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Address
710 CENTER ST BOX 951
COLUMBUS, GA, 31901
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (706) 571-1000

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

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

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

$51,716
State:

$40,855
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,786
Georgia:

$11,736
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

0.91%
Georgia:

0.79%
Back and Neck Procedures Except Spinal Fusion without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,216
State:

$28,193
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,506
State:

$6,634
Number of discharges: 50
Here:

3.24%
Georgia:

0.38%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,089
State:

$18,066
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,231
State:

$5,393
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

1.30%
Georgia:

1.36%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$18,918
State:

$17,342
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,405
Georgia:

$5,372
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

1.23%
State:

1.61%
Cervical Spinal Fusion without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$49,937
State:

$47,208
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$15,505
Georgia:

$13,773
Number of discharges: 29
Here:

1.88%
State:

0.64%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,539
Georgia:

$15,911
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,171
State:

$3,607
Number of discharges: 32
Here:

2.07%
Georgia:

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

$17,446
Georgia:

$20,363
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,347
State:

$6,113
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

1.43%
Georgia:

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

$27,112
Georgia:

$25,040
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,825
Georgia:

$7,413
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

1.23%
State:

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

$13,535
Georgia:

$15,346
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,460
State:

$4,587
Number of discharges: 32
This Hospital:

2.07%
Georgia:

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

$28,126
Georgia:

$28,361
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,928
State:

$7,030
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

1.10%
Georgia:

2.03%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,555
Georgia:

$17,959
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,213
State:

$5,418
Number of discharges: 23
This Hospital:

1.49%
Georgia:

0.77%
Disorders of Pancreas Except Malignancy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$21,746
State:

$23,139
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,682
State:

$6,864
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

1.10%
State:

0.21%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$25,067
Georgia:

$27,355
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,953
Georgia:

$7,627
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

1.10%
State:

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

$18,762
Georgia:

$17,921
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,528
State:

$4,668
Number of discharges: 45
This Hospital:

2.92%
Georgia:

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

$27,405
State:

$22,011
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$8,181
Georgia:

$6,499
Number of discharges: 33
This Hospital:

2.14%
State:

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

$40,867
State:

$39,029
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,609
State:

$11,652
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

1.36%
State:

0.72%
G.I. Obstruction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$24,768
State:

$20,917
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,307
State:

$5,983
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.91%
State:

0.56%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$18,553
Georgia:

$19,560
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,696
State:

$6,481
Number of discharges: 33
Here:

2.14%
State:

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

$21,965
State:

$31,202
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,191
State:

$9,507
Number of discharges: 39
Here:

2.53%
Georgia:

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

$13,558
Georgia:

$13,448
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,139
Georgia:

$4,372
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

1.10%
Georgia:

1.23%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$42,787
Georgia:

$43,346
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,927
Georgia:

$11,587
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.91%
State:

1.11%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$24,135
State:

$25,991
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,522
Georgia:

$7,265
Number of discharges: 49
Here:

3.18%
Georgia:

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

$33,757
State:

$42,912
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,601
State:

$12,604
Number of discharges: 52
Here:

3.37%
Georgia:

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

$19,886
State:

$20,289
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,430
State:

$5,383
Number of discharges: 24
Here:

1.56%
Georgia:

0.79%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,956
Georgia:

$16,440
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,921
State:

$4,869
Number of discharges: 40
This Hospital:

2.59%
State:

3.08%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$49,124
Georgia:

$46,857
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$15,084
State:

$13,303
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

1.04%
Georgia:

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

$65,150
Georgia:

$55,876
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$21,370
State:

$16,527
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.91%
Georgia:

0.75%
Medical Back Problems without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,515
State:

$21,420
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,865
State:

$5,281
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

1.36%
Georgia:

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

$24,838
State:

$22,776
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,434
Georgia:

$7,451
Number of discharges: 23
This Hospital:

1.49%
Georgia:

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

$15,822
Georgia:

$14,725
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,227
Georgia:

$4,421
Number of discharges: 51
This Hospital:

3.31%
Georgia:

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

$41,312
Georgia:

$37,446
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$15,208
State:

$12,430
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

1.36%
State:

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

$18,060
State:

$22,431
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,509
State:

$6,503
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

1.04%
Georgia:

0.56%
Other Vascular Procedures with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$36,909
State:

$64,856
Average Total Payments
Here:

$21,672
Georgia:

$20,678
Number of discharges: 28
This Hospital:

1.81%
State:

0.70%
Peripheral Vascular Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,294
Georgia:

$19,380
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,354
State:

$6,413
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

1.10%
Georgia:

0.52%
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$13,971
State:

$14,511
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,724
State:

$4,235
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.84%
State:

0.39%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$26,100
State:

$28,786
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,663
State:

$8,091
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

0.97%
Georgia:

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

$18,823
Georgia:

$24,387
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,935
State:

$6,805
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.71%
State:

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

$24,608
State:

$28,741
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,227
Georgia:

$9,127
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

1.04%
State:

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

$18,233
Georgia:

$17,108
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,055
State:

$5,275
Number of discharges: 33
Here:

2.14%
State:

1.49%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$24,336
State:

$20,836
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,135
Georgia:

$6,507
Number of discharges: 53
Here:

3.43%
State:

2.62%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$26,437
Georgia:

$32,753
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,138
Georgia:

$10,664
Number of discharges: 45
Here:

2.92%
Georgia:

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

$29,820
State:

$30,987
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,411
Georgia:

$9,086
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.78%
State:

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

$44,154
State:

$42,932
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,931
Georgia:

$12,718
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.78%
State:

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

$96,790
Georgia:

$123,347
Average Total Payments
Here:

$37,149
Georgia:

$35,973
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.78%
State:

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

$57,653
Georgia:

$52,482
Average Total Payments
Here:

$19,127
Georgia:

$14,739
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

1.30%
State:

1.05%
Seizures without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,585
Georgia:

$19,683
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,825
Georgia:

$5,153
Number of discharges: 21
This Hospital:

1.36%
State:

0.62%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis with Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$97,522
Georgia:

$138,586
Average Total Payments
Here:

$43,365
Georgia:

$41,504
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.78%
Georgia:

0.34%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$35,896
State:

$41,116
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,050
Georgia:

$12,225
Number of discharges: 132
This Hospital:

8.55%
State:

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

$26,661
State:

$23,222
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,290
State:

$7,264
Number of discharges: 31
Here:

2.01%
Georgia:

1.59%
Signs and Symptoms without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,069
Georgia:

$17,066
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,170
State:

$4,443
Number of discharges: 17
Here:

1.10%
Georgia:

0.71%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$28,108
Georgia:

$22,144
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,747
Georgia:

$6,410
Number of discharges: 44
This Hospital:

2.85%
Georgia:

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

$25,714
Georgia:

$32,348
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,924
Georgia:

$9,197
Number of discharges: 33
This Hospital:

2.14%
Georgia:

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

$15,401
Georgia:

$16,155
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,399
Georgia:

$4,495
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.71%
State:

1.11%
Spinal Fusion Except Cervical without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$64,119
Georgia:

$87,780
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$27,651
State:

$26,304
Number of discharges: 50
This Hospital:

3.24%
Georgia:

1.23%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,619
State:

$18,313
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,413
Georgia:

$4,627
Number of discharges: 23
Here:

1.49%
State:

1.59%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,554
State:

$19,753
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,543
Georgia:

$4,796
Number of discharges: 28
Here:

1.81%
State:

0.99%

Provided Services

  • Nuclear Medicine Services
  • Acute Renal Dialysis Services
  • Alcohol And/Or Drug Services
  • Anatomical Laboratory Services
  • Anesthesia Services
  • Blood Bank Services
  • Certified Trauma Center Services
  • Clinical Laboratory Services
  • Diagnostic Radiology Services
  • Dietary Services
  • Emergency Services
  • Hospice 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
  • Operating Room Services
  • Outpatient Services
  • Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
  • Pediatric Services
  • Pharmacy Services
  • Physical Therapy Services
  • Postoperative Recovery Room Services
  • Psychiatric Services
  • Respiratory Care Services
  • Social Services
  • Speech Pathology Services
  • Therapeutic Radiology Services

Employment Full-Time Equivalent

Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 130.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 214.00
Dieticians : 4.00
Registered Pharmacists : 16.00
Respiratory Therapists : 23.00
Physicians : 10.00
Medical Social Workers : 6.00
Residents (Physicians) : 30.00

Number Of Beds

Total: 417
Total Certified: 417

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 16%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
Georgia:

5%
Usually
Here:

22%
State:

18%
Always
Here:

71%
State:

77%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

6%
State:

4%
Usually
Here:

16%
State:

13%
Always
This Hospital:

78%
Georgia:

83%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

18%
State:

12%
Usually
Here:

31%
Georgia:

24%
Always
This Hospital:

51%
Georgia:

64%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

9%
State:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

24%
Georgia:

22%
Always
This Hospital:

67%
State:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

22%
State:

21%
Usually
This Hospital:

16%
Georgia:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

62%
Georgia:

62%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

10%
State:

10%
Usually
Here:

20%
State:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

70%
Georgia:

71%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

18%
State:

8%
Usually
This Hospital:

31%
Georgia:

27%
Always
This Hospital:

51%
State:

65%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

76%
State:

81%
No
This Hospital:

24%
Georgia:

19%

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

6 or lower
Here:

11%
Georgia:

9%
7 or 8
Here:

27%
Georgia:

22%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

62%
Georgia:

69%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Hospital:

8%
Georgia:

6%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

26%
State:

25%
Yes, definitely
Here:

66%
State:

69%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
Here:

100.0%
Georgia:

99.1%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.0%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.8%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
Here:

45
State:

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

84.0%
Georgia:

95.8%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

97.9%

Heart Failure

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

100.0%
State:

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

100.0%
State:

95.8%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

94.0%
Georgia:

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

100.0%
State:

99.5%

Pneumonia

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

91.0%
State:

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

97.0%
State:

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

96.0%
Georgia:

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

95.0%
Georgia:

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

86.0%
Georgia:

94.4%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
This Hospital:

87.0%
Georgia:

96.2%

Surgery

Percent of Surgery Patients given an antibiotic at the right time (within one hour before surgery) to help prevent infection
Here:

99.0%
State:

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

91.0%
State:

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
This Hospital:

88.0%
State:

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

94.0%
State:

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:

99.0%
Georgia:

99.6%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose urinary catheters were removed on the first or second day after surgery
This Hospital:

79.0%
Georgia:

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

84.0%
State:

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

96.0%
Georgia:

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

96.0%
State:

97.0%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

99.0%
State:

99.3%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

15.7%
State:

15.6%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

12.5%
State:

11.6%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

18.3%
Georgia:

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

22.1%
Georgia:

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

22.1%
Georgia:

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

17.2%
State:

18.5%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Objects Accidentally Left in the Body After Surgery
This Hospital:

0.177%
Georgia:

0.162%
Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

0.177%
State:

0.689%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

35.500%
Georgia:

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

3.600%
Georgia:

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

0.023%
State:

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

0.002%
Georgia:

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

4.300%
State:

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

0.700%
Georgia:

1.998%

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