CANNON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL - PICKENS, SC

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Addresss:
123 MEDICAL PARK DRIVE PO BOX 188
PICKENS, SC, 29671
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (864) 878-4791

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Voluntary non-profit - Private
Emergency Services: Yes

Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 6.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 43.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 119.50
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 2.00
Dieticians : 1.00
Registered Pharmacists : 1.50
Respiratory Therapists : 6.75
Physicians : 3.00
Medical Social Workers : 0.75

Number Of Beds
Total: 55
Total Certified: 55

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

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: Between 100 and 299
Survey Response Rate: 25%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

4%
South Carolina:

5%
Usually
This Hospital:

14%
South Carolina:

15%
Always
This Hospital:

82%
State:

80%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

4%
State:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

11%
State:

12%
Always
This Hospital:

85%
State:

84%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

9%
South Carolina:

10%
Usually
Here:

20%
South Carolina:

22%
Always
This Hospital:

71%
South Carolina:

68%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

8%
State:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

23%
South Carolina:

21%
Always
This Hospital:

69%
South Carolina:

72%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

15%
State:

19%
Usually
Here:

20%
South Carolina:

16%
Always
Here:

65%
State:

65%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
South Carolina:

9%
Usually
Here:

16%
South Carolina:

19%
Always
Here:

77%
State:

72%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

8%
South Carolina:

8%
Usually
Here:

26%
South Carolina:

25%
Always
This Hospital:

66%
South Carolina:

67%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

85%
South Carolina:

85%
No
Here:

15%
State:

15%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

9%
State:

8%
7 or 8
This Hospital:

18%
State:

22%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

73%
State:

70%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

5%
State:

5%
Yes, probably
Here:

22%
State:

25%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

73%
State:

70%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Blood infection from a catheter in a large vein
Here:

0.970%
State:

0.536%

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

Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,414
South Carolina:

$30,945
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,217
State:

$7,340
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

8.90%
South Carolina:

0.59%
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$24,034
South Carolina:

$45,055
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,470
State:

$11,774
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

6.28%
South Carolina:

0.90%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,774
South Carolina:

$20,425
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,677
State:

$5,506
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

7.33%
South Carolina:

1.62%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,431
State:

$19,353
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,095
South Carolina:

$4,645
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

12.57%
State:

1.57%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,065
State:

$20,337
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,977
South Carolina:

$4,791
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

8.38%
South Carolina:

3.29%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,426
State:

$23,914
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,335
State:

$6,628
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

6.28%
South Carolina:

3.17%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,992
State:

$19,506
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,272
State:

$5,031
Number of discharges: 27
This Hospital:

14.14%
South Carolina:

3.05%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,016
State:

$28,571
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,680
State:

$6,534
Number of discharges: 39
This Hospital:

20.42%
State:

2.56%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,120
South Carolina:

$19,190
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,927
State:

$4,561
Number of discharges: 30
Here:

15.71%
State:

1.17%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
Here:

100.0%
South Carolina:

99.1%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
This Hospital:

93.0%
South Carolina:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
This Hospital:

92.0%
South Carolina:

99.1%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
Here:

1
South Carolina:

7
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
This Hospital:

95.0%
South Carolina:

97.4%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
This Hospital:

87.0%
South Carolina:

97.7%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
South Carolina:

99.4%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

100.0%
State:

92.5%

Pneumonia

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

97.0%
State:

96.4%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
Here:

96.0%
State:

97.6%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

90.0%
South Carolina:

99.4%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
This Hospital:

97.0%
South Carolina:

95.6%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

100.0%
South Carolina:

96.0%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

97.0%
South Carolina:

97.3%

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%
South Carolina:

98.9%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
Here:

100.0%
South Carolina:

97.4%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
Here:

100.0%
South Carolina:

98.6%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
This Hospital:

94.0%
South Carolina:

97.5%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
This Hospital:

94.0%
State:

98.2%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.9%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose urinary catheters were removed on the first or second day after surgery
Here:

95.0%
South Carolina:

95.2%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
This Hospital:

100.0%
South Carolina:

97.5%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.8%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

15.0%
State:

15.7%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

11.8%
South Carolina:

11.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

12.1%
State:

12.7%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

19.3%
State:

19.5%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

24.6%
South Carolina:

23.8%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Hospital:

17.1%
State:

18.6%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

17.100%
State:

8.135%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.090%
South Carolina:

0.132%

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