Emergency Services

Status

Indicates whether the facility offers emergency care services.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Kokomo
2 (100.00%)
Howard County
2 (100.00%)
Indiana
82 (79.61%)
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 5 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
80.00%
Kokomo
90.00%
Howard County
90.00%
Indiana
83.36%
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 27 patients.

This Provider This Provider
96.00%
Kokomo
98.00%
Howard County
98.00%
Indiana
91.06%
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 26 patients.

This Provider This Provider
96.00%
Kokomo
98.00%
Howard County
98.00%
Indiana
91.16%
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 2 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
50.00%
Kokomo
50.00%
Howard County
50.00%
Indiana
55.85%
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 71 patients.

This Provider This Provider
80.00%
Kokomo
90.00%
Howard County
90.00%
Indiana
81.07%
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 139 patients.

This Provider This Provider
65.00%
Kokomo
82.00%
Howard County
82.00%
Indiana
68.94%
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 48 patients.

This Provider This Provider
81.00%
Kokomo
87.00%
Howard County
87.00%
Indiana
73.73%
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 220 patients.

This Provider This Provider
86.00%
Kokomo
83.50%
Howard County
83.50%
Indiana
84.27%
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 70 patients.

This Provider This Provider
93.00%
Kokomo
96.50%
Howard County
96.50%
Indiana
81.27%
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 101 patients.

This Provider This Provider
95.00%
Kokomo
93.50%
Howard County
93.50%
Indiana
90.05%
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 46 patients.

This Provider This Provider
93.00%
Kokomo
46.50%
Howard County
46.50%
Indiana
92.19%
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 30 patients.

This Provider This Provider
97.00%
Kokomo
98.50%
Howard County
98.50%
Indiana
91.31%
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 26 patients.

This Provider This Provider
77.00%
Kokomo
88.50%
Howard County
88.50%
Indiana
84.23%
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 8 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Kokomo
100.00%
Howard County
100.00%
Indiana
90.47%
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 193 patients.

This Provider This Provider
91.00%
Kokomo
87.50%
Howard County
87.50%
Indiana
86.96%
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 21 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
86.00%
Kokomo
93.00%
Howard County
93.00%
Indiana
83.49%
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 182 patients.

This Provider This Provider
81.00%
Kokomo
80.00%
Howard County
80.00%
Indiana
77.15%
United States
69.00%

Pneumonia Patients Given Oxygenation Assessment

The percentage of pneumonia patients given oxygenation assessment. The sample size for this measure was 282 patients.

This Provider This Provider
99.00%
Kokomo
99.50%
Howard County
99.50%
Indiana
99.34%
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 177 patients.

This Provider This Provider
86.00%
Kokomo
77.50%
Howard County
77.50%
Indiana
82.73%
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 147 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
70.00%
Kokomo
58.00%
Howard County
58.00%
Indiana
75.83%
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
72.00%
Kokomo
85.50%
Howard County
85.50%
Indiana
69.56%
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
1,889
Kokomo Average
1,674
Howard County Average
1,674
Indiana Average
2,444
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
12,081
Kokomo Average
11,160
Howard County Average
11,160
Indiana Average
17,691
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
126
Kokomo Average
211
Howard County Average
211
Indiana Average
381
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
1,686
Kokomo Average
2,795
Howard County Average
2,795
Indiana Average
3,632
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
9,060
Kokomo Average
9,855
Howard County Average
9,855
Indiana Average
8,240
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
12,117
Kokomo Average
11,214
Howard County Average
11,214
Indiana Average
17,779
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
2,503
Kokomo Average
2,044
Howard County Average
2,044
Indiana Average
3,191
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
1,695
Kokomo Average
2,818
Howard County Average
2,818
Indiana Average
3,655
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
193
Kokomo Average
254
Howard County Average
254
Indiana Average
449
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
$18,044,469
Kokomo Average
$16,115,850
Howard County Average
$16,115,850
Indiana Average
$27,770,085
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
$1,489
Kokomo Average
$1,437
Howard County Average
$1,437
Indiana Average
$1,562
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
$7,209
Kokomo Average
$7,884
Howard County Average
$7,884
Indiana Average
$8,703
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
$915,867
Kokomo Average
$2,621,194
Howard County Average
$2,621,194
Indiana Average
$3,785,529
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
$540
Kokomo Average
$930
Howard County Average
$930
Indiana Average
$1,036
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
$8,488,578
Kokomo Average
$7,953,918
Howard County Average
$7,953,918
Indiana Average
$6,771,443
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
$9,552
Kokomo Average
$9,627
Howard County Average
$9,627
Indiana Average
$11,364
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
$1,494
Kokomo Average
$1,444
Howard County Average
$1,444
Indiana Average
$1,570
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
$7,269
Kokomo Average
$12,452
Howard County Average
$12,452
Indiana Average
$9,943
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
$543
Kokomo Average
$938
Howard County Average
$938
Indiana Average
$1,042
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
$4,745
Kokomo Average
$10,340
Howard County Average
$10,340
Indiana Average
$8,427
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
$937
Kokomo Average
$807
Howard County Average
$807
Indiana Average
$822
United States Average
$786

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Kokomo at a Glance

Kokomo has a total population of 46,113, of which 11,514 are children under the age of 18 and 6,653 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 35.7.

Total Population:
46,113
Median Age:
35.7
Males:
21,793 (47.3%)
Female:
24,320 (52.7%)
Children (0-17):
11,514 (25.0%)
Adults (18-64):
27,946 (60.6%)
Seniors (65+):
6,653 (14.4%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Kokomo
Married:
18,376 (39.8%)
Divorced:
5,837 (12.7%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Kokomo
Hispanic Ethnicity:
1,204 (2.61%)
White:
39,242 (85.10%)
African American:
4,770 (10.34%)
Asian:
525 (1.14%)
Pacific Islander:
12 (0.03%)
Indian:
177 (0.38%)
Other:
539 (1.17%)
Two or More:
848 (1.84%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Kokomo

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.40, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.40 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
481
Home Agencies:
1
Hospitals:
2
Nursing Homes:
6
Medical Suppliers:
36
Rehab Centers:
2

Wealth

The median family income is $45,353 while the median household income is $36,258. Roughly 12.79% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$45,353
Household Income:
$36,258
In Poverty:
12.79%

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