Palo Alto County Hospital

3201 1st St, Emmetsburg IA, 50536

(712) 852-5500

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Clinical Quality: Cardiac

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* Number of cases may not represent total volume.

Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Risk
Heart Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 32 cases.

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As Expected
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Clinical Quality: Labor and Delivery

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Complication Based Ratings

 
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C-Section Delivery

Complications Based Rating on 115 hospital cases and a national average of 1384 cases.

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Vaginal Delivery

Complications Based Rating on 208 hospital cases and a national average of 2764 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Pulmonary

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Risk
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality Based Rating on 49 cases.

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As Expected
Pneumonia

Mortality Based Rating on 124 cases.

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Rated Better Than Expected in 0 safety indicators

Rated As Expected in 5 safety indicators

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

Rated Worse Than Expected in 0 safety indicators

0 Events relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure
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Palo Alto County Hospital

3201 1st St
Emmetsburg, IA 50536