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Dixie Regional 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 Dixie Regional Medical Center.

Basic Information

Address: 1380 East Medical Center Drive, St George, UT 84790         Phone: 435-251-1000
Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals         Emergency Services: Yes
Hospital Owner: Voluntary non-profit - Private

Major Inpatient Hospital Services

The information in this table reflects inpatient hospital services provided by Dixie Regional Medical Center to Medicare beneficiaries.

Service Name Number of Cases Treated i
Major joint replacement or reattachment of lower extremity without MCC477
Perc cardiovasc proc with drug-eluting stent without MCC122
Simple pneumonia and pleurisy with MCC80
Heart failure and shock with MCC50
Major small and large bowel procedures with CC46
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with MCC42
Permanent cardiac pacemaker implant with CC42
Permanent cardiac pacemaker implant without CC/MCC36
Major joint replacement or reattachment of lower extremity with MCC34
Heart failure and shock with CC32
Revision of hip or knee replacement with CC29
Major small and large bowel procedures with MCC28
Coronary bypass without cardiac cath without MCC26
Spinal fusion except cervical without MCC25
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy without c.d.e. with MCC24
Revision of hip or knee replacement without CC/MCC23
Cardiac defibrillator implant without cardiac cath without MCC20
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy without c.d.e. without CC/MCC20
Cardiac valve and oth maj cardiothoracic proc without card cath with CC19
Major cardiovasc procedures with MCC or thoracic aortic aneurysm repair19
Extracranial procedures without CC/MCC19
Heart failure and shock without CC/MCC18
Major small and large bowel procedures without CC/MCC18
Acute myocardial infarction, discharged alive with MCC17
Acute myocardial infarction, discharged alive with CC15
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy without c.d.e. with CC15
Back and neck proc exc spinal fusion without CC/MCC14
Stomach, esophageal duodenal proc without CC/MCC13
Chest Pain12
Other kidney and urinary tract procedures with MCC12
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with CC11
Acute myocardial infarction, discharged alive without CC/MCC<11 (*)
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease without CC/MCC<11 (*)
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 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 (*)
Coronary bypass without cardiac cath 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 (*)
Cervical 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 with MCC<11 (*)
Kidney and ureter procedures for neoplasm with CC<11 (*)
Kidney and ureter procedures for non-neoplasm with 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 Dixie Regional 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 13.5
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 10.8
Upper Mortality Estimate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Attack 16.6
Number of Patients - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Attack 361
Footnote - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Attack
Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Failure 14
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 11.1
Upper Mortality Estimate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Failure 17.3
Number of Patients - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Failure 313
Footnote - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Failure
Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Pneumonia 13.9
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 11.2
Upper Mortality Estimate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Pneumonia 17.1
Number of Patients - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Pneumonia 435
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 Dixie Regional 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. 1%
Percent of patients who reported that their doctors "Usually" communicated well. 15%
Percent of patients who reported that their doctors "Always" communicated well. 84%
Percent of patients who reported that they "Sometimes" or "Never" received help as soon as they wanted. 6%
Percent of patients who reported that they "Usually" received help as soon as they wanted. 26%
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. 5%
Percent of patients who reported that their pain was "Usually" well controlled. 23%
Percent of patients who reported that their pain was "Always" well controlled. 72%
Percent of patients who reported that staff "Sometimes" or "Never" explained about medicines before giving it to them. 15%
Percent of patients who reported that staff "Usually" explained about medicines before giving it to them. 19%
Percent of patients who reported that staff "Always" explained about medicines before giving it to them. 66%
Percent of patients who reported that their room and bathroom were "Sometimes" or "Never" clean. 8%
Percent of patients who reported that their room and bathroom were "Usually" clean. 19%
Percent of patients who reported that their room and bathroom were "Always" clean. 73%
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. 34%
Percent of patients who reported that the area around their room was "Always" quiet at night. 57%
Percent of patients who reported that YES,they were given information about what to do during their recovery at home. 90%
Percent of patients who reported that they were not given information about what to do during their recovery at home. 10%
Percent of patients who gave their hospital a rating of 6 or lower on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest). 5%
Percent of patients who gave their hospital a rating of 7 or 8 on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest). 18%
Percent of patients who gave their hospital a rating of 9 or 10 on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest). 77%
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. 15%
Percent of patients who reported YES,they would definitely recommend the hospital. 83%
Number of Completed Surveys 300 or more
Survey Response Rate Percent 41%
Hospital Footnote