BURKE MEDICAL CENTER - WAYNESBORO, GA

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Addresss:
351 LIBERTY ST
WAYNESBORO, GA, 30830
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (706) 554-4435

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

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 18.23
Registered Professional Nurses : 21.79
Other Salaried Personnel : 81.02
Dieticians : 0.25
Registered Pharmacists : 1.00
Respiratory Therapists : 1.00
Physicians : 1.00
Medical Social Workers : 0.25
Physician Assistants : 1.00
Residents (Physicians) : 5.90

Number Of Beds
Total: 40
Total Certified: 40

Provided 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 Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Long Term Care (Swing-Beds) Services
Neonatal Nursery Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services
Therapeutic Radiology Services

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

1.096%
State:

0.689%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

12.000%
State:

8.789%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: Between 100 and 299
Survey Response Rate: 24%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

4%
Georgia:

5%
Usually
This Hospital:

20%
Georgia:

18%
Always
Here:

76%
Georgia:

77%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

1%
Georgia:

4%
Usually
Here:

9%
State:

13%
Always
Here:

90%
State:

83%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

13%
State:

12%
Usually
Here:

22%
State:

24%
Always
This Hospital:

65%
State:

64%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
State:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

26%
State:

22%
Always
This Hospital:

69%
State:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

21%
State:

21%
Usually
This Hospital:

15%
State:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

64%
State:

62%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

8%
State:

10%
Usually
Here:

19%
Georgia:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

73%
Georgia:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
State:

8%
Usually
This Hospital:

21%
Georgia:

27%
Always
This Hospital:

74%
State:

65%

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

Yes
Here:

76%
Georgia:

81%
No
Here:

24%
State:

19%

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

6 or lower
Here:

7%
State:

9%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

31%
Georgia:

22%
9 or 10
Here:

62%
State:

69%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

5%
State:

6%
Yes, probably
Here:

32%
Georgia:

25%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

63%
Georgia:

69%

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

Bronchitis and Asthma without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$8,118
Georgia:

$14,069
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,259
State:

$4,045
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

9.30%
Georgia:

0.27%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$5,918
Georgia:

$17,342
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,696
State:

$5,372
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

10.08%
Georgia:

1.61%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$6,298
Georgia:

$16,440
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,385
Georgia:

$4,869
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

19.38%
State:

3.08%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$5,218
Georgia:

$14,725
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,753
Georgia:

$4,421
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

15.50%
State:

2.20%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$9,940
State:

$23,222
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,008
State:

$7,264
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

11.63%
Georgia:

1.59%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,115
Georgia:

$22,144
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,105
Georgia:

$6,410
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

19.38%
Georgia:

2.75%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$8,469
Georgia:

$16,155
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,862
State:

$4,495
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

14.73%
State:

1.11%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

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

694
Georgia:

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

83.0%
Georgia:

95.8%

Heart Failure

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

95.0%
State:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

68.0%
Georgia:

89.3%

Pneumonia

Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
This Hospital:

84.0%
Georgia:

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

100.0%
Georgia:

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

89.0%
State:

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

58.0%
State:

94.4%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

82.0%
Georgia:

96.2%

Surgery

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

92.0%
State:

99.6%
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
Here:

10.0%
Georgia:

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

15.3%
Georgia:

12.6%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

25.2%
Georgia:

24.1%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

18.0%
Georgia:

18.5%

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