CENTRAL LOUISIANA SURGICAL HOSPITAL - ALEXANDRIA, LA

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Addresss:
651 NORTH BOLTON AVE
ALEXANDRIA, LA, 71301
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (318) 443-3511

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Proprietary
Emergency Services: No

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Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 58%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

1%
State:

4%
Usually
This Hospital:

5%
State:

14%
Always
This Hospital:

94%
Louisiana:

82%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

2%
State:

3%
Usually
Here:

6%
State:

11%
Always
This Hospital:

92%
State:

86%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
Here:

3%
State:

10%
Usually
Here:

8%
Louisiana:

20%
Always
This Hospital:

89%
State:

70%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

3%
State:

7%
Usually
Here:

12%
Louisiana:

18%
Always
Here:

85%
State:

75%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

9%
Louisiana:

17%
Usually
Here:

11%
Louisiana:

15%
Always
Here:

80%
State:

68%

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

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

7%
State:

9%
Usually
Here:

10%
State:

17%
Always
Here:

83%
Louisiana:

74%

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

Sometimes or never
Here:

1%
Louisiana:

6%
Usually
Here:

6%
Louisiana:

21%
Always
Here:

93%
State:

73%

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

Yes
This Hospital:

86%
State:

83%
No
Here:

14%
State:

17%

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

6 or lower
This Hospital:

2%
State:

8%
7 or 8
Here:

6%
Louisiana:

18%
9 or 10
This Hospital:

92%
Louisiana:

74%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

1%
Louisiana:

4%
Yes, probably
Here:

5%
State:

21%
Yes, definitely
Here:

94%
State:

75%

Use of Medical Imaging

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

34.200%
State:

40.453%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.895%
Louisiana:

0.309%

Process of Care

Surgery

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

97.0%
State:

97.9%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
Here:

97.0%
Louisiana:

95.7%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
Here:

100.0%
Louisiana:

97.8%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
This Hospital:

98.0%
Louisiana:

95.8%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
Here:

99.0%
State:

96.5%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
This Hospital:

97.0%
State:

99.7%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose urinary catheters were removed on the first or second day after surgery
Here:

98.0%
Louisiana:

92.3%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
Here:

84.0%
Louisiana:

95.1%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

93.0%
State:

95.5%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

98.0%
Louisiana:

96.1%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

99.0%
State:

99.6%

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

Back and Neck Procedures Except Spinal Fusion without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$34,301
State:

$25,625
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,573
Louisiana:

$6,320
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

6.64%
Louisiana:

0.35%
Cervical Spinal Fusion without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$49,236
State:

$51,959
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,516
State:

$12,811
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

10.37%
Louisiana:

0.46%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$60,128
Louisiana:

$48,840
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,932
State:

$13,051
Number of discharges: 136
Here:

56.43%
Louisiana:

4.93%
Spinal Fusion Except Cervical without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$70,672
State:

$90,080
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$18,396
State:

$25,446
Number of discharges: 64
Here:

26.56%
Louisiana:

0.98%

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