CHEROKEE MEDICAL CENTER - CENTRE, AL

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Addresss:
400 NORTHWOOD DR
CENTRE, AL, 35960
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (256) 927-5531

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

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 7.20
Registered Professional Nurses : 22.69
Other Salaried Personnel : 39.61
Dieticians : 0.30
Registered Pharmacists : 1.50
Respiratory Therapists : 3.70
Physicians : 1.00
Medical Laboratory Technologists : 4.20
Nuclear Medicine Technicians : 1.00
Diagnostic Radiology Technicians : 5.25

Number Of Beds
Total: 60
Total Certified: 60

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
CT Scanner Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Dedicated Emergency Department Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Long Term Care (Swing-Beds) Services
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Mri) Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Opthalmic Surgery Services
Outpatient Rehabilitation Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services

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

Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,202
State:

$17,387
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,676
State:

$4,978
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

5.49%
State:

1.97%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,778
Alabama:

$20,856
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,721
State:

$5,672
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

8.86%
Alabama:

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

$19,816
Alabama:

$25,354
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,504
Alabama:

$6,832
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

5.49%
State:

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

$16,179
State:

$15,265
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,127
Alabama:

$4,282
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

10.55%
State:

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

$14,515
Alabama:

$17,880
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,890
State:

$4,242
Number of discharges: 38
This Hospital:

16.03%
Alabama:

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

$16,876
Alabama:

$21,263
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,772
Alabama:

$5,914
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

4.64%
Alabama:

3.24%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,923
State:

$17,029
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,363
State:

$4,494
Number of discharges: 27
This Hospital:

11.39%
Alabama:

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

$11,426
State:

$14,844
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,758
Alabama:

$4,068
Number of discharges: 47
Here:

19.83%
State:

2.46%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$21,956
State:

$24,297
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,950
State:

$5,893
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

9.28%
Alabama:

3.09%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,947
Alabama:

$16,519
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,794
Alabama:

$4,182
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

8.44%
Alabama:

1.41%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

1.600%
Alabama:

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

0.108%
State:

0.208%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: Between 100 and 299
Survey Response Rate: 34%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

3%
State:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

11%
Alabama:

15%
Always
Here:

86%
State:

79%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Usually
This Hospital:

6%
Alabama:

11%
Always
This Hospital:

94%
State:

86%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

4%
Alabama:

12%
Usually
Here:

15%
State:

22%
Always
This Hospital:

81%
State:

66%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

3%
State:

9%
Usually
Here:

17%
State:

20%
Always
Here:

80%
Alabama:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

13%
State:

19%
Usually
This Hospital:

17%
State:

16%
Always
Here:

70%
State:

65%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

13%
Alabama:

11%
Usually
Here:

17%
Alabama:

19%
Always
Here:

70%
Alabama:

70%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
State:

6%
Usually
Here:

13%
State:

24%
Always
Here:

83%
State:

70%

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

Yes
Here:

90%
Alabama:

81%
No
Here:

10%
State:

19%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

3%
State:

8%
7 or 8
Here:

15%
State:

22%
9 or 10
Here:

82%
Alabama:

70%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

3%
State:

5%
Yes, probably
Here:

17%
State:

25%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

80%
Alabama:

70%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

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

8
Alabama:

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

100.0%
State:

97.2%

Heart Failure

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

95.0%
State:

98.0%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

100.0%
Alabama:

92.0%

Pneumonia

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

98.0%
State:

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

100.0%
Alabama:

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

100.0%
State:

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

100.0%
Alabama:

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

100.0%
State:

96.5%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

12.1%
State:

11.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

14.7%
State:

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

26.1%
Alabama:

24.3%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

17.1%
Alabama:

18.6%

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