FANNIN REGIONAL HOSPITAL - BLUE RIDGE, GA

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Addresss:
2855 OLD HIGHWAY 5 NORTH
BLUE RIDGE, GA, 30513
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (706) 632-3711

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

Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 20.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 31.50
Other Salaried Personnel : 110.00
Dieticians : 0.25
Occupational Therapists : 0.50
Physical Therapists : 2.00
Registered Pharmacists : 2.00
Respiratory Therapists : 5.00
Physicians : 1.00
Medical Social Workers : 1.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 50
Total Certified: 50

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Surgical 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

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

Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$21,941
State:

$18,066
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,466
State:

$5,393
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

2.24%
State:

1.36%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,753
Georgia:

$12,553
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,782
State:

$3,631
Number of discharges: 23
This Hospital:

3.69%
State:

1.39%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$19,667
Georgia:

$17,342
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,152
Georgia:

$5,372
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

1.92%
State:

1.61%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,154
Georgia:

$15,911
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,608
State:

$3,607
Number of discharges: 36
This Hospital:

5.77%
State:

1.74%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$25,645
Georgia:

$20,363
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,382
State:

$6,113
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

3.53%
Georgia:

2.30%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$34,126
State:

$25,040
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,681
State:

$7,413
Number of discharges: 44
This Hospital:

7.05%
Georgia:

2.25%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$22,937
State:

$15,346
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,741
Georgia:

$4,587
Number of discharges: 38
This Hospital:

6.09%
Georgia:

1.80%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,204
Georgia:

$17,921
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,794
Georgia:

$4,668
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

4.01%
State:

3.05%
G.I. Hemorrhage without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$23,181
State:

$15,510
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,772
Georgia:

$4,644
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

1.76%
Georgia:

0.45%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$25,554
Georgia:

$19,560
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,183
State:

$6,481
Number of discharges: 26
Here:

4.17%
State:

3.50%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$41,159
State:

$31,202
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,176
State:

$9,507
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

3.53%
Georgia:

3.03%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,947
State:

$13,448
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,457
State:

$4,372
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

3.53%
Georgia:

1.23%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$23,579
Georgia:

$25,991
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,908
Georgia:

$7,265
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

1.76%
Georgia:

1.73%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$22,495
State:

$16,440
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,970
Georgia:

$4,869
Number of discharges: 31
Here:

4.97%
Georgia:

3.08%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$80,662
Georgia:

$46,857
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,612
State:

$13,303
Number of discharges: 83
Here:

13.30%
State:

5.88%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,557
Georgia:

$14,725
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,499
State:

$4,421
Number of discharges: 36
This Hospital:

5.77%
Georgia:

2.20%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,481
Georgia:

$17,108
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,319
Georgia:

$5,275
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

1.76%
State:

1.49%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$62,113
Georgia:

$52,482
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,285
Georgia:

$14,739
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

1.92%
Georgia:

1.05%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$36,274
State:

$41,116
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,366
State:

$12,225
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

2.88%
Georgia:

4.78%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$33,643
State:

$22,144
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,459
State:

$6,410
Number of discharges: 48
Here:

7.69%
Georgia:

2.75%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$45,569
Georgia:

$32,348
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,712
Georgia:

$9,197
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

2.72%
State:

2.08%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$21,399
Georgia:

$16,155
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,577
Georgia:

$4,495
Number of discharges: 46
This Hospital:

7.37%
State:

1.11%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$18,529
Georgia:

$18,313
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,592
Georgia:

$4,627
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

2.56%
State:

1.59%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

0.448%
Georgia:

0.689%
Signs of Uncontrolled Blood Sugar
Here:

0.448%
State:

0.292%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

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

11
State:

33
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
Here:

100.0%
Georgia:

95.8%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
State:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

100.0%
Georgia:

95.8%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

93.0%
Georgia:

89.3%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.5%

Pneumonia

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

99.0%
Georgia:

96.3%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
Here:

100.0%
Georgia:

97.0%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
State:

98.9%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
This Hospital:

98.0%
State:

94.9%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
Here:

100.0%
Georgia:

94.4%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

96.2%

Surgery

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

100.0%
State:

98.2%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
Here:

100.0%
Georgia:

96.5%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
This Hospital:

99.0%
State:

98.4%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
Here:

100.0%
State:

96.5%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

97.4%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.6%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose urinary catheters were removed on the first or second day after surgery
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

93.5%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
This Hospital:

98.0%
State:

95.9%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
Here:

100.0%
State:

96.6%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

100.0%
Georgia:

97.0%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

100.0%
Georgia:

99.3%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

12.7%
State:

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

14.9%
State:

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

26.2%
Georgia:

24.1%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

20.0%
State:

18.5%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 32%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

2%
Georgia:

5%
Usually
This Hospital:

17%
State:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

81%
Georgia:

77%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

2%
Georgia:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

12%
Georgia:

13%
Always
Here:

86%
Georgia:

83%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

6%
Georgia:

12%
Usually
Here:

28%
State:

24%
Always
Here:

66%
Georgia:

64%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
Georgia:

7%
Usually
Here:

18%
Georgia:

22%
Always
This Hospital:

77%
State:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

20%
State:

21%
Usually
This Hospital:

14%
Georgia:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

66%
Georgia:

62%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

6%
Georgia:

10%
Usually
Here:

19%
Georgia:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

75%
Georgia:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

8%
Georgia:

8%
Usually
This Hospital:

32%
Georgia:

27%
Always
This Hospital:

60%
Georgia:

65%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

86%
Georgia:

81%
No
Here:

14%
Georgia:

19%

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

6 or lower
Here:

6%
State:

9%
7 or 8
Here:

20%
Georgia:

22%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

74%
State:

69%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

4%
State:

6%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

29%
Georgia:

25%
Yes, definitely
Here:

67%
State:

69%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

9.500%
Georgia:

8.789%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.088%
State:

0.125%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.054%
State:

0.053%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
Here:

4.200%
Georgia:

5.752%

User Contributions:

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Marilyn Thomasson
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Mar 28, 2012 @ 11:11 am
Is Fannin General equipped for gynecological surgery, compared to Northeast Georgia in Gainesville.

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