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Springfield 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 Springfield Hospital.

Basic Information

Address: Po Box 2003, Springfield, VT 05156         Phone: 802-885-2151
Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals         Emergency Services: Yes
Hospital Owner: Voluntary non-profit - Private

30-Day Mortality Measures

The 30-day mortality rate at Springfield 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 15.1
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 11.6
Upper Mortality Estimate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Attack 19.3
Number of Patients - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Attack 36
Footnote - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Attack
Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Failure 9.9
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 7.2
Upper Mortality Estimate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Failure 13.4
Number of Patients - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Failure 112
Footnote - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Heart Failure
Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Pneumonia 12.8
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 9.8
Upper Mortality Estimate - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Pneumonia 16.3
Number of Patients - Hospital 30-Day Death (Mortality) Rates from Pneumonia 269
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 Springfield 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. 20%
Percent of patients who reported that their nurses "Always" communicated well. 76%
Percent of patients who reported that their doctors "Sometimes" or "Never" communicated well. 3%
Percent of patients who reported that their doctors "Usually" communicated well. 15%
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. 6%
Percent of patients who reported that they "Usually" received help as soon as they wanted. 29%
Percent of patients who reported that they "Always" received help as soon as they wanted. 65%
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. 30%
Percent of patients who reported that their pain was "Always" well controlled. 63%
Percent of patients who reported that staff "Sometimes" or "Never" explained about medicines before giving it to them. 19%
Percent of patients who reported that staff "Usually" explained about medicines before giving it to them. 21%
Percent of patients who reported that staff "Always" explained about medicines before giving it to them. 60%
Percent of patients who reported that their room and bathroom were "Sometimes" or "Never" clean. 6%
Percent of patients who reported that their room and bathroom were "Usually" clean. 20%
Percent of patients who reported that their room and bathroom were "Always" clean. 74%
Percent of patients who reported that the area around their room was "Sometimes" or "Never" quiet at night. 12%
Percent of patients who reported that the area around their room was "Usually" quiet at night. 44%
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. 84%
Percent of patients who reported that they were not given information about what to do during their recovery at home. 16%
Percent of patients who gave their hospital a rating of 6 or lower on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest). 10%
Percent of patients who gave their hospital a rating of 7 or 8 on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest). 27%
Percent of patients who gave their hospital a rating of 9 or 10 on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest). 63%
Percent of patients who reported NO,they would not recommend the hospital. 6%
Percent of patients who reported YES,they would probably recommend the hospital. 31%
Percent of patients who reported YES,they would definitely recommend the hospital. 63%
Number of Completed Surveys 300 or more
Survey Response Rate Percent 29%
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