Jefferson General Hospital

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

Jefferson General Hospital is a government run critical access hospital based at 834 Sheridan Street in Port Townsend, WA. 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, 632 Medicare patients were given 2,329 days of Non-PPS inpatient care and services. A total of 1 Medicare patients were given 5 days of swing bed care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $8,135 by Medicare. 4,957 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $4,528,645 by Medicare for these services.

When compared to other hospitals in the state, heart failure patients at this facility are less likely to be given discharge instructions.

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Facility Type

Critical Access

Ownership Type

Government - Hospital District or Authority

Address

834 Sheridan Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368

Phone Number

(360) 385-2200

Geographic Coordinates

48.105912, -122.79029
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Accredited

Status

Indicates whether the facility is accredited.

This Provider This Provider
No
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
Yes
Washington
61 (85.92%)
United States
3,947 (91.20%)

Quality Measures

Charts

Heart Attack Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge

The percentage of heart attack patients given aspirin at discharge. 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
75.00%
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 3 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
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 16 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
81.00%
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 36 patients.

This Provider This Provider
25.00%
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 12 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
58.00%
Washington
60.06%
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 63 patients.

This Provider This Provider
87.00%
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 10 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
70.00%
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 36 patients.

This Provider This Provider
92.00%
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 46 patients.

This Provider This Provider
76.00%
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 6 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
83.00%
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 5 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Washington
90.92%
United States
87.23%

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 46 patients.

This Provider This Provider
83.00%
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 10 patients.

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

This Provider This Provider
40.00%
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 50 patients.

This Provider This Provider
62.00%
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 77 patients.

This Provider This Provider
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 48 patients.

This Provider This Provider
83.00%
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 152 patients.

This Provider This Provider
89.00%
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 151 patients.

This Provider This Provider
65.00%
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
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
632
Washington Average
304
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
2,329
Washington Average
2,577
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
1
Washington Average
41
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.

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4,957
Washington Average
8,147
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
2,340
Washington Average
2,595
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
791
Washington Average
346
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
5
Washington Average
451
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
1
Washington Average
46
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
$6,220,894
Washington Average
$3,470,290
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
$2,659
Washington Average
$1,337
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
$8,135
Washington Average
$514,168
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
$1,627
Washington Average
$1,141
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
$4,528,645
Washington Average
$6,962,348
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
$9,843
Washington Average
$11,429
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
$2,671
Washington Average
$1,347
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
$7,865
Washington Average
$10,030
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
$8,135
Washington Average
$12,475
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
$8,135
Washington Average
$11,143
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
$914
Washington Average
$855
United States Average
$786

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Port Townsend at a Glance

Port Townsend has a total population of 8,334, of which 1,637 are children under the age of 18 and 1,731 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 46.6.

Total Population:
8,334
Median Age:
46.6
Males:
3,842 (46.1%)
Female:
4,492 (53.9%)
Children (0-17):
1,637 (19.6%)
Adults (18-64):
4,966 (59.6%)
Seniors (65+):
1,731 (20.8%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Port Townsend
Married:
3,691 (44.3%)
Divorced:
1,292 (15.5%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Port Townsend
Hispanic Ethnicity:
192 (2.30%)
White:
7,773 (93.27%)
African American:
48 (0.58%)
Asian:
106 (1.27%)
Pacific Islander:
19 (0.23%)
Indian:
104 (1.25%)
Other:
74 (0.89%)
Two or More:
210 (2.52%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Port Townsend

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.37, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.37 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
0
Doctors:
170
Home Agencies:
1
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
1
Medical Suppliers:
3
Rehab Centers:
4

Wealth

The median family income is $47,027 while the median household income is $34,536. Roughly 13.92% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$47,027
Household Income:
$34,536
In Poverty:
13.92%

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