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Summa Health Systems Hospitals - 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 Summa Health Systems Hospitals.

Basic Information

Address: 525 East Market Street, Akron, OH 44309         Phone: 330-375-3000
Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals         Emergency Services: Yes
Hospital Owner: Voluntary non-profit - Other

Major Inpatient Hospital Services

The information in this table reflects inpatient hospital services provided by Summa Health Systems Hospitals to Medicare beneficiaries.

Service Name Number of Cases Treated i
Perc cardiovasc proc with drug-eluting stent without MCC218
Heart failure and shock with MCC170
Heart failure and shock with CC169
Chest Pain150
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with CC141
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with MCC128
Simple pneumonia and pleurisy with MCC93
Heart failure and shock without CC/MCC75
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease without CC/MCC52
Permanent cardiac pacemaker implant without CC/MCC42
Major small and large bowel procedures with MCC40
Major small and large bowel procedures with CC33
Acute myocardial infarction, discharged alive with CC32
Cardiac defibrillator implant without cardiac cath without MCC32
Permanent cardiac pacemaker implant with CC28
Acute myocardial infarction, discharged alive with MCC27
Diabetes with MCC25
Extracranial procedures without CC/MCC23
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy without c.d.e. with MCC23
Major cardiovasc procedures with MCC or thoracic aortic aneurysm repair22
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy without c.d.e. without CC/MCC21
Uterine and adnexa proc for non-malignancy without CC/MCC17
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy without c.d.e. with CC14
Major joint replacement or reattachment of lower extremity with MCC14
Acute myocardial infarction, discharged alive without CC/MCC13
Cardiac valve and oth maj cardiothoracic proc without card cath with MCC12
Coronary bypass without cardiac cath without MCC12
Major small and large bowel procedures without CC/MCC12
Major joint replacement or reattachment of lower extremity without MCC12
Coronary bypass without cardiac cath with MCC11
Cardiac valve and oth maj cardiothoracic proc without card cath without CC/MCC<11 (*)
Cardiac valve and oth maj cardiothoracic proc without card cath with CC<11 (*)
Cardiac defibrillator implant without cardiac cath with MCC<11 (*)
Cardiac defib implant with cardiac cath without AMI/HF/shock without MCC<11 (*)
Cardiac defib implant with cardiac cath without AMI/HF/shock with MCC<11 (*)
Extracranial procedures with CC<11 (*)
Cholecystectomy except by laparoscope without c.d.e. with MCC<11 (*)
Hernia procedures except inguinal and femoral without CC/MCC<11 (*)
Hernia procedures except inguinal and femoral with MCC<11 (*)
Hernia procedures except inguinal and femoral with CC<11 (*)
Stomach, esophageal duodenal proc without CC/MCC<11 (*)
Cervical spinal fusion without CC/MCC<11 (*)
Cervical spinal fusion with CC<11 (*)
Spinal fusion except cervical without MCC<11 (*)
Spinal fusion except cervical with MCC<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 (*)
Revision of hip or knee replacement with MCC<11 (*)
Biopsies of musculoskeletal system and connective tissue with MCC<11 (*)
Biopsies of musculoskeletal system and connective tissue with CC<11 (*)
Other musculoskelet sys and conn tiss O.R. proc with MCC<11 (*)
Kidney and ureter procedures for neoplasm without CC/MCC<11 (*)
Kidney and ureter procedures for neoplasm with MCC<11 (*)
Kidney and ureter procedures for neoplasm with CC<11 (*)
Kidney and ureter procedures for non-neoplasm with MCC<11 (*)
Transurethral procedures with MCC<11 (*)
Other kidney and urinary tract procedures without CC/MCC<11 (*)
Other kidney and urinary tract procedures with MCC<11 (*)
Transurethral prostatectomy without CC/MCC<11 (*)
Transurethral prostatectomy with CC/MCC<11 (*)
Female reproductive system reconstructive procedures<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 Summa Health Systems Hospitals 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 14.7
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 12.2
Upper Mortality Estimate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Attack 17.6
Number of Patients - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Attack 388
Footnote - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Attack
Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Failure 12.3
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 10.3
Upper Mortality Estimate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Failure 14.5
Number of Patients - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Failure 750
Footnote - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Failure
Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Pneumonia 12.4
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 10.4
Upper Mortality Estimate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Pneumonia 14.4
Number of Patients - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Pneumonia 655
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 Summa Health Systems Hospitals 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. 19%
Percent of patients who reported that their nurses "Always" communicated well. 77%
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. 19%
Percent of patients who reported that their doctors "Always" communicated well. 76%
Percent of patients who reported that they "Sometimes" or "Never" received help as soon as they wanted. 9%
Percent of patients who reported that they "Usually" received help as soon as they wanted. 27%
Percent of patients who reported that they "Always" received help as soon as they wanted. 64%
Percent of patients who reported that their pain was "Sometimes" or "Never" well controlled. 8%
Percent of patients who reported that their pain was "Usually" well controlled. 26%
Percent of patients who reported that their pain was "Always" well controlled. 66%
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. 22%
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. 9%
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. 69%
Percent of patients who reported that the area around their room was "Sometimes" or "Never" quiet at night. 14%
Percent of patients who reported that the area around their room was "Usually" quiet at night. 33%
Percent of patients who reported that the area around their room was "Always" quiet at night. 53%
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). 9%
Percent of patients who gave their hospital a rating of 7 or 8 on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest). 23%
Percent of patients who gave their hospital a rating of 9 or 10 on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest). 68%
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. 26%
Percent of patients who reported YES,they would definitely recommend the hospital. 70%
Number of Completed Surveys 300 or more
Survey Response Rate Percent 30%
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