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Fairfield 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 Fairfield Medical Center.

Basic Information

Address: 401 North Ewing Street, Lancaster, OH 43130         Phone: 740-687-8009
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 Fairfield Medical Center to Medicare beneficiaries.

Service Name Number of Cases Treated i
Major joint replacement or reattachment of lower extremity without MCC140
Heart failure and shock with CC111
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease without CC/MCC103
Chest Pain77
Heart failure and shock without CC/MCC59
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with CC56
Simple pneumonia and pleurisy with MCC49
Heart failure and shock with MCC44
Perc cardiovasc proc with drug-eluting stent without MCC39
Acute myocardial infarction, discharged alive with MCC32
Acute myocardial infarction, discharged alive with CC28
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy without c.d.e. without CC/MCC26
Coronary bypass without cardiac cath without MCC24
Extracranial procedures without CC/MCC23
Major small and large bowel procedures with CC23
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with MCC19
Permanent cardiac pacemaker implant without CC/MCC18
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy without c.d.e. with CC18
Permanent cardiac pacemaker implant with CC17
Major small and large bowel procedures without CC/MCC15
Acute myocardial infarction, discharged alive without CC/MCC13
Hernia procedures except inguinal and femoral without CC/MCC12
Major cardiovasc procedures with MCC or thoracic aortic aneurysm repair11
Revision of hip or knee replacement without CC/MCC11
Diabetes with MCC<11 (*)
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 MCC<11 (*)
Cardiac valve and oth maj cardiothoracic proc without card cath with CC<11 (*)
Cardiac defibrillator implant without cardiac cath without MCC<11 (*)
Cardiac defibrillator implant without cardiac cath with MCC<11 (*)
Cardiac defib implant with cardiac cath without AMI/HF/shock without MCC<11 (*)
Extracranial procedures with CC<11 (*)
Coronary bypass without cardiac cath with MCC<11 (*)
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy without c.d.e. with MCC<11 (*)
Cholecystectomy except by laparoscope without c.d.e. with MCC<11 (*)
Hernia procedures except inguinal and femoral with MCC<11 (*)
Hernia procedures except inguinal and femoral with CC<11 (*)
Major small and large bowel procedures with MCC<11 (*)
Stomach, esophageal duodenal proc without CC/MCC<11 (*)
Spinal fusion except cervical without MCC<11 (*)
Major shoulder or elbow joint procedures without CC/MCC<11 (*)
Bilateral or multiple major joint procs of lower extremity without MCC<11 (*)
Major joint replacement or reattachment of lower extremity with MCC<11 (*)
Revision of hip or knee replacement with CC<11 (*)
Biopsies of musculoskeletal system and connective tissue without CC/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 (*)
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 (*)
Transurethral prostatectomy with CC/MCC<11 (*)
Female reproductive system reconstructive procedures<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 Fairfield 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 15.3
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 12.3
Upper Mortality Estimate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Attack 18.8
Number of Patients - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Attack 267
Footnote - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Attack
Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Failure 13.8
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 11.5
Upper Mortality Estimate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Failure 16.6
Number of Patients - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Failure 437
Footnote - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Failure
Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Pneumonia 10.5
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 8.5
Upper Mortality Estimate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Pneumonia 12.7
Number of Patients - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Pneumonia 537
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 Fairfield 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. 18%
Percent of patients who reported that their nurses "Always" communicated well. 79%
Percent of patients who reported that their doctors "Sometimes" or "Never" communicated well. 6%
Percent of patients who reported that their doctors "Usually" communicated well. 15%
Percent of patients who reported that their doctors "Always" communicated well. 79%
Percent of patients who reported that they "Sometimes" or "Never" received help as soon as they wanted. 7%
Percent of patients who reported that they "Usually" received help as soon as they wanted. 25%
Percent of patients who reported that they "Always" received help as soon as they wanted. 68%
Percent of patients who reported that their pain was "Sometimes" or "Never" well controlled. 7%
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. 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. 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. 18%
Percent of patients who reported that the area around their room was "Usually" quiet at night. 38%
Percent of patients who reported that the area around their room was "Always" quiet at night. 44%
Percent of patients who reported that YES,they were given information about what to do during their recovery at home. 85%
Percent of patients who reported that they were not given information about what to do during their recovery at home. 15%
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. 5%
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. 69%
Number of Completed Surveys 300 or more
Survey Response Rate Percent 35%
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