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Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital Medical Center: 38 Public Health Citations, 3 Sanctions

Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital Medical CenterPublic records published by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on April 5, 2019, indicate that Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital Medical Center in Plattsburg, New York has received citations and sanctions from the Department of Health. Our law firm is interested in hearing from patients who have complaints regarding Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital Medical Center.

 

 

Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital Medical Center

February 1, 2015 to January 31, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 26
Life Safety Code Citation 12
Total Citations 38
Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 3
Percentage of Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 8.0%

The citations above resulted from a total of four inspections.

[Source: New York State Department of Health, accessed April 5, 2019]

Located in Plattsburg, New York, Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital Medical Center is owned by a not-for-profit corporation and operated by Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital Medical Center Inc. It holds a total of 54 beds and provides baseline services, clinical laboratory services, and diagnostic radiology services. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 100% and an occupancy rate of 56%. Its operating certificate number is 0901001N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 38 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 26 standard health citations, 12 life safety code violations, and three sanctions.

In September 2018 the facility received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding care plan timing and revision; the development and implementation of comprehensive care plans; the review of residents’ drug regimens; the sanitary storage, preparation and service of food; the control of infection; the testing and maintenance of electrical equipment; evacuation policies; and the maintenance and testing of sprinkler systems. It has since implemented plans of correction approved by public health authorities.

In 2016 the facility received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding compliance with federal, state, and local laws; the sanitary storage, service and preparation of food; notification of changes such as injuries and rooming assignments; and keeping residents free of significant medication errors. It has since implemented plans of correction approved by public health authorities.

In 2016 the facility was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated provisions of New York public health law regarding administrative practices and procedures; administrative quality; and the provision of a quality of care that allows residents to attain their highest practicable potential well-being. The firm was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $14,000.

In 2012 the facility was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated provisions of New York public health law regarding significant medication errors; drug regime reviews; and physician visits. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $22,000.

In 2010 the facility was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated provisions of New York public health law regarding accidents; organizational and administrative practices and procedures; and quality assessment and assurance. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $6,000.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital Medical Center in Plattsburg, New York, call 877-238-4175 for a free consultation. Time to file your claim may be limited, so we suggest you avoid delay. Call 877-238-4175 now to speak to an attorney for free.