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Great Falls Clinic Medical Center - 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 Great Falls Clinic Medical Center.

Basic Information

Address: 1411 9th St S, Great Falls, MT 59405         Phone: 406-216-8000
Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals         Emergency Services:
Hospital Owner: Proprietary

Major Inpatient Hospital Services

The information in this table reflects inpatient hospital services provided by Great Falls Clinic Medical Center to Medicare beneficiaries.

Service Name Number of Cases Treated i
Major joint replacement or reattachment of lower extremity without MCC116
Simple pneumonia and pleurisy with MCC<11 (*)
Permanent cardiac pacemaker implant without CC/MCC<11 (*)
Permanent cardiac pacemaker implant with CC<11 (*)
Major small and large bowel procedures with CC<11 (*)
Stomach, esophageal duodenal proc without CC/MCC<11 (*)
Cervical spinal fusion without CC/MCC<11 (*)
Back and neck proc exc spinal fusion without CC/MCC<11 (*)
Bilateral or multiple major joint procs of lower extremity with MCC<11 (*)
Major joint replacement or reattachment of lower extremity with MCC<11 (*)
Revision of hip or knee replacement without CC/MCC<11 (*)
Revision of hip or knee replacement with MCC<11 (*)
Revision of hip or knee replacement with CC<11 (*)
Kidney and ureter procedures for neoplasm without CC/MCC<11 (*)
Transurethral prostatectomy without CC/MCC<11 (*)
Transurethral prostatectomy with 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 Great Falls Clinic Medical Center 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 Not Available
Comparison to U S Rate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Attack Not Available
Lower Mortality Estimate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Attack Not Available
Upper Mortality Estimate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Attack Not Available
Number of Patients - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Attack Not Available
Footnote - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Attack No data are available from the hospital for this measure
Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Failure Not Available
Comparison to U S Rate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Failure Number of Cases Too Small
Lower Mortality Estimate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Failure Not Available
Upper Mortality Estimate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Failure Not Available
Number of Patients - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Failure 2
Footnote - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Failure The number of cases is too small (fewer than 25) to reliably tell how well the hospital is performing
Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Pneumonia 11.2
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 7.3
Upper Mortality Estimate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Pneumonia 17.2
Number of Patients - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Pneumonia 26
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 Great Falls Clinic Medical Center 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. 15%
Percent of patients who reported that their nurses "Always" communicated well. 82%
Percent of patients who reported that their doctors "Sometimes" or "Never" communicated well. 2%
Percent of patients who reported that their doctors "Usually" communicated well. 10%
Percent of patients who reported that their doctors "Always" communicated well. 88%
Percent of patients who reported that they "Sometimes" or "Never" received help as soon as they wanted. 2%
Percent of patients who reported that they "Usually" received help as soon as they wanted. 11%
Percent of patients who reported that they "Always" received help as soon as they wanted. 87%
Percent of patients who reported that their pain was "Sometimes" or "Never" well controlled. 2%
Percent of patients who reported that their pain was "Usually" well controlled. 15%
Percent of patients who reported that their pain was "Always" well controlled. 83%
Percent of patients who reported that staff "Sometimes" or "Never" explained about medicines before giving it to them. 10%
Percent of patients who reported that staff "Usually" explained about medicines before giving it to them. 22%
Percent of patients who reported that staff "Always" explained about medicines before giving it to them. 68%
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. 12%
Percent of patients who reported that their room and bathroom were "Always" clean. 85%
Percent of patients who reported that the area around their room was "Sometimes" or "Never" quiet at night. 4%
Percent of patients who reported that the area around their room was "Usually" quiet at night. 16%
Percent of patients who reported that the area around their room was "Always" quiet at night. 80%
Percent of patients who reported that YES,they were given information about what to do during their recovery at home. 93%
Percent of patients who reported that they were not given information about what to do during their recovery at home. 7%
Percent of patients who gave their hospital a rating of 6 or lower on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest). 3%
Percent of patients who gave their hospital a rating of 7 or 8 on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest). 9%
Percent of patients who gave their hospital a rating of 9 or 10 on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest). 88%
Percent of patients who reported NO,they would not recommend the hospital. 2%
Percent of patients who reported YES,they would probably recommend the hospital. 13%
Percent of patients who reported YES,they would definitely recommend the hospital. 85%
Number of Completed Surveys Between 100 and 299
Survey Response Rate Percent 43%
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