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INSPIRA MEDICAL CENTER ELMER

501 WEST FRONT STREET, POST OFFICE BOX 1090
ELMER, NJ 8318
(856) 363-1000

Emergency room: Yes
ER volume: Medium (20,000 - 39,999 patients annually)
Hospital type: Acute Care Hospitals
Ownership type: Voluntary non-profit - Private
Completed Surveys: 461
Survey Response: 27
Includes Medicare and non-Medicare patients, 04/01/2016 to 03/31/2017
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Includes Medicare and non-Medicare patients
CONDITIONMEASURENATIONAL
AVG.
HOSP.
SCORE
SAMPLE SIZEDATES
Blood Clot Prevention and TreatmentPatients who developed a blood clot while in the hospital who did not get treatment that could have prevented it
Lower percentages are better
2%Not Available1,204/01/2016 to 03/31/2017
Cancer carePercentage of patients receiving appropriate radiation therapy for cancer that has spread to the bone.
Higher percentages are better
82%Not Available501/01/2016 to 12/31/2016
Cataract surgery outcomePercentage of patients who had cataract surgery and had improvement in visual function within 90 days following the surgery
Higher percentages are better
96%Not Available501/01/2016 to 12/31/2016
Colonoscopy carePercentage of patients receiving appropriate recommendation for follow-up screening colonoscopy
Higher percentages are better
85%66%5001/01/2016 to 12/31/2016
Colonoscopy carePercentage of patients with history of polyps receiving follow-up colonoscopy in the appropriate timeframe
Higher percentages are better
89%38%2601/01/2016 to 12/31/2016
Emergency DepartmentAverage (median) time patients spent in the emergency department, before they were admitted to the hospital as an inpatient
A lower number of minutes is better
282 min.300 min.522204/01/2016 to 03/31/2017
Emergency DepartmentAverage (median) time patients spent in the emergency department, after the doctor decided to admit them as an inpatient before leaving the emergency department for their inpatient room
A lower number of minutes is better
102 min.104 min.521204/01/2016 to 03/31/2017
Emergency DepartmentAverage (median) time patients spent in the emergency department before they were seen by a healthcare professional
A lower number of minutes is better
20 min.23 min.38204/01/2016 to 03/31/2017
Emergency DepartmentAverage (median) time patients who came to the emergency department with broken bones had to wait before getting pain medication
A lower number of minutes is better
49 min.64 min.8004/01/2016 to 03/31/2017
Emergency DepartmentPercentage of patients who left the emergency department before being seen
Lower percentages are better
2%3%22,02401/01/2016 to 12/31/2016
Emergency DepartmentPercentage of patients who came to the emergency department with stroke symptoms who received brain scan results within 45 minutes of arrival
Higher percentages are better
72%Not Available104/01/2016 to 03/31/2017
Emergency DepartmentAverage (median) time patients spent in the emergency department before leaving from the visit
A lower number of minutes is better
138 min.172 min.36604/01/2016 to 03/31/2017
Heart Attack or Chest PainMedian Time to Fibrinolysis28 min.Not Available704/01/2016 to 03/31/2017
Heart Attack or Chest PainOutpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got drugs to break up blood clots within 30 minutes of arrival
Higher percentages are better
57%Not Available704/01/2016 to 03/31/2017
Heart Attack or Chest PainOutpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who received aspirin within 24 hours of arrival or before transferring from the emergency department
Higher percentages are better
95%96%2704/01/2016 to 03/31/2017
Heart Attack or Chest PainAverage (median) number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
A lower number of minutes is better
7 min.8 min.2804/01/2016 to 03/31/2017
Heart Attack or Chest PainAverage (median) number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who needed specialized care were transferred to another hospital
A lower number of minutes is better
58 min.Not Available704/01/2016 to 03/31/2017
Pregnancy and Delivery CarePercent of mothers whose deliveries were scheduled too early (1-2 weeks early), when a scheduled delivery was not medically necessary
Lower percentages are better
2%0%2104/01/2016 to 03/31/2017
Preventive CarePatients assessed and given influenza vaccination
Higher percentages are better
93%99%300210/01/2016 to 03/31/2017
Preventive CareHealthcare workers given influenza vaccination
Higher percentages are better
88%35%1,10110/01/2016 to 03/31/2017
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MEASUREHOSPITAL
SCORE
NATIONAL
SCORE
COMPARE TO
NATIONAL
DATES
Rate of complications for hip/knee replacement patients2.02.8No Different than the National Rate04/01/2013 to 03/31/2016
Postoperative Acute Kidney Injury Requiring Dialysis Rate1.091.12No Different than the National Rate07/01/2014 to 09/30/2015
Postoperative Respiratory Failure Rate10.2811.89No Different than the National Rate07/01/2014 to 09/30/2015
Serious blood clots after surgery4.224.35No Different than the National Rate07/01/2014 to 09/30/2015
Blood stream infection after surgery6.165.94No Different than the National Rate07/01/2014 to 09/30/2015
A wound that splits open after surgery on the abdomen or pelvisNot Available12.26Number of Cases Too Small07/01/2014 to 09/30/2015
Accidental cuts and tears from medical treatmentNot Available10.88Number of Cases Too Small07/01/2014 to 09/30/2015
Pressure sores0.160.26No Different than the National Rate07/01/2014 to 09/30/2015
Deaths among Patients with Serious Treatable Complications after SurgeryNot Available1139.05Number of Cases Too Small07/01/2014 to 09/30/2015
Collapsed lung due to medical treatment0.360.4No Different than the National Rate07/01/2014 to 09/30/2015
Broken hip from a fall after surgery0.100.1No Different than the National Rate07/01/2014 to 09/30/2015
Serious complications0.931No Different than the National Value07/01/2014 to 09/30/2015
Perioperative Hemorrhage or Hematoma Rate4.554.78No Different than the National Rate07/01/2014 to 09/30/2015
Measures include hospitalizations for Medicare beneficiaries 65 or older who were enrolled in Original Medicare for the entire 12 months prior to their hospital admission (and for readmissions, for 30 days after their original admission). The heart attack, heart failure, and pneumonia death and unplanned readmission measures also include patients 65 or older who were admitted to Veterans Health Administration (VA) hospitals. Beneficiaries enrolled in Medicare managed care plans aren't included.
MEASUREHOSPITAL
SCORE
NATIONAL
SCORE
COMPARE TO
NATIONAL
DATES
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Mortality Rate11.813.6No Different than the National Rate07/01/2013 to 06/30/2016
Death rate for CABGNot Available53.2Not Available07/01/2013 to 06/30/2016
Death rate for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients8.08No Different than the National Rate07/01/2013 to 06/30/2016
Heart failure (HF) 30-Day Mortality Rate10.311.9No Different than the National Rate07/01/2013 to 06/30/2016
Pneumonia (PN) 30-Day Mortality Rate14.715.9No Different than the National Rate07/01/2013 to 06/30/2016
Death rate for stroke patients11.614.6No Different than the National Rate07/01/2013 to 06/30/2016
Includes Medicare beneficiaries 65 years or older who were enrolled in Original Medicare for the entire 12 months before their hospitalization, as well as the 30 days after admission. 04/01/2013 to 03/31/2016
MEASUREHOSPITAL
PAYMENT
AVG. NATIONAL
PAYMENT
COMPARE TO
NATIONAL
VALUE-OF-CARE
CATEGORY
Payment for heart attack patients$25,203$23,119No Different than the National Average PaymentAverage mortality and average payment
Payment for heart failure patients$18,199$16,190Greater than the National Average PaymentAverage mortality and higher payment
Payment for pneumonia patients$17,089$17,026No Different than the National Average PaymentAverage mortality and average payment
Payment for hip/knee replacement patients$23,472$22,567No Different than the National Average PaymentAverage complications and average payment