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Dickinson County Memorial Hospital - 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 Dickinson County Memorial Hospital.

Basic Information

Address: 1721 S Stephenson Ave, Iron Mountain, MI 49801         Phone: 906-774-1313
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 Dickinson County Memorial Hospital to Medicare beneficiaries.

Service Name Number of Cases Treated i
Major joint replacement or reattachment of lower extremity without MCC84
Heart failure and shock with CC38
Heart failure and shock with MCC30
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with MCC22
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with CC21
Simple pneumonia and pleurisy with MCC21
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease without CC/MCC17
Acute myocardial infarction, discharged alive with MCC14
Acute myocardial infarction, discharged alive with CC12
Acute myocardial infarction, discharged alive without CC/MCC11
Heart failure and shock without CC/MCC11
Chest Pain11
Diabetes with MCC<11 (*)
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy without c.d.e. without CC/MCC<11 (*)
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy without c.d.e. with MCC<11 (*)
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy without c.d.e. with CC<11 (*)
Cholecystectomy except by laparoscope without c.d.e. with MCC<11 (*)
Hernia procedures except inguinal and femoral without CC/MCC<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 (*)
Cervical spinal fusion without CC/MCC<11 (*)
Back and neck proc exc spinal fusion without CC/MCC<11 (*)
Major shoulder or elbow joint procedures without CC/MCC<11 (*)
Major joint replacement or reattachment of lower extremity with MCC<11 (*)
Revision of hip or knee replacement with CC<11 (*)
Biopsies of musculoskeletal system and connective tissue without CC/MCC<11 (*)
Biopsies of musculoskeletal system and connective tissue with CC<11 (*)
Other musculoskelet sys and conn tiss O.R. proc with MCC<11 (*)
Other kidney and urinary tract procedures with CC<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 Dickinson County Memorial Hospital 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 15.2
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 12.1
Upper Mortality Estimate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Attack 18.9
Number of Patients - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Attack 92
Footnote - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Attack
Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Failure 13
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 10.1
Upper Mortality Estimate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Failure 16.6
Number of Patients - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Failure 183
Footnote - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Failure
Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Pneumonia 12
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 9.1
Upper Mortality Estimate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Pneumonia 15.6
Number of Patients - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Pneumonia 189
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 Dickinson County Memorial Hospital 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. 3%
Percent of patients who reported that their nurses "Usually" communicated well. 18%
Percent of patients who reported that their nurses "Always" communicated well. 79%
Percent of patients who reported that their doctors "Sometimes" or "Never" communicated well. 3%
Percent of patients who reported that their doctors "Usually" communicated well. 14%
Percent of patients who reported that their doctors "Always" communicated well. 83%
Percent of patients who reported that they "Sometimes" or "Never" received help as soon as they wanted. 7%
Percent of patients who reported that they "Usually" received help as soon as they wanted. 23%
Percent of patients who reported that they "Always" received help as soon as they wanted. 70%
Percent of patients who reported that their pain was "Sometimes" or "Never" well controlled. 7%
Percent of patients who reported that their pain was "Usually" well controlled. 19%
Percent of patients who reported that their pain was "Always" well controlled. 74%
Percent of patients who reported that staff "Sometimes" or "Never" explained about medicines before giving it to them. 17%
Percent of patients who reported that staff "Usually" explained about medicines before giving it to them. 19%
Percent of patients who reported that staff "Always" explained about medicines before giving it to them. 64%
Percent of patients who reported that their room and bathroom were "Sometimes" or "Never" clean. 3%
Percent of patients who reported that their room and bathroom were "Usually" clean. 14%
Percent of patients who reported that their room and bathroom were "Always" clean. 83%
Percent of patients who reported that the area around their room was "Sometimes" or "Never" quiet at night. 10%
Percent of patients who reported that the area around their room was "Usually" quiet at night. 32%
Percent of patients who reported that the area around their room was "Always" quiet at night. 58%
Percent of patients who reported that YES,they were given information about what to do during their recovery at home. 85%
Percent of patients who reported that they were not given information about what to do during their recovery at home. 15%
Percent of patients who gave their hospital a rating of 6 or lower on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest). 9%
Percent of patients who gave their hospital a rating of 7 or 8 on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest). 27%
Percent of patients who gave their hospital a rating of 9 or 10 on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest). 64%
Percent of patients who reported NO,they would not recommend the hospital. 4%
Percent of patients who reported YES,they would probably recommend the hospital. 34%
Percent of patients who reported YES,they would definitely recommend the hospital. 62%
Number of Completed Surveys 300 or more
Survey Response Rate Percent 41%
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