BAMBERG COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL - BAMBERG, SC

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Addresss:
509 NORTH STREET
BAMBERG, SC, 29003
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (803) 245-4321

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Government - Local
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Swing Bed Hospitals

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 29.75
Registered Professional Nurses : 88.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 131.00
Occupational Therapists : 1.00
Physical Therapists : 1.25
Registered Pharmacists : 2.00
Respiratory Therapists : 4.50
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 0.25
Physicians : 2.00
Medical Social Workers : 0.25

Number Of Beds
Total: 59
Total Certified: 53

Provided Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Dental Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Hospice Services
Inpatient Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Long Term Care (Swing-Beds) Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Outpatient Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Infection from a Urinary Catheter
This Hospital:

2.404%
South Carolina:

0.686%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: Fewer than 100
Survey Response Rate: 16%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

6%
South Carolina:

5%
Usually
Here:

13%
South Carolina:

15%
Always
Here:

81%
State:

80%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
South Carolina:

4%
Usually
Here:

9%
State:

12%
Always
This Hospital:

84%
South Carolina:

84%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

16%
State:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

6%
State:

22%
Always
Here:

78%
State:

68%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

8%
State:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

19%
South Carolina:

21%
Always
Here:

73%
State:

72%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

23%
South Carolina:

19%
Usually
Here:

15%
State:

16%
Always
This Hospital:

62%
State:

65%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
State:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

21%
South Carolina:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

75%
South Carolina:

72%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

13%
State:

8%
Usually
Here:

20%
State:

25%
Always
Here:

67%
South Carolina:

67%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

81%
State:

85%
No
Here:

19%
South Carolina:

15%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

13%
State:

8%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

24%
South Carolina:

22%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

63%
State:

70%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

10%
South Carolina:

5%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

39%
State:

25%
Yes, definitely
Here:

51%
State:

70%

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

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

$9,027
South Carolina:

$30,946
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,825
South Carolina:

$7,657
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

6.43%
State:

2.15%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$8,640
South Carolina:

$23,914
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,154
State:

$6,628
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

7.02%
State:

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

$8,543
South Carolina:

$37,308
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,720
State:

$9,856
Number of discharges: 32
Here:

18.71%
South Carolina:

2.62%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,594
South Carolina:

$30,398
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,740
State:

$7,856
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

8.77%
State:

1.08%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$6,797
State:

$19,506
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,517
South Carolina:

$5,031
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

7.60%
South Carolina:

3.05%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$6,094
South Carolina:

$17,940
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,640
South Carolina:

$4,582
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

9.94%
South Carolina:

2.35%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$9,474
South Carolina:

$24,367
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,894
South Carolina:

$6,649
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

7.60%
South Carolina:

2.67%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$10,656
State:

$47,649
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,848
South Carolina:

$12,850
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

9.94%
State:

4.32%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,953
State:

$28,571
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,370
South Carolina:

$6,534
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

7.02%
State:

2.56%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,791
State:

$41,412
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,135
State:

$9,697
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

7.02%
State:

2.05%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$8,299
State:

$19,190
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,898
South Carolina:

$4,561
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

9.94%
South Carolina:

1.17%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

11.500%
South Carolina:

8.135%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.060%
South Carolina:

0.132%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.035%
State:

0.030%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
This Hospital:

4.800%
State:

2.644%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

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

27
State:

7
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
This Hospital:

90.0%
South Carolina:

97.4%

Heart Failure

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

77.0%
State:

99.4%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

50.0%
South Carolina:

92.5%

Pneumonia

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

100.0%
South Carolina:

96.4%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
Here:

91.0%
South Carolina:

97.6%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
Here:

71.0%
South Carolina:

95.6%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

100.0%
South Carolina:

97.3%

Surgery

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

72.0%
South Carolina:

97.0%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
Here:

87.0%
State:

96.4%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

11.2%
State:

11.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

11.6%
South Carolina:

12.7%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

27.3%
State:

23.8%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

18.5%
State:

18.6%

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