Androscoggin Valley Hospital

Detailed report on the hospital located in Berlin, New Hampshire (NH).

Androscoggin Valley Hospital is a non-profit critical access hospital based at 59 Page Hill Road in Berlin, NH. The facility is not 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, 646 Medicare patients were given 3,895 days of Non-PPS inpatient care and services. A total of 228 Medicare patients were given 1,992 days of swing bed care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $2,152,437 by Medicare. 3,373 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $4,702,036 by Medicare for these services.

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Facility Type

Critical Access

Ownership Type

Voluntary Non-Profit - Private

Address

59 Page Hill Road
Berlin, NH 03570

Phone Number

(603) 752-2200

Geographic Coordinates

44.488076, -71.158855
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Accredited

Status

Indicates whether the facility is accredited.

This Provider This Provider
No
Coos County
0 (0.00%)
New Hampshire
11 (42.31%)
United States
3,333 (77.01%)

Emergency Services

Status

Indicates whether the facility offers emergency care services.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Coos County
2 (66.67%)
New Hampshire
24 (92.31%)
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.

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

This Provider This Provider
60.00%
Coos County
86.67%
New Hampshire
89.10%
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.

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

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Coos County
96.33%
New Hampshire
95.68%
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 11 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%
Coos County
100.00%
New Hampshire
98.96%
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 24 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
79.00%
Coos County
89.67%
New Hampshire
87.15%
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 25 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
96.00%
Coos County
65.33%
New Hampshire
67.23%
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 14 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Coos County
96.33%
New Hampshire
84.50%
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 41 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
80.00%
Coos County
85.33%
New Hampshire
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 11 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%
Coos County
89.00%
New Hampshire
86.65%
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 44 patients.

This Provider This Provider
95.00%
Coos County
92.00%
New Hampshire
93.27%
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 14 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Coos County
100.00%
New Hampshire
92.88%
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 14 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
93.00%
Coos County
95.00%
New Hampshire
96.96%
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 16 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
94.00%
Coos County
94.67%
New Hampshire
97.40%
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 52 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
87.00%
Coos County
94.33%
New Hampshire
95.08%
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 4 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%
Coos County
66.67%
New Hampshire
75.12%
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 32 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
97.00%
Coos County
87.00%
New Hampshire
81.62%
United States
69.00%

Pneumonia Patients Given Oxygenation Assessment

The percentage of pneumonia patients given oxygenation assessment. The sample size for this measure was 51 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Coos County
100.00%
New Hampshire
99.85%
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 33 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
91.00%
Coos County
93.67%
New Hampshire
90.65%
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 33 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
94.00%
Coos County
94.00%
New Hampshire
84.92%
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 27 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
96.00%
Coos County
83.00%
New Hampshire
85.38%
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

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
646
Coos County Average
414
New Hampshire Average
364
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
3,895
Coos County Average
2,241
New Hampshire Average
2,987
United States Average
3,791

Swing Bed Patients

The number of swing bed patients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. A swing bed is defined as a bed that can be used when a patient no longer needs acute care, but still needs nursing care and observation.

This Provider This Provider
228
Coos County Average
164
New Hampshire Average
144
United States Average
75

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
3,373
Coos County Average
2,975
New Hampshire Average
8,443
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
3,911
Coos County Average
2,247
New Hampshire Average
3,012
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
675
Coos County Average
440
New Hampshire Average
399
United States Average
450

Swing Bed Utilization Days

The number of days of swing bed care that are chargeable to Medicare Part A facility utilization by this provider in 2006. This measure includes full days, coinsurance days, and lifetime reserve days. A swing bed is defined as a bed that can be used when a patient no longer needs acute care, but still needs nursing care and observation.

This Provider This Provider
1,992
Coos County Average
1,460
New Hampshire Average
1,200
United States Average
775

Swing Bed Patient Discharges

The number of swing bed patient 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. A swing bed is defined as a bed that can be used when a patient no longer needs acute care, but still needs nursing care and observation.

This Provider This Provider
271
Coos County Average
203
New Hampshire Average
169
United States Average
88

Financials

Charts

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
$5,144,133
Coos County Average
$3,007,025
New Hampshire Average
$3,534,936
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
$1,315
Coos County Average
$1,338
New Hampshire Average
$1,174
United States Average
$1,128

Medicare Swing Bed Payments

The total swing bed associated Medicare Part A payments made to this provider in 2006. A swing bed is defined as a bed that can be used when a patient no longer needs acute care, but still needs nursing care and observation.

This Provider This Provider
$2,152,437
Coos County Average
$1,653,363
New Hampshire Average
$1,032,778
United States Average
$516,856

Medicare Payments Per Swing Bed Utilization Day

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered swing bed utilization day in 2006. This measure includes full days, coinsurance days, and lifetime reserve days. A swing bed is defined as a bed that can be used when a patient no longer needs acute care, but still needs nursing care and observation.

This Provider This Provider
$1,081
Coos County Average
$1,133
New Hampshire Average
$861
United States Average
$667

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
$4,702,036
Coos County Average
$3,575,291
New Hampshire Average
$8,403,205
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
$7,963
Coos County Average
$7,258
New Hampshire Average
$9,716
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
$1,321
Coos County Average
$1,342
New Hampshire Average
$1,184
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
$7,621
Coos County Average
$6,829
New Hampshire Average
$8,863
United States Average
$9,611

Medicare Payments Per Swing Bed Patient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered swing bed patient in 2006. A swing bed is defined as a bed that can be used when a patient no longer needs acute care, but still needs nursing care and observation.

This Provider This Provider
$9,441
Coos County Average
$10,102
New Hampshire Average
$7,195
United States Average
$6,860

Medicare Payments Per Swing Bed Patient Discharge

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered swing bed patient discharge in 2006. A discharge is defined as a formal release from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. A swing bed is defined as a bed that can be used when a patient no longer needs acute care, but still needs nursing care and observation.

This Provider This Provider
$7,943
Coos County Average
$8,131
New Hampshire Average
$6,106
United States Average
$5,870

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
$1,394
Coos County Average
$1,202
New Hampshire Average
$995
United States Average
$786

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Berlin at a Glance

Berlin has a total population of 10,331, of which 2,201 are children under the age of 18 and 2,336 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 42.5.

Total Population:
10,331
Median Age:
42.5
Males:
4,922 (47.6%)
Female:
5,409 (52.4%)
Children (0-17):
2,201 (21.3%)
Adults (18-64):
5,794 (56.1%)
Seniors (65+):
2,336 (22.6%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Berlin
Married:
4,667 (45.2%)
Divorced:
936 (9.1%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Berlin
Hispanic Ethnicity:
68 (0.66%)
White:
10,150 (98.25%)
African American:
19 (0.18%)
Asian:
38 (0.37%)
Pacific Islander:
1 (0.01%)
Indian:
24 (0.23%)
Other:
16 (0.15%)
Two or More:
83 (0.80%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Berlin

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.46, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.46 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
0
Doctors:
132
Home Agencies:
2
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
2
Medical Suppliers:
5
Rehab Centers:
1

Wealth

The median family income is $38,750 while the median household income is $29,647. Roughly 12.09% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$38,750
Household Income:
$29,647
In Poverty:
12.09%

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