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Cottage 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 Cottage Hospital.

Basic Information

Address: 90 Swiftwater Rd, Woodsville, NH 03785         Phone: 603-747-9000
Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals         Emergency Services: Yes
Hospital Owner: Voluntary non-profit - Private

30-Day Mortality Measures

The 30-day mortality rate at Cottage 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 Not Available
Comparison to U S Rate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Attack Number of Cases Too Small
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 24
Footnote - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Attack 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 Heart Failure 11.9
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 16.5
Number of Patients - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Failure 42
Footnote - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Failure
Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Pneumonia 12.1
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 8.6
Upper Mortality Estimate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Pneumonia 17
Number of Patients - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Pneumonia 88
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 Cottage 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.
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