ALLEGHANY COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL - SPARTA, NC

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Addresss:
617 DOCTORS STREET
SPARTA, NC, 28675
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (336) 372-5511

Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Voluntary non-profit - Private
Emergency Services: Yes

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 3.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 22.50
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 1.00
Dieticians : 1.00
Occupational Therapists : 1.00
Physical Therapists : 1.00
Registered Pharmacists : 1.00
Respiratory Therapists : 5.00
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 1.00
Physicians : 2.00
Medical Laboratory Technologists : 4.00
Diagnostic Radiology Technicians : 8.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 25
Total Certified: 25

Provided Services
Anesthesia Services
CT Scanner Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Inpatient Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Mri) Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Respiratory Care Services
Speech Pathology Services

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: Between 100 and 299
Survey Response Rate: 28%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

3%
North Carolina:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

16%
North Carolina:

16%
Always
This Hospital:

81%
North Carolina:

80%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
North Carolina:

4%
Usually
Here:

13%
North Carolina:

13%
Always
This Hospital:

83%
State:

83%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

10%
State:

9%
Usually
Here:

23%
North Carolina:

24%
Always
Here:

67%
North Carolina:

67%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
North Carolina:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

28%
State:

22%
Always
This Hospital:

65%
State:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

16%
North Carolina:

19%
Usually
This Hospital:

16%
State:

16%
Always
Here:

68%
State:

65%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

14%
State:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

25%
North Carolina:

19%
Always
Here:

61%
North Carolina:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

9%
North Carolina:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

30%
North Carolina:

28%
Always
Here:

61%
State:

63%

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

Yes
Here:

80%
North Carolina:

84%
No
Here:

20%
State:

16%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

10%
State:

7%
7 or 8
Here:

28%
State:

23%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

62%
State:

70%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

7%
North Carolina:

5%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

28%
North Carolina:

24%
Yes, definitely
Here:

65%
North Carolina:

71%

Use of Medical Imaging

Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
This Hospital:

2.800%
State:

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

0.066%
North Carolina:

0.085%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
This Hospital:

1.000%
North Carolina:

2.465%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

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

96.0%
North Carolina:

96.2%

Heart Failure

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

95.0%
North Carolina:

99.5%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

94.0%
State:

93.8%

Pneumonia

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

96.0%
North Carolina:

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

98.0%
State:

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

97.0%
State:

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

88.0%
North Carolina:

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

85.0%
North Carolina:

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

93.0%
State:

97.2%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

14.7%
North Carolina:

15.2%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

11.0%
State:

11.5%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

11.8%
State:

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

19.9%
North Carolina:

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

26.4%
State:

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

19.2%
State:

18.8%

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