BECKLEY VA MEDICAL CENTER - BECKLEY, WV

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Addresss:
200 VETERANS AVENUE
BECKLEY, WV, 25801
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (304) 255-2121

Hospital Type: ACUTE CARE - VETERANS ADMINISTRATION
Hospital Owner: Government Federal
Emergency Services: Yes

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Number Of Beds
Total: 172
Total Certified: 172

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

100.0%
West Virginia:

98.6%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
West Virginia:

98.4%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

95.0%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

100.0%
West Virginia:

91.6%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
West Virginia:

99.4%

Pneumonia

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

98.0%
State:

95.2%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
Here:

98.0%
West Virginia:

96.0%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

99.0%
West Virginia:

98.3%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
This Hospital:

96.0%
State:

93.3%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

94.0%
West Virginia:

93.2%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

97.0%
State:

95.7%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

9.8%
State:

11.6%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

9.3%
State:

12.3%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

23.9%
State:

25.6%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

22.3%
State:

19.6%

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