BARNWELL COUNTY HOSPITAL - BARNWELL, SC

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Addresss:
PO BOX 588 811 REYNOLDS ROAD
BARNWELL, SC, 29812
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (803) 541-4161

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

Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 10.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 34.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 152.00
Registered Pharmacists : 1.00
Respiratory Therapists : 4.00
Physicians : 1.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 53
Total Certified: 53

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Anesthesia Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Operating Room Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Respiratory Care Services

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

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,267
State:

$19,353
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,285
State:

$4,645
Number of discharges: 27
Here:

15.17%
State:

1.57%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,516
State:

$23,914
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,956
South Carolina:

$6,628
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

7.87%
State:

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

$13,848
South Carolina:

$37,308
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,487
State:

$9,856
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

6.18%
State:

2.62%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$7,625
State:

$16,336
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,782
State:

$4,366
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

10.67%
State:

1.39%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$7,577
South Carolina:

$19,506
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,669
State:

$5,031
Number of discharges: 34
This Hospital:

19.10%
South Carolina:

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

$7,003
South Carolina:

$17,940
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,823
South Carolina:

$4,582
Number of discharges: 35
Here:

19.66%
State:

2.35%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,604
State:

$28,571
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,635
State:

$6,534
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

7.30%
South Carolina:

2.56%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,102
South Carolina:

$19,190
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,100
South Carolina:

$4,561
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

14.04%
State:

1.17%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

13.400%
State:

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

0.036%
South Carolina:

0.132%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
This Hospital:

6.000%
South Carolina:

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:

24
South Carolina:

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

97.0%
State:

97.4%

Heart Failure

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

82.0%
South Carolina:

99.4%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

94.0%
State:

97.2%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

86.0%
State:

92.5%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

88.0%
South Carolina:

99.6%

Pneumonia

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

69.0%
State:

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

80.0%
State:

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

100.0%
South Carolina:

99.4%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
Here:

82.0%
South Carolina:

95.6%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

69.0%
State:

96.0%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

70.0%
State:

97.3%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

11.2%
South Carolina:

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

12.1%
South Carolina:

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

24.7%
South Carolina:

23.8%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

18.2%
South Carolina:

18.6%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: Between 100 and 299
Survey Response Rate: 27%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
State:

5%
Usually
This Hospital:

17%
South Carolina:

15%
Always
This Hospital:

78%
South Carolina:

80%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

4%
South Carolina:

4%
Usually
Here:

12%
South Carolina:

12%
Always
Here:

84%
South Carolina:

84%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

6%
South Carolina:

10%
Usually
Here:

21%
South Carolina:

22%
Always
Here:

73%
State:

68%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

15%
State:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

21%
State:

21%
Always
Here:

64%
South Carolina:

72%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

9%
State:

19%
Usually
This Hospital:

11%
South Carolina:

16%
Always
This Hospital:

80%
State:

65%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

8%
South Carolina:

9%
Usually
Here:

18%
South Carolina:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

74%
State:

72%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
State:

8%
Usually
Here:

17%
State:

25%
Always
Here:

78%
State:

67%

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

Yes
Here:

84%
South Carolina:

85%
No
This Hospital:

16%
State:

15%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

10%
State:

8%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

25%
South Carolina:

22%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

65%
State:

70%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

3%
South Carolina:

5%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

38%
South Carolina:

25%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

59%
State:

70%

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