Kennewick General Hospital

Detailed report on the hospital located in Kennewick, Washington (WA).

Kennewick General Hospital is a government run acute care hospital based at 900 South Auburn Street in Kennewick, WA. The facility is accredited and does not provide 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 1,293 Medicare patients were given 6,989 days of PPS inpatient care and services. The provider was reimbursed $12,603,275 by Medicare for those services. 7,394 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $4,449,017 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 and be given smoking cessation advice or counseling.

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Facility Type

Acute Care

Ownership Type

Government - Hospital District or Authority

Address

900 South Auburn Street
Kennewick, WA 99336

Phone Number

(509) 586-6111

Geographic Coordinates

46.199186, -119.118461
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Accredited

Status

Indicates whether the facility is accredited.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Benton County
2 (66.67%)
Washington
50 (70.42%)
United States
3,333 (77.01%)

Emergency Services

Status

Indicates whether the facility offers emergency care services.

This Provider This Provider
No
Benton County
2 (66.67%)
Washington
61 (85.92%)
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 9 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
89.00%
Benton County
86.50%
Washington
83.91%
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 23 patients.

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

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70.00%
Benton County
83.00%
Washington
95.02%
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
77.00%
Benton County
84.50%
Washington
94.48%
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 35 patients.

This Provider This Provider
69.00%
Benton County
78.67%
Washington
85.24%
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 92 patients.

This Provider This Provider
62.00%
Benton County
34.33%
Washington
53.26%
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 0 patients.

Note:
  • Inacurate information submitted and suppressed for one or more quarters.

  • No data is available from the hospital for this measure.

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 119 patients.

This Provider This Provider
90.00%
Benton County
79.00%
Washington
76.69%
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 25 patients.

This Provider This Provider
96.00%
Benton County
65.33%
Washington
78.71%
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 86 patients.

This Provider This Provider
92.00%
Benton County
91.33%
Washington
91.14%
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 59 patients.

This Provider This Provider
92.00%
Benton County
90.00%
Washington
90.63%
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 33 patients.

This Provider This Provider
82.00%
Benton County
86.00%
Washington
95.29%
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 33 patients.

This Provider This Provider
73.00%
Benton County
77.50%
Washington
90.92%
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 4 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Benton County
81.50%
Washington
84.61%
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 118 patients.

This Provider This Provider
83.00%
Benton County
63.33%
Washington
84.57%
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 22 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
91.00%
Benton County
55.33%
Washington
75.20%
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 109 patients.

This Provider This Provider
88.00%
Benton County
77.33%
Washington
67.86%
United States
69.00%

Pneumonia Patients Given Oxygenation Assessment

The percentage of pneumonia patients given oxygenation assessment. The sample size for this measure was 157 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Benton County
100.00%
Washington
99.95%
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 76 patients.

This Provider This Provider
75.00%
Benton County
74.67%
Washington
81.70%
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 162 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
79.00%
Benton County
69.00%
Washington
81.80%
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 152 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
47.00%
Benton County
68.00%
Washington
75.05%
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
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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

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]

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1,293
Benton County Average
1,953
Washington Average
2,479
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]

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6,989
Benton County Average
10,881
Washington Average
15,084
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
7,394
Benton County Average
6,802
Washington Average
8,147
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
7,047
Benton County Average
10,947
Washington Average
15,167
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
1,608
Benton County Average
2,324
Washington Average
3,177
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
$12,603,275
Benton County Average
$22,519,373
Washington Average
$32,284,068
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
$1,788
Benton County Average
$2,057
Washington Average
$2,129
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
$7,838
Benton County Average
$9,692
Washington Average
$10,163
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
$4,449,017
Benton County Average
$5,965,560
Washington Average
$6,962,348
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
$9,747
Benton County Average
$11,534
Washington Average
$13,023
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
$1,803
Benton County Average
$2,070
Washington Average
$2,140
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
$602
Benton County Average
$877
Washington Average
$855
United States Average
$786

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Kennewick at a Glance

Kennewick has a total population of 54,693, of which 16,171 are children under the age of 18 and 5,567 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 32.3.

Total Population:
54,693
Median Age:
32.3
Males:
27,109 (49.6%)
Female:
27,584 (50.4%)
Children (0-17):
16,171 (29.6%)
Adults (18-64):
32,955 (60.3%)
Seniors (65+):
5,567 (10.2%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Kennewick
Married:
23,469 (42.9%)
Divorced:
5,256 (9.6%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Kennewick
Hispanic Ethnicity:
8,503 (15.55%)
White:
45,355 (82.93%)
African American:
624 (1.14%)
Asian:
1,161 (2.12%)
Pacific Islander:
59 (0.11%)
Indian:
507 (0.93%)
Other:
5,142 (9.40%)
Two or More:
1,845 (3.37%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Kennewick

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.29, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.29 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
315
Home Agencies:
1
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
2
Medical Suppliers:
31
Rehab Centers:
4

Wealth

The median family income is $50,011 while the median household income is $41,213. Roughly 12.78% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$50,011
Household Income:
$41,213
In Poverty:
12.78%

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