ARKANSAS METHODIST MEDICAL CENTER - PARAGOULD, AR

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Addresss:
900 WEST KINGSHIGHWAY
PARAGOULD, AR, 72450
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (870) 239-7000

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Voluntary non-profit - Private
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Swing Bed Hospitals

Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 48.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 98.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 257.00
Dieticians : 1.00
Physical Therapists : 2.50
Registered Pharmacists : 3.50
Respiratory Therapists : 1.00
Medical Social Workers : 1.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 129
Total Certified: 15
Rehabilitation Unit Beds: 15

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Dental Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Home Health Services
Hospice Services
ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Obstetric Services
Operating Room Services
Optometric Services
Organ Transplant 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 Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 34%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

3%
Arkansas:

5%
Usually
This Hospital:

13%
State:

17%
Always
Here:

84%
Arkansas:

78%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

4%
Arkansas:

4%
Usually
Here:

10%
State:

13%
Always
Here:

86%
State:

83%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
State:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

21%
Arkansas:

24%
Always
Here:

72%
State:

66%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
State:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

22%
State:

23%
Always
Here:

73%
State:

70%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

17%
State:

20%
Usually
This Hospital:

16%
State:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

67%
State:

62%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

8%
Arkansas:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

20%
Arkansas:

18%
Always
Here:

72%
State:

72%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

6%
State:

8%
Usually
This Hospital:

23%
State:

27%
Always
Here:

71%
Arkansas:

65%

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

Yes
Here:

82%
Arkansas:

81%
No
This Hospital:

18%
Arkansas:

19%

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

6 or lower
Here:

7%
State:

9%
7 or 8
Here:

21%
State:

22%
9 or 10
Here:

72%
Arkansas:

69%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

3%
State:

6%
Yes, probably
Here:

26%
State:

25%
Yes, definitely
Here:

71%
Arkansas:

69%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

95.0%
Arkansas:

98.8%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

97.5%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
Here:

98.0%
State:

98.4%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
Arkansas:

100.0%
Percent of Patients Given PCI Within 90 Minutes Of Arrival
This Hospital:

100.0%
Arkansas:

90.9%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
Here:

8
State:

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

99.0%
Arkansas:

96.0%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
This Hospital:

99.0%
Arkansas:

95.3%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
Arkansas:

97.7%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

98.0%
State:

96.3%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

92.0%
State:

93.3%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
Arkansas:

99.6%

Pneumonia

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

98.0%
State:

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

98.0%
State:

97.6%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
Arkansas:

98.6%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
This Hospital:

96.0%
State:

93.2%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
Here:

98.0%
Arkansas:

93.8%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

99.0%
State:

95.8%

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%
Arkansas:

98.2%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
This Hospital:

100.0%
Arkansas:

96.1%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
This Hospital:

99.0%
State:

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

98.0%
State:

96.9%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
Here:

99.0%
State:

97.8%
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%
Arkansas:

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

96.0%
Arkansas:

91.2%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

95.7%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
Here:

98.0%
State:

96.9%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

99.0%
Arkansas:

96.0%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.6%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

17.1%
Arkansas:

16.1%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

14.4%
Arkansas:

12.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

11.7%
Arkansas:

12.8%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

22.8%
State:

20.2%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

27.2%
State:

25.8%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

18.6%
Arkansas:

19.0%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

33.900%
State:

39.185%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
Here:

10.400%
State:

10.315%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.610%
State:

0.180%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.006%
State:

0.062%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
Here:

3.300%
Arkansas:

4.940%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
Here:

5.100%
Arkansas:

3.184%

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

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

$13,305
State:

$20,225
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,742
Arkansas:

$6,732
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

1.35%
Arkansas:

0.48%
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,386
State:

$29,117
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,241
State:

$10,557
Number of discharges: 38
Here:

2.84%
State:

0.75%
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,093
Arkansas:

$16,271
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,536
Arkansas:

$4,729
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

1.27%
Arkansas:

0.30%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,053
State:

$14,064
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,246
State:

$4,885
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

1.05%
State:

1.39%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,179
State:

$22,572
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,503
State:

$7,242
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.97%
State:

0.80%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$5,600
State:

$9,784
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,250
State:

$3,320
Number of discharges: 28
This Hospital:

2.10%
Arkansas:

1.87%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,576
State:

$14,876
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,724
Arkansas:

$4,890
Number of discharges: 32
Here:

2.40%
Arkansas:

1.65%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$7,403
Arkansas:

$11,787
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,161
Arkansas:

$3,218
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

1.87%
State:

1.39%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,509
Arkansas:

$16,636
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,616
State:

$5,641
Number of discharges: 49
This Hospital:

3.67%
State:

1.98%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,759
Arkansas:

$20,478
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,795
State:

$6,847
Number of discharges: 62
This Hospital:

4.64%
State:

2.04%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,626
State:

$13,025
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,141
Arkansas:

$4,289
Number of discharges: 47
This Hospital:

3.52%
State:

1.89%
Circulatory Disorders Except Acute Myocardial Infarction, with Card Cath without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,945
State:

$23,818
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,491
State:

$6,292
Number of discharges: 37
This Hospital:

2.77%
Arkansas:

2.74%
Disorders of Pancreas Except Malignancy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,968
Arkansas:

$21,525
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,764
State:

$6,105
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

1.05%
State:

0.28%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,937
Arkansas:

$15,315
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,098
Arkansas:

$4,305
Number of discharges: 59
This Hospital:

4.42%
State:

3.62%
Fractures of Hip and Pelvis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$5,395
State:

$10,806
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,853
Arkansas:

$3,956
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.90%
State:

0.31%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,928
Arkansas:

$20,408
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,823
State:

$5,982
Number of discharges: 35
Here:

2.62%
Arkansas:

1.92%
G.I. Obstruction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,345
State:

$17,370
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,757
State:

$5,570
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

1.50%
Arkansas:

0.70%
G.I. Obstruction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,795
Arkansas:

$12,726
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,080
State:

$3,760
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

1.12%
State:

0.41%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,347
State:

$17,465
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,885
Arkansas:

$5,859
Number of discharges: 37
Here:

2.77%
State:

3.17%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,849
State:

$28,268
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,537
Arkansas:

$8,662
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

1.12%
Arkansas:

2.18%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$8,177
State:

$12,406
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,895
Arkansas:

$3,978
Number of discharges: 53
Here:

3.97%
Arkansas:

1.65%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$24,917
State:

$33,459
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,997
State:

$10,641
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

1.65%
State:

1.16%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,162
State:

$18,643
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,068
Arkansas:

$6,646
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

1.87%
State:

1.69%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$8,554
Arkansas:

$15,028
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,614
Arkansas:

$4,813
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

1.27%
Arkansas:

0.87%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,248
State:

$13,623
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,522
Arkansas:

$4,576
Number of discharges: 62
Here:

4.64%
State:

3.21%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$26,814
Arkansas:

$37,206
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,836
Arkansas:

$12,038
Number of discharges: 52
This Hospital:

3.89%
Arkansas:

6.27%
Medical Back Problems without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$8,007
State:

$15,160
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,735
Arkansas:

$4,855
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

1.12%
State:

0.72%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$6,850
State:

$12,527
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,980
Arkansas:

$4,040
Number of discharges: 63
This Hospital:

4.72%
State:

2.37%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Drug-Eluting Stent with Major Complications or 4+ Vessels/Stents
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$54,250
State:

$68,171
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$18,786
Arkansas:

$19,187
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

1.42%
State:

0.54%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Drug-Eluting Stent without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$43,962
State:

$46,597
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,847
Arkansas:

$11,289
Number of discharges: 33
Here:

2.47%
State:

2.70%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,113
State:

$15,818
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,702
State:

$4,830
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

1.80%
Arkansas:

1.41%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$22,054
State:

$22,441
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,113
Arkansas:

$8,489
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

1.05%
Arkansas:

0.99%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$38,058
State:

$42,898
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,883
Arkansas:

$13,634
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

1.35%
State:

0.95%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$22,933
State:

$31,667
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,547
Arkansas:

$11,118
Number of discharges: 73
Here:

5.46%
Arkansas:

3.87%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,213
Arkansas:

$19,156
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,382
State:

$6,658
Number of discharges: 54
This Hospital:

4.04%
Arkansas:

1.65%
Signs and Symptoms without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,233
State:

$12,542
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,923
State:

$3,972
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.90%
Arkansas:

0.60%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$18,284
Arkansas:

$19,585
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,168
Arkansas:

$5,984
Number of discharges: 81
Here:

6.06%
State:

3.51%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,655
Arkansas:

$29,919
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,181
State:

$8,721
Number of discharges: 29
This Hospital:

2.17%
State:

1.84%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,522
State:

$14,647
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,083
State:

$4,171
Number of discharges: 55
This Hospital:

4.12%
Arkansas:

1.79%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$7,410
State:

$15,348
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,096
Arkansas:

$4,495
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.90%
Arkansas:

1.19%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$7,430
Arkansas:

$13,440
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,176
Arkansas:

$4,330
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

1.20%
Arkansas:

0.83%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

0.510%
Arkansas:

0.772%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
This Hospital:

0.255%
Arkansas:

0.527%

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