BROOKS COUNTY HOSPITAL - QUITMAN, GA

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Addresss:
903 N COURT ST
QUITMAN, GA, 31643
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (912) 263-6309

Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Voluntary non-profit - Other
Emergency Services: Yes

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 9.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 7.00
Dieticians : 1.00
Registered Pharmacists : 1.00
Respiratory Therapists : 1.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 25
Total Certified: 25

Provided Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Home Health Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Long Term Care (Swing-Beds) Services
Operating Room Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Respiratory Care Services

Process of Care

Heart Failure

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

95.0%
Georgia:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

100.0%
Georgia:

89.3%

Pneumonia

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

100.0%
Georgia:

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

95.0%
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:

89.0%
Georgia:

94.9%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

96.2%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

12.8%
Georgia:

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

12.4%
State:

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

22.9%
State:

24.1%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

18.3%
Georgia:

18.5%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: Between 100 and 299
Survey Response Rate: 29%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

3%
Georgia:

5%
Usually
Here:

12%
Georgia:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

85%
Georgia:

77%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

3%
State:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

9%
Georgia:

13%
Always
Here:

88%
Georgia:

83%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

9%
State:

12%
Usually
This Hospital:

21%
Georgia:

24%
Always
This Hospital:

70%
State:

64%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

6%
Georgia:

7%
Usually
Here:

17%
Georgia:

22%
Always
This Hospital:

77%
State:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

16%
State:

21%
Usually
This Hospital:

17%
State:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

67%
State:

62%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

2%
Georgia:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

12%
State:

19%
Always
Here:

86%
State:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

12%
State:

8%
Usually
This Hospital:

18%
State:

27%
Always
Here:

70%
State:

65%

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

Yes
Here:

83%
Georgia:

81%
No
Here:

17%
State:

19%

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

6 or lower
Here:

9%
Georgia:

9%
7 or 8
Here:

19%
State:

22%
9 or 10
Here:

72%
State:

69%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

6%
State:

6%
Yes, probably
Here:

29%
State:

25%
Yes, definitely
Here:

65%
Georgia:

69%

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