ATMORE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL - ATMORE, AL

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Addresss:
401 MEDICAL PARK DRIVE
ATMORE, AL, 36502
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (251) 368-2500

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

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Use of Medical Imaging

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

4.500%
Alabama:

7.990%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.222%
State:

0.208%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

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

32
Alabama:

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

95.0%
Alabama:

97.2%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
State:

98.0%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

93.0%
Alabama:

97.1%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

96.0%
State:

92.0%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
Alabama:

99.7%

Pneumonia

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

100.0%
State:

97.1%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
Here:

100.0%
Alabama:

97.7%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
Alabama:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
This Hospital:

94.0%
State:

95.0%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

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

94.0%
Alabama:

96.5%

Surgery

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

83.0%
State:

96.7%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

76.0%
State:

96.6%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
This Hospital:

100.0%
Alabama:

99.9%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

10.8%
State:

11.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

13.0%
Alabama:

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

25.2%
State:

24.3%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

21.3%
Alabama:

18.6%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: Between 100 and 299
Survey Response Rate: 30%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
Alabama:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

12%
Alabama:

15%
Always
This Hospital:

84%
Alabama:

79%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

1%
Alabama:

3%
Usually
Here:

10%
State:

11%
Always
Here:

89%
Alabama:

86%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

7%
Alabama:

12%
Usually
This Hospital:

16%
Alabama:

22%
Always
This Hospital:

77%
Alabama:

66%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

6%
State:

9%
Usually
Here:

17%
Alabama:

20%
Always
This Hospital:

77%
State:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

11%
Alabama:

19%
Usually
This Hospital:

18%
Alabama:

16%
Always
This Hospital:

71%
Alabama:

65%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

8%
State:

11%
Usually
This Hospital:

15%
Alabama:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

77%
State:

70%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

6%
Alabama:

6%
Usually
Here:

20%
State:

24%
Always
This Hospital:

74%
Alabama:

70%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

84%
Alabama:

81%
No
Here:

16%
Alabama:

19%

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

6 or lower
Here:

7%
Alabama:

8%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

18%
Alabama:

22%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

75%
State:

70%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

5%
State:

5%
Yes, probably
Here:

25%
State:

25%
Yes, definitely
Here:

70%
Alabama:

70%

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

Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,100
State:

$14,969
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$2,946
State:

$3,290
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

3.66%
State:

1.58%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,230
Alabama:

$20,856
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,941
Alabama:

$5,672
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

5.07%
State:

2.64%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$24,409
Alabama:

$25,354
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,228
Alabama:

$6,832
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

6.20%
Alabama:

2.62%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,827
State:

$15,265
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,869
State:

$4,282
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

3.94%
Alabama:

2.25%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,748
Alabama:

$17,880
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,889
State:

$4,242
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

6.20%
Alabama:

4.04%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,460
Alabama:

$21,263
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,228
Alabama:

$5,914
Number of discharges: 52
This Hospital:

14.65%
Alabama:

3.24%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$34,314
State:

$35,015
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,929
State:

$8,684
Number of discharges: 38
Here:

10.70%
State:

2.59%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,876
Alabama:

$14,522
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,606
State:

$3,946
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

4.51%
State:

1.40%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,995
State:

$27,350
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,967
State:

$6,691
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

3.10%
Alabama:

1.69%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$18,040
State:

$17,029
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,173
State:

$4,494
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

6.76%
Alabama:

3.20%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,506
State:

$14,844
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,706
Alabama:

$4,068
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

3.66%
State:

2.46%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,584
Alabama:

$17,226
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,152
Alabama:

$4,671
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

6.20%
Alabama:

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

$43,417
State:

$51,215
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,372
State:

$12,069
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

3.66%
State:

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

$30,848
Alabama:

$47,447
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,245
Alabama:

$11,185
Number of discharges: 26
This Hospital:

7.32%
State:

3.35%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,175
Alabama:

$24,297
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,360
Alabama:

$5,893
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

6.48%
Alabama:

3.09%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$32,216
Alabama:

$37,673
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,902
State:

$8,521
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

4.79%
Alabama:

1.96%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,448
Alabama:

$17,526
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,785
State:

$4,200
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

3.10%
State:

1.68%

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