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Androscoggin Valley 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 Androscoggin Valley Hospital.

Basic Information

Address: 59 Page Hill Road, Berlin, NH 03570         Phone: 603-752-2200
Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals         Emergency Services: Yes
Hospital Owner: Voluntary non-profit - Private

30-Day Mortality Measures

The 30-day mortality rate at Androscoggin Valley 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 16.6
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 21
Number of Patients - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Attack 40
Footnote - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Attack
Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Failure 14.4
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 10.4
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 70
Footnote - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Failure
Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Pneumonia 12.3
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 8.7
Upper Mortality Estimate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Pneumonia 16.8
Number of Patients - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Pneumonia 108
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 Androscoggin Valley 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. 11%
Percent of patients who reported that their nurses "Always" communicated well. 85%
Percent of patients who reported that their doctors "Sometimes" or "Never" communicated well. 5%
Percent of patients who reported that their doctors "Usually" communicated well. 13%
Percent of patients who reported that their doctors "Always" communicated well. 82%
Percent of patients who reported that they "Sometimes" or "Never" received help as soon as they wanted. 8%
Percent of patients who reported that they "Usually" received help as soon as they wanted. 14%
Percent of patients who reported that they "Always" received help as soon as they wanted. 78%
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. 24%
Percent of patients who reported that their pain was "Always" well controlled. 70%
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. 16%
Percent of patients who reported that staff "Always" explained about medicines before giving it to them. 67%
Percent of patients who reported that their room and bathroom were "Sometimes" or "Never" clean. 4%
Percent of patients who reported that their room and bathroom were "Usually" clean. 15%
Percent of patients who reported that their room and bathroom were "Always" clean. 81%
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. 32%
Percent of patients who reported that the area around their room was "Always" quiet at night. 59%
Percent of patients who reported that YES,they were given information about what to do during their recovery at home. 88%
Percent of patients who reported that they were not given information about what to do during their recovery at home. 12%
Percent of patients who gave their hospital a rating of 6 or lower on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest). 6%
Percent of patients who gave their hospital a rating of 7 or 8 on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest). 21%
Percent of patients who gave their hospital a rating of 9 or 10 on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest). 73%
Percent of patients who reported NO,they would not recommend the hospital. 3%
Percent of patients who reported YES,they would probably recommend the hospital. 27%
Percent of patients who reported YES,they would definitely recommend the hospital. 70%
Number of Completed Surveys Between 100 and 299
Survey Response Rate Percent 26%
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