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Cuba Memorial Hospital: 89 Public Health Citations, 3 Sanctions

Cuba Memorial Hospital Public records published by the New York State Department of Health, accessed on April 9, 2019, indicate that Cuba Memorial Hospital in Cuba, New York has been the recipient of citations and sanctions from the Department of Health. Our law firm is interested in hearing from patients who have complaints regarding Cuba Memorial Hospital.

Cuba Memorial Hospital

February 1, 2015 to January 31, 2019

Measure This Facility
Standard Health Citation 56
Life Safety Code Citation 33
Total Citations 89
Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 2
Percentage of Citations Related to Actual Harm or Immediate Jeopardy 2.0%

The citations above resulted from a total of four inspections.

[Source: New York State Department of Health, accessed April 9, 2019]

Located in Cuba, New York, Cuba Memorial Hospital is owned by a not-for-profit corporation and operated by Cuba Memorial Hospital Inc. It holds a total of 61 beds and provides baseline services, diagnostic radiology services, and clinical laboratory services. The Medicaid and Medicare-certified center has an employee flu vaccination rate of 99% and an occupancy rate of 84%. Its operating certificate number is 0226000N.

According to the nursing home’s Department of Health records, it has received 32 complaints alleging that it violated federal or state regulations, or provided inadequate care. It has also received 56 standard health citations, 33 life safety code violations, and three sanctions.

In 2018 the facility received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding drug regimen reviews; the maintenance of essential equipment in safe operating condition; keeping residents free from unnecessary psychotropic medication; the control of infection; the resident’s right to request, refuse and discontinue treatment, and to formulate an advance directive; the testing and maintenance of electrical equipment; the enclosure of hazardous areas; and smoke barriers. In connection with these citations, the facility has implemented plans of correction approved by public health authorities.

In 2017 the facility received citations in connection to findings of deficiencies in its compliance with public health law provisions regarding criminal history record check processes; dental services; notification of changes such as injuries or rooming assignments; the maintenance of drug regimens free from unnecessary drugs; and the maintenance of essential equipment in safe operating condition. In connection with these citations, the facility has implemented plans of correction approved by public health authorities.

In 2017 the facility was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $2,000.

In 2016 the facility was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding quality of care and unnecessary drugs. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $4,000.

In 2011 the facility was sanctioned in connection to findings it violated New York public health laws regarding safe temperature levels; the provision of a quality of care that allows residents to attain their highest practicable potential well-being; and administrators. It was ordered to pay a civil penalty of $6,000.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Cuba Memorial Hospital in Cuba, 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.