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PROVIDENCE MOUNT CARMEL HOSPITAL

(509) 684-2561

982 east columbia
colville, WA 99114

Hospital Type

Critical Access Hospitals

Hospital Owner

Voluntary non-profit - Church

75%

of Patients Would "Definitely Recommend"
this Hospital (Washington Avg: 73%)

See this hospital's CMS profile page or inspection reports.

75%

of Patients Would "Definitely Recommend" this Hospital (Washington Avg: 73%)

See this hospital's CMS profile page or inspection reports.

Detailed Quality Measures

Here is a more in depth look at each quality measure, compared to state and national averages. Experts caution that very small differences between hospitals for a given measure are unlikely to correspond to noticeable differences in the real world.

 
Measure
Average for this Hospital
How this Hospital Compares
All Patients

Waiting Time

Average time patients spent in the emergency room before being seen by a doctor.

23min
National Avg.
24 min
Wash. Avg.
21min
This Hospital
23min
Discharged Patients

Time Until Sent Home

Average time patients spent in the emergency room before being sent home.

2hrs 37min
National Avg.
2hrs 15min
Wash. Avg.
2hrs 20min
This Hospital
2hrs 37min
Special Patients

Broken Bone

Average time patients with broken bones had to wait before receiving pain meds.

32min
National Avg.
54min
Wash. Avg.
52min
This Hospital
32min
Special Patients

CT Scan

Percentage of patients who arrived with stroke symptoms and did not receive brain scan results within 45 mins.

75%
National Avg.
63%
Wash. Avg.
32%
This Hospital
75%

Notes: "Average time" refers to the median waiting time (the midpoint of all patients' waiting times). References to "doctor" indicate a doctor, nurse practitioner or physician assistant. CMS reports the CT scan quality measure as the percentage of patients who received a scan within 45 minutes. We have reversed that measure so that all measures follow a "lower is better" pattern.


Sources
Data from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, last updated Dec. 17 2014. All data was collected between April. 2013 and March 2014.
Icons from The Noun Project: Jeremy J Bristol, Alexey Ivanov, Lemon Liu, Sebastian Langer, Rémy Médard, Christopher T. Howlett, Christelle Mozzati

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