Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital Needham

Detailed report on the hospital located in Needham, Massachusetts (MA).

Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital Needham is a government run acute care hospital based at 148 Chestnut Street in Needham, MA. 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 1,126 Medicare patients were given 5,409 days of PPS inpatient care and services. The provider was reimbursed $8,582,624 by Medicare for those services. 5,807 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $3,134,181 by Medicare for these services.

When compared to other hospitals in the state, pneumonia patients at this facility are less likely to have emergency room blood culture performed prior to administration of antibiotics. 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

Government - Local

Address

148 Chestnut Street
Needham, MA 02494

Phone Number

(781) 453-3000

Geographic Coordinates

42.277551, -71.237375
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Accredited

Status

Indicates whether the facility is accredited.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Norfolk County
4 (100.00%)
Massachusetts
63 (95.45%)
United States
3,333 (77.01%)

Emergency Services

Status

Indicates whether the facility offers emergency care services.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Norfolk County
4 (100.00%)
Massachusetts
61 (92.42%)
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 3 patients.

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

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

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Norfolk County
87.25%
Massachusetts
87.88%
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 9 patients.

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

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

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Norfolk County
98.25%
Massachusetts
96.07%
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 9 patients.

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

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

This Provider This Provider
89.00%
Norfolk County
95.25%
Massachusetts
97.48%
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 41 patients.

This Provider This Provider
88.00%
Norfolk County
83.00%
Massachusetts
85.36%
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 99 patients.

This Provider This Provider
82.00%
Norfolk County
61.00%
Massachusetts
68.79%
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
90.00%
Norfolk County
78.00%
Massachusetts
75.42%
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 90 patients.

This Provider This Provider
78.00%
Norfolk County
78.25%
Massachusetts
80.10%
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 17 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
65.00%
Norfolk County
77.50%
Massachusetts
82.03%
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 60 patients.

This Provider This Provider
63.00%
Norfolk County
81.50%
Massachusetts
90.38%
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 26 patients.

This Provider This Provider
92.00%
Norfolk County
92.50%
Massachusetts
93.59%
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 15 patients.

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

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

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Norfolk County
97.00%
Massachusetts
97.70%
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.

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

This Provider This Provider
89.00%
Norfolk County
90.25%
Massachusetts
95.39%
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:
  • Rate reflects fewer than the maximum possible quarters of data for the measure.

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 0 patients.

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

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 159 patients.

This Provider This Provider
98.00%
Norfolk County
94.00%
Massachusetts
92.72%
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 11 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
73.00%
Norfolk County
74.50%
Massachusetts
85.32%
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 96 patients.

This Provider This Provider
69.00%
Norfolk County
73.50%
Massachusetts
74.11%
United States
69.00%

Pneumonia Patients Given Oxygenation Assessment

The percentage of pneumonia patients given oxygenation assessment. The sample size for this measure was 116 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Norfolk County
100.00%
Massachusetts
99.94%
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 56 patients.

This Provider This Provider
88.00%
Norfolk County
89.75%
Massachusetts
86.66%
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 106 patients.

This Provider This Provider
71.00%
Norfolk County
78.50%
Massachusetts
84.03%
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 102 patients.

This Provider This Provider
41.00%
Norfolk County
59.00%
Massachusetts
76.63%
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
1,126
Norfolk County Average
2,143
Massachusetts Average
3,151
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
5,409
Norfolk County Average
14,528
Massachusetts Average
23,552
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
5,807
Norfolk County Average
8,076
Massachusetts Average
14,207
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
5,428
Norfolk County Average
14,625
Massachusetts Average
23,762
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
1,614
Norfolk County Average
3,094
Massachusetts Average
4,232
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
$8,582,624
Norfolk County Average
$18,735,458
Massachusetts Average
$42,325,533
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
$1,581
Norfolk County Average
$1,281
Massachusetts Average
$1,781
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
$5,318
Norfolk County Average
$6,055
Massachusetts Average
$10,001
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
$3,134,181
Norfolk County Average
$5,299,764
Massachusetts Average
$12,463,905
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
$7,622
Norfolk County Average
$8,743
Massachusetts Average
$13,431
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
Norfolk County Average
$1,290
Massachusetts Average
$1,797
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
$540
Norfolk County Average
$656
Massachusetts Average
$877
United States Average
$786

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Last Modified

Monday, July 21, 2008 5:36 PM MST

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Needham at a Glance

Needham has a total population of 28,911, of which 7,576 are children under the age of 18 and 5,190 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 40.8.

Total Population:
28,911
Median Age:
40.8
Males:
13,702 (47.4%)
Female:
15,209 (52.6%)
Children (0-17):
7,576 (26.2%)
Adults (18-64):
16,145 (55.8%)
Seniors (65+):
5,190 (18.0%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Needham
Married:
14,790 (51.2%)
Divorced:
979 (3.4%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Needham
Hispanic Ethnicity:
341 (1.18%)
White:
27,412 (94.82%)
African American:
201 (0.70%)
Asian:
1,024 (3.54%)
Pacific Islander:
0 (0.00%)
Indian:
8 (0.03%)
Other:
73 (0.25%)
Two or More:
193 (0.67%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Needham

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.19, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.19 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
0
Doctors:
170
Home Agencies:
2
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
4
Medical Suppliers:
7
Rehab Centers:
0

Wealth

The median family income is $107,570 while the median household income is $88,079. Roughly 2.44% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$107,570
Household Income:
$88,079
In Poverty:
2.44%

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