CANDLER HOSPITAL - SAVANNAH, GA

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Addresss:
5353 REYNOLDS STREET
SAVANNAH, GA, 31412
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (912) 819-6000

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Voluntary non-profit - Other
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Rehabilitation Units

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 55.10
Registered Professional Nurses : 307.97
Other Salaried Personnel : 919.67
Occupational Therapists : 7.00
Physical Therapists : 16.00
Registered Pharmacists : 13.23
Respiratory Therapists : 24.94
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 5.00
Medical Social Workers : 13.63

Number Of Beds
Total: 320
Total Certified: 320
Rehabilitation Unit Beds: 23

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Certified Trauma Center Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Home Health 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
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services
Therapeutic Radiology Services

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 23%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

6%
Georgia:

5%
Usually
This Hospital:

21%
State:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

73%
Georgia:

77%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
State:

4%
Usually
Here:

16%
Georgia:

13%
Always
This Hospital:

79%
State:

83%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

16%
State:

12%
Usually
This Hospital:

29%
State:

24%
Always
Here:

55%
State:

64%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

8%
State:

7%
Usually
Here:

26%
Georgia:

22%
Always
Here:

66%
Georgia:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

26%
Georgia:

21%
Usually
Here:

16%
State:

17%
Always
Here:

58%
State:

62%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

13%
Georgia:

10%
Usually
Here:

22%
State:

19%
Always
Here:

65%
Georgia:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

12%
State:

8%
Usually
This Hospital:

33%
State:

27%
Always
This Hospital:

55%
State:

65%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

81%
State:

81%
No
Here:

19%
Georgia:

19%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

10%
State:

9%
7 or 8
Here:

25%
State:

22%
9 or 10
Here:

65%
Georgia:

69%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

5%
Georgia:

6%
Yes, probably
Here:

22%
State:

25%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

73%
State:

69%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Blood infection from a catheter in a large vein
Here:

0.559%
Georgia:

0.572%
Severe pressure sores (bed sores)
This Hospital:

0.140%
Georgia:

0.280%

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

Bronchitis and Asthma with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$23,645
State:

$19,527
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,186
State:

$5,348
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

0.95%
Georgia:

0.57%
Bronchitis and Asthma without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,403
Georgia:

$14,069
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,698
State:

$4,045
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.59%
Georgia:

0.27%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$24,733
State:

$18,066
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,127
Georgia:

$5,393
Number of discharges: 28
This Hospital:

1.27%
Georgia:

1.36%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$32,350
State:

$27,665
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,476
State:

$7,924
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.54%
State:

0.78%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$10,902
Georgia:

$12,553
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,481
Georgia:

$3,631
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

0.86%
State:

1.39%
Cellulitis with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$29,807
Georgia:

$28,680
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,422
State:

$9,118
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.59%
State:

0.23%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,424
State:

$17,342
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,182
Georgia:

$5,372
Number of discharges: 88
This Hospital:

3.98%
Georgia:

1.61%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,878
State:

$15,911
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,357
Georgia:

$3,607
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

0.77%
Georgia:

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

$21,393
Georgia:

$20,363
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,908
Georgia:

$6,113
Number of discharges: 77
Here:

3.48%
State:

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

$30,332
State:

$25,040
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,258
Georgia:

$7,413
Number of discharges: 70
This Hospital:

3.16%
Georgia:

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

$17,160
Georgia:

$15,346
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,412
Georgia:

$4,587
Number of discharges: 59
Here:

2.67%
Georgia:

1.80%
Circulatory Disorders Except Acute Myocardial Infarction, with Card Cath without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$29,243
State:

$28,361
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,643
Georgia:

$7,030
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

0.72%
State:

2.03%
Cranial and Peripheral Nerve Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,308
Georgia:

$20,526
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,220
State:

$5,772
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

1.04%
State:

0.25%
Degenerative Nervous System Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$23,920
State:

$19,316
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,615
State:

$6,333
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

0.81%
State:

0.35%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,509
State:

$17,959
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,981
Georgia:

$5,418
Number of discharges: 32
Here:

1.45%
State:

0.77%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$25,567
Georgia:

$27,355
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,007
State:

$7,627
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

1.08%
State:

0.70%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,133
State:

$17,921
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,385
Georgia:

$4,668
Number of discharges: 120
This Hospital:

5.42%
Georgia:

3.05%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$26,581
Georgia:

$22,011
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,450
Georgia:

$6,499
Number of discharges: 59
This Hospital:

2.67%
Georgia:

2.05%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$58,847
Georgia:

$39,029
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,716
Georgia:

$11,652
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

0.77%
State:

0.72%
G.I. Hemorrhage without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,912
State:

$15,510
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,339
Georgia:

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

0.50%
Georgia:

0.45%
G.I. Obstruction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$24,002
Georgia:

$20,917
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,673
State:

$5,983
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

1.13%
State:

0.56%
G.I. Obstruction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,823
Georgia:

$14,753
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,880
Georgia:

$4,083
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

0.77%
Georgia:

0.41%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$21,271
Georgia:

$19,560
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,219
Georgia:

$6,481
Number of discharges: 82
This Hospital:

3.71%
Georgia:

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

$31,206
State:

$31,202
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,029
Georgia:

$9,507
Number of discharges: 91
Here:

4.11%
Georgia:

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

$14,865
State:

$13,448
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,162
Georgia:

$4,372
Number of discharges: 30
Here:

1.36%
Georgia:

1.23%
Hypertension without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,622
State:

$15,683
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,730
Georgia:

$3,940
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.50%
State:

0.28%
Infectious and Parasitic Diseases with O.R. Procedure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$153,245
State:

$120,491
Average Total Payments
Here:

$41,210
State:

$37,469
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

1.13%
State:

0.57%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$24,591
Georgia:

$25,991
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,837
Georgia:

$7,265
Number of discharges: 36
This Hospital:

1.63%
Georgia:

1.73%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$38,921
Georgia:

$42,912
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,126
Georgia:

$12,604
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.59%
State:

0.93%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,480
State:

$20,289
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,027
State:

$5,383
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

0.95%
Georgia:

0.79%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$29,780
State:

$25,510
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,536
State:

$7,498
Number of discharges: 55
This Hospital:

2.49%
Georgia:

1.02%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,546
Georgia:

$16,440
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,749
Georgia:

$4,869
Number of discharges: 93
Here:

4.20%
State:

3.08%
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy without C.D.E. with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$35,816
State:

$42,581
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,310
Georgia:

$11,076
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

0.99%
Georgia:

0.25%
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy without C.D.E. without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$26,177
State:

$32,069
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,100
State:

$7,475
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

0.68%
State:

0.18%
Major Gastrointestinal Disorders and Peritoneal Infections with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$21,739
Georgia:

$27,148
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,834
Georgia:

$7,980
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

0.63%
Georgia:

0.29%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$40,699
Georgia:

$46,857
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,939
Georgia:

$13,303
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

1.08%
Georgia:

5.88%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$55,126
State:

$55,876
Average Total Payments
Here:

$15,604
Georgia:

$16,527
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

0.99%
State:

0.75%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$154,793
Georgia:

$122,673
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$37,217
State:

$36,337
Number of discharges: 33
This Hospital:

1.49%
Georgia:

0.50%
Medical Back Problems without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,427
State:

$21,420
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,900
State:

$5,281
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

0.77%
Georgia:

0.51%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$31,932
Georgia:

$22,776
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,061
State:

$7,451
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

1.08%
State:

1.12%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,868
Georgia:

$14,725
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,200
State:

$4,421
Number of discharges: 48
This Hospital:

2.17%
Georgia:

2.20%
Other Circulatory System Diagnoses with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$40,841
State:

$37,446
Average Total Payments
Here:

$10,475
State:

$12,430
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

0.77%
State:

0.92%
Other Digestive System Diagnoses with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,637
State:

$22,431
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,026
State:

$6,503
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

0.68%
State:

0.56%
Peripheral Vascular Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,341
Georgia:

$19,380
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,841
State:

$6,413
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

0.77%
State:

0.52%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$38,664
Georgia:

$28,786
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,823
State:

$8,091
Number of discharges: 45
Here:

2.03%
State:

1.99%
Pulmonary Embolism without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,456
Georgia:

$24,387
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,687
Georgia:

$6,805
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

0.77%
Georgia:

0.48%
Red Blood Cell Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$52,581
Georgia:

$28,741
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,595
Georgia:

$9,127
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

0.81%
State:

0.37%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$26,001
State:

$17,108
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,834
State:

$5,275
Number of discharges: 51
Here:

2.30%
Georgia:

1.49%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$21,957
State:

$20,836
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,168
Georgia:

$6,507
Number of discharges: 69
Here:

3.12%
State:

2.62%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$32,869
Georgia:

$32,753
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,948
Georgia:

$10,664
Number of discharges: 30
Here:

1.36%
Georgia:

1.84%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$29,659
State:

$30,987
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,940
State:

$9,086
Number of discharges: 28
This Hospital:

1.27%
State:

0.75%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$45,632
Georgia:

$42,932
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,016
State:

$12,718
Number of discharges: 50
Here:

2.26%
Georgia:

0.92%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support 96+ Hours
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$109,349
Georgia:

$123,347
Average Total Payments
Here:

$31,170
Georgia:

$35,973
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

0.81%
State:

0.37%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$46,956
Georgia:

$52,482
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,946
Georgia:

$14,739
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

1.13%
Georgia:

1.05%
Seizures without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,541
Georgia:

$19,683
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,618
Georgia:

$5,153
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.50%
Georgia:

0.62%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$51,488
State:

$41,116
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,150
Georgia:

$12,225
Number of discharges: 96
This Hospital:

4.34%
Georgia:

4.78%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$29,134
Georgia:

$23,222
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,971
State:

$7,264
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

1.08%
State:

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

$23,443
State:

$22,144
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,129
State:

$6,410
Number of discharges: 66
This Hospital:

2.98%
Georgia:

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

$40,223
Georgia:

$32,348
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,785
State:

$9,197
Number of discharges: 86
Here:

3.89%
Georgia:

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

$19,458
Georgia:

$16,155
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,312
State:

$4,495
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

0.99%
Georgia:

1.11%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,017
Georgia:

$18,313
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,363
State:

$4,627
Number of discharges: 40
This Hospital:

1.81%
State:

1.59%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,148
Georgia:

$19,753
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,439
Georgia:

$4,796
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.59%
State:

0.99%

Process of Care

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
Georgia:

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

98.0%
State:

95.8%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

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

100.0%
Georgia:

99.5%

Pneumonia

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

95.0%
Georgia:

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

99.0%
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)
Here:

97.0%
State:

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

99.0%
State:

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

100.0%
Georgia:

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%
Georgia:

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

93.0%
Georgia:

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

96.0%
Georgia:

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:

98.0%
Georgia:

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

98.0%
Georgia:

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
Here:

85.0%
State:

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

90.0%
Georgia:

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

99.0%
State:

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

96.0%
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 Attack
Here:

15.5%
Georgia:

15.6%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

12.2%
Georgia:

11.6%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

10.7%
Georgia:

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

20.2%
State:

18.8%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

24.7%
Georgia:

24.1%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

19.0%
State:

18.5%

Use of Medical Imaging

Outpatients with low back pain who had an MRI without trying recommended treatments first, such as physical therapy.
Here:

40.800%
Georgia:

35.075%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
Here:

5.000%
Georgia:

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

0.408%
State:

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

0.007%
Georgia:

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

6.100%
Georgia:

5.752%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
Here:

1.300%
Georgia:

1.998%

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