APPLING HOSPITAL - BAXLEY, GA

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Addresss:
163 E TOLLISON STREET
BAXLEY, GA, 31513
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (912) 367-9841

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

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 13.75
Registered Professional Nurses : 25.50
Other Salaried Personnel : 127.00
Dieticians : 1.00
Occupational Therapists : 0.50
Physical Therapists : 1.00
Registered Pharmacists : 2.00
Respiratory Therapists : 6.00
Physicians : 10.00
Physician Assistants : 0.25

Number Of Beds
Total: 39
Total Certified: 39
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 15

Provided Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Hospice 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
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Respiratory Care Services
Therapeutic Radiology Services

Use of Medical Imaging

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

7.600%
State:

8.789%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.057%
Georgia:

0.125%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.046%
State:

0.053%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
This Hospital:

8.000%
State:

5.752%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
Here:

5.400%
State:

1.998%

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

Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,490
Georgia:

$17,342
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,167
Georgia:

$5,372
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

8.45%
State:

1.61%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,807
State:

$20,363
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,775
State:

$6,113
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

4.73%
Georgia:

2.30%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$21,749
Georgia:

$25,040
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,038
State:

$7,413
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

3.72%
Georgia:

2.25%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,315
Georgia:

$15,346
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,488
State:

$4,587
Number of discharges: 34
Here:

11.49%
State:

1.80%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$22,286
Georgia:

$17,959
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,163
Georgia:

$5,418
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

3.72%
State:

0.77%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,866
Georgia:

$17,921
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,329
Georgia:

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

4.73%
Georgia:

3.05%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$19,112
State:

$39,029
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,899
State:

$11,652
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

3.72%
Georgia:

0.72%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,597
State:

$16,440
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,887
Georgia:

$4,869
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

3.72%
Georgia:

3.08%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$8,959
State:

$14,725
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,478
State:

$4,421
Number of discharges: 47
Here:

15.88%
State:

2.20%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,742
State:

$28,786
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,723
Georgia:

$8,091
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

6.08%
State:

1.99%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$20,011
Georgia:

$30,987
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,921
Georgia:

$9,086
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

4.39%
State:

0.75%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$18,151
State:

$41,116
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,136
Georgia:

$12,225
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

5.41%
State:

4.78%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,392
State:

$23,222
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,909
State:

$7,264
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

6.08%
State:

1.59%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,248
Georgia:

$22,144
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,225
State:

$6,410
Number of discharges: 39
Here:

13.18%
Georgia:

2.75%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,953
State:

$16,155
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,411
State:

$4,495
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

4.73%
State:

1.11%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 31%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

8%
Georgia:

5%
Usually
Here:

17%
State:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

75%
Georgia:

77%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

2%
Georgia:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

9%
Georgia:

13%
Always
This Hospital:

89%
State:

83%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

11%
Georgia:

12%
Usually
This Hospital:

25%
State:

24%
Always
Here:

64%
Georgia:

64%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

8%
State:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

19%
State:

22%
Always
This Hospital:

73%
Georgia:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

21%
State:

21%
Usually
This Hospital:

15%
State:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

64%
Georgia:

62%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

15%
State:

10%
Usually
Here:

17%
Georgia:

19%
Always
Here:

68%
Georgia:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
Georgia:

8%
Usually
This Hospital:

27%
State:

27%
Always
This Hospital:

66%
Georgia:

65%

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

Yes
Here:

83%
Georgia:

81%
No
This Hospital:

17%
State:

19%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

12%
Georgia:

9%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

26%
Georgia:

22%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

62%
Georgia:

69%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

10%
State:

6%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

32%
State:

25%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

58%
State:

69%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

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

7
Georgia:

33
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
Here:

100.0%
State:

95.8%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
State:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

93.0%
State:

89.3%

Pneumonia

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

97.0%
State:

96.3%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

93.0%
Georgia:

97.0%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

96.0%
State:

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

92.0%
Georgia:

94.9%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

86.0%
Georgia:

94.4%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
This Hospital:

94.0%
State:

96.2%

Surgery

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

100.0%
State:

99.6%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
This Hospital:

100.0%
Georgia:

99.3%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

11.9%
Georgia:

11.6%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

12.6%
State:

12.6%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

25.8%
State:

24.1%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

19.4%
Georgia:

18.5%

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