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Guam Memorial Hospital Authority - Profile, Major Services, Health Measures, and Patient Experience

The following tables show the profile, major inpatient hospital services, 30-day mortality measures, and patient hospital experience survey at Guam Memorial Hospital Authority.

Basic Information

Address: 85o Gov Carlos G Camacho Road, Tamuning, GU 96913         Phone: 671-647-2552
Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals         Emergency Services: Yes
Hospital Owner: Government - Local

Major Inpatient Hospital Services

The information in this table reflects inpatient hospital services provided by Guam Memorial Hospital Authority to Medicare beneficiaries.

Service Name Number of Cases Treated i
Heart failure and shock with MCC47
Acute myocardial infarction, discharged alive with MCC28
Acute myocardial infarction, discharged alive without CC/MCC27
Heart failure and shock with CC27
Acute myocardial infarction, discharged alive with CC19
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease without CC/MCC19
Simple pneumonia and pleurisy with MCC19
Heart failure and shock without CC/MCC18
Chest Pain16
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with MCC13
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with CC11
Diabetes with MCC<11 (*)
Extracranial procedures without CC/MCC<11 (*)
Coronary bypass without cardiac cath without MCC<11 (*)
Permanent cardiac pacemaker implant without CC/MCC<11 (*)
Permanent cardiac pacemaker implant with CC<11 (*)
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy without c.d.e. without CC/MCC<11 (*)
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy without c.d.e. with CC<11 (*)
Hernia procedures except inguinal and femoral with MCC<11 (*)
Hernia procedures except inguinal and femoral with CC<11 (*)
Major small and large bowel procedures without CC/MCC<11 (*)
Major small and large bowel procedures with CC<11 (*)
Major small and large bowel procedures with MCC<11 (*)
Stomach, esophageal duodenal proc without CC/MCC<11 (*)
Major joint replacement or reattachment of lower extremity without MCC<11 (*)
Major joint replacement or reattachment of lower extremity with MCC<11 (*)
Other musculoskelet sys and conn tiss O.R. proc with MCC<11 (*)
Other kidney and urinary tract procedures with MCC<11 (*)
Other kidney and urinary tract procedures with CC<11 (*)
Transurethral prostatectomy without CC/MCC<11 (*)
Female reproductive system reconstructive procedures<11 (*)
Uterine and adnexa proc for non-malignancy without CC/MCC<11 (*)

Note: (*) indicates data cannot be disclosed to protect personal health information due to the small number of Medicare patients.
CC: Complicating or Comorbid condition; MCC: Major Complicating or Comorbid Condition.

30-Day Mortality Measures

The 30-day mortality rate at Guam Memorial Hospital Authority was calculated by CMS (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) using Medicare claims and eligibility information as well as VA administrative information.

Measure Name Result
Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Attack 16.1
Comparison to U S Rate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Attack No Different than U.S. National Rate
Lower Mortality Estimate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Attack 12.5
Upper Mortality Estimate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Attack 20.4
Number of Patients - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Attack 121
Footnote - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Attack
Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Failure 11.8
Comparison to U S Rate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Failure No Different than U.S. National Rate
Lower Mortality Estimate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Failure 8.5
Upper Mortality Estimate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Failure 16.3
Number of Patients - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Failure 143
Footnote - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Failure
Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Pneumonia 15.6
Comparison to U S Rate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Pneumonia No Different than U.S. National Rate
Lower Mortality Estimate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Pneumonia 11.7
Upper Mortality Estimate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Pneumonia 20.8
Number of Patients - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Pneumonia 136
Footnote - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Pneumonia

Patient Hospital Experience Survey

The Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) Patient Survey is a 32-item survey instrument and data collection methodology for measuring patients’ perceptions of their hospital experience. This survey at Guam Memorial Hospital Authority is administered to a random sample of adult inpatients between 48 hours and six weeks after discharge.

Survey Question Result
Percent of patients who reported that their nurses "Sometimes" or "Never" communicated well.
Percent of patients who reported that their nurses "Usually" communicated well.
Percent of patients who reported that their nurses "Always" communicated well.
Percent of patients who reported that their doctors "Sometimes" or "Never" communicated well.
Percent of patients who reported that their doctors "Usually" communicated well.
Percent of patients who reported that their doctors "Always" communicated well.
Percent of patients who reported that they "Sometimes" or "Never" received help as soon as they wanted.
Percent of patients who reported that they "Usually" received help as soon as they wanted.
Percent of patients who reported that they "Always" received help as soon as they wanted.
Percent of patients who reported that their pain was "Sometimes" or "Never" well controlled.
Percent of patients who reported that their pain was "Usually" well controlled.
Percent of patients who reported that their pain was "Always" well controlled.
Percent of patients who reported that staff "Sometimes" or "Never" explained about medicines before giving it to them.
Percent of patients who reported that staff "Usually" explained about medicines before giving it to them.
Percent of patients who reported that staff "Always" explained about medicines before giving it to them.
Percent of patients who reported that their room and bathroom were "Sometimes" or "Never" clean.
Percent of patients who reported that their room and bathroom were "Usually" clean.
Percent of patients who reported that their room and bathroom were "Always" clean.
Percent of patients who reported that the area around their room was "Sometimes" or "Never" quiet at night.
Percent of patients who reported that the area around their room was "Usually" quiet at night.
Percent of patients who reported that the area around their room was "Always" quiet at night.
Percent of patients who reported that YES,they were given information about what to do during their recovery at home.
Percent of patients who reported that they were not given information about what to do during their recovery at home.
Percent of patients who gave their hospital a rating of 6 or lower on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest).
Percent of patients who gave their hospital a rating of 7 or 8 on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest).
Percent of patients who gave their hospital a rating of 9 or 10 on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest).
Percent of patients who reported NO,they would not recommend the hospital.
Percent of patients who reported YES,they would probably recommend the hospital.
Percent of patients who reported YES,they would definitely recommend the hospital.
Number of Completed Surveys Not Available
Survey Response Rate Percent
Hospital Footnote Survey results are not available for this reporting period




Related:
Rating of Guam Hospitals by Patient Experience.
All Medicare hospitals in Guam.