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Address
200 MED CENTER DRIVE
FORT PAYNE, AL, 35968
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (256) 845-3150

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Proprietary
Emergency Services: Yes

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

Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$25,947
Alabama:

$18,994
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,425
State:

$4,889
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

1.87%
Alabama:

1.38%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$32,329
Alabama:

$28,888
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,239
State:

$7,187
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

1.32%
State:

0.79%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,509
State:

$12,929
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,007
Alabama:

$3,356
Number of discharges: 31
This Hospital:

3.40%
State:

1.61%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,024
Alabama:

$17,387
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,242
Alabama:

$4,978
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

2.31%
Alabama:

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

$19,348
Alabama:

$20,856
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,718
State:

$5,672
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

2.41%
State:

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

$27,517
Alabama:

$25,354
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,042
State:

$6,832
Number of discharges: 46
This Hospital:

5.05%
State:

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

$15,613
Alabama:

$15,265
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,722
State:

$4,282
Number of discharges: 68
This Hospital:

7.46%
State:

2.25%
Circulatory Disorders Except Acute Myocardial Infarction, with Card Cath without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$41,424
Alabama:

$30,801
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,915
State:

$6,349
Number of discharges: 35
This Hospital:

3.84%
State:

2.16%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,486
Alabama:

$19,168
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,222
Alabama:

$4,852
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

1.32%
State:

0.68%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,180
State:

$17,880
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,727
State:

$4,242
Number of discharges: 56
Here:

6.15%
State:

4.04%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$22,304
Alabama:

$23,715
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,271
State:

$5,864
Number of discharges: 31
This Hospital:

3.40%
State:

2.02%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$23,188
State:

$21,263
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,387
State:

$5,914
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

2.74%
State:

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

$25,650
State:

$35,015
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,227
State:

$8,684
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

1.98%
Alabama:

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

$19,651
State:

$14,522
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,487
Alabama:

$3,946
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

2.63%
State:

1.40%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$39,733
State:

$39,677
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,062
State:

$8,661
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

1.54%
State:

0.30%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$26,140
Alabama:

$27,350
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,581
State:

$6,691
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

1.54%
Alabama:

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

$16,320
State:

$22,401
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,391
Alabama:

$4,740
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

1.76%
State:

0.83%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,300
State:

$17,029
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,938
Alabama:

$4,494
Number of discharges: 30
This Hospital:

3.29%
State:

3.20%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$80,145
State:

$49,659
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,005
Alabama:

$11,709
Number of discharges: 41
Here:

4.50%
Alabama:

5.91%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,394
Alabama:

$14,844
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,699
State:

$4,068
Number of discharges: 48
This Hospital:

5.27%
Alabama:

2.46%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Drug-Eluting Stent with Major Complications or 4+ Vessels/Stents
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$135,364
Alabama:

$82,283
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$16,369
State:

$18,565
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

1.54%
State:

0.40%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Drug-Eluting Stent without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$86,583
Alabama:

$61,973
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,506
Alabama:

$11,232
Number of discharges: 38
This Hospital:

4.17%
Alabama:

1.53%
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$11,869
Alabama:

$15,820
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,262
State:

$3,722
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

2.74%
Alabama:

0.52%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$18,394
State:

$17,226
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,119
Alabama:

$4,671
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

1.32%
Alabama:

1.71%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$24,276
State:

$25,143
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,211
Alabama:

$6,001
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

2.31%
State:

1.81%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$45,575
Alabama:

$37,145
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,485
State:

$8,688
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

2.41%
State:

0.69%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$53,918
State:

$59,954
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,750
Alabama:

$13,580
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

1.76%
Alabama:

0.92%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$35,602
Alabama:

$47,447
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,403
Alabama:

$11,185
Number of discharges: 28
Here:

3.07%
Alabama:

3.35%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$24,525
State:

$26,316
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,006
Alabama:

$6,718
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

2.63%
Alabama:

1.29%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$27,490
State:

$24,297
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,291
State:

$5,893
Number of discharges: 48
Here:

5.27%
State:

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

$34,917
Alabama:

$37,673
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,778
Alabama:

$8,521
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

1.98%
State:

1.96%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$18,862
State:

$16,519
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,947
State:

$4,182
Number of discharges: 49
This Hospital:

5.38%
State:

1.41%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,023
Alabama:

$20,203
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,823
State:

$4,263
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

1.65%
Alabama:

0.98%

Provided Services

  • Nuclear Medicine Services
  • Acute Renal Dialysis Services
  • Anesthesia Services
  • Blood Bank Services
  • Clinical Laboratory Services
  • Diagnostic Radiology Services
  • Dietary Services
  • Emergency Services
  • Home Health Services
  • ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
  • Inpatient Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
  • Inpatient Surgical Services
  • Neonatal Nursery Services
  • Obstetric Services
  • Operating Room Services
  • Outpatient Services
  • Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
  • Pediatric Services
  • Pharmacy Services
  • Physical Therapy Services
  • Postoperative Recovery Room Services
  • Respiratory Care Services
  • Social Services

Employment Full-Time Equivalent

Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 6.50
Registered Professional Nurses : 125.75
Other Salaried Personnel : 169.50
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 0.25
Dieticians : 1.75
Occupational Therapists : 0.25
Physical Therapists : 1.00
Registered Pharmacists : 4.00
Respiratory Therapists : 7.50
Medical Social Workers : 1.00
Nuclear Medicine Technicians : 0.25
Diagnostic Radiology Technicians : 0.25

Number Of Beds

Total: 134
Total Certified: 134

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 24%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

5%
State:

6%
Usually
Here:

17%
Alabama:

15%
Always
This Hospital:

78%
State:

79%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

3%
Alabama:

3%
Usually
This Hospital:

13%
State:

11%
Always
This Hospital:

84%
Alabama:

86%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

9%
Alabama:

12%
Usually
Here:

24%
Alabama:

22%
Always
This Hospital:

67%
Alabama:

66%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
Alabama:

9%
Usually
Here:

21%
Alabama:

20%
Always
This Hospital:

72%
Alabama:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

23%
State:

19%
Usually
This Hospital:

17%
Alabama:

16%
Always
Here:

60%
Alabama:

65%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

11%
Alabama:

11%
Usually
This Hospital:

25%
Alabama:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

64%
Alabama:

70%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
Alabama:

6%
Usually
This Hospital:

26%
Alabama:

24%
Always
Here:

67%
State:

70%

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

Yes
Here:

81%
State:

81%
No
Here:

19%
Alabama:

19%

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

6 or lower
Here:

7%
State:

8%
7 or 8
Here:

24%
Alabama:

22%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

69%
State:

70%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

5%
Alabama:

5%
Yes, probably
Here:

32%
Alabama:

25%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

63%
State:

70%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

39.100%
Alabama:

38.649%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
This Hospital:

3.400%
State:

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

0.173%
State:

0.208%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.180%
Alabama:

0.046%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
Here:

3.500%
State:

6.875%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
Here:

1.700%
Alabama:

3.417%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
Here:

99.0%
State:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.3%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

98.2%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
This Hospital:

100.0%
Alabama:

99.3%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
Alabama:

99.9%
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
Here:

98.0%
State:

97.2%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

97.3%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

97.1%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

100.0%
Alabama:

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

100.0%
State:

99.7%

Pneumonia

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

97.0%
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%
State:

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:

98.0%
Alabama:

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
This Hospital:

100.0%
Alabama:

96.5%

Surgery

Percent of Surgery Patients given an antibiotic at the right time (within one hour before surgery) to help prevent infection
Here:

99.0%
State:

98.9%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
This Hospital:

99.0%
Alabama:

97.6%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
Here:

99.0%
State:

98.8%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

97.0%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
Here:

100.0%
State:

97.8%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
Here:

100.0%
State:

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

98.0%
Alabama:

96.0%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
Here:

95.0%
State:

97.7%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

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

98.0%
Alabama:

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

100.0%
State:

99.9%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

18.0%
Alabama:

16.0%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

16.6%
State:

11.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

15.8%
State:

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

19.8%
State:

19.7%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

26.4%
State:

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

17.7%
State:

18.6%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
Here:

0.297%
State:

0.715%

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