ABILENE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER - ABILENE, TX

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Addresss:
6250 HWY 83/84
ABILENE, TX, 79606
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (325) 428-1000

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Proprietary
Emergency Services: Yes

Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 68.80
Registered Professional Nurses : 174.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 352.90
Dieticians : 3.00
Respiratory Therapists : 16.10
Medical Social Workers : 2.00
Physician Assistants : 4.60

Number Of Beds
Total: 187
Total Certified: 157

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Home Health Services
ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Long Term Care (Swing-Beds) Services
Neonatal Nursery Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Organ Bank Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
This Hospital:

100.0%
Texas:

98.8%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

100.0%
State:

97.9%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

98.9%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
Texas:

99.8%
Percent of Patients Given PCI Within 90 Minutes Of Arrival
Here:

91.0%
State:

94.0%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
This Hospital:

99.0%
Texas:

97.4%

Heart Failure

Percent of patients who were given an evaluation of Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

100.0%
Texas:

98.7%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

97.0%
State:

96.8%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

88.0%
State:

93.1%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.5%

Pneumonia

Percent of Patients Given Initial Antibiotic(s) within 6 Hours After Arrival
This Hospital:

95.0%
State:

96.4%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

93.0%
Texas:

97.4%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
Texas:

98.9%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
Here:

95.0%
Texas:

95.2%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

100.0%
Texas:

94.7%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

96.2%

Surgery

Percent of Surgery Patients given an antibiotic at the right time (within one hour before surgery) to help prevent infection
Here:

99.0%
State:

98.4%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
This Hospital:

98.0%
Texas:

97.0%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
This Hospital:

98.0%
Texas:

98.4%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
Here:

98.0%
State:

96.7%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
Here:

99.0%
State:

97.6%
Percent of all Heart Surgery Patients whose blood sugar is kept under good control in the days right after surgery
Here:

95.0%
State:

94.4%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.9%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose urinary catheters were removed on the first or second day after surgery
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

95.1%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
Here:

98.0%
Texas:

96.7%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
Here:

98.0%
State:

97.2%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

96.5%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.7%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

17.2%
State:

15.6%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

13.6%
State:

11.2%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

15.0%
State:

11.8%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

20.5%
State:

19.3%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

22.6%
Texas:

24.2%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

18.5%
State:

18.0%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
Here:

0.805%
Texas:

0.881%
Blood infection from a catheter in a large vein
Here:

0.161%
Texas:

0.614%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
This Hospital:

0.161%
Texas:

0.531%
Severe pressure sores (bed sores)
This Hospital:

0.322%
Texas:

0.367%
Signs of Uncontrolled Blood Sugar
This Hospital:

0.483%
State:

0.218%

Use of Medical Imaging

Outpatients with low back pain who had an MRI without trying recommended treatments first, such as physical therapy.
This Hospital:

36.600%
Texas:

37.857%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
Here:

8.800%
State:

8.275%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.388%
State:

0.250%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
This Hospital:

4.600%
State:

5.401%

Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) - Medicare Provider Charge Data

Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$37,351
State:

$25,580
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,767
State:

$5,548
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

1.25%
State:

1.35%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$54,044
State:

$39,117
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,094
Texas:

$8,276
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.71%
State:

0.84%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$20,186
State:

$17,909
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,275
Texas:

$3,737
Number of discharges: 41
This Hospital:

2.44%
State:

1.48%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$37,845
State:

$22,187
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,838
State:

$5,512
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

1.25%
State:

2.13%
Cervical Spinal Fusion without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$48,111
State:

$57,689
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,028
State:

$13,787
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.65%
State:

0.45%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$22,481
State:

$21,153
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,127
Texas:

$3,684
Number of discharges: 30
This Hospital:

1.78%
State:

1.64%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$44,252
State:

$29,940
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,440
State:

$6,395
Number of discharges: 39
Here:

2.32%
Texas:

2.05%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$59,078
Texas:

$35,718
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,720
State:

$7,640
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

1.43%
Texas:

2.27%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$32,858
State:

$22,469
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,102
Texas:

$4,747
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

0.95%
State:

1.59%
Circulatory Disorders Except Acute Myocardial Infarction, with Card Cath with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$73,198
State:

$71,511
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,473
Texas:

$14,371
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

0.95%
Texas:

0.32%
Circulatory Disorders Except Acute Myocardial Infarction, with Card Cath without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$41,969
Texas:

$41,312
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,237
State:

$7,361
Number of discharges: 135
Here:

8.03%
Texas:

1.54%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$36,667
Texas:

$25,425
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,705
State:

$5,709
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.83%
Texas:

0.71%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$40,067
State:

$24,361
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,105
State:

$4,830
Number of discharges: 57
Here:

3.39%
Texas:

3.07%
Extracranial Procedures without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$35,184
Texas:

$29,042
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,890
Texas:

$6,490
Number of discharges: 42
This Hospital:

2.50%
Texas:

0.60%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$59,569
State:

$30,533
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,958
State:

$6,742
Number of discharges: 41
This Hospital:

2.44%
State:

1.83%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$57,882
Texas:

$52,594
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,963
Texas:

$11,790
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

0.89%
State:

0.73%
G.I. Hemorrhage without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$36,011
Texas:

$21,763
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,065
State:

$4,668
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.83%
Texas:

0.43%
G.I. Obstruction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$57,741
State:

$28,958
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,386
State:

$6,052
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

0.89%
State:

0.64%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$41,207
Texas:

$29,852
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,782
Texas:

$6,718
Number of discharges: 36
Here:

2.14%
Texas:

3.09%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$46,997
State:

$46,288
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,328
Texas:

$9,846
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

0.95%
State:

2.71%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$32,210
Texas:

$20,982
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,901
Texas:

$4,507
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

1.19%
Texas:

1.18%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$59,266
Texas:

$55,186
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,501
State:

$11,865
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

1.25%
State:

1.25%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$50,750
Texas:

$44,529
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,713
State:

$9,899
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.71%
Texas:

0.35%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$52,302
Texas:

$36,171
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,686
State:

$7,674
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

1.49%
State:

1.60%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$31,730
State:

$28,468
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,659
Texas:

$5,476
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.65%
Texas:

0.81%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$27,520
Texas:

$22,532
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,414
State:

$5,086
Number of discharges: 26
Here:

1.55%
Texas:

3.62%
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy without C.D.E. with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$70,827
Texas:

$54,550
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,684
State:

$11,127
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.83%
State:

0.37%
Major Cardiovasc Procedures without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$106,517
Texas:

$91,890
Average Total Payments
Here:

$18,304
State:

$20,962
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

1.37%
State:

0.51%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$71,098
State:

$60,653
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,645
Texas:

$13,908
Number of discharges: 114
This Hospital:

6.78%
Texas:

6.27%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$129,950
State:

$150,283
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$29,373
Texas:

$36,010
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.83%
Texas:

0.55%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$30,385
State:

$20,255
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,938
State:

$4,589
Number of discharges: 43
Here:

2.56%
State:

2.39%
Other Circulatory System Diagnoses with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$35,250
Texas:

$30,977
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,511
Texas:

$6,795
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.71%
Texas:

0.20%
Other Circulatory System Diagnoses with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$65,530
Texas:

$54,093
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,213
State:

$12,909
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

1.01%
Texas:

0.86%
Other Digestive System Diagnoses with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$47,965
State:

$31,108
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,659
Texas:

$6,860
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.65%
Texas:

0.55%
Other Vascular Procedures with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$70,430
Texas:

$76,478
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,666
Texas:

$16,388
Number of discharges: 30
This Hospital:

1.78%
Texas:

0.60%
Other Vascular Procedures with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$156,237
Texas:

$86,969
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$16,952
Texas:

$21,111
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.65%
Texas:

0.69%
Other Vascular Procedures without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$62,775
State:

$55,182
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,181
Texas:

$10,883
Number of discharges: 27
This Hospital:

1.61%
Texas:

0.42%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Drug-Eluting Stent with Major Complications or 4+ Vessels/Stents
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$178,492
Texas:

$107,551
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$18,694
Texas:

$21,607
Number of discharges: 44
Here:

2.62%
State:

0.42%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Drug-Eluting Stent without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$113,829
State:

$75,722
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,400
State:

$13,471
Number of discharges: 143
This Hospital:

8.50%
State:

1.24%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Non-Drug-Eluting Stent without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$93,494
State:

$68,556
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,256
State:

$11,650
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

1.25%
Texas:

0.32%
Peripheral Vascular Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$36,776
State:

$26,933
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,558
Texas:

$6,471
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

1.07%
Texas:

0.55%
Permanent Cardiac Pacemaker Implant with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$113,425
Texas:

$76,114
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,900
State:

$17,081
Number of discharges: 27
This Hospital:

1.61%
State:

0.42%
Permanent Cardiac Pacemaker Implant without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$99,633
State:

$60,525
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,609
Texas:

$13,164
Number of discharges: 43
Here:

2.56%
Texas:

0.36%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$47,721
Texas:

$41,085
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,293
Texas:

$8,523
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.65%
Texas:

1.20%
Pulmonary Embolism without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$59,180
State:

$32,292
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,083
State:

$6,990
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.77%
State:

0.36%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$22,551
Texas:

$22,785
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,528
State:

$5,348
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

1.31%
Texas:

1.52%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$48,499
State:

$29,456
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,836
Texas:

$6,717
Number of discharges: 28
This Hospital:

1.66%
State:

2.33%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$46,255
State:

$44,595
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,689
Texas:

$10,908
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.77%
Texas:

1.68%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$56,630
Texas:

$42,475
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,303
State:

$9,270
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.71%
Texas:

0.80%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support 96+ Hours
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$187,086
State:

$155,606
Average Total Payments
Here:

$29,876
State:

$33,988
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.77%
State:

0.41%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$87,178
State:

$70,898
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,860
Texas:

$15,222
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

0.89%
Texas:

1.10%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$82,505
State:

$55,259
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,861
State:

$12,623
Number of discharges: 32
This Hospital:

1.90%
Texas:

4.83%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$41,949
Texas:

$31,223
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,575
Texas:

$7,429
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.71%
State:

1.68%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$52,834
State:

$30,598
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,734
Texas:

$6,580
Number of discharges: 61
Here:

3.63%
State:

2.99%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$73,416
Texas:

$46,624
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,342
Texas:

$9,603
Number of discharges: 33
This Hospital:

1.96%
State:

1.99%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$37,035
Texas:

$21,702
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,028
State:

$4,627
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

1.49%
State:

1.33%
Spinal Fusion Except Cervical without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$93,312
Texas:

$103,546
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$22,134
Texas:

$25,970
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

1.01%
Texas:

1.13%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$32,460
State:

$26,197
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,128
Texas:

$4,788
Number of discharges: 32
This Hospital:

1.90%
State:

1.55%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 30%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
State:

5%
Usually
Here:

18%
State:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

75%
State:

78%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

2%
Texas:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

15%
State:

13%
Always
Here:

83%
State:

83%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

9%
State:

10%
Usually
Here:

28%
Texas:

23%
Always
This Hospital:

63%
State:

67%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
State:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

24%
State:

21%
Always
This Hospital:

69%
State:

72%

How often did staff explain about medicines before giving them to patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

15%
State:

19%
Usually
Here:

19%
Texas:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

66%
Texas:

64%

How often were the patients' rooms and bathrooms kept clean?

Sometimes or never
Here:

6%
State:

9%
Usually
Here:

17%
Texas:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

77%
Texas:

73%

How often was the area around patients' rooms kept quiet at night?

Sometimes or never
Here:

6%
State:

8%
Usually
This Hospital:

27%
State:

25%
Always
This Hospital:

67%
Texas:

67%

Were patients given information about what to do during their recovery at home?

Yes
Here:

84%
Texas:

83%
No
This Hospital:

16%
Texas:

17%

How do patients rate the hospital overall on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest)?

6 or lower
Here:

7%
Texas:

8%
7 or 8
Here:

21%
State:

21%
9 or 10
Here:

72%
State:

71%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

5%
Texas:

5%
Yes, probably
Here:

19%
Texas:

23%
Yes, definitely
Here:

76%
Texas:

72%

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