Washington Adventist Hospital

Detailed report on the hospital located in Takoma Park, Maryland (MD).

Washington Adventist Hospital is a non-profit acute care hospital based at 7600 Carroll Avenue in Takoma Park, MD. 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, 4,974 Medicare patients were given 35,690 days of Non-PPS inpatient care and services. 6,946 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $10,222,180 by Medicare for these services.

When compared to other hospitals in the state, pneumonia patients at this facility are less likely to assessed and given an influenza vaccination and assessed and given a pneumococcal vaccination.

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Facility Type

Acute Care

Ownership Type

Voluntary Non-Profit - Church

Address

7600 Carroll Avenue
Takoma Park, MD 20912

Phone Number

(301) 891-7600

Geographic Coordinates

38.98423, -76.999682
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Accredited

Status

Indicates whether the facility is accredited.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Montgomery County
5 (100.00%)
Maryland
45 (100.00%)
United States
3,333 (77.01%)

Emergency Services

Status

Indicates whether the facility offers emergency care services.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Montgomery County
5 (100.00%)
Maryland
45 (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 110 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%
Montgomery County
85.40%
Maryland
86.59%
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 386 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
97.00%
Montgomery County
95.00%
Maryland
93.75%
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 406 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
95.00%
Montgomery County
94.40%
Maryland
92.45%
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 4 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
50.00%
Montgomery County
36.25%
Maryland
31.75%
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 240 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
77.00%
Montgomery County
84.60%
Maryland
85.60%
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 426 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
65.00%
Montgomery County
66.60%
Maryland
69.51%
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 30 patients.

This Provider This Provider
3.00%
Montgomery County
49.80%
Maryland
68.91%
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 210 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
68.00%
Montgomery County
71.00%
Maryland
73.93%
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 18 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
94.00%
Montgomery County
87.60%
Maryland
89.69%
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 143 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
91.00%
Montgomery County
90.00%
Maryland
87.18%
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 137 patients.

This Provider This Provider
95.00%
Montgomery County
92.40%
Maryland
91.77%
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 128 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
94.00%
Montgomery County
96.00%
Maryland
95.40%
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 122 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
81.00%
Montgomery County
91.20%
Maryland
91.67%
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 0 patients.

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

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 125 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
93.00%
Montgomery County
94.80%
Maryland
94.57%
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 520 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
89.00%
Montgomery County
89.20%
Maryland
92.80%
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 66 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
97.00%
Montgomery County
93.80%
Maryland
93.53%
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 110 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
10.00%
Montgomery County
47.80%
Maryland
69.20%
United States
69.00%

Pneumonia Patients Given Oxygenation Assessment

The percentage of pneumonia patients given oxygenation assessment. The sample size for this measure was 218 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%
Montgomery County
100.00%
Maryland
99.89%
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 125 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
80.00%
Montgomery County
83.60%
Maryland
86.36%
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 368 patients.

This Provider This Provider
82.00%
Montgomery County
83.40%
Maryland
85.58%
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 343 patients.

This Provider This Provider
77.00%
Montgomery County
63.40%
Maryland
68.36%
United States
71.77%

Mortality Rates

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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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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]

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4,974
Montgomery County Average
4,479
Maryland Average
3,985
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
35,690
Montgomery County Average
30,422
Maryland Average
29,434
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.

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6,946
Montgomery County Average
9,383
Maryland Average
10,068
United States Average
7,242

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
35,778
Montgomery County Average
30,522
Maryland Average
29,533
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
6,669
Montgomery County Average
5,951
Maryland Average
5,570
United States Average
450

Financials

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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
$85,793,422
Montgomery County Average
$63,706,940
Maryland Average
$63,416,800
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
$2,398
Montgomery County Average
$2,087
Maryland Average
$2,147
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
$10,222,180
Montgomery County Average
$11,551,827
Maryland Average
$14,947,337
United States Average
$5,694,349

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
$17,248
Montgomery County Average
$14,223
Maryland Average
$15,915
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
$2,404
Montgomery County Average
$2,094
Maryland Average
$2,155
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
$12,865
Montgomery County Average
$10,705
Maryland Average
$11,386
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
$1,472
Montgomery County Average
$1,231
Maryland Average
$1,485
United States Average
$786

Reviews and Ratings

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Washington Adventist Hospital Review
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Promptness:
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Insurance:
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Details:

Surgery was delayed over an hour. The nurse couldn't hit a vein but kept trying for 5 painful minutes. Preprinted instructions for leaving were generic for any operation and weren't really discussed. Thankfully I was outpatient, I would have been scared to spend the night.

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Takoma Park at a Glance

Takoma Park has a total population of 17,299, of which 4,075 are children under the age of 18 and 1,529 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 35.6.

Total Population:
17,299
Median Age:
35.6
Males:
8,149 (47.1%)
Female:
9,150 (52.9%)
Children (0-17):
4,075 (23.6%)
Adults (18-64):
11,695 (67.6%)
Seniors (65+):
1,529 (8.8%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Takoma Park
Married:
6,914 (40.0%)
Divorced:
1,225 (7.1%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Takoma Park
Hispanic Ethnicity:
2,494 (14.42%)
White:
8,440 (48.79%)
African American:
5,876 (33.97%)
Asian:
754 (4.36%)
Pacific Islander:
6 (0.03%)
Indian:
76 (0.44%)
Other:
1,287 (7.44%)
Two or More:
860 (4.97%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Takoma Park

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.23, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.23 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
0
Doctors:
201
Home Agencies:
0
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
1
Medical Suppliers:
1
Rehab Centers:
1

Wealth

The median family income is $63,434 while the median household income is $48,490. Roughly 9.95% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$63,434
Household Income:
$48,490
In Poverty:
9.95%

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