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Address
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

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

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

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
This Hospital:

3%
State:

5%
Usually
This Hospital:

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%
State:

83%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

9%
State:

12%
Usually
This Hospital:

21%
State:

24%
Always
Here:

70%
Georgia:

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%
Georgia:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

16%
State:

21%
Usually
This Hospital:

17%
Georgia:

17%
Always
Here:

67%
State:

62%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

2%
Georgia:

10%
Usually
Here:

12%
State:

19%
Always
Here:

86%
State:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

12%
State:

8%
Usually
Here:

18%
Georgia:

27%
Always
Here:

70%
Georgia:

65%

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

Yes
Here:

83%
State:

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
This Hospital:

9%
State:

9%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

19%
State:

22%
9 or 10
Here:

72%
Georgia:

69%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

6%
State:

6%
Yes, probably
Here:

29%
Georgia:

25%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

65%
State:

69%

Process of Care

Heart Failure

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

95.0%
State:

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
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

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

95.0%
State:

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

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
Here:

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%
Georgia:

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

22.9%
State:

24.1%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

18.3%
Georgia:

18.5%

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