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Grande Ronde Hospital

GRH Profile

Fiscal Year 2014 as of April 30, 2014

Private, not-for-profit community hospital; facility opened 1966.

James A. Mattes, President/CEO

Dale Robinson, M.D., Medical Staff President, CY2014

Steven Hunsaker, M.D., Medical Staff President, CY2015

Affiliation and Accreditation

Grande Ronde Hospital, Inc. is fully accredited by the Joint Commission and adheres to the highest standards for patient care quality and safety. All of our physician applicants must meet the strictest guidelines for medical staff requirements as standardized by the Joint Commission. We require our employed physicians to be Board certified in their specialty or eligible for Board certification within 24 months of their hire date.

Accredited, Joint Commission of Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), 2013

Member, Oregon Association of Hospitals & Healthcare Systems.

Member, American Hospital Association.

National And State Recognition

Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals, iVantage Health Analytics, (2015). 

Visionary Application of Information Technology, Computerworld Honors Program Laureate and Health Category Finalist, (2012).

Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals, National Rural Health Association & iVantage Health Analytics, (2011).

Health Devices Achievement for Improving Healthcare Quality and Reducing Cost by Leveraging Technology, ECRI Institute (2011).

Healthcare Achievement Award for Quality in Patient Care Delivery and Satisfaction, Amerinet (2010).

Financial Excellence Award, National Rural Health Research & Policy Analysis Center (2010).

Leader in Innovative Excellence, Oregon Association of Hospitals & Health Systems (2009).

Gold Standard Critical Access Hospital, LarsenAllen LLP (2009).

Outstanding Rural Health Organization, National Rural Health Association (2009).

Phase II Consulting, Top 38 small, rural, not-for-profit hospitals (1997).

KPMG Peat Marwick, Top 50 Hospitals (1997).

Top 100 U.S. Hospitals, HCIA, Inc/Mercer Mgmt Consulting Study (1993 & 1994).

National Healthcare Design Award, Family Birthing Center (1992).

Corporations/Organizations

Grande Ronde Hospital, Inc.

Grande Ronde Hospital Auxiliary

Grande Ronde Hospital Medical Staff

Grande Ronde Hospital Foundation, Inc.

Union County Hospital Facility Authority, Inc.

Employees (as of April 30, 2014)

Full time 360
Part time 132
Casuals 84
Total 577
FT/PT Annual Turnover (12/31/13) 13%

Nursing Staff Continuing Education

Nurses with Bachelor Degrees 57%
Nurses with 5 + years at GRH 60%
RNs with ACLS 60%
RNs with NRP 21%
RNs with PALS 31%

Utilization (Fiscal Year 2014)

Discharges 1,385
Births 245
Patient Days 4,246
Surgeries 2,240
Outpatients 39,037
Emergency Visits 12,203
Clinic Visits 56,205
Medicare Case Mix Index 1.1388

Patient Capacity

Medicare: 25 Critical Access Hospital (CAH) beds
State licensed for 49 acute care beds

Financial Performance

  FY 2015 FY 2014
Revenue $107,999,000 $99,663,000
Profit/(Loss) 2,889,000 5,732,000
Net Worth 79,191,000 76,302,000
Long Term Liabilities 0 155,000
Liquid Assets 2,557,000 21,960,000

Professional Staff (As of April 30, 2014)

  Active Staff Board-Certified
Family Practice 5 4
Internal Medicine 5.5 5.5
Pediatrics 4 4
Obstetrics and Gynecology 3 3
Hospitalists 4.5 3.5
Oncology 1 1
Ophthalmology 1 0
Otolaryngology 2 2
Neurology 1 0
Surgery, General 3 2
Surgery, Orthopedic 3 2
Urology 1 0
Anesthesiology 2 2
Certified Reg. Nurse Anesthetist 2 2
Dentistry 1 NA
Emergency Medicine 4 4
Nurse Practitioners 8 8
Pathology 3 3
Podiatry 1 1
Psychiatry 1 1
Radiologists 3 3
Surgical Assistant 3 NA
Total 62 47

Employed Providers

Employed Physicians 32
Employed Nurse Practitioners 8
Employed Nurse Anesthetists 2

Facilities & Services

24-hour Emergency Department—Level IV trauma care.

Full Time Hospitalist Coverage (Primary Care)

ICU/CCU (four-bed unit).
18 ICU Intensivists on staff
Full Time Intensivist Support, Telemedicine Consultations

Medical/Surgical Unit (17-bed unit), including pediatric inpatient care with the ability to swing patients to skilled nursing care.

Family Birthing Center (four-bed unit).

  • Birthing Rooms.
  • Postpartum Care.
  • (1) C-Section Suite.
  • Newborn and Isolation Nurseries.
  • NeoNatology Telemedicine Support

Surgical Services.

  • (3) Operating Suites.
  • (1) Urology Suite.
  • (1) Minimally Invasive Surgical Suite
  • KTP/YAG Laser.
  • Mobile Lithotripter.
  • Mobile Lasertripter.
  • Computer Assisted Total Joint Surgery.
  • Ambulatory SurgiCenter for Short-Stay Surgical Procedures, Pre-Admission Testing and Hi-Definition Video Endoscopy.
  • Outpatient Chemotherapy and Hematology Clinic.
  • Ambulatory Infusion Program.

Diagnostic Imaging Services

  • Digital X-ray.
  • Ultrasound.
  • Digital Mammography/CAD.
  • MRI 3T
  • P.E.T./C.T.
  • Nuclear Medicine.
  • DEXA Scanning.
  • Stereotactic Breast Biopsy

Respiratory Care Services.

  • Cardiac Stress Testing.
  • Stress Echocardiography.
  • Echocardiography (Pediatric and Adult)
  • Electrocardiography (ECG-Pediatric and Adult)
  • Electroencephalography (EEG-Pediatric and Adult)
  • Holter Scanning & Event Recorder Cardiac Monitoring.
  • Pulmonary Function Testing.
  • Routine and Emergent Respiratory Care. 

Sleep Disorder Services.

    In-lab Studies:

  • Polysomnography-Basline PSG
  • Split Night Sleep Study (PSG with PAP Titration, if indicated)
  • PAP/BiLevel/ASV Titration Studies.
  • Multiple Sleep Latency (MSLT Studies.
  • Home Sleep Testing.
  • Sleep Disorder Consultations and Follow-Up

Home Care Services

  • Home Health Transitional Care Nursing and Rehab.
  • RNs, LPNs, PT, OT, MSW, CNAs and Spiritual Care. 
  • Hospice - End of Life Comfort Care.
  • Community Foot Clinic Services.

24–Hour Laboratory.

Clinical Lab Services

  • Chemistry
  • Hematology
  • Microbiology
  • Urinalysis
  • Serology

Regional Pathology Lab Services

Rehabilitation Therapy Services.

  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy.
  • Speech and Language Pathologist.  

Education

  • Public Education Programs/Lectures
  • Community Health Screenings
  • CPR Classes
  • Group Tours for all age groups
  • Childbirth Education Classes
  • Professional C.E. Courses
  • Receive Site for Satellite Programs
  • Diabetes Support/Self-Help Group
  • Sleep Apnea Support/Self-Help Group
  • Healthcare Career Shadowing and school presentations
  • Speaker’s Bureau on Healthcare Topics

Other Services.

  • Registered Dietitian Nutritionist.
  • Licensed and Certified Diabetes Educator.
  • Outpatient Nutrition Counseling.
  • Outpatient Diabetes Education by Certified Diabetes Educators
  • MedLine Database Access.
  • GRH Children’s Clinic.
  • GRH Women’s Clinic.
  • GRH Regional Medical Clinic.
  • GRH Regional Hematology and Oncology Clinic.
  • GRH Regional Orthopedic Clinic.
  • GRH Regional ENT Clinic.
  • Specialty Clinics, including the Shriner’s Outreach Clinic.

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