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St Peter's 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 St Peter's Hospital.

Basic Information

Address: 2475 Broadway, Helena, MT 59601         Phone: 406-442-2480
Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals         Emergency Services: Yes
Hospital Owner: Voluntary non-profit - Private

Major Inpatient Hospital Services

The information in this table reflects inpatient hospital services provided by St Peter's Hospital to Medicare beneficiaries.

Service Name Number of Cases Treated i
Major joint replacement or reattachment of lower extremity without MCC114
Heart failure and shock with CC37
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with MCC33
Simple pneumonia and pleurisy with MCC33
Perc cardiovasc proc with drug-eluting stent without MCC30
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with CC25
Spinal fusion except cervical without MCC20
Heart failure and shock with MCC15
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease without CC/MCC15
Major small and large bowel procedures with MCC12
Acute myocardial infarction, discharged alive without CC/MCC<11 (*)
Acute myocardial infarction, discharged alive with MCC<11 (*)
Acute myocardial infarction, discharged alive with CC<11 (*)
Heart failure and shock without CC/MCC<11 (*)
Diabetes with MCC<11 (*)
Chest Pain<11 (*)
Major cardiovasc procedures with MCC or thoracic aortic aneurysm repair<11 (*)
Extracranial procedures without CC/MCC<11 (*)
Extracranial procedures with CC<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 (*)
Cholecystectomy except by laparoscope without c.d.e. 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 (*)
Cervical spinal fusion without CC/MCC<11 (*)
Cervical spinal fusion with CC<11 (*)
Back and neck proc exc spinal fusion without CC/MCC<11 (*)
Back and neck proc exc spinal fusion with CC/MCC or disc device/neurostim<11 (*)
Major joint replacement or reattachment of lower extremity with MCC<11 (*)
Revision of hip or knee replacement without CC/MCC<11 (*)
Other musculoskelet sys and conn tiss O.R. proc with MCC<11 (*)
Other kidney and urinary tract procedures without CC/MCC<11 (*)
Other kidney and urinary tract procedures with CC<11 (*)
Transurethral prostatectomy without CC/MCC<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 St Peter's 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 14.1
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 10.5
Upper Mortality Estimate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Attack 18.6
Number of Patients - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Attack 91
Footnote - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Attack
Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Failure 15.2
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 11.6
Upper Mortality Estimate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Failure 19.7
Number of Patients - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Failure 146
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 Worse than U.S. National Rate
Lower Mortality Estimate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Pneumonia 12.5
Upper Mortality Estimate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Pneumonia 19.4
Number of Patients - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Pneumonia 294
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 St Peter's 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. 4%
Percent of patients who reported that their nurses "Usually" communicated well. 22%
Percent of patients who reported that their nurses "Always" communicated well. 74%
Percent of patients who reported that their doctors "Sometimes" or "Never" communicated well. 4%
Percent of patients who reported that their doctors "Usually" communicated well. 16%
Percent of patients who reported that their doctors "Always" communicated well. 80%
Percent of patients who reported that they "Sometimes" or "Never" received help as soon as they wanted. 6%
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. 71%
Percent of patients who reported that their pain was "Sometimes" or "Never" well controlled. 6%
Percent of patients who reported that their pain was "Usually" well controlled. 25%
Percent of patients who reported that their pain was "Always" well controlled. 69%
Percent of patients who reported that staff "Sometimes" or "Never" explained about medicines before giving it to them. 21%
Percent of patients who reported that staff "Usually" explained about medicines before giving it to them. 18%
Percent of patients who reported that staff "Always" explained about medicines before giving it to them. 61%
Percent of patients who reported that their room and bathroom were "Sometimes" or "Never" clean. 8%
Percent of patients who reported that their room and bathroom were "Usually" clean. 22%
Percent of patients who reported that their room and bathroom were "Always" clean. 70%
Percent of patients who reported that the area around their room was "Sometimes" or "Never" quiet at night. 9%
Percent of patients who reported that the area around their room was "Usually" quiet at night. 31%
Percent of patients who reported that the area around their room was "Always" quiet at night. 60%
Percent of patients who reported that YES,they were given information about what to do during their recovery at home. 83%
Percent of patients who reported that they were not given information about what to do during their recovery at home. 17%
Percent of patients who gave their hospital a rating of 6 or lower on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest). 11%
Percent of patients who gave their hospital a rating of 7 or 8 on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest). 28%
Percent of patients who gave their hospital a rating of 9 or 10 on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest). 61%
Percent of patients who reported NO,they would not recommend the hospital. 6%
Percent of patients who reported YES,they would probably recommend the hospital. 37%
Percent of patients who reported YES,they would definitely recommend the hospital. 57%
Number of Completed Surveys 300 or more
Survey Response Rate Percent 37%
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