ALBEMARLE HOSPITAL AUTHORITY - ELIZABETH CITY, NC

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Addresss:
1144 N ROAD ST
ELIZABETH CITY, NC, 27909
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (252) 335-0531

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Government - Hospital District or Authority
Emergency Services: Yes

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 26.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 221.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 503.00
Dieticians : 5.00
Physical Therapists : 7.00
Registered Pharmacists : 7.00
Respiratory Therapists : 18.00
Medical Social Workers : 3.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 182
Total Certified: 182

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Dental Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Neonatal Nursery Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room 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

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
Here:

0.537%
North Carolina:

0.641%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
This Hospital:

0.179%
State:

0.553%
Severe pressure sores (bed sores)
This Hospital:

0.537%
State:

0.266%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

33.800%
State:

33.381%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
Here:

15.100%
State:

8.387%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.049%
State:

0.085%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
Here:

3.800%
State:

5.566%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
Here:

2.200%
State:

2.465%

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

Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$24,144
North Carolina:

$23,032
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,749
State:

$7,922
Number of discharges: 43
This Hospital:

2.33%
State:

0.69%
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$23,454
North Carolina:

$31,268
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,562
North Carolina:

$12,140
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

1.24%
State:

1.10%
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$18,359
North Carolina:

$18,020
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,646
North Carolina:

$5,409
Number of discharges: 39
This Hospital:

2.11%
North Carolina:

0.41%
Bronchitis and Asthma with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,029
State:

$15,255
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,263
State:

$5,911
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

1.08%
North Carolina:

0.44%
Bronchitis and Asthma without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,302
State:

$11,970
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,374
North Carolina:

$4,139
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.65%
North Carolina:

0.19%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,210
State:

$14,669
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,870
State:

$5,810
Number of discharges: 40
This Hospital:

2.16%
State:

1.66%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$23,586
North Carolina:

$22,422
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,696
State:

$8,780
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

1.19%
North Carolina:

1.07%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,190
North Carolina:

$10,855
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,165
State:

$3,934
Number of discharges: 29
Here:

1.57%
North Carolina:

1.74%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,225
North Carolina:

$13,979
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,871
North Carolina:

$5,681
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

1.08%
State:

1.56%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,687
North Carolina:

$12,542
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,962
North Carolina:

$3,788
Number of discharges: 29
This Hospital:

1.57%
State:

2.07%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,080
State:

$16,598
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,909
North Carolina:

$6,474
Number of discharges: 73
Here:

3.95%
North Carolina:

1.95%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$20,188
North Carolina:

$20,025
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,529
North Carolina:

$7,977
Number of discharges: 60
This Hospital:

3.24%
North Carolina:

2.12%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,639
State:

$13,090
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,214
State:

$4,841
Number of discharges: 87
This Hospital:

4.71%
North Carolina:

1.35%
Circulatory Disorders Except Acute Myocardial Infarction, with Card Cath with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$31,173
North Carolina:

$41,835
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,976
North Carolina:

$15,188
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

0.87%
North Carolina:

0.40%
Circulatory Disorders Except Acute Myocardial Infarction, with Card Cath without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$21,749
State:

$25,160
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,578
North Carolina:

$7,715
Number of discharges: 91
This Hospital:

4.92%
North Carolina:

1.96%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,804
State:

$14,802
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,766
North Carolina:

$5,742
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

0.81%
State:

0.86%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$34,497
State:

$22,492
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,090
North Carolina:

$8,308
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.70%
State:

0.69%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,081
North Carolina:

$14,805
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,185
North Carolina:

$5,010
Number of discharges: 59
Here:

3.19%
State:

3.29%
Extracranial Procedures without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,353
North Carolina:

$22,007
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,055
State:

$7,052
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

1.19%
North Carolina:

0.44%
Fractures of Hip and Pelvis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,484
State:

$12,703
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,007
State:

$4,921
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.59%
North Carolina:

0.30%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$21,180
North Carolina:

$17,587
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,218
North Carolina:

$6,877
Number of discharges: 43
This Hospital:

2.33%
State:

2.04%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$31,305
North Carolina:

$30,201
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,080
State:

$12,281
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

1.30%
North Carolina:

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

$18,673
North Carolina:

$13,258
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,100
North Carolina:

$4,913
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.59%
North Carolina:

0.38%
G.I. Obstruction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,369
North Carolina:

$16,501
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,667
State:

$6,542
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

0.97%
North Carolina:

0.62%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,987
State:

$16,617
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,694
North Carolina:

$6,986
Number of discharges: 61
Here:

3.30%
North Carolina:

3.07%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$23,280
State:

$23,957
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,121
State:

$10,019
Number of discharges: 47
Here:

2.54%
North Carolina:

3.02%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,758
State:

$12,262
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,870
North Carolina:

$4,640
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

0.97%
North Carolina:

1.14%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$34,560
North Carolina:

$36,549
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,513
State:

$12,287
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

1.14%
North Carolina:

1.15%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$20,234
North Carolina:

$21,044
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,089
State:

$7,833
Number of discharges: 31
Here:

1.68%
State:

1.70%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$26,520
North Carolina:

$33,640
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,107
North Carolina:

$13,385
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

1.14%
North Carolina:

1.01%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,493
North Carolina:

$19,339
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,215
North Carolina:

$8,154
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

1.19%
State:

1.09%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,200
State:

$14,052
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,566
State:

$5,326
Number of discharges: 35
Here:

1.89%
North Carolina:

2.46%
Major Cardiovasc Procedures without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$46,573
North Carolina:

$68,486
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$20,745
State:

$22,417
Number of discharges: 28
This Hospital:

1.51%
North Carolina:

0.48%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$34,576
North Carolina:

$42,293
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,893
State:

$13,554
Number of discharges: 44
This Hospital:

2.38%
State:

6.15%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$52,449
North Carolina:

$48,047
Average Total Payments
Here:

$18,809
State:

$18,338
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

0.87%
North Carolina:

0.71%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$74,116
State:

$94,398
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$37,797
North Carolina:

$37,641
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.65%
State:

0.50%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$20,785
North Carolina:

$19,995
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,199
State:

$8,055
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

1.30%
North Carolina:

0.85%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,760
North Carolina:

$13,158
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,952
North Carolina:

$4,790
Number of discharges: 38
This Hospital:

2.06%
North Carolina:

1.96%
Other Circulatory System Diagnoses with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$29,767
North Carolina:

$32,616
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,969
North Carolina:

$13,658
Number of discharges: 29
This Hospital:

1.57%
North Carolina:

0.75%
Peripheral Vascular Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,433
State:

$16,496
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,917
State:

$6,846
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

0.87%
State:

0.47%
Permanent Cardiac Pacemaker Implant with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$45,885
North Carolina:

$57,481
Average Total Payments
Here:

$18,233
North Carolina:

$18,672
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

1.24%
North Carolina:

0.37%
Permanent Cardiac Pacemaker Implant without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$38,084
State:

$44,272
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,014
State:

$13,890
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

0.97%
North Carolina:

0.34%
Pulmonary Embolism without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,985
North Carolina:

$18,944
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,515
North Carolina:

$7,213
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

1.03%
North Carolina:

0.57%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,468
State:

$14,717
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,683
State:

$5,673
Number of discharges: 32
This Hospital:

1.73%
North Carolina:

1.29%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,669
State:

$16,705
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,435
State:

$6,949
Number of discharges: 57
This Hospital:

3.08%
North Carolina:

2.38%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$23,696
State:

$26,632
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,387
State:

$11,435
Number of discharges: 49
This Hospital:

2.65%
North Carolina:

1.71%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$25,922
North Carolina:

$30,856
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,744
North Carolina:

$13,291
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

0.87%
North Carolina:

1.35%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$68,446
North Carolina:

$45,134
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$24,369
North Carolina:

$16,101
Number of discharges: 34
Here:

1.84%
North Carolina:

0.98%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$27,048
State:

$32,059
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,150
State:

$12,838
Number of discharges: 92
This Hospital:

4.98%
North Carolina:

5.09%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$22,394
North Carolina:

$19,865
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,331
North Carolina:

$7,684
Number of discharges: 34
Here:

1.84%
State:

1.78%
Signs and Symptoms without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,405
State:

$13,822
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,922
North Carolina:

$4,799
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

1.30%
North Carolina:

0.58%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,869
North Carolina:

$17,495
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,177
State:

$6,811
Number of discharges: 72
This Hospital:

3.89%
State:

2.26%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$28,063
State:

$25,424
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,018
State:

$9,800
Number of discharges: 39
This Hospital:

2.11%
North Carolina:

2.12%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,203
North Carolina:

$13,441
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,217
State:

$4,784
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

1.35%
State:

0.79%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,035
State:

$14,967
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,070
North Carolina:

$4,973
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

1.14%
State:

1.63%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,906
North Carolina:

$15,482
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,206
State:

$4,882
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.59%
North Carolina:

1.10%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 32%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

3%
North Carolina:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

15%
North Carolina:

16%
Always
Here:

82%
State:

80%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
State:

4%
Usually
Here:

13%
North Carolina:

13%
Always
Here:

83%
State:

83%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

8%
State:

9%
Usually
Here:

22%
State:

24%
Always
This Hospital:

70%
North Carolina:

67%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

5%
North Carolina:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

20%
State:

22%
Always
This Hospital:

75%
State:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

17%
North Carolina:

19%
Usually
Here:

18%
State:

16%
Always
This Hospital:

65%
State:

65%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

6%
North Carolina:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

18%
North Carolina:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

76%
North Carolina:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
State:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

29%
North Carolina:

28%
Always
This Hospital:

64%
State:

63%

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

Yes
Here:

88%
State:

84%
No
Here:

12%
North Carolina:

16%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

7%
State:

7%
7 or 8
Here:

20%
State:

23%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

73%
State:

70%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

3%
State:

5%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

30%
State:

24%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

67%
North Carolina:

71%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.4%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
North Carolina:

99.5%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

98.9%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
Here:

99.0%
North Carolina:

99.5%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.8%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
This Hospital:

12
State:

8
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

96.2%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
This Hospital:

96.0%
State:

98.3%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
North Carolina:

99.5%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

97.0%
North Carolina:

97.3%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

93.0%
State:

93.8%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.7%

Pneumonia

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

97.0%
State:

95.8%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
Here:

96.0%
North Carolina:

96.7%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
North Carolina:

99.3%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
This Hospital:

95.0%
North Carolina:

95.8%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
Here:

97.0%
North Carolina:

95.4%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

97.0%
North Carolina:

97.2%

Surgery

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

100.0%
North Carolina:

98.8%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
This Hospital:

98.0%
State:

97.7%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
Here:

99.0%
State:

99.0%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
This Hospital:

94.0%
North Carolina:

97.5%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
This Hospital:

99.0%
North Carolina:

98.4%
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:

89.0%
North Carolina:

96.0%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
This Hospital:

97.0%
North Carolina:

97.6%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
Here:

99.0%
State:

97.7%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

100.0%
North Carolina:

96.7%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

100.0%
North Carolina:

99.8%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

15.3%
State:

15.2%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

12.4%
State:

11.5%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

12.9%
State:

12.5%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

19.4%
State:

19.6%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

23.3%
State:

24.1%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

17.7%
State:

18.8%

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