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Address
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

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
This Hospital:

$5,167
Georgia:

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

8.45%
Georgia:

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

$12,807
State:

$20,363
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,775
Georgia:

$6,113
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

4.73%
State:

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

$21,749
State:

$25,040
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,038
Georgia:

$7,413
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

3.72%
State:

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

$12,315
State:

$15,346
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,488
Georgia:

$4,587
Number of discharges: 34
Here:

11.49%
State:

1.80%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$22,286
State:

$17,959
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,163
State:

$5,418
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

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
Here:

$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%
State:

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

$8,959
State:

$14,725
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,478
State:

$4,421
Number of discharges: 47
Here:

15.88%
State:

2.20%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,742
State:

$28,786
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$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
State:

$30,987
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,921
State:

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

4.39%
Georgia:

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

$18,151
State:

$41,116
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,136
Georgia:

$12,225
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

5.41%
Georgia:

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

$13,392
Georgia:

$23,222
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,909
Georgia:

$7,264
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

6.08%
State:

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

$17,248
Georgia:

$22,144
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,225
State:

$6,410
Number of discharges: 39
This Hospital:

13.18%
Georgia:

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

$13,953
Georgia:

$16,155
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,411
Georgia:

$4,495
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

4.73%
State:

1.11%

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

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

Use of Medical Imaging

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

7.600%
Georgia:

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

0.057%
State:

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

0.046%
Georgia:

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

8.000%
Georgia:

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

5.400%
Georgia:

1.998%

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
Here:

8%
State:

5%
Usually
Here:

17%
Georgia:

18%
Always
Here:

75%
Georgia:

77%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

2%
Georgia:

4%
Usually
Here:

9%
State:

13%
Always
Here:

89%
State:

83%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

11%
State:

12%
Usually
Here:

25%
Georgia:

24%
Always
This Hospital:

64%
State:

64%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

8%
State:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

19%
State:

22%
Always
Here:

73%
State:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

21%
State:

21%
Usually
Here:

15%
Georgia:

17%
Always
Here:

64%
Georgia:

62%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

15%
Georgia:

10%
Usually
Here:

17%
State:

19%
Always
Here:

68%
State:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
State:

8%
Usually
This Hospital:

27%
Georgia:

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%
Georgia:

19%

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

6 or lower
Here:

12%
State:

9%
7 or 8
Here:

26%
State:

22%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

62%
Georgia:

69%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

10%
Georgia:

6%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

32%
State:

25%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

58%
Georgia:

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
State:

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

100.0%
Georgia:

95.8%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
Georgia:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

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
Here:

93.0%
Georgia:

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

96.0%
Georgia:

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

92.0%
State:

94.9%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
Here:

86.0%
Georgia:

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

94.0%
Georgia:

96.2%

Surgery

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:

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

100.0%
State:

99.3%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

11.9%
State:

11.6%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

12.6%
State:

12.6%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

25.8%
State:

24.1%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

19.4%
State:

18.5%

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